BOLLE, Arlys L. “Lucretia” (Norton), 85, of Menomonie died Sept. 4 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. No services have been scheduled. Burial will be at Ford Cemetery, Menomonie. Olson Funeral Home, Menomonie, is handling arrangements. BRANTNER, Joan Barbara, 76, of Durand died Saturday at home. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Goodrich Funeral Home, Durand. Celebration of life will be at 11 a.m.
Ardis Anderson entered into Eternal Life on September 14, 2018, only days short of her 104th birthday. Ardis was born at home on the family farm at the south end of Marshmiller Lake. She lived on Marshmiller almost all of her life; however the last seven months, she has resided at Dove Healthcare-Bloomer. She was the eldest child of Henry L. Hanson and Elsie (Albrecht) Hanson. After graduation from Bloomer High School, she attended Eau Claire Normal (Eau Claire Teachers College). Ardis began
Philip Kleist, age 85, passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Dove Healthcare-West in Eau Claire, after suffering a stroke three weeks prior. He was born on March 27, 1933 in Eau Claire, a son of Herman and Violet (Hering) Kleist. Philip attended Eau Claire Schools. In 1960, he married Dori Lawler and together they had two sons. Phil worked at Uniroyal for several years, where he was an inspector in the lab. In his later years, he became a semi-truck driver and so enjoyed his cross-
Marie A. Schindler, 96, of Menomonie and formerly of rural Colfax, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 16, 2018, at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie. She was born Marie Bresina on February 7, 1922, in Tilden, Wisconsin. She was the thirteenth of Tom and Mary (Zwiefelhofer) Bresina’s 15 children. Her family ran several businesses including a blacksmith shop and dancehall in Tilden; Marie loved to reminisce about an eventful childhood filled with the many relatives,
David Charles LaPointe, age 35, of Altoona, WI passed away unexpectedly while on a family vacation in Colorado August 21, 2018. David was born to Charlene Eady and David LaPointe, Jr. on November 22, 1982 in Eau Claire, WI. He was a manager at Hardee’s for 9 years. He liked to hunt and fish, and his favorite thing was to spend time with family and friends. David is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents David LaPointe, Sr. and Betty Dutter and his maternal grandparents Charles
Irvin Engebretson, 79, of Chippewa Falls passed away on September 13, 2018. He was born on March 13, 1939, in Mason City, WA where his father was working on the Grand Coulee Dam. His parents were Irvin and Antonia Engebretson. The family moved to North Dakota and eventually settled in Fosston, MN. Irv graduated from Fosston High School in 1957 and Bemidji State University in 1961 with a degree in business/finance. Following graduation he moved to the Twin Cities where he was employed by
Taralynn Smith Burns, 47, a resident of Eau Claire, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Born in Granville County on May 2, 1971, she was the daughter of the late William Milford Smith and Blanche Wilson Smith of Raleigh, NC. Taralynn held her PhD in Physics but was proudest providing home schooling for her son and family members. She is survived by her husband Jason Christopher Burns and one son, Ryan Jason Burns of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. In addition to her
William Maierhofer - life partner, dad, grandpa, doctor, friend, unique individual - died in his sleep living life as he knew best: painting on the island of Crete. Bill was a man of many interests - running, hiking, reading, painting, playing the piano. He was a man of many passions - medicine, music, art, fitness. He was a man of many loves - Janney, Chris, Kate, Grant, Nick, and Andre, four beautiful grandchildren, siblings Dick, Mary and Bob, his patients, his co-workers, and his zest
Barbara Ruth (Barry) Smith, age 88, of Prior Lake, passed away in the presence of her loving children on August 12, 2018. Her bright blue eyes, wonderful sense of humor, kind heart, willingness to listen, and wise counsel will be profoundly missed. She was born February 6, 1930 in Eau Claire, WI, daughter of Marjorie Mayo Barry and the Rev. Ralph M. Barry. She graduated in 1951 from Wisconsin State Teacher’s College (now UW Eau Claire) and spent five enjoyable years teaching Kindergarten.
Joseph W. “Sonny” “Joe” Patzner, Jr., age 77 of Eleva, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at his home. He was born on November 21, 1940 in Pine Creek, WI the son of Joseph W. Sr. and Frances (Tomsen) Patzner. Joe married Marian Sonsalla on November 6, 1965 and were able to share 52 years together. He worked for Presto in Eau Claire for over 10 years until they closed. He then worked for Indianhead Warehouse until his retirement. Joe enjoyed hobby farming beef
Dale D. Mense, 58, of Eau Claire, died Friday, September 14, 2018, at Dove Healthcare West after chronic health issues including NASH and renal system failure. He was born November 12, 1959 in Menomonie, WI to Jerry and Adeline (Roder) Mense. He grew up in the town of Wheaton and attended Chippewa Falls High School. Dale worked for Sanitary Disposal, now Waste Management, for 30+ years until his health issues lead him to an early retirement. In his free time Dale liked to attend auctions,
BOLLE, Arlys L. “Lucretia” (Norton), 85, of Menomonie died Sept. 4 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.
ANDERSON, LeRoy M., 82, of Hudson, formerly of Colfax, died Saturday at Red Cedar Canyon Assisted Living in Hudson.
BYRNS, Victor R., 86, of Black River Falls died Thursday at Mayo Clinic Health System-Oakridge in Osseo.
KRAUSE, Jeanne R., 76, of Eau Claire died Tuesday at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.