|Morris B. Thompson
BLAIR, Wis. -- Morris B. Thompson, 87, of rural Blair, Wis., died on
Friday, February, 7, 1997, in the Tri-County Memorial Hospital in Whitehall,
Morris was born April 5, 1909, in the Trempealeau County town of Preston,
Wis., to Iver and Josephine (Olson) Thompson. He married Alydia A. Johnson
December 3, 1938, in Decorah, Iowa.
Mr. Thompson lived and farmed his entire married life in the town of
Preston. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Blair, Wis., and
will be remembered for his love for farming and of horses.
Morris is survived by his wife, Alydia; a daughter, Sharon (Andrew)
Engen of Whitehall, Wis; four grandchildren, Brad (Judy) Engen of Appleton,
Wis., Mike (Linda) Engen and Linette (Todd) Thronson both of Whitehall,
Wis. and Audra (Bob) Sendelbach of Eagan, Minn.; nine great-grandchildren,
Travis, Ashley and Kayla Thronson, Michelle, Abby, Erika, Allison and Brady
Engen and Tyler Sendelbach; eight brothers, Eddie of Whitehall, Wis., Haldor,
Clifford and Brent of Taylor, Wis., John (Junice) of Mankato, Minn., Tharold
(Connie) of Rhinelander, Wis., Ole (Jean) of Brown Deer, Wis. and Ingvald
of Georgetown, Calif; two sisters, Olive Carlson of Santa Rosa, Calif.
and Ila Haltner of Eau Claire, Wis.
In addition to his parents, Morris was preceded in death by a son,
Ronald and a brother, Martin.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 11, 1997 at 11 a.m., in
the First Lutheran Church with burial in the Rest Haven Cemetery both in
Blair, Wis. Revs. John Twiton and Kevin Jones will officiate.
Visitation will be Monday, February, 10, 1997, from 4 to 8 p.m., in
the Jack Funeral Home in Blair, Wis. and also one hour prior to the services
at the church on Tuesday.
Mildred I. Stebbins
TOMAH, Wis. -- Mildred I. Stebbins, 64, of R.1, Warrens, died Friday,
Feb. 7, 1997, in Tomah Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m.,
Tuesday, in Church of the Nazarene, Tomah. Friends may call from 4 to 8
p.m. Monday in Ninneman-Steele Funeral Home, Tomah, and from 10 a.m. until
services Tuesday, in the church. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery,
John W. Worthington
TOMAH, Wis. -- John W. Worthington, 62, of Tomah, died Saturday, Feb.
8, 1997, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Funeral services will
be 11 a.m. Tuesday, from St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tomah. Burial will
be in Oakdale Cemetery, Town of Oakdale. Relatives and friends are invited
to call from 4 to 8 p.m., with a 6 p.m. prayer service, Monday, at Sonnenburg
Funeral Home, Tomah and 10 a.m. until services Tuesday, in the church.
Constance (Schuttenhelm) Curtis
HINSDALE, Ill. -- Constance (Schuttenhelm) Curtis of Hinsdale, Ill.,
died Monday, Feb. 3, 1997, in a Hinsdale, Ill., hospital.
She is survived by her loving mother, Mrs. Oliver Schuttenhelm of La
Crosse; by her loving husband, James Curtis of Hinsdale, Ill.; by her daughter,
Mrs. Richard Ettinger; by her son, Allen McClure; and six grandchildren,
and a sister Gloria Daily.
Connie was a registered psychiatric nurse and volunteered at the Howard
Brown Memorial Clinic. She sang with the choir at the Unitarian Church
and with the Sweet Adelines Park West Group. She enjoyed gardening, classical
music and loved modern jazz. Her bright lively spirit will be sorely missed.
Mary E. Johnson
FERRYVILLE, Wis. -- Mary E. Johnson, 77 of rural Ferryville, died Friday,
Feb. 7, 1997 at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital.
She was born Jan. 7, 1920 in Woodstock, Ill. to Arthur and Helen (Shulis)
She had taught first grade in the Deerfield School District, north
of Chicago, for 32 years prior to her retirement. She married George Johnson
April 2, 1966 in Chicago. They purchased the farm where they now reside
in 1969 and moved there in 1971. They are members of the Utica Lutheran
Church, and Mary was a member of the Mary Circle.
She is survived by her husband, George of Ferryville; by a brother,
John Cashmore of Wauconca, Ill.; by nieces, Deborah Wilson of Libertyville,
Ill., and Stephanie Earp of Portland, Oregon. She was preceded in death
by her parents, a sister, Irene Cashmore Clavy, a brother, Arthur and his
wife, Imogene Cashmore, and a nephew Roy ``Skip'' Clavy, Jr.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997 at the Utica
Lutheran Church. Pastor Paul Finger will officiate. Burial will follow
in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Dommersnaes Bertram Family
Funeral Home, Gays Mills on Monday from 5 to 9 p.m., and at the church
on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be given to the Utica Lutheran Church.
Charles ``Charlie'' Davis
Charles ``Charlie Davis, 82, died at Lutheran Hospital, Feb. 7, 1997,
after a short illness.
He will be sadly missed by family and friends.
Charlie was born Feb. 18, 1914, at home in Ferryville, Wis. Charlie
was his own person and remained independent to the end. He loved to dance,
play poker and was a skilled wood worker during his retirement. He was
a member of the Laborer's Local 140.
Charlie is survived by his wife of 59 1/2 years, Bernice Neary Davis,
five daughters, Donna ``Doni'' Mikel, Dallas, Texas, Linda (Rodney) Gillmeister,
Mindoro, Wis., Karlene (Duane) Walters, Vicki (James) Reynolds, Lorina
(Steve) Cook, and one son, Howard (Janet) Davis, all of La Crosse, 14 grandchildren
and many great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father Charles Floyd Davis, his mother
Margaret Lee, a sister Mabel Seymour, a son, Donald ``Butch'' Davis, four
infant children and four infant grandchildren.
He will be cremated, memorial service for family and friends will be
held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1010 Sill St., La Crosse at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
SHELL LAKE, Wis. -- Agnes Bruemmer, 94, a resident of Birchwood, Wis.,
died Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997, in Shell Lake Hospital. Tentative Tuesday
services are pending with the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crosse.
A complete obituary will follow.
The memorials for Lydia Espe should be the Vernon Memorial Hospice
and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
Melvin L. Olson
NEW LISBON, Wis. -- Melvin L. Olson, 81, of rural New Lisbon, died
Friday, Feb. 7, 1997, at his home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m.
Monday, in Trinity Lutheran Church, Hustler, Wis. Burial will be in the
church cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service
at 7:30 p.m. today, in the church. The Hare Funeral Home is serving the
Mildred B. Streeton
BANGOR, Wis. -- Mildred B. Streeton, age 64 years, died peacefully
at her home in rural Bangor on Friday, February 7, 1997.
She was born November 18, 1932 in West Salem, Wisconsin to Carl and
Ovedia (Danileson) Lee. She graduated from West Salem High School in 1950,
and treasured the friendship and support of her fellow classmates. On various
occasions she and her husband traveled out of state together to visit classmates
in other areas of the United States. She married Hildreth Streeton on August
7, 1955 in West Salem, Wisconsin. Together they farmed the Streeton family
farm in rural Bangor, until her death. She was a devoted wife, mother,
grandmother, and sister. Mildred always aspired to do her very best. She
was a member of the Bangor Baptist Church, and had served as treasurer
for many years. She was very active in the Ladies Aide, American Baptist
Women, and was a Sunday School teacher. She was a member of the Bangor
and West Salem Historical Societies. Her summers were spent working in
her large garden raising flowers and vegetables. She had a natural talent
for writing, and had written various poems and stories on a variety of
subjects, she was also a talented artist, with a particular interest in
drawing. She was a regular exhibitor at the La Crosse Interstate Fair,
and had won many awards throughout the years for her artwork, writing,
canning, flowers and vegetables. She was honored to be recognized in the
book ``For the Common Good,'' by Margaret Larson, for her years as a rural
school teacher at both the White School in Burns Valley, and the Prairie
School in rural Bangor.
She is survived by her husband, Hildreth of Bangor; four sons, Terry
(Cindy) Streeton, and their children, Christopher, Sarah and Amy, of Burnsville,
Minnesota, Greg (Stacy) Streeton, and their children, Matt and Paul of
West Salem, Glenn (Beth) Streeton and their son, Andy of La Crosse, and
Dale (Pattie) Streeton of West Salem; one daughter, Jenny (Steve) Finkbeiner,
and their children, Michelle and Brian of Lakeville, Minnesota; one brother,
Robert E. (Susan) Lee of Rockland; two sisters, Francis (Earl) Bockenhauer
of Utica, Minnesota, and Cheryl Ann Lee of West Salem; and nieces, nephews,
cousins, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11,
1997 at the First Baptist Church in Bangor. Pastor Marge Erickson will
officiate. Burial will be in the Burns Cemetery. Friends may call at the
Fossum Funeral Home in Bangor on Monday, from 6 until 9 p.m., and at the
church on Tuesday, from 12:30 p.m. until time of services.
Robert Carl August Panke
LA CRESCENT, Minn. -- Robert Carl August Panke, 84 of La Crescent,
died on Saturday, February 8, 1997 at the Franciscan-Skemp Healthcare Medical
Center, La Crosse.
He was born in La Crosse on February 15, 1912 to August and Elsie (Bey)
Panke. He married Wenonah Zisch on May 25, 1940 in Decorah, Iowa. Bob worked
at Northern Engraving in La Crosse for many years until the plant's closing.
He then worked at Norplex in La Crosse for several years before retiring.
Bob was a 50 year member and Past Master of the Morning Star Lodge
#29. He was a member of the Scottish Rite of La Crosse, the Consistory
of Eau Claire, and Past Worthy Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star,
Chapter 71 of La Crescent.
Bob was also involved with the La Crosse Community Theatre and received
two Dionysus Awards for his work. He was also a member of the La Crosse
He is survived by his wife, Wenonah; two sons, Fred (Sheila) Panke
of Onalaska, and Charles (Marlene) Panke of Bischheim, France; a daughter-in-law,
Maureen Panke of Burlington, Wis.; three grandsons; one granddaughter;
one great-grandson; four sisters, Elsie Genz of La Crosse, Loretta Walling
of Cincinnati, Ohio, Clarice (Herbert) Hartson of Tulsa, Okla., and Marion
(Arnold) Sunday of Winnebago, Ill.; many nieces and nephews; and his brothers
in the Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his son, James, on November
29, 1996; one brother, Leroy ``Butch'' Panke; and one sister, Elaine Devine.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 1997 at 11 a.m.
from the La Crescent United Methodist Church. Rev. Mark B. Miller will
officiate. Burial will be in Dresbach Cemetery, Dresbach, Minn. Friends
may call at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crescent on Monday from
6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and at the church on Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. until the
time of services. A Masonic service by the Morning Lodge Star #29 will
be held Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be given to the La Crescent United Methodist Church or the Chileda
Mary Lou Elder
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. ð Mary Lou Elder, age 72, of Black River
Falls, and formerly of La Crosse, died on Saturday, February 8, 1997 in
Black River Memorial Hospital after a brief and courageous battle with
The former Mary Lou Grahn was born in New Lisbon, Wis. on September
14, 1924 to John and Helen (Carter) Grahn. She graduated from New Lisbon
High School in 1942.
She married Donald B. Elder on June 2, 1942. The couple had lived in
La Crosse for over 20 years and had lived in Black River Falls since 1975.
Donald Elder died on April 3, 1996.
Mary was a devoted mother and caretaker of her home. Her favorite pastimes
were reading and fishing on the Black River with her husband. She very
much appreciated the kindness bestowed upon her by friends and neighbors
these last few months.
Survivors include her parents, John and Helen Grahn of Merrillan; three
daughters, Chris Elder of Madison, Helen (Edward) Davig of Holmen, and
Margaret (Dave Hall) Elder of Madison; four grandchildren, Donna Livesey,
Ken (Lori) Livesey, Sonja (Mark) Davig Huesmann, and Caleb Elder-Hall;
and three great-grandchildren, Sierra, Scott and Sawyer Livesey.
Funeral services for Mary Lou Elder will be Thursday, February 13,
1997 at 1:30 p.m. from the United Methodist Church, Black River Falls.
The Rev. Charles Strong will officiate and burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery,
Friends may call at the church on Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until services.
Memorials may be given to Black River Falls Public Library. The Buswell
Funeral Home, Black River Falls, is serving the family.
Inez C. (Mrs. Louis) Gardipee
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. ð Inez C. (Mrs. Louis) Gardipee, 87, of
Black River Falls, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997 in Sacred Heart Hospital,
Eau Claire. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, in St. Joseph's
Catholic Church, and burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, both in Black
River Falls. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at the Buswell
Funeral Home, Black River Falls; and one hour prior to services Thursday,
at the church. There will be a public prayer service at 6 p.m. on Wednesday
in the funeral home. Memorials may be given to St. Joseph's Catholic Church
or one's favorite charity.
Marilyn Claire Stubler
Marilyn Claire Stubler, 60, of La Crosse, died on Sunday, February
9, 1997 at the Franciscan Skemp Medical Center.
She was born in Evanston, Ill. on March 8, 1936 to Gustav and Clara
(Grasser) Malling. She married John C. Stubler on September 3, 1960 in
Evanston, Ill. Marilyn was a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxilliary,
the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Choir, and the Morning Glories Bowling
Marilyn is survived by her husband, John; seven children, Susan (Gene)
Volden of Melrose, Wis., John J. Stubler of Holmen, Sherry (Kevin) Jenkins
of Venice, Fla., Sharon Stubler of Minnetonka, Minn., Sheila Stubler of
Phoenix, Ariz., Stephanie Stubler, and her fiance' Gary of Republic, Ohio,
and Sandy (Sean) Sawyer of Republic, Ohio; two grandchildren, Courtney
Volden and Alexis Jenkins; and one brother, Jerry (Ginnie) Malling of Oak
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February
11, 1997 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. The Rev. Bernard McGarty
will officiate. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Devotion Mausoleum,
Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home
of La Crosse on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m., where a Rosary will be recited
at 8 p.m. Memorials may be given to the Blessed Sacrament Endowment Fund,
the Aquinas High School Endowment Fund, the American Heart Association,
or the American Diabetes Association.
Fritz W. Vehrenkamp
Fritz W. Vehrenkamp, 78, of La Crosse, died on Sunday, February 9,
1997 at the Franciscan Skemp Medical Center.
He was born in Bangor, Wis. on July 8, 1918 to Fred and Dora (Niedfeldt)
Vehrenkamp. He married the former Mildred F. Korish. Fritz had been a bartender
in many area taverns and restaurants, and retired from the La Crosse Eagles
Club. He was a 25 year member of the La Crosse Eagles Aerie 1254.
Fritz is survived by his wife, Mildred; a daughter, Joann (Duke) Pyle
of Tennessee; two sons, Fred ``Butch'' (Geraldine) Vehrenkamp of Michigan,
and David W. (Kathy) Vehrenkamp of La Crosse; seven grandchildren, Vicky
Armstrong, Ronald Naegle, Christy Vehrenkamp, Eric Vehrenkamp, Mark Vehrenkamp,
Amy Vehrenkamp, and Anna Vehrenkamp; two great-grandchildren, Bradley Naegle
and Kelli Armstrong; three sisters, Wilhelmina Weinke, Mary Manke, and
Ruth (Maynard) Stratman, all of Bangor, Wis.; and one brother, Robert (Myrna)
Davis of Bangor. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lid Wehrenberg
and Lil Olson; his father, Fred; his mother, Dora; and stepfather, Robert
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 1997 at 10:30
a.m. at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crosse. Burial will be in
the Fairview Cemetery, Bangor, Wis. Friends may call at the funeral home
on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m., and again on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until
the time of services.
Darlene Joan Guberud
SPRING GROVE, Minn. ð Darlene Joan Guberud, 44, of Spring Grove,
Minn., died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997 at her home following a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, in the Trinity Lutheran Church,
Spring Grove. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from
5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Roble Funeral Home, Spring Grove; and one hour
prior to services Wednesday, at the church. The family prefers memorial
gifts be given to the American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.
Orlin R. Worman
JANESVILLE, Wis. ð Orlin R. Worman, age 84, of 1710 N. Sumac Drive,
died Saturday, February 8, 1997 at VNA Hospice.
He was born November 27, 1912 in Vernon County, Wis., the son of Frank
and Elida (Gauper) Worman. A Janesville resident since 1965, he had previously
lived in La Crosse. He married Myrtle Everson on December 20, 1933 in West
Prairie, Wis. Mr. Worman was employed by the Janesville Board of Education
for many years, retiring December 30, 1977. He was a member of Faith Lutheran
Church, Kiwanis Club, and was active in ECHO and the Meals on Wheels program.
He is survived by his wife, Myrtle; daughters, Mary Ann (James) Smalley
of Greenfield, Wis., and Janice Vernon of Evanston, Ill.; a son, Douglas
(Cheryl) Worman of Pflugerville, Texas; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren;
a sister, Norma Ellefson of La Crosse; a brother, Ellsworth Worman of Winnenucca,
Nevada; sisters-in-law, LaVina Worman of DeSoto, Wis., Elida Melvin of
Janesville, Wis., and Lois Everson of DeSoto, Wis.; nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends, including special friends, Gladwyn and Grace Helmeid.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Valdo and
Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 1997 at
Faith Lutheran Church, Janesville. Interment will be in the Bad Axe Cemetery,
Bad Axe, Wis. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Schneider
Funeral Home, Janesville, Wis. Memorials are preferred to Faith Lutheran
Church, or the VNA Hospice.
Archie M. Hanson
TAYLOR, Wis. ð Archie M. Hanson, 80 of rural Taylor, died Friday,
Feb. 7, 1997 at Black River Memorial Hospital, Black River Falls. Services
will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the Upper Pigeon Creek Lutheran Church,
rural Hixton. Burial, with military rites, will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Jensen-Modjeski Funeral
Home, Hixton; and one hour before services Wednesday at the church.
Inez L. Strozinsky
COTTAGE GROVE/TOMAH, Wis. ð Inez L. Strozinsky, 81 of Cottage Grove,
Wisconsin and formerly of Tomah, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997 at St. Marys
Hospital in Madison.
She was born August 23, 1915 to Herman and Emma (Wendland) Ludeking
in the town of Wilton, Monroe County, Wis. She was united in marriage to
Raymond Affeldt on Nov. 21, 1943. He preceded her in death. She was united
in marriage to Clarence H. Strozinsky on Dec. 15, 1962 at St. Paul Ev.
Lutheran Church in Tomah. He also preceded her in death. Inez lived in
Tomah most of her life. She moved to Cottage Grove to be closer to her
son, his wife and her grandchildren. During her life she farmed with her
husband, worked as a cook at the Sherman Hotel in Tomah, and at Tomah Memorial
Hospital, and prior to moving to Cottage Grove she worked for Monroe County
Senior Services in home health care. She was an active member of Eastside
Ev. Lutheran Church at Madison and an active and faithful member of St.
Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in Tomah when she lived there.
She is survived by one son, Norbert (Karyl) Affeldt of Madison; two
grandchildren, Jay Raymond Affeldt of Madison, and Jennifer Anne Affeldt
of San Jose, Costa Rica; nephews, Donald (Evelyn) Kortbein of Tomah, Robert
(Charlene) Kortbein of Wilton, Harold (June) Gerke of Tomah, Ruben (Marie)
Von Haden of Norwalk; nieces, Esther Prechel of Waunakee, Ruth Jameson
of Janesville, Lila (Orville) Stufflebeam of Payson, Ariz., Lyla (Clyde)
Creviston of Beloit, Violet Tomlin of Seattle, Washington, and Norma Sommerfield
of Sparta. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death
by a brother and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997 at 11 a.m.
in the St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, 525 Superior Ave., Tomah, Wis. Rev.
Donald R. Buch will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery at
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Sonnenburg Family
Funeral Home, 801 East Monowau Street, Tomah on Wednesday from 4 until
8 p.m., and at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the
service. Family request, memorials may be given to St. Paul Ev. Lutheran
Church at Tomah and Taylor Ridge Apartments in her memory.
Jessie (Wick) McManus
HILLSBORO, Wis. ð Jessie (Wick) McManus, 75, of Hillsboro, Wis.,
died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997 in her home. Memorial services will be at 11
a.m. Friday, in the Picha Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Wis. Committal will
be in the Millards Prairie Cemetery.
Anton T. Bautch
INDEPENDENCE, Wis. ð Anton T. Bautch, 92, of Independence, died
Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997 at Tri-County Lutheran Nursing Home in Pigeon Falls.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, in the SS. Peter &
Paul Catholic Church, Independence. Spring burial will be in the church
cemetery. Friends may call from 8 to 10 a.m. today, at the Edison Funeral
Home, Independence. Memorials may be directed to Tri-County Memorial Hospital,
Whitehall, Wis. or to the charity of donor's choice.
Ida Bessie Viola Hendrickson
LA CRESCENT, Minn. ð Ida Hendrickson, 88, formerly of Route 1,
died at the La Crescent Health Care Center on Sunday, February 9, 1997.
She was born June 20, 1908 in Frazee, Minnesota to John and Bessie
(Maehler) Thiede. She married Egert Hendrickson on January 5, 1932, and
he preceded her in death on August 5, 1955.
Prior to her retirement, she had worked as a cook in numerous restaurants
in the La Crosse area.
She is survived by four daughters, Denise Nelson of Cumberland, Maryland,
Carol Westmeyer of St. Paul, Minnesota, Jeaneen (Claude) Florey of Midland,
Michigan, Nancy (Ralph) Bean of La Crescent; two sons, Roy (Joanne) Hendrickson,
and Gale Hendrickson, both of La Crosse; 25 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren;
one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Laura Kumara; three brothers, Herman
and Fred (Angeline) Thiede, both of La Crosse, and Christian (Betty) Thiede
of Lincoln, Montana.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by nine brothers
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Dickinson Family
Funeral Home, 809 Gillette Street. The Reverend Jose Flores will officiate.
Following the services, the body will be cremated. Friends may call at
the funeral home on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Roy Morehouse, 84, of 2513 Hewitt Street, died at his home on Sunday,
February 9, 1997.
He was born April 11, 1912 in Mauston, Wisconsin to Steven and Minnie
(Gollnick) Morehouse. He married Irene (Arntsen) on October 10, 1936 and
they recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Morehouse
were charter members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Prior to his retirement,
Mr. Morehouse had worked for Tausche Hardware for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Irene; a son, Reverend Terry (Joan) Morehouse
of Minnetonka, Minnesota; two daughters, Carol (Marshall) Juel of Bettendorf,
Iowa, and Kathleen Stone of Medford, Wisconsin; seven grandchildren, Randy,
Robin, Richard, Kristina, Michelle, Amy and Laurie; seven great-grandchildren;
two brothers, Raymond (Mildred) Morehouse of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Harold
(Gleva) Morehouse of Tomah, Wisconsin.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers,
Clarence and Irvin; and a sister, LaNore.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran
Church. The Reverend J.L. Mattes will officiate and burial will be in the
Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. Friends may call at the church on Monday from
6 to 8 p.m., and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Good Shepherd Lutheran
The Dickinson Family Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the
Agnes E. Bruemmer
BIRCHWOOD, Wis. ð Agnes E. Bruemmer, 94, a resident of Birchwood,
Wis., died on Saturday, February 8, 1997 at the Indianhead Medical Center,
Shell Lake, Wis.
She was born in La Crosse County on January 17, 1903 to Herman and
Mary (Hess) Roesler. She married Bernard Bruemmer on March 6, 1920 in Winona,
Minn. He preceded her in death on January 8, 1977.
Agnes is survived by many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband,
Bernard, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Bernice, seven sisters
and four brothers.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 1997 at 1 p.m.
at English Lutheran Church. The Rev. James Barsch will officiate. Burial
will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday
from 12 noon until the time of services. The Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home
of La Crosse is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be given to the Indianhead Medical Center, Shell Lake, Wis.