Miscellaneous La Crosse County, Wisconsin Obituaries

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Warren C. Moe 
LEWISTON, Minn. - Warren C. Moe, 75, died Friday, January 30, 1998, at Community Memorial Hospital in Winona. 
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday, February 2, 1998, at 11 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at St. Rose of Lima Church with a Christian Prayer Service being held at 4 p.m. and the Rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Friends may also call one hour prior to service at church on Monday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be directed to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church or Donor's choice. Hoff Funeral Homes-Lewiston Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. 

Alfred Nelson 
VIROQUA, Wis. - Alfred Nelson, 91, of Viroqua, passed away on Friday, January 30, 1998, at the Bethel Home in Viroqua. 
Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 2, at 11 a.m. at the Kickapoo United Lutheran Church in Folsom. Burial will be in the North Kickapoo Cemetery. Friends may call at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 8 p.m. and on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of services. 

Ruth E. Colsch 
FERRYVILLE, Wis. - Ruth E. Colsch, 73, of rural Ferryville, died Thursday, January 29, 1998, at her home. As were her wishes, cremation will be followed by private family memorial services at their home. 

Clara A. Alt 
Clara A. Alt, age 96, of La Crosse died on Thursday, January 29, 1998. She was born in Spring Green, Wisconsin on May 22, 1901, to John and Catherine Pletzer. She married Albert Alt and he preceded her in death on April 21, 1959. 
She is survived by a daughter, Lorraine (Harold) Fairbanks of La Crosse; a son, Donald A. Alt of San Francisco; a sister, Hilda Pulvermacher of Lonerock, Wis.; a brother, Raymond of Spring Green, Wis.; eight grandchildren, Tom and Margaret McNaulty of Black River Falls, Rich and Judy Degenhart of La Crosse, Dennis and Sharon Suntken of La Crosse, Ken and Linda Fairbanks of La Crosse, Gary and Barb Topel of Texas, Doug Fairbanks of Texas, Dennis and Sue King of La Crescent and Tom and Mary Lou Miller of California; 15 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three daughters, a sister and four brothers. Private funeral services will be held on Monday, February 2, at 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church. The Reverend Mancin Mankowski will officiate and burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery. Clara will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. The Dickinson Family Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. 

Julian Hesby 
MABEL, Minn. - Julian Hesby, age 87, of Mabel, Minnesota died Thursday, January 29, 1998, at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, February 2, 1998, at the Scheie Lutheran Church in rural Mabel. Burial will be in the Scheie North Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, February 1, from 4-8 p.m. at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel and one hour prior to services at the church. 

Nellie Caroline Harlos 
LA CRESCENT, Minn. - Nellie Caroline Harlos, 89, a resident of the La Crescent Health Care Center, died on Friday, January 30, 1998, at the care center. She was born on June 24, 1908, in Iron River, Wis. to Wenzel and Gloria (Marco) Silha. She married Irvin F. Harlos on October 27, 1926, in La Crescent. Nellie had worked at the La Crosse Garment Factory, the Autolite and the La Crescent Elementary School. Nellie was an avid doll lover and had owned a doll clothing and repair shop in La Crescent and was known as the ``Doll Lady.'' She was a member of Southridge United Methodist Church and La Crescent United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 71 in La Crescent. 
Nellie is survived by two daughters, Carol (Robert) Ready of La Crescent and Deborah (John) Dewey of Houston, Minn.; two sons, LeRoy Harlos of Tuscon, Ariz. and Everett (Joann) Harlos of La Crescent; ten grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin in 1975, her parents, four sisters, three brothers, three granddaughters and one grandson. 
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 3, 1998, at 2 p.m. at the La Crescent United Methodist Church. The Rev. Mark B. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery, South Ridge. Friends may call at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crescent on Monday from 6-8 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 La Crescent United Methodist Church Building Fund. 

Russell John 
BLACK RIVER FALLS/DELLS DAM, Wis. - Russell John age 76, of Winnebago, Neb. and formerly of the Dells Dam area of Clark County, died Friday, January 30, 1998, in the Winnebago Hospital, Winnebago, Neb. 
Funeral services will be Monday, February 2, 1998, at 1 p.m. from the Willa RedCloud residence and burial will be in the Dells Dam Cemetery, both at Dells Dam. 
Friends may call at the Willa RedCloud residence on Monday from 9 a.m. until services. The Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls, is serving the family. 

Dale E. Bakken 
TOMAH, Wis. - Dale E. Bakken, age 59, of Tomah died Friday, January 30, 1998, at the Tomah Care Center. 
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 3, 1998, 10 a.m. at the Light House Assembly of God Church in Tomah. Burial will follow in the Wyeville Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at the White Funeral Home in Tomah. Friends may also call from 9 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday in the church. The White Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. 

Lucile Mae Duncan 
OAKDALE, Wis. - Lucile Mae Duncan, age 86, of Oakdale, died Friday, January 30, 1998, at home. 
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 4, 1998, 11 a.m. at the Bethel Baptist Church, near Camp Douglas. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the White Funeral Home in Tomah. Friends may also call from 10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the church. 

John W. Brueggman 
SPARTA, Wis. - John W. Brueggeman, 81, of Sparta, died early Saturday morning, January 31, at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital, La Crosse. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Page-Smith Funeral Home, Sparta. 

Alberta E. (Kirchner) Hill 
GALESVILLE, Wis. - Alberta E. (Kirchner) Hill, 99, died Friday, January 30, 1998, at Marinuka Manor Nursing Home, Galesville. 
She was born March 12, 1898, in Fountain City, Wis. to Edward and Augusta Kirchner. She graduated from Milwaukee-Downer College in 1920 and married Leslie A. Hill Dec. 9, 1924. He died Aug. 10, 1964. They lived in St. Louis Park, Minn. until 1945, when they moved to Silver Spring, Md. They retired to Edina, Minn. in 1963. Alberta moved to Eden House Apartments in Galesville in 1986. Alberta authored a book, ``Out With The Fleet,'' and several articles describing her life from age six weeks to 19 years when every summer was spent on quarter boat on the Mississippi River with the Kirchner Construction Co. fleet. These manuscripts are on file with the Minnesota Historical Society. 
She was a longtime member and past president of Wm. Peck American Legion Auxiliary in Minneapolis. At the time of her death, she was a member of Edina Morningside Church in Edina, Minn., the Minnesota Historical Society and the Galesville Chapter of the American Legion Auxiliary. 
She is survived by a daughter, Alice Hill of Chicago, Ill.; a son, Leslie (Sue) of Galesville; ten grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Her son, Robert died in 1996. 
Funeral services will be Feb. 5, 1998, Thursday, at noon in Lakewood Cemetery Chapel, Minneapolis with Rev. Joseph Clay officiating. Burial will follow in Lakewood Cemetery. Friends may call at the cemetery chapel from 11:30 a.m. until services Thursday. Smith Mortuary, Galesville assisted the family. 

Eilene Davidson 
LYNXVILLE, Wis. - Eilene Davidson, 74, of Lynxville, Wis. died Saturday, January 31, 1998, at St. Francis Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, February 2, 1998, at the Thornburg-Hanson Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien, Wis. with burial at Dickson Ridge Cemetery, Lynxville, Wis. Friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Eugene `Buddy' H. Dickman 
SPARTA, Wis. - Eugene ``Buddy'' H. Dickman, 63, of 911 St. Anne Street, Sparta, died Saturday, January 31, 1998, in his home. 
He is survived by his wife, Mavis of Sparta; his mother, Ann Dickman of Cashton; a brother, Paul (Bernice) Dickman of Cashton; a sister, Dianne (Clayton) Schmitz of Rt. 5, Sparta; nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Henry on April 14, 1995, and a sister, Alyce Wolfe on June of 1978. 
Funeral services will be Friday, February 6, 1998, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Sparta, with Father Mark Walljasper officiating. Entombment will be in the Catholic Cemetery, La Crosse. 
Friends may call at the Lanham-Kann Funeral Home, Sparta on Thursday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. There will be a prayer service at 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Clarence A. Waltemath 
WYEVILLE, Wis. - Clarence A. Waltemath, 80, of Wyeville died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Tomah Memorial Hospital. He was born April 21, 1917, to William and Mary (Bushing) Waltemath in Juneau County, Wis. In 1941, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth ``Betty'' Mucha, she preceded him in death in 1943. He was united in marriage August 14, 1950, to Annette ``Ann'' Viscovi Tonsi at Hurley, Wis. They lived in Monticello for 44 years until they moved to Wyeville in 1995. He worked as a mechanic at Karlens Ford Garage in Monticello, Wis. for 30 years. During the 1940's, he worked for Potters Cranberry Marshes in Camp Douglas and helped establish the marshes at Manitowish Waters. 
He is survived by a daughter, Gladys (Paul) Johnson of Edgerton, Wis.; a step-son, Reno ``Skip'' (Connie) Tonsi of Mentor, Oh.; 11 grandchildren, Christina (Carlos) Vargas, Annette (Dr. Mahmood) Hai, Daniel (Gilda) Tonsi, Gina Clemente, Mary (Dan) Hannan, Tony Johnson, Tom (Diane) Johnson, Randy Johnson, Laura (Nelson) de Sa e Silva, Michael and Richard Lewis; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold Waltemath of Wyeville; three sisters, Martha Jensen, Gertrude Crawford and Goldie (Robert) Hanson, all of Camp Douglas; three sisters-in-law, Mary Finco of Edgerton, Jennie Waltemath of Wyeville, Blanche Waltemath of Necedah, many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. 
In addition to his first wife he was preceded in death by his second wife Ann, his parents, two brothers, William and Frederick. 
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 2, 1998, 1 p.m. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah. Reverend Maxine D. Gray will officiate. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Town of Cutler. 
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Sunday from 4 until 6 p.m. and on Monday from noon until time of the services. 

Eunice Elaine Stoltz 
TOMAH, Wis. - Eunice Elaine Stoltz, 83, of Tomah died Friday, January 30, 1998, at the Tomah Health Care Center. She was born December 27, 1914, to Otto and Amelia (Erdmann) Stoltz in Tomah. She attended St. Paul Lutheran School for eight years. She was confirmed August 15, 1928, at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church. In 1932, she graduated from the Tomah Senior High School. She worked for AAL in Appleton, Wis. for three and one-half years. She also worked for the Wisconsin Gas Co. Later she worked for the Air Force School (the present V.A. Hospital) and the Army National Guard at Camp Williams. She was a lifelong and faithful member of St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church. 
She is survived by one brother, Clarence (Vivian) of Athens, Ga.; a sister-in-law, Phila Stoltz of Tomah; ten nieces and nephews, Annette (Alan) Smalley of Knoxville, Tenn., Pamela Lester of Athens, Ga., Harold ``Budd'' Watton of Rockford, Ill., Robert (Carol) Stoltz of New Ulm, Minn., Richard (Shirley) Stotlz of Edina, Minn., Karen (William) Hansing of Camarillo, Calif., Wayne (Joan) Stoltz of Phoenix, Ariz., Loren (Margot) Stoltz of Edina, Minn., Carol Sheppard of Mendota Heights, Minn., Jean (Michael) Suzuki of Marshall, Minn., cousins and other relatives and friends. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Watton, two brothers, Elden and Otto. 
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998, 11 a.m. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, 525 Superior Ave., Tomah. Rev. Richard A. Waldschmidt will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, Feb. 2, 1998, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau St., Tomah and at the church on 10 a.m. until time of the service. Family requests memorials to be given to St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in her memory. 

Ralph T. Stone, Jr. 
Ralph T. Stone, Jr., 49, of La Crosse, died at St. Joseph Nursing Home, Saturday, January 31, 1998, as the result of complications from diabetes. He was born May 25, 1948, in La Crosse, to Ralph and Alpha (Matl) Stone, Sr. 
He is survived by his mother, Alpha Stone of La Crosse and a brother, Ronald (Carolyn) Stone of La Crosse. He was preceded in death by his father. 
The Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. The Reverend Joseph Rafacz will officiate. Burial will be in Gates of Heaven Cemetery. Friends may call at the Sletten-McKee-Hanson Funeral Home, 605 West Avenue South, on Monday from 5-8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the service. 

Rose M. Boyle 
Rose M. Boyle, 99, of La Crosse, died at the Hillview Health Care Center on Saturday, January 31, 1998. She was born August 31, 1898, in La Crosse. She married Eustace Boyle in 1927, and he preceded her in death in 1956. She had been employed as a nurses aid at the Hillview Home. 
She is survived by two daughters, Rose (George) Sladky of Georgetown, Tex. and Katherine (Jim) Johnson of La Crosse; by a son, E.J. (Elizabeth) Boyle of Shoreview, Minn.; by a sister, Irene McMahan of La Crosse; by eleven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael, four sisters, a brother and a grandchild. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the chapel of the Hillview Health Care Center. The Reverend will officiate. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the service. The Dickinson Family Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements. 

Hubert I. Kokott 
ARCADIA, Wis. - Hubert I. Kokott, 85, died at his home Friday, January 30, 1998. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, February 3, 1998 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, rural Arcadia. Spring burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call on Monday at the Killian Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m., where there will be a 7:30 p.m. Rosary and also Tuesday, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the church.

LaVerne E. Sjuggerud
HOLMEN, Wis. 
LaVerne E. Sjuggerud, 64, of Holmen, died Saturday, January 31, 1998 in his home. He was born in La Crosse on June 7, 1933 to Ernest and Lenora (Evenson) Sjuggerud. He married Jean Carpenter on October 29, 1977 in Holmen. She preceded him in death on October 4, 1997. 
LaVerne is survived by two daughters, Jane (Randall) Thompson of Galesville; Kimberly Sjuggerud of Onalaska; two sons, Randy Sjuggerud of West Salem, and Ryan Sjuggerud of Holmen; three stepdaughters, Linda (Gerald) Sobotta of Holmen, Peggy Snodgrass of Mindoro, and Heidi (Randy) Lockington of Mindoro; three stepsons, Terry Davidson Jr. of Holmen, Randal (Stephanie) Davidson of Holmen, and Shawn Davidson Sr. of Onalaska; four sisters, Shirley (Jan) Olson of Phoenix, Ariz., Ann (Ken) Thompson of Onalaska, Mary (Doug) Dale of Onalaska, Sharon (Scott) Janes of Holmen; one brother, Floyd (Patsy) Sjuggerud of Kenosha, Wis.; 32 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter, many nieces and nephews, and Simon the cat. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two stepdaughters, Lori Howe and Teresa Davidson, and one sister, Jacqueline McCurdy. 
Funeral services will be Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 1 p.m. at Holmen Lutheran Church. The Reverend Charles Evavold will officiate. Burial will be at Long Coulee Cemetery. Friends may call at the Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 515 McHugh Road, Holmen, on Wednesday, February 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Thursday from noon until the service. 

Ruby Larson Fradette
READSTOWN, Wis. 
Ruby Larson Fradette, 53, of Readstown, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998 at her home. 
She was born in Viroqua to Ludvig and Anna (Jacobson) Nelson. She married Roger Nelson on June 29, 1963. He passed away on Feb. 26, 1988. She married Dan Fradette on Aug. 19. 1990. 
She was baptized and confirmed at the Kickapoo United Lutheran Church at Folsom. She lived in the Readstown and Soldiers Grove areas all her life. She was very active in Peace Lutheran Church in Readstown, and was a Sunday School teacher. She was also very active in the Readstown/Town of Kickapoo Advancement Association. Her hobbies included music, gardening, and art and crafts. She worked throughout the community all her life. 
In addition to her first husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one infant brother, Lawrence; and one sister, Doris Nelson. 
She is survived by her husband, Dan, of Readstown; two sons, Rick of La Crosse, and Chad of Readstown; one stepson, Dan Fradette of DeSoto; two daughters, Shari (Bob) Von Ruden of Westby, and Lisa Larson of Readstown; two stepdaughters, Darci (Anthony) Pedretti of Genoa, and Jodi (Thomas) Garibaldi of Onalaska; four grandchildren (with one expected); six stepgrandchildren (with one expected); two brothers, Marvin (Jean) Nelson of Viroqua, and Arnold Nelson of Viroqua; and three sisters, Margaret Simonson of Viroqua, Lucille (Daniel) Jacobson of Viroqua, and Aleda (LaVern) Sherry of Soldiers Grove. 
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1998 at 1 p.m. in Peace Lutheran Church in Readstown. Pastor Aimee Quirin Wollman will officiate, and burial will be in the Readstown Cemetery. Friends may call at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m., and on Wednesday at the church from noon until time of services. 

Michael John Subjek 
Michael John Subjek, 55, of La Crosse, died Sunday, February 1, 1998 at the Franciscan Skemp Medical Center after a 2 1/2 year battle with melanoma cancer. He was born in La Crosse on November 17, 1942 to Edward and Dorothy (Rybold) Subjek. He had attended Holy Trinity Catholic Grade School and graduated from La Crosse Central High School in 1961. He married Kathleen Kantarik of Superior, Wis. on April 24, 1965 in Superior. Mike had worked for 30 years as a journeyman plumber with the Plumbers and Fitters Union Local #434 in La Crosse. He had worked for the past 15 years as a plumber at the G. Heilman Brewing Co. Mike was a longtime member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. 
He is survived by his wife Kathy, two daughters, Julie (Jeff) Richgels of La Crosse and Rebecca Subjek at home, one son Michael E. Subjek of La Crosse, a granddaughter Danielle Richgels and one brother, John (Kathy) Subjek of Holmen, Wis. He was preceded in death by his parents. 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. The Rev. Lawrence B. Berger will officiate. Entombment will be in the Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crosse on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and again at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. A Prayer Service will be held Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Mayo Clinic Melanoma Cancer Research Program or the Holy Trinity Catholic Grade School. 

Roman Konkel 
ARCADIA, Wis. Roman Konkel, 84, of Arcadia, Wis., died Saturday, January 31, 1998 at the Grandview Care Center in Blair, Wis. 
He was born August 9, 1913 in the Township of Glencoe, Buffalo County, Wis. to Anton and Julia (Galewski) Konkel. On May 5, 1948 he married Anna Lisowski at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Waumandee, Wis. 
Roman was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. In addition to farming, he had worked in Arcadia for the A.G. Cooperative as a truck driver. 
He is survived by his wife, Anna Konkel, Arcadia, Wis; one daughter, Julie (Michael) Klimek, Holmen, Wis.; five sons, Peter (Kathy) Konkel, and Tony (Mary Ann) Konkel, all of Independence, Wis.; Bob (Diane) Konkel, Frank (Carrie) Konkel, and Joe Konkel, all of Arcadia, Wis.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
Roman was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Joseph and Edward Konkel; one sister in infancy, one sister, Adeline Giemza; and one grandchild, Corrine Konkel. 
Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Arcadia, with Rev. Raymond Pedretti officiating. Spring burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Arcadia. 
Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Wozney Funeral Home, Arcadia, where there will be a 7 p.m. Rosary. Friends may also call from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 
Grandchildren serving as casketbearers will be: Jim Konkel, Steve Konkel, Barb Konkel Schank, Lisa Konkel, Greg Konkel, and Brian Konkel. 

John W. Brueggeman
SPARTA, Wis. John W. Brueggeman, 81, of Sparta, died early Saturday morning, Jan. 31, 1998 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital, La Crosse. 
He was born on St. Mary's Ridge, Monroe County, Wis. on November 28, 1916, the son of William and Susan (Stolkes) Brueggeman. He married Lorraine Antony on April 27, 1940 in Sparta. He farmed on the family farm until 1934 and then in Lyons Valley for three years. He also farmed in Big Creek for 1 1/2 years. He hauled milk for Bob Christopherson for two years, and drove truck for La Crosse County for 5 1/2 years and drove for Overgaard Construction for 17 1/2 years. He retired in 1972. 
On August 8, 1981 he was united in marriage to Belinde Severson Bowen. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Sparta. He was preceded in death by his wife, Belinde on February 22, 1995; three sisters, Elizabeth Dwyer, Gertrude Cox, and Marie Peters; four brothers, Herman, Henry, Sylvester, and Frank Brueggeman. 
He is survived by his first wife, Lorraine, Rockland, Wis.; five daughters, Theresa (Robert) Olson, Rockland, Wis.; Karen Garves, Vancouver, Wash.; Sue Asleson, La Crosse; Rita Larkin, Vegas, N.M.; Marilyn (Jerome) Schultz, Adams, Wis.; two sons, John (Simba) Brueggeman, Jr., Rockland, Wis.; Joseph Paul Brueggeman, Norwalk; two stepdaughters, Mary (LaVerne) Schmidt, Muscoda, Wis.; Nora (Willie) Rueckheim, Bangor, Wis.; one stepson, Robert Bowen, Sparta; 13 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, 14 stepgrandchildren, seven stepgreat-grandchildren, two sisters, Dorothy Peck, Sparta and Veronica (Donald) Schanhofer, Sparta. 
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Sparta, with Rev. Robert Hegenbarth officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Page-Smith Funeral Home, Sparta on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8 to 9:45 a.m. 

Lorraine E. Voshart
BROWNSVILLE, Minn. Lorraine E. Voshart, 73, of Brownsville, Minn., died February 1, 1998 in Franciscan Skemp Healthcare Center, La Crosse. She was born in Brownsville, Minn. on November 13, 1924 to John and Pearl (Geiwitz) Sauer. She married Earl Voshart on September 17, 1945. Lorraine was an active member of the VFW Auxiliary, Brownsville Senior Citizens and a member of Zion Evangelical Church, all of Brownsville, Minn. 
She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie (Mike) Ritter of Colorado Springs, Col. and Pam Voshart (Dennis Kruse) of Brownsville, Minn., two sons, Rodney Voshart of La Crescent, Minn. and Rick Voshart of Brownsville, Minn., seven grandchildren, Dan, Kris, and Angie Ritter, Connie and Shawn Colsch and Tim and John Voshart, one great-grandchild, Kyle Colsch. She is further survived by one sister-in-law, Bernadine Hartwig of Montello, Wis. and one brother-in-law, Eldon (Alberta) Voshart of Columbus, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl on February 7, 1992, parents, and one brother, Dell. 
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at the Zion Evangelical Church in Brownsville, Minn. Pastor Philip C. Williams will officiate with burial in Veterans Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Church and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. The Blaschke Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. 

Ann L. Leuze
LA CRESCENT, Minn. Ann L. Leuze, 86, of La Crescent, died Sunday, February 1, 1998, at the home of her daughter. 
Funeral arrangements, tentative for Tuesday, February 3, will be announced by the Dickinson Family Funeral Home. 

Leonard H. Crawford
TOMAH, Wis. Leonard H. Crawford, 88, of Tomah, died Saturday, January 31, 1998 at the Tomah Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at 2 p.m. in the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tomah. Pastor Richard Waldschmidt will officiate. Burial will follow in the Warrens Mills Cemetery. The White Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. 

Francis `Frank' Goggin
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. Francis `Frank' Goggin, 68, died Saturday, January 31, 1998 in United Hospital, St. Paul, Minn. 
He is survived by five children; Patrick (Rosie) Goggin, Le Seuer, Minn., Kathleen (Arland) Peterson, Holmen, Wis., Mark (Rosemary) Goggin, Farmington, Minn., Colleen Goggin, Bloomington, Minn., Mary (Tad) Lundberg, Savage, Minn., and six grandchildren. 
Services will be held in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998. Visitation from 4 to 9 p.m., today at White Funeral Home, Lakeville, Minn. 


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