BORSTAD, Hixon E., 85, of Barron, formerly of Park Rapids, Minn., died Wednesday at Marshfield Medical Center in Rice Lake. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Appleyard’s Home for Funerals, Rice Lake. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Providence Reformed Baptist Church, Rice Lake. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Maple Grove Cemetery, Barron. DUAX, Norma S., 89, of Eau Claire died Oct. 12 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.
John (Jack) P. Bostrom, 80, of Bradenton FL passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Chippewa Falls, WI of respiratory failure due to (MSA) Multiple System Atrophy. He was born October 11, 1938 in Chicago, IL the son of the late John and Signe (Munson) Bostrom. Jack served proudly in the US Navy between 1956 – 1958. He later continued service as Secretary for the USS Henley D.E. Reunion Committee from 2009 –
Grayson Mathew Eichinger, 8 month old son of Mathew Eichinger and Crystal (Smart) Hamm, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Grayson was born on February 9, 2018 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He was truly loved and will be greatly missed. He is survived by his parents: Mathew and Crystal; sisters: Brynn and Alayna Hamm; four-legged buddy: Remi; grandparents: Susan Ernst, Melody and Joe Eichinger; great-grandparent: Illa “June” (Klatt) Evans; uncle Ryan Eichinger and
Mervin L. Halvorsen, 83, of the Village of Lake Hallie, Chippewa Falls died Monday, October 15, 2018 at Dove Healthcare-Rutledge Home in Chippewa Falls. He was born May 4, 1935 in Eau Claire to Leonard and Myrtle (Nesja) Halvorsen. He graduated from Eau Claire Senior High in 1953 and joined the U.S. Marine Corps serving from 1953-1955. On April 12, 1954 he married Betty Violet. They lived in Kenosha, WI until moving back to Chippewa Falls in 1967. He worked at Uniroyal in Eau Claire for the
Lorraine Hansen, of Eau Claire, WI passed away peacefully in her home at the Legacy of St. Michael, MN, on Monday, 10/15/18. Lorraine was born on 1/26/22 in Amery, WI to John and Mable Hallman. She married Myland Hansen on June 3rd, 1944. They were dedicated, hardworking farmers until 1980 when they sold their farm and moved to Eau Claire to be near family and grandchildren. Although retired, Lorraine worked every day. She was an amazing grandmother. She was a volunteer. She was an active
Timothy J. Tyler, 69, passed away unexpectedly on October 16, 2018, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire with his son, Andrew, at his side. Tim was born in Eau Claire on March 12, 1949, to Ray and Phyllis (Jennings) Tyler. He was a member of the Memorial High School class of 1967 where he was an All-Star pitcher on the Memorial Baseball Team. He later pitched for the Eau Claire Cavaliers and enjoyed coaching many Little League and Babe Ruth baseball teams. Tim met his wife of 45 years, Marjorie
Ryan M. Paulsen of Chandler, AZ unexpectedly passed away in his home on October 14, 2018 at the age of 48. Ryan was born in Eau Claire, WI on March 26, 1970. He graduated from Elk Mound High School in 1988, went to college at UW Whitewater where he was a pitcher for their varsity baseball team. Ryan lived in the Eau Claire area until 1998; he then moved to Minneapolis where he began his career at Wells Fargo. Ryan transferred with Wells Fargo to Chandler, AZ in 2001, not only for work
Thomas Henry Heilmann, age 60, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 4, 2018. Tom was born on October 30, 1957 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Preceded in death by his wonderful parents Ronald and Rose Heilmann Sr., paternal grandparents Arthur and Ruth Heilmann, maternal grandparents Henry and Madaline Feller, Aunt Sally Schieffer, Uncle Robert Neuman, and cousin’s Steven Schieffer and Edward Wienser. Survived by his loving siblings, Dr. Ronald Jr., Mary, Charles, and Joseph (Diana).
Susan A. Goltz (Hager), age 74, of Stanley, WI passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 15, 2018 at her home. She was born June 28, 1944 the daughter of Johannes and Laura (Kohls) Goltz in Cornell, WI. Susan was raised in Cornell and attended Cornell High School. After high school she worked hard on her dairy farm and raising her 7 kids. She later attended and graduated from C.V.T.C with degrees in Nursing and Accounting. Susan loved sewing, crocheting, embroidering, and watching her
Thomas Anthony Minot, 85, of Eau Claire passed peacefully October 16, 2018 at Cornell Health Services in Cornell, WI under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice. Tom was born May 15, 1933 to the late Alex and Martha Minot. He was raised in the Blue Hills of Bruce. He loved creating things with his hands, especially wood-working. Tom also took delight in using his metal detector. He enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling and camping; he was also a member of a gold panning club. In
Joann R. LeMere, 68, of rural Augusta, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at her home in hospice care. Joann Ruth LeMere, daughter of Robert and Ruth (Esser) Fitzmaurice was born Oct. 19, 1949, and raised in Humbird. She was baptized and confirmed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Alma Center and graduated from Alma Center High School. Joann married Gerald LeMere on June 21, 1969, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Augusta, and to this union their 2 sons were born. Joann loved
BORSTAD, Hixon E., 85, of Barron, formerly of Park Rapids, Minn., died Wednesday at Marshfield Medical Center in Rice Lake.