Jeanette Vitort

Jeanette Marie Vitort of Stanley, Wisconsin died at the Hospice House in Wausau, WI on July 31, 2015 after a brief illness.

John Mentzer

Colonel John Francis Mentzer (USMC Retired), age 95, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin passed away on June 11, 2015 at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire after a short illness.

James Rud

James A. Rud, age 88, of Eleva, passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Hillview Senior Living in Mondovi.

Wayne Lindquist

Wayne Paul Lindquist, 77, of Naples, Florida, and La Pointe, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully Friday, July 31, 2015, at Oakwood Villa in Altoona, Wisconsin.

Ken Gifford

Kenneth N. Gifford, age 85, of Maiden Rock, died suddenly on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at his home in Maiden Rock.

Amos Konop

Amos F. Konop, 91, a resident of the Chippewa Manor Nursing Home in Chippewa Falls, died Friday, July 31, 2015 at his residence.

Alfred Vlasnik

Alfred R. Vlasnik, 91, of Boyd, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. He was born on June 28, 1924 to the late John and Emma Vlasnik. Alfred grew up in the area and on September 6, 1944 married Rose Streit at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Boyd.

John Harter

John J. Harter, age 75, of Eleva, WI, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. John was born on March 27, 1940, in Prairie du Chien, WI, the son of John H. and Margaret (Johnston) Harter.

Marlene Reppert

Marlene Grace Reppert, age 83, of Eau Claire, WI passed away peacefully at home on July 29, 2015 under the care of Mayo Clinic Hospice.

Janet Carlson

Janet L. Carlson, 87, of Chetek peacefully passed away July 29, 2015, at Brentwood Assisted Living Center in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. She was born November 22, 1927, in Harvey, Illinois, the daughter of Russell and Helen (Cadwell) Dunham.

Marie Moga

INDEPENDENCE — Marie Ann Moga, 63, of Independence, died Thursday, July 30, 2015 at her home.

Lloyd Siverling

Lloyd L. Siverling, age 80, of Lake Hallie, passed away, at home, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, with his wife by his side.

Jeanne Andre

Jeanne Kysilko Andre, 91, of Eau Claire, passed away peacefully in her sleep, at sunset on July 29, 2015.

Michael Branco

Michael J. Branco, age 33, passed from this earth, Wednesday, July 26, after a strong fight against cancer. Mike was born November 9, 1981, to Patrick and Vicki (Longerbone) Branco in Oakland, CA, and attended SWSU in Marshall, MN, earning a Bachelors in Communication. 

Patricia Nelson

Patricia R. Nelson, 74, of Eau Claire passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 at Care Partners in Eau Claire.

Mary Lou Whinnery

“The Hills of Home have called me”…

Margaret Giguere

Margaret “Marge” Giguere, age 87, of Eau Claire, had a vision in 1999 of a beautiful Heavenly place and she shared that no one should ever be afraid to die if Heaven was that beautiful. God chose to take Marge to that beautiful place Monday, July 27, 2015, where she is reunited with the love of her life, Les.

Greg Manney

Gregory Manney of Altoona passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Arlene Kuehn

Arlene Biniak Kuehn was called home to be with the Lord on July 27, 2015 at her residence in Eau Claire doing one of the things she loved to do, a crossword puzzle. She was 87.

Robert Hickcox

Robert B. Hickcox, age 88, of Menomonie, WI passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at his home.

Lawrence Sedlacek

Lawrence Felix Sedlacek left this world on July 27, 2015 to be reunited with his family and friends in heaven.

Lucille Brown

Lucille M. Brown, 95, of Eau Claire, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015, at Heatherwood Assisted Living in Eau Claire.

Gwendolyn Marion

Gwendolyn Marion “Gwen,” 99, of Eau Claire, died Sat., July 25, 2015 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Richard Dreyer

Richard Dreyer, “Dick,” 77, of the Augusta Area Nursing Home and formerly of Milwaukee, died July 25, 2015, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Sharen Hoepner

Sharen Voldsness Hoepner, age 71, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on July 25, 2015.

Ruth Boyer

Ruth E. Boyer, age 93, Neillsville, Wisconsin, died on, July 26, 2015, at her home after being lovingly cared for by her family in her last month of life. Dying was not Ruth’s idea; she still had books to read and wanted to see her grand and great-grandchildren grow up.

Robert Kelton

Robert A. Kelton age 67 of Durand, formerly of Arkansaw, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015, with his family by his side at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire after a massive stroke.

Randy Johnson

Randall V. Johnson, age 64, was called home to the Lord on Saturday, July 25, 2015.

Eleanor Luebke

Eleanor (Berg) Luebke, age 86, of Chippewa Falls, went home July 26, 2015, in the early afternoon. She had been in long term care for 6 years. While she was at the nursing home, she often said that she wanted to go home and see her parents. God granted her wish on Sunday.

James Tomashek

James “JT” R. Tomashek, age 88, of Eau Claire passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, with his loving wife by his side.

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ANDERSON, Leota M., 96, of Eau Claire died Friday at Dove Healthcare-West.


CARLSON, Janet L., 87, of Chetek died Wednesday at Brentwood Assisted Living Center in Rice Lake. 


ANDRE, Jeanne K., 91, of Eau Claire died Wednesday at Dove Healthcare-West in Eau Claire.


ALLAR, Carolyn M., 71, of Rice Lake died Tuesday at Middle River Nursing Home in South Range.


COLE, Zola R., 89, of Bloomer died July 8 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Chippewa Valley in Bloomer. 


BROWN, Lucille M., 95, of Eau Claire died Monday at Heatherwood Assisted Living in Eau Claire. 


BARNESON, Dale E., 55, of Eau Claire died Friday at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.


JANSSEN, Robert L., 94, of Stanley, formerly of Bloomer, died Wednesday at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.