BECKER, Lorraine D., 85, of Eau Claire died Wednesday at Heritage Court Memory Care in Eau Claire. No services will be held. Chippewa Valley Cremation Services, Altoona, is handling arrangements. BICHNER, Donald L., 91, of Chippewa Falls died Sunday at Chippewa Manor in Chippewa Falls. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Horan Funeral Home, Chippewa Falls. Memorial services will be at noon Saturday at the funeral home. CIOLKOSZ, Leonard N., 83, of
R. Dale Dick, PhD died peacefully in his sleep on January 11, 2018 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He was 87 years old. Dale was born July 16, 1930 in Toledo, Ohio. His siblings include two brothers Joe, Don and a sister Mary, mother Clare Belle (Spilker) and father Floyd Edward all preceding him in death. He was married to Beverly Ann Sparks on June 18, 1955, in Columbia, Missouri. His loving wife Beverly died two years ago. They have two sons: Gregory Dale Dick (Lisa) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and
OSSEO – Karen Anne Indrebo, 64, went to be with the Lord on January 14, 2018 at Lake Hallie Memory Care in Chippewa Falls, Wis. Karen was born on September 13, 1953 in Eau Claire, Wis. to Lester and Marian (Gundersen) Indrebo. She lived on the Indrebo family farm in King’s Valley until moving to Osseo in June 1990. After selling their house in Osseo, Karen and her mom moved to Eau Claire in April of 2014, living at Oakwood Hills Retirement for one year, then at Lake Hallie Memory
Richard L. “Dick” Qualheim 88, of Eau Claire, WI, was called home to be with our Lord in heaven on January 14, 2018 at Lake Hallie Memory Care. Richard was born in Stanley WI and graduated from Hannibal High School. He joined the Army in 1948, serving in the 88th Airborne; 11th Airborne as Sergeant of AAA Battery “The Rakkasans” 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team as Wire Chief for the Communication Section in Combat Korea, Staff Sergeant. Richard worked for Wisconsin
Michael “Mike” Paul Loiselle passed away while surrounded by family on Monday, January 15th, 2018 at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN. Mike suffered a heart attack Monday morning while working (Mike went into cardiac arrest early Monday morning while working). Mike lived a full and generous life. Starting as the youngest of four children, he was born on February 24, 1955 to Woodrow and Bernadette (McElroy) Loiselle at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He grew up exploring and adventuring
The last stitch has been sewn, the last flower watered and the last pan of homemade bread baked. Ann Thelma Deaton passed away on Sat., Jan. 13, 2018 at the Augusta Health and Rehabilitation, Augusta, WI. Born on July 11, 1936 to Eda (Johnson) and Wilbur Sowers, she was baptized and confirmed at Grace Evangelical Church in Story City, IA. While attending Story City High School, she was active in FHA, played girls’ basketball and graduated in 1954. Through 4-H, Ann discovered many of her
Arlene M. Starck, age 88 of Barron died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Barron Care & Rehab in Barron. She was born on August 15, 1929, the daughter of Myron and Ottilla (Zebarth) Holbrook. She grew up in Eau Claire and graduated from Eau Claire High School. On March 16, 1949 she married Lloyd Starck in Eau Claire. They dairy farmed in Cadott and she raised four children. In 1987, her and her husband retired from farming and moved up to Barron. Arlene loved to cook and bake and had a large
Jane O’Neill, 71, of rural Elk Mound passed away Thursday, January 11th, 2018, at Sacred Heart Hospital. She was born in Eau Claire on October 18, 1946, a daughter of James and Mabel (Severson) O’Neill. Jane had a great love for her girls. Her granddaughters, Bethaney, Hayley, and Jordyn, were very close to her. All of them at one time in their childhood lived and were cared for by her. They continued a close relationship with her, taking care of Jane as her health declined. The death of her
Mahlon Peterson, 71, died January 14, 2018 at Dove Healthcare West in Eau Claire, surrounded by his family after a yearlong battle with lung cancer. Mahlon John Peterson was born on October 14, 1946 in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Harry and Mareta (Thompson) Peterson. Mahlon spent much of his youth helping on the family farm in Delmar, IA. Even though he was an only child, his nieces and nephews were like siblings to him and they shared many happy times as they grew up together. He graduated from
Luanne (Peterson) Cramblit, 71, of Eau Claire was welcomed into Heaven on Saturday, January 13, 2018. She was born in Eau Claire, a daughter of Lorren and Helen (Tusken) Peterson. Luanne graduated from Memorial High School with the Class of 1965. She worked at Luther Hospital until her marriage to Grant Cramblit on December 4, 1971. Luanne then began her favorite job as a wife and mother to her family. She loved to travel, it didn’t matter whether it was the weekly car rides with the
Leona B. Melsness, 95 of Eau Claire passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at her home. Leona was born on April 5, 1922 to Joseph and Francis (Zurek) Sindelar in Wiggins, Colorado. She married Lester Melsness in May of 1944 in Eau Claire. Leona loved the outdoors and she spent her time gardening and walking her dog. She made the best apple pie. Leona loved to travel, taking many bus trips with her sisters and family vacations with her sons. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
BECKER, Lorraine D., 85, of Eau Claire died Wednesday at Heritage Court Memory Care in Eau Claire.
CASH, Donald T., 36, of Black River Falls died Sunday at Black River Memorial Hospital in Black River Falls.
ASCHENBRENNER, Harold A., 91, of Onalaska, formerly of Black River Falls, died Wednesday at Onalaska Care Center.