FRANZWA, Donna J., 87, of Eleva died Thursday at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Talbot Family Funeral Homes and from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Central Lutheran Church, both in Mondovi. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be at Riverside Lutheran Cemetery, Mondovi. GILBERTSON, Raymond L. “Ray,” 95, of Eau Claire died Wednesday at Azura Memory Care in Eau Claire.
Eugene James McAdam “Buz” Buz passed away on Tuesday, September 18, at the Mayo Clinic Health Care System. He was born on February 3, 1929 in Waukesha, WI, the son of Roscoe M. And Margaret (Schwartz) McAdam. The family moved to Augusta, WI shorty after his birth where Buz grew up and graduated from Augusta High School in 1947. After graduation, Buz enlisted in the Army/Air Force and was sent to Scott Field where he trained as an Army Medic. He was later discharged and returned
Roy E. Thompson Age 86 of Mahtomedi passed away peacefully on September 12, 2018. Preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth “Betty”; parents, Bert and Louise; brother Henry. Survived by children Maureen (Casey), Suzanne (Bruce) Rivers, and David (Lisa); grandchildren Elizabeth (Michael), Zachary, Michael and Jacqueline, great-grandchildren Korinn, William, Ethan, Zachary Jr., Amelia, and many other family and friends. Past District Governor Lions
Neil Allen Preston III, 56 of Altoona, WI passed away Monday, September 17, 2018 at his home, with his family by his side. He was born November 11, 1961 in Eau Claire, WI the son of the late Neil Jr. and Donna (Riphenburg) Preston. Neil was a North High School and UW Eau Claire Graduate. His love and joy were his family and coaching his girls. He was very competitive, he loved sports, had a witty sarcasm, was a hard worker, and most of all a very giving friend to all. Neil is survived by his
Robert J. Schuler, age 79, of Menomonie, passed away on Saturday, September 15, at his home, surrounded by family and friends. Robert Jordan Schuler was born on June 25, 1939, in San Mateo, CA. He was the son of Edward and Ruth (Goebel) Schuler. He graduated from San Mateo Union High School in 1957. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University, a M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of California Berkeley, and a PhD. in English from the University of Minnesota.
Lyle L. Richardson age 92 of Eau Claire, died Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Colfax Health and Rehab Center in Colfax with his family by his side. Lyle was born on June 2, 1926 in Arkansaw to Archie Jay and Jessie Isabell (Coburn) Richardson. He grew up in Arkansaw and graduated from Arkansaw High School. During his senior year, Lyle enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard on September 24, 1943 in Minneapolis. As a WWII Veteran, he served as a Radarman 3rd Class and was honorably discharged on May
Mrs. Jacquelline Marie (Weiss) Moe, born on July 13, 1949 in Mondovi, Wisconsin, to the late Mary Ann and John Weiss Sr, passed away at age 69 on September 13, 2018 in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. Jacquelline was married to Leon Moe 52 years. She is survived by her sons, Paul (Cindy), Dennis (Kristine), and James; brothers, John Weiss Jr (Sherri), Joe Weiss (Jackie Mai), Tim Weiss (Kathy), and Andy Weiss (Kris); sisters, Diane Allemann (Steve), Barb Topper (Garth), and Esie Serum (Joel);
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
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.