EVERSON, Michael “Mike,” 66, of River Falls, formerly of Spring Valley, died Sunday at home. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Gilman Lutheran Church, Spring Valley. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be at Martell Lutheran Cemetery, Pierce County town of Martell. Keehr Funeral Home, Spring Valley, is handling arrangements. JOHNSON, Mary E., 81, of Pepin, formerly of Wausau, died Wednesday at home. Visitation will be from1
Allen G. Otto, (Allie) age 74 of Menomonie, WI passed away Wednesday June 20, 2018 at his home. Allen was born April 12, 1944 in Menomonie, WI. He was the son of Elmer and Elaine (Drinkwine) Otto and graduated from Menomonie High School in 1962. Allie married Sherry Hammer June 24, 1967 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Menomonie. They spent their married years on Sherry’s home farm west of Menomonie. They had two children, Brenda and Steven who also built homes on the family farm. They
Scott Charles Wild, 53, of Chippewa Falls, WI, ended his battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at 3 a.m., the hour of Divine Mercy. Scott was born September 22, 1964, in Chippewa Falls, the son of Beverly Wild (Feuling) and the late Bernard Wild, Sr. On August 9, 1986, Scott married Katherine Wild (Bowe). St. John Paul II said, “The measure of a man is his capacity to sacrifice for the good of his beloved.” Scott measured up tremendously to this standard with an
James F. “Jim” Paulson, 82, of Chippewa Falls died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 surrounded by family at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire. He was born August 31, 1935 in Chippewa Falls to Harold and Edith (Sorum) Paulson. Jim was always in the plastics industry and for the last 15 years was part owner of Bloomer Plastics. In his spare time he enjoyed golfing, watching football and hockey, and jumped at the chance for anything involving building or construction. For many years Jim
Alex R. “Al” Menard, age 28, of Eau Claire, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at home. Al was born on June 5, 1990, to David and Bonnie (Falch) Menard. He graduated from Regis High School with the Class of 2008. He then attended University of Minnesota – Duluth where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in biology with minors in chemistry and psychology. Al was a member of Boy Scout Troop 37 and earned the highest rank of Eagle Scout. He also had a black belt in
DEUTSCH, Ronald J., 82, of Eau Claire died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services, Eau Claire. KOPP, Marion L., 96, of Maiden Rock died Tuesday at Plum City Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Rhiel Funeral Home, Durand. LEMKE, Lois M., 91, of Eau Claire died Saturday. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home West Chapel, Eau Claire. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the
Douglas Edward Slind, 87, Superior resident, died Monday, June 18, 2018 at Villa Marina Health and Rehabilitation in Superior. He was born on June 15, 1931 in Downing, WI to Eddie and Gladys (Marlett) Slind. Douglas graduated in 1949 from high school in Boyceville, WI. In high school he participated in the WI State track meet in Pole Fault in 1948 and 1949. He enlisted into the United States Navy in June 1949 and served 3 ½ years of active duty in the Korean War Zone. He served on the
Bernita “Bea” Newman, 84, of Chippewa Falls died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 surrounded by family at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. She was born March 12, 1934 to Meta (Draak) and Walter Voelker at their home in rural Rice Lake, WI. She attended a country grade school and graduated from Rice Lake High School in 1951. After graduation she worked at an office supply store until her marriage to Milford Newman on February 28, 1953. They started their life together in Cornell, WI
Lawrence A. Bauer, age 97 of Eau Claire, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, June 18, 2018 at Dove Healthcare -West, Eau Claire. He was born on December 7, 1920 in the Town of Lima, Wisconsin in Pepin County, the son of Frank I. and Pauline Bauer. Lawrence married Burnedette Teela on November 27, 1946 and they were able to share 54 years together before her death on March 15, 2001. He was a farmer prior to working maintenance/custodial for the Eau Claire Board of
Gloria Jean Blum passed away at University Hospital in Salt Lake City on June 15, 2018 after suffering a stroke at her home in Miles City. She passed away peacefully with her daughter and granddaughter by her side. She was 89. (Just one day short of her 90th birthday.) Gloria was born on June 16, 1928 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin to Henry and Catherine (Tanzer) Geissler. She grew up in Chippewa Falls and graduated from McDonell High School in 1946. Gloria married the love of her life, Norman
Lucille M. Marlett, age 95, of Menomonie, formerly of Boyceville, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Eau Claire. She was born on November 9, 1922 in the Town of Tiffany, Dunn County, WI to Paul and Lillian (Hanson) Donicht. Lucille married Clifford Marlett on August 24, 1940 in Stillwater, MN. She was a good cook and baker and enjoyed sewing, crafting, painting yard signs, and planters. Lucille was a kind and caring person and especially enjoyed
EVERSON, Michael “Mike,” 66, of River Falls, formerly of Spring Valley, died Sunday at home.
ALTHAUS, Elmer J., 88, of Rice Lake, formerly of Spooner, died Saturday at Lakeview Medical Center in Rice Lake.
ANDERSON, Eula M. “Maxine,” 98, of Menomonie and Wausau died Wednesday at Milestone Senior Living in Eau Claire.
FUHRMAN, Lorn C., 85, of Chippewa Falls, formerly of Menomonie, died Thursday at Wissota Place in Chippewa Falls.