Rosella Anibas

Rosella M. “Sally” Anibas, age 87, of Eau Galle, died Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Eau Claire with her family by her side.

Tom Larson

COLFAX — Former Wisconsin State Representative, Tom Larson, age 69, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer after a long battle with cancer. 

Donald Litchfield 

Donald Dean Litchfield died at The Classic on February 18, 2017. We imagine there to be a joy filled reunion when he passed from us to those who waited for him beyond our sight.

Maryellen Jacobson

Maryellen Jacobson, 76, passed away unexpectedly on February 10, 2017, at her home.

Willard Leitzke

Willard “Bud” Leitzke, age 91, of Eau Claire passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Dove Healthcare-West in Eau Claire.

Ruth Van Brunt

Ruth Alvina Van Brunt, age 97, of Gilmanton, entered eternal life on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the American Lutheran Home in Mondovi. 

Noreen Hess

Noreen M. Hess, nee Eckwright, age 67, of East Troy passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Eau Claire to Harry and Marie Eckwright on January 6, 1950. She met her husband Sidney in Eau Claire and they were married in 1970. 

Samuel Farlow

Samuel R. Farlow, age 79, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was born on September 5, 1937 in Bottineau, ND, to Samuel and Roberta (Thompson) Farlow. Sam worked as a mechanical design engineer, but he truly loved teaching mechanical design at Rice Lake Technical College. He married Jennifer (Davis) Nelson on October 17, 1998 at our Saviors Lutheran Church in Bloomer. Sam enjoyed listening to music, reading (especially WWII novels), cartography, and sci-fi movies. He was a member of the Barron County railroad club and fascinated with everything involved with the rail. From model trains to taking trips cross country with Jennifer he was a train enthusiast.

William Douglas

William “Bill” Douglas passed away 1-25-2017 age of 51 at home. 

James Roginski

James A. Roginski, age 78, died Thursday, February 16, 2017 at his home in Menomonie, WI.

Susan Saleck

Susan E. Saleck, 53, of Madison, formerly of Eau Claire and Bloomington, Minn. died Sunday, Feb. 12 at Agrace Hospice in Madison.

Debra Hubbard

Debra “Debbie” Hubbard, 64, of North Little Rock passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017. 

Myron Marlett

Myron “Mike” E. Marlett, 88, of Elk Mound, WI passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on February 7, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

Jacqueline Skaaland

Jacqueline “Jacque” J. Skaaland, 80, of Eau Claire passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at her home.

Marie Lienhardt

Marie Janet Lienhardt, 92, of Augusta, WI, passed away February 14, 2017, at Augusta Health and Rehabilitation Center with her son and daughter-in-law by her side. She was born in Forest Park, IL, on December 15, 1924, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Brach) Leber.

Sherilyn Riedel

Sherilyn Mae (Anderson) Riedel, 59, of Chippewa Falls, WI passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Sherilyn was born in Whitehall, WI and grew up in Dagget Coulee. She attended Whitehall High School and later earned degrees in both Computer Sciences and Accounting. Sherilyn worked in IT at Ashley Furniture and most recently served 17 years as a Systems Engineer for the City of Eau Claire in support of the Police and Fire services.

Christopher Owen

Christopher (Kit) Rust Owen, 68, of Superior, WI, died Thursday, February 16, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, MN.

Michael Olson

Michael “Hopper” Olson, age 69, passed away at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, WI on February 11, 2017.

Eleanor Mattison

Eleanor R. Mattison, age 93, of Menomonie, died Saturday, February 11, 2017 at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie.

Donald Wendland

Donald Herbert Wendland, age 72, of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon, Tennessee passed away February 13, 2017.

George Huber

George L. Huber, age 82, of Menomonie, died on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at his home in Menomonie.

William Peterson

William A. Peterson, age 81, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017, at home in Jefferson, WI, due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease.

June LaNou

June W. LaNou, 97, of Chippewa Falls, formerly of Jim Falls, passed into heaven on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital with her family by her side.

Jack Robinson

Jack E. Robinson went home to the Lord on February 11th due to an unexpected accident that occurred at his home.

Harold Matz

Harold Rudolph Matz, age 97, died Saturday, February 11, 2017, at his home of 60 years.

Gracelyn Blazel

Gracelyn Lane Blazel, 4 months old, went into the loving arms of Jesus at Sacred Heart Hospital on Sunday, February 12, 2017 with her family by her side.

Edward Konwinski

Edward J. Konwinski, 80, of Chippewa Falls, WI passed away peacefully Sunday February 12, 2017 at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Birdie Manke

Birdie J. Manke, 97, of Eau Claire, died Monday, February 13, 2017, at Grace Woodlands in Eau Claire.

Lisa Willkom

Lisa Willkom, 60, of Chippewa Falls, died peacefully at her home, with her family by her side on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Known to so many for her bright smile, vibrancy, and love for everyone around her, she inspired us all with her deep faith, bravery, strength, and ability to persevere despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

Maxine Johnson

Maxine Mae Wagner Johnson, age 90, of Rice Lake, WI died Monday, February 13, 2017 at Brentwood Memory Care in Rice Lake.

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BOARD, June E., 96, of Altoona died Friday at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.


LEITZKE, Willard C. “Bud,” 91, of Eau Claire died Saturday at Dove Healthcare-West in Eau Claire.


KILLIAN, Carmen T., 86, of Arcadia died Thursday at home.


CAMMERS, Wilhelmina P., 77, of Owen died Feb. 6 at Ministry St. Joseph Hospital in Marshfield.


KRESSIN, Roger D., 82, of Colfax died Friday at Amery Memory Care.


HAROLDSON, Rodney, 81, of Cornell died Wednesday at Artleen group home in the Chippewa County town of Goetz. 


BLAZEL, Gracelyn L., 4 months, died Sunday at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.


BAUER, Charlene C., 73, of Mondovi, formerly of Alma and the Buffalo County town of Modena, died Sunday at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.