Ronald Larson

Ronald M. Larson, 57, of York, WI, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire, WI. Ron was born October 8, 1958, in Black River Falls, WI, to John and Leona (Steinke).

Gerald Heiman

Gerald “Jerry” W. Heiman, 81 of Altoona passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at The Classic at Hillcrest Greens in Altoona.

Allen Gilbertson

Allen “Al” C. Gilbertson, age 90, of Eau Claire passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Dove Healthcare-West in Eau Claire.

Emanuel Bowe

Emanuel E. (Manny) Bowe

Leona Anderson

With a joyful heart, Mom completed her earthly journey and went into the open arms of her Lord. On September 21, 2016, Leona O. (Lange) Anderson died peacefully at her home with family at her bedside. Leona was born July 14, 1920 on a simple little farm in Auburndale Wisconsin to Adelia (Kreklow) and Julius Lange.

Alfred Sundstrom

Alfred V. Sundstrom, age 76, of Eau Claire went home to be with Jesus His Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. He passed away unexpectedly at home. Alfred was born on January 5, 1940 to Ernst and Lillie (Tande) Sundstrom in Colfax. He grew up there and graduated from Colfax High School in 1957. He then served in the US Army, entering at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO. Alfred continued his education while in service for surveying and engineering. He later furthered his education at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, youth director, and basketball coach at a Christian school. He was proud to see some of his students go on to become pastors and missionaries. He worked for the State Highway Department for a number of years before becoming a home builder and developer until retirement. Alfred enjoyed going on an Alaskan cruise with his son Joel and his wife Ronda, traveling to many places in the US, and hunting and fishing, especially in Wyoming and Colorado.

Michael Wolfe

Michael E. Wolfe, of Rice Lake, born in Chippewa Falls, WI, passed away August 22, 2016.

Frances Christopherson

Frances Christopherson, age 78 of Mondovi passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Eau Claire. She was born on October 17, 1937 in Durand, the daughter of Frank and Mabel (Hanson) Ilgen.

Louisa Amoe

Louisa Brunetta (Venier) Amoe June 21, 1928 - Sept. 11, 2016 Age 88

Marilyn Slind

Marilyn Dorine Elstad Slind, 84, of Colfax, Wisconsin passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at Sandy Ridge Apartments in Colfax.

Theodore Peters

Theodore (Ted) James Peters, age 82, of Eau Claire, WI died unexpectedly while mowing his lawn the afternoon of September 20, 2016. 

Wayne Olson

Wayne Olson, 63, formerly of Berner, MN, died on Monday, September 19, 2016 at his home in Eau Claire, WI.

David Gast

David M. Gast, age 19, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016. He was born on November 26, 1996, and adopted by Jay & Julie Gast of Eau Claire in December 2002. 

Edna Birkholz

March 30, 1915 — September 22, 2016

Craig Rude

Craig Steven Rude “Rudedog” died in his home in Black River Falls, Wisconsin on Monday, September 12th, 2016. He was a lifelong partner to Cynthia K. Rude (Dusick); they shared 40 years together.

Allen Keding

INDEPENDENCE — Allen E. “Big Al” Keding, 56, of Independence, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

Sonny Pepper

Sonny J. Pepper, 13 months, of Eau Claire died on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Sacred Heart Hospital.

Patricia Waggoner

Patricia Harbour Waggoner, loving mother, grandmother, sister, friend and long-time resident of Menomonie, WI, peacefully passed away on September 20, 2016 at The Neighbors of Dunn County. The family is deeply appreciative for the attentive professional care they afforded her the past few years.

Janette Helixon

Janette Amy (Pfahning) Helixon, age 81, of Menomonie, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, September 18, 2016, following an extended illness.

Robert Running

Robert A. Running Jr., age 74, of Minong WI, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on September 19, 2016 in Eau Claire WI, after a valiant battle with liver cancer for the past 2½ years.

Thomas Schoonover

On September 18, Thomas Fredrick Schoonover, age 87, passed away at his home surrounded by the love of his wife and family. He died from Lewy Body Dementia which he courageously battled for the past seven years.

Adele Carlson

A simple, devout Christian mother and homemaker, Adele A. Carlson (Hamann), 89, of Eau Claire, WI died Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Sacred Heart Hospital. Her passing came at the same hour of her husband Arthur’s death on June 27, 2016 and on her mother “Annie’s” birthday in 1899.

Ronald Garbisch

Ronald was born at home on August 30, 1936 to Frederick and Helen Amanda (Schuelke) Garbisch. He attended the Kurth School. For grades 6-8, Ronald attended Zion Lutheran Parochial School. He graduated from Granton High School in 1954.

Beatrice Jones

Beatrice (Bea) E. Sherwood Jones, 97, of Dunlap, CA, formerly of Fairchild, WI, passed away peacefully at 1:25 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.

Robert Uphoff

Robert C. Uphoff, age 79, passed away at his home with his wife at his side on Saturday, September 10, 2016. 

James Hart

James Andrew Hart left his earthly body at the Shepherd of the Hills Nursing Home in Branson, Missouri on Sunday, September 18, 2016. 

Lorne Tworek

Lorne Andrew Tworek, Sr., age 51, of Augusta died unexpectedly on Saturday, September 10, 2016. 

Wendy Hageness

Wendy Lynn Hageness of Osseo, WI passed away at her home on Monday, September 12th, 2016 while under the care of Mayo Home Health and Hospice with her loving family by her side.

Paul Tschan

God called Paul Anthony Tschan, 54, home to be with Jesus on Sept. 8, 2016.

Vanessa Gunterling

Vanessa Kay Gunterling, a.k.a. TOAD!, was gifted to this world on December 3, 1979. This beautiful gift was returned on September 15, 2016 due to unforeseen health complications. She followed the paths of her father, Jon Daniel Gunter, cousin Abbigail Joy Jackson, paternal and maternal grandparents, and dear friends John V. Herrick Sr. and Ada McConnell.

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BUSH, Clara, 93, of Black River Falls died Saturday at Atrium Post Acute Care in Black River Falls.


AUTH, Wanda D., 86, of Colfax died Friday at Colfax Health & Rehabilitation Center.


AUTH, Wanda D., 86, died Friday at Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center. 


GUNTERLING, Vanessa, 36, of Augusta died Sept. 15 at home.


CHRISTOPHERSON, Frances, 78, of Mondovi died Tuesday at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. 


HEDLER, Dennis D., 66, of Wasilla, Alaska, formerly of Thorp, died Friday at home.


CARLSON, Adele A. (Hamann), 89, of Eau Claire died Sunday at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.


BOSIER, Margaret M. (Gallagher), 95, of Eau Claire died Wednesday at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.