ALBRICHT, Jordan Lucas, 36, of Colfax died Friday at home. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Tainter United Methodist Church, Colfax. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Hill Grove Cemetery, Colfax. Sampson Funeral Home, Colfax, is handling arrangements. BREEZEE, Ruth, 71, of Merrill, formerly of Cornell, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Borton-Leiser
Joan A. Gunn, 80, of Lake Hallie, Chippewa Falls, died peacefully, at her home, under the care of Mayo Clinic Home Health and Hospice and her family, on Monday, May 21, 2018. Joan was born to Thinious and Myrtle (Mattson) Glenna on February 25, 1938, in Eau Claire. Joan was united in marriage to Keith Gunn on August 3, 1957 in Eau Claire. Joan was a devoted pastor’s wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed singing “Thank you,
Gregory Allen Jurowski, age 63, of rural Independence, died on Monday, May 21, 2018 in the Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. Greg was born on September 9, 1954 in Arcadia to Richard and Margaret (Bichsel) Jurowski and raised in Whitehall. He attended the Whitehall High School and graduated in 1972. He later built a home in the countryside between Independence and Whitehall near the Jurowski family farm. Greg was
Marilyn Anne Donnelly, 85, passed away at the River Pines Nursing Home in Altoona, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. She was born on December 26, 1932, in Spencer, Indiana, the daughter of John Herschell and Dorotha Lucille (Ranard) Ashley. Marilyn’s father was an American Baptist minister, so she moved several times in her childhood years, until she came with her family to Eau Claire in November 1948, when her father was called as Pastor of First Baptist Church. She was a member of First
Helen D. Swoboda, 88, of Chippewa Falls, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Our House Assisted Living in Chippewa Falls. Helen was born January 27, 1930 in the town of Tilden, the daughter of Christopher and Anna (Krejci) Langel. She worked at Uniroyal for many years but was well known for slinging drinks and making an abundant amount of home cooked food. Helen enjoyed trips to the casino, playing cards with family and
John J. Daniels, age 56, of Eleva passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System - Eau Claire. He was born on July 11, 1961 in Eau Claire, the son of John “Jack” A. and Sandra (Thalacker) Daniels. He graduated from Memorial High School in 1980. In 1981, he married Janet Comero. They had 3 children and later divorced in 2003. Throughout his lifetime, he worked for various farms and was a truck driver for many years. He enjoyed helping family
Wallace “Wally” R. Swenson, 88, of Eau Claire, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at his beloved home on the hill in the Town of Seymour. Wally was born on July 25, 1929 to the late Rueben and Clara (Olson) Swenson in Jackson County, the Town of Garfield where he grew up and graduated from Osseo High School. From 1950-54, he proudly served our county in the U.S. Navy aboard the
Myrl Patricia “Pat” (Severson) Ahneman passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer and long stay at Clearwater Care Feb. 1, 2018 in Eau Claire, Wis. Patty’s life began in 1928 with Chet and Gladys (Hotchkiss) Severson, was a big sister to Betty. Pat or Patty graduated from Eau Claire High School in 1946, married Jack Ahneman in 1948. Pat was an artist all of her life, specializing in horses. She spent a good deal of time sharing, learning and laughing with Hugh Mandelert
Ricky E. Mayer, 63, of Eau Claire, passed away on Saturday, May 19th, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Eau Claire Ricky was born on September 23, 1954 in Eau Claire, son of Kenneth and Margaret (Fox) Mayer. He worked for Holiday Inn for many years and also for Phillips Plastics of Menomonie. He was a member of Saving Grace Church. He was a kind and helpful friend, he loved to take walks in Phoenix Park with his dog, Buddy, and he loved a good thrift sale. Rick is survived by his
Lowell William Hintzman, age 78 of Menomonie, formerly of Boyceville, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire surrounded by family. Lowell was born April 4, 1940 in Downing, WI to Herbert and Bessie (Marlett) Hintzman. He grew up in the Boyceville area where he attended high school. On May 14, 1960 Lowell married Lorraine Lentz in Minneapolis, MN. Together they farmed in the Boyceville area. In 1978 they sold off the dairy cows but continued to farm the land.
Geneva Dierauer died on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the St. Elizabeth’s Nursing Home in Wabasha, MN. Geneva was born on June 30, 1930 in Nelson, Wisconsin to Floyd (Pat) & Myrtle (Sloop) Stoll. She graduated from the Nelson High School with the class of 1948. Geneva met Richard Dierauer at the Prairie Moon Dance Hall, one month later they were engaged, and three months later they were married on June 20, 1953. Richard & Geneva farmed on the Alma bluff overlooking
HUTCHINSON, Beryl M., 90, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Hillsdale, died Thursday at West Oaks Senior Care Center in Austin, Texas.
BERG, Marlys E., 73, of Eau Claire died Thursday at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.