Obituaries

  Donna Lou Tomten, 92, formerly of Pigeon Falls and Osseo, died peacefully, Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at River Pines Grace Lutheran Communities in Altoona. Donna was born to Marvin and Melva (Olson) Melby, July 27, 1931, at her parents’ home in the Town of Pigeon, Trempealeau County. She married...
  Shirley “Shirl” J. Hanson, 79, passed away peacefully, June 26, 2024, at Hillview Nursing Home in La Crosse. Shirley was one of five children born in Arcadia  to her parents, Marian and Aaron Kotlarz. They were raised on the family farm, now lovingly known as Aaron’s Acres. When Shirley was a...
  Doris Ann Davis, 85, formerly of Blair, passed away peacefully, Sunday, June 23, 2024, at Benedictine Manor in La Crosse, with the care of Gundersen Hospice. Doris was born February 1, 1939, in Arcadia, to Clifford and Marian (Weaver) Giemza. She graduated from Arcadia High School and was...
  Charles Irwin Beck, 76, of Blair, passed away of pancreatic cancer, Saturday, June 22, 2024, at his home, under the care of St. Croix Hospice. Charles was born July 24, 1947, to Leonard and Irene (Trones) Beck, in Black River Falls. He grew up on the family farm in rural Franklin township, Taylor...
  Karen A. Soppa-Karle, 75, passed away peacefully, June 20, 2024, in Tomah, at her daughter’s home. Karen was born July 7, 1948, in La Crosse, to her loving adoptive parents, Edward and Jeanette (Julson) Senty. Karen’s life was a testament to the power of love, family, and resilience. Growing up...
  Glenna Maureen Lemke (Galstad) passed away peacefully, Friday, June 14, 2024, with her husband, daughter, son, and their spouses, holding her hands, to be with God. Glenna was born June 19, 1933, in Austin, MN. She graduated from Whitehall High School in 1951, as Valedictorian. Glenna...
  Jerome Henry Neitzke, 82, of St. Clair, MI, passed away in his home, surrounded by his family, Sunday June 16, 2024. Jerome was born at home, May 18, 1942, in Osseo, Town of Hale, to Lyle and Ida Neitzke. He entered the U.S. Air Force prior to completing high school. After his discharge, Jerome...
  Larry Bennie Helgeson passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at Cambridge Senior Living Facility in Eau Claire. He was surrounded by his family and caretaker, Brooke.  If you knew Larry, you knew he was a storyteller and had the gift of gab. So, it is only appropriate that we tell you...
  Sharon Kay Jahr of Whitehall passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2024, surrounded by her family. Sharon was born August 1, 1957, in La Crosse, to Art and Irene (Marsolek) Kulig. She married Jim Jahr, May 1, 1982, at Saint John’s Catholic Church in Whitehall. Sharon was a graduate of Whitehall Memorial...
  David “Dave” Charles George, 69, of Ironwood, MI, passed away June 4, 2024, at Mayo Clinic, St. Mary’s Campus, in Rochester, MN. David was born February 14, 1955, in Arcadia. He graduated from Independence High School in 1972, and enjoyed a successful lifelong career as a meat cutter. He had many...

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