Obituaries

  Helen J. Vold, 87, passed away peacefully, Monday, January 15, 2024, at Pigeon Falls Health Care Center in Pigeon Falls. Helen was born August 17, 1936, in Whitehall, to Marcus and Anna (Engen) Arneson. Helen married Vernon Vold, June 22, 1958, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Whitehall. Vern...
  Margaret Hattie Crowley, 93, of Arcadia, died January 10, 2023, at Grand View Care Center in Blair. Margaret was born in Arcadia, April 6, 1930, to Andrew and Frances (Stelmach) Kamla. Prior to graduation, she would help at her family’s restaurant. After graduating from high school, Margaret was...
  Charles S. Finstad, 79, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at the Pigeon Falls Nursing home in Pigeon Falls. Charles was born October 18, 1944, in Whitehall, to Sigvart and Esther Finstad (Lewis). Charles graduated from Whitehall High School in 1962. He married Carol Finstad (Kampa...
  Richard “Dick” Abel, 90, of Galesville, passed away at his Decorah Prairie home, January 2, 2024, surrounded by dear friends and family. Richard was born June 10, 1933, to Joseph and Christine (Lau) Abel. He attended grade school in La Crosse until his parents purchased the Lester Emerson farm in...
  On December 13, Emily Rae Ringlien left the world to take her place among the moon and stars. She was born August 23, 1953, in Whitehall, the eldest child of Gloria and Dennis Peterson. Throughout her life, Emily marched to the beat of her own tambourine and danced in all the kitchens she cooked...
  An angel received his wings as the soul of James Everett Blaha of Wayzata, MN, entered Heaven, November 24, 2023. James was born September 24, 1948, the son of Everett Blaha and Eunice (Klink) Blaha in Independence. They and his brother, Robert, precede him in death. Jim grew up on a farm near...
  Irene H. Grover, 97, formerly Irene Everson, passed away peacefully, Sunday, January 7, 2024, at Pigeon Falls Health Care Center in Pigeon Falls. Irene was born April 16, 1926, in Whitehall, to Henry and Ragna (Hanson) Harnisch of rural Pigeon Falls. She was a 1942 graduate of Whitehall High...
  Marlene Joan (Watson) Hanson passed away peacefully, January 2, 2024, with her son and daughter by her side in her last days. Marlene was born to Leonard and Agnes Watson, July 24, 1933, at Krohn Hospital in Black River Falls. On June 9, 1956, Marlene married Arthur Blake Hanson who, without his...
  Karen Ann Gardner, 81, of Whitehall, completed her earthly journey, Wednesday, December 27, 2023, and is now with Jesus, her Savior and Lord. Karen was born August 27, 1942, in Whitehall to Gerhard and Florence (Johnson) Oerke of Pigeon Falls. She was the third of their four children. Shortly...
  Beverly Ann “Bev” Paulson, 83, of Ettrick, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, December 27, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Beverly was born September 16, 1940, on the family farm, to William (Stanley) and Esther (Severson ) Bishop. She attended country school, later graduating from...

Pages

Special Sections

Comment Here