Samuel R. Farlow, age 79, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was born on September 5, 1937 in Bottineau, ND, to Samuel and Roberta (Thompson) Farlow. Sam worked as a mechanical design engineer, but he truly loved teaching mechanical design at Rice Lake Technical College. He married Jennifer (Davis) Nelson on October 17, 1998 at our Saviors Lutheran Church in Bloomer. Sam enjoyed listening to music, reading (especially WWII novels), cartography, and sci-fi movies. He was a member of the Barron County railroad club and fascinated with everything involved with the rail. From model trains to taking trips cross country with Jennifer he was a train enthusiast.
William “Bill” Douglas passed away 1-25-2017 age of 51 at home.
James A. Roginski, age 78, died Thursday, February 16, 2017 at his home in Menomonie, WI.
Susan E. Saleck, 53, of Madison, formerly of Eau Claire and Bloomington, Minn. died Sunday, Feb. 12 at Agrace Hospice in Madison.
Debra “Debbie” Hubbard, 64, of North Little Rock passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
Myron “Mike” E. Marlett, 88, of Elk Mound, WI passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on February 7, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.
Jacqueline “Jacque” J. Skaaland, 80, of Eau Claire passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at her home.
Marie Janet Lienhardt, 92, of Augusta, WI, passed away February 14, 2017, at Augusta Health and Rehabilitation Center with her son and daughter-in-law by her side. She was born in Forest Park, IL, on December 15, 1924, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Brach) Leber.
Sherilyn Mae (Anderson) Riedel, 59, of Chippewa Falls, WI passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Sherilyn was born in Whitehall, WI and grew up in Dagget Coulee. She attended Whitehall High School and later earned degrees in both Computer Sciences and Accounting. Sherilyn worked in IT at Ashley Furniture and most recently served 17 years as a Systems Engineer for the City of Eau Claire in support of the Police and Fire services.
Christopher (Kit) Rust Owen, 68, of Superior, WI, died Thursday, February 16, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, MN.
Michael “Hopper” Olson, age 69, passed away at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, WI on February 11, 2017.
Eleanor R. Mattison, age 93, of Menomonie, died Saturday, February 11, 2017 at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie.
Donald Herbert Wendland, age 72, of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon, Tennessee passed away February 13, 2017.
George L. Huber, age 82, of Menomonie, died on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at his home in Menomonie.
William A. Peterson, age 81, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017, at home in Jefferson, WI, due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease.
June W. LaNou, 97, of Chippewa Falls, formerly of Jim Falls, passed into heaven on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital with her family by her side.
Jack E. Robinson went home to the Lord on February 11th due to an unexpected accident that occurred at his home.
Harold Rudolph Matz, age 97, died Saturday, February 11, 2017, at his home of 60 years.
Gracelyn Lane Blazel, 4 months old, went into the loving arms of Jesus at Sacred Heart Hospital on Sunday, February 12, 2017 with her family by her side.
Edward J. Konwinski, 80, of Chippewa Falls, WI passed away peacefully Sunday February 12, 2017 at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.
Birdie J. Manke, 97, of Eau Claire, died Monday, February 13, 2017, at Grace Woodlands in Eau Claire.
Lisa Willkom, 60, of Chippewa Falls, died peacefully at her home, with her family by her side on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Known to so many for her bright smile, vibrancy, and love for everyone around her, she inspired us all with her deep faith, bravery, strength, and ability to persevere despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
Maxine Mae Wagner Johnson, age 90, of Rice Lake, WI died Monday, February 13, 2017 at Brentwood Memory Care in Rice Lake.
Sister M. Gabrielis Hu, O.S.F. (105), of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, died on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Francis Convent, Springfield, Illinois.
Roger Delmar Kressin, 82, of Colfax, passed away on February 12, 2017, at Amery Memory Care in Amery, WI.
Kay D. Flint, age 70, of Mounds View, Minnesota, died unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, February 9, 2017.
Terry Wolf, 70, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, formerly of Menomonie, Wisconsin, died Saturday, February 11, 2017.
Charlene C. Bauer, age 73, of Mondovi, formerly of Alma and the Town of Modena, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Mayo Health System, Eau Claire.
Grace Mae Phillips, age 86, of Eau Claire, WI passed away on February 12, 2017 at Dove West in Eau Claire.
Eugene “Gene” S. Keppers, 82, of Eau Claire passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his friends and family Deb (Mark) Seidling, Sam (Rob) Reinhold, Melissa (Phil) Woodford, Nicole (Johnathan) Steinke, and Rachel Seidling on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.