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John Robert ``Bozo'' Eastman
John Robert `Bozo' Eastman
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. - John Robert ``Bozo'' Eastman, 48, of Prairie du Chien died suddenly Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at Memorial Hospital in Prairie du Chien of an apparent heart attack.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday in St. Gabriel's Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery, both in Prairie du Chien.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today in the Thornburg-Hanson Funeral Home, Prairie du Chien.[ql]

Larry Keane
WAUKON, Iowa - Larry Keane, 83, of Waukon and formerly of Harpers Ferry, Iowa, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1998, at the Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon. He was born Sept. 29, 1914.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today in St. Ann's-St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Paint Rock, rural Harpers Ferry.
Friends may call one hour prior to services today in the church.
The Hanson Funeral Home of Waukon is in charge of arrangements.

Cecila T. Eustice
Cecelia T. Eustice, age 87, of La Crosse died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at Franciscan Skemp Medical Center, La Crosse.
She was born Jan. 8, 1911, in Clark County, Wis., To John and Mary (Benesh) Babler. She married Frank R. Eustice in La Crosse on Dec. 2, 1939, Cecelia graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1932. She worked as a social worker in Madison for several years. After moving to La Crosse, she became very active in volunteer work throughout the area. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was the best grandma in the whole world.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mary T. (Dennis) Kibler of Waterloo, Wis., and Ann C. (Harley) Wenzel of Allentown, Wis.; by a son, Francis J. (Mary) Eustice of Sun Prairie, Wis.; by 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Three brothers preceded her in death.
A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, Aug. 21, at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. The Reverend Lawrence Berger will officiate.
Dickinson Family Funeral Home of La Crosse is assisting the family with arrangements.

Muriel C. Foss
HOUSTON, Minn. - Muriel Foss, 82, Houston, Minn., died Aug. 19, 1998, in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse.
She was boirn Oct. 17, 1915, the youngest child of John and Serene Marie (Johnson) Foss.
She taught physical education at South St. Paul High School for 22 years prior to her retirement in 1976. Besides her teaching, Muriel coached many young people in a variety of sports. She was a natural athlete, an accomplished musician, a competitive golfer, an avid bridge partner of the ``Nice Ladies'' Club - but most of all - a loved ``adopted'' mother, grandmother, aunt and wonderful friend. She is a member of Cross of Christ Lutheran Church in Houston.
Muriel is survived by family and friends including her older sister, Charlotte Feuerstein, Madison, Wis.; sister-in-law, Lylas Foss, New Braunfels, Texas; nieces, Mary (John) Laub, Madison, and Cynthia (Bobby) Gass, San Antonio, Texas; nephews, Jim Feuerstein, San Antonio, Texas, and Charles (Betty) Cordes and family, Winona, Minn.; and two grand nephews. She is further survived by her special friends, Christine (Steve) Rischene and family, Craig (Debbie) Kellstrom and family, Charles (Jennifer) Kellstrom, Roxanne Flatten and Nikki, and Dorothy Mueller, all of Houston.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister and brother-in-law, Grace and Mel Cordes; her brother, Anton ``Tony'' Foss; her best friend, Betty Kellstrom; and her terrier companion, ``Dogee.''
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Houston.
Friends may call Friday, Aug. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hoff Funeral Home, Houston Chapel, Hwy. 16 E. Cedar.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cross of Christ Lutheran Church or the South St. Paul Education Foundation, 104 Fifth Avenue S., So. St. Paul, Minn., 55075.

Delbert ``Flash'' A. Nelson
ONALASKA, Wis. - Delbert ``Flash'' A. Nelson, 70, died at the Franciscan Skemp Medical Center on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998.
He was born at the Lutheran Hospital, in La Crosse, on Sept. 2, 1927, to Newell and Agnes (Bersing) Nelson. He married Gloria (Gee) on June 9, 1951, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in West Salem.
Delbert was in the Air Force from 1945 until 1947. He was employed by the Borden Company and the State of Wisconsin. Delbert, his wife and children had owned and operated Nelson's A and W in Hixton, Wis., for a number of years. He liked to play cards, especially cribbage.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria; a son, Greg (Addy) Nelson of Onalaska; two daughters, Valerie Nelson of Hampton, Va., and Vicky Struznik of Butte, Mont.; four grandchildren, Brooke and Noah Nelson, Eddie and Steven Struznik; two brothers, Newell J. (Linda) Nelson, Jr., and Paul (Hope) Nelson, both of West Bend, Wis.; one aunt, Mabel Ellison of California; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a twin brother, his parents and grandparents.
Funeral services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 401 Main St., Onalaska. The Dr. Reverend Dennis Johnson will officiate and burial will be in the Onalaska Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 7 until 9 p.m. and on Friday from noon until the services.

Emma M. Kohlwey
ONALASKA, Wis. - Emma M. Kohlwey, 96, of Onalaska, died on Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, at St. Francis Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements tentatively set for Monday will be announced by the Dickinson Family Funeral Home of Onalaska.

Leo W. Craig
MINDORO, Wis. - Leo W. Craig, 84, Mindoro, died in his home on Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998. Services announced later by Fossum Funeral Home, Bangor.

Agnes Lakey
WARSAW, Ind. - Agnes Lakey, 86, of 211 N. Park Ave., Warsaw, Ind., died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, in Miller's Merry Manor, Warsaw, Ind. She was born Jan. 6, 1912, in Blair, Wis. to Elert Nelson and Josephine Quaminne. She has resided in Warsaw, Ind. since 1951. Agnes married Lyle Lakey Oct. 13, 1940, in Blair, Wis. She was a homemaker and member at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Warsaw, Ind. and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband, Lyle Lakey of Warsaw, Ind.; daughter, Lillian Tschantz, Warsaw, Ind.; son, Lyle W. Lakey, Jr. of Warsaw, Ind.; three sisters, Bertha Pearson of Deerpark, Wash., Ruth Stillie of Goshen, Ind. and Anna Arneson of Ettrick, Wis.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Ind. Pastor Gerald Yoder will officiate. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Ind. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral chapel. Memorials preferred to Alzheimer's Support Group of Warsaw or Church of God Youth Group.

Josephine `Jo' Gunhilda Arnetveit
VIROQUA, Wis. - Josephine ``Jo'' Gunhilda Arnetveit, 95, died on Wednesday evening, Aug. 19, 1998, at the Bethel Nursing Home in Viroqua, where she had been a resident since June 1994. She was born in Soldiers Grove in Crawford County on July 15, 1903, to Peter and Lizzie (Hanson) Dregne. She was the second oldest of ten children. She was baptized and confirmed at the Franklin Lutheran Church and on Aug. 11, 1928, she married Isaac ``Ike'' Arnetveit. They lived in Viroqua most of their married life and he died on Jan. 3, 1994.
She was a devoted member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and until recent years was very active in her circle and ELCW. She also was an active member of the Rebeccas, Women's Relief Corps, Homemakers, Bethel Home Auxiliary, Senior Citizens and a charter member of the Sons of Norway.
She is survived by three sons, Kenneth (Donna) of Viroqua, Donald of Middleton, Stanley (Kathleen) of Green Lake; five grandchildren, Terri (Tim) Ebert, Brian, Kristin and Erick Arnetveit, Teresa (Rob) Rohloff and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by one sister, Louise (Marcellus) Sherry; two brothers, Alvin (Helen) Dregne, Irvin Dregne; and three sisters-in-law, Della Dregne, Helen Dregne and Lorraine Dregne, all of Viroqua. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Norine Tollefson and Helen Wee and four brothers, Clarence, Alfred, Raymond and Lloyd Dregne.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Viroqua with Rev. Dr. Steven Fossum officiating. Burial will be in the Viroqua Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Sunday after 12:30 p.m. The Thorson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family.

Herbert H. Giraud
SPARTA, Wis. - Herbert H. Giraud, 84, of 12850 County Trunk B, Sparta, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, at Rolling Hills Rehabilitation Center, Sparta.
He is survived by his wife, Olive of Sparta; a son, Sherwin (Anita) Giraud of Sparta; three grandchildren, Lisa (Todd) Gordon of Onalaska, Debra (Dale) Brandt of Cataract, Randy (Kim) Giraud of Sparta; seven great-grandchildren, Ashlee and Dustin Gordon, Jordan and Jacob Brandt, Nicholas, Schanelle and Randall Giraud; two sisters, Mrs. Helen (Otto) Synner and Mrs. Louise Vieregge, both of Sparta.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Lanham-Kann Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend David Carlson officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Sparta.
Friends may call at the Lanham-Kann Funeral Home after 5 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.

Veronica M. Shulka
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. - Veronica M. Shulka, 68, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be today at 2 p.m. at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, with burial in the Calvary Cemetery, both in Prairie du Chien, Wis. Friends may call at the church at the time of services. The Garrity Funeral Home of Prairie du Chien, Wis., is assisting the family.

Milton Hanson
WAUKON, Iowa - Milton Hanson, 96, of Waukon, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, at Waukon Good Samaritan Center after a lingering illness. He was born Feb. 17, 1902. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Hanson's Funeral Home, Waukon, Iowa. Burial in Oakland Cemetery, Waukon, Iowa. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home.

William `Billy' Dick
GALESVILLE, Wis. - William ``Billy'' Dick, 26, of Galesville, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998, in his home.
He was born Aug. 15, 1972, to William and Marilyn (Johnson) Dick in La Crosse, Wis. He attended area schools.
On June 18, 1994, Billy married Tammy (Erbe) in Onalaska, Wis. They both moved back to Galesville.
Billy was employed by Ashley Industries as a Quality Control Supervisor in the Upholstery Department.
Billy is survived by his wife; one daughter, Kayla Marie of Galesville; his parents, William (Marilyn) of Galesville; one sister, Lori (Jerry) Kramer of Galesville; one brother, Todd (Cindy) of Indianapolis, Ind.; paternal grandmother, Mildred Dick of Ettrick; a nephew, Donavon; and two nieces, Corrin and Mackenzie.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents; paternal grandfather; and an aunt.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998, at Zion Lutheran Church in Galesville. Revs. Arnold Flater and Dr. R. Steven Krueger will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Bridget's Cemetery in Ettrick, Wis.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Smith Mortuary in Galesville and from 9 a.m. until services at the church on Saturday.

Bernadette ``Bernie'' Stellick
Bernadette ``Bernie'' Stellick, 79, of La Crosse, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. She was born April 30, 1919, in Auburn Township, Chippewa County, Wis. to Joseph and Mary (Knetz) Bleskacck. Bernie graduated from St. Francis School of Nursing in La Crosse as a Registered Nurse. On Sept. 11, 1944, she married Donald F. Stellick at Fort McCoy, Wis. He preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1966. Bernie worked at St. Francis Hospital and then for many years at Lutheran Hospital as a Registered Nurse retiring in 1984. Bernie was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and was a loving mother and grandmother, she will be deeply missed by her family and those who knew her.
She is survived by two daughters, Jean Stellick of Milwaukee, Wis. and Barb (Rod) Newhouse of La Crescent, Minn.; three sons, Richard (Mary) Stellick of Hilbert, Wis., Jerry (Starla) Stellick of Mindoro, Wis. and Steven Stellick of La Crosse; four grandchildren, Sara, Susan, Jeff and Ryan Stellick; two sisters, Janet (Patrick) Brick of Chippewa Falls, Wis. and Ellie (Chuck) Novak of Fond du Lac, Wis.; one brother, Sylvan (Elsie) Bleskacek of Bloomer, Wis.; along with many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Rev. Lawrence B. Berger officiating. Burial will follow in Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crosse on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Monday from 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. A Christian Prayer Service will be held on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
From Mom, To Everyone: ``Bless Your Heart.''

Gertrude (Gertie) Piepmeyer
GENOA, Wis. - Gertrude (Gertie) Piepmeyer, 79, of rural Genoa, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. She was born Sept. 5, 1918, in Comprachtschutz, Germany to Josef and Marie (Schemainda) Bromma. Gertie came to the U.S. in 1952, and married Eugene D. Piepmeyer Aug. 8, 1953, in Racine, Wis. She and Gene owned and operated Gene and Gertie's Resort located south of Genoa on Hwy. 35 for 28 years.
She is survived by her husband, Eugene, former postmaster of Genoa; nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Lavern Chernovski of Racine, Arlene (Bob) Akerlund of Ontonagon, Mich., Judy (Robert) Berger of Beaver Creek, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Anna; brothers, Joseph and Celsus.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998, at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stoddard. The Rev. Russell Kloehn will officiate and burial will be in the new church cemetery. Family and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Memorials may be given to St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Woodruff Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Lorraine A. Anderson
BLAIR, Wis./ETTRICK, Wis. - Lorraine A. Anderson, 78, of Blair, Wis., died on Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, in the Tri-County Memorial Nursing Home in Whitehall, Wis.
Lorraine was born on Dec. 12, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Julius and Beatrice (Wright) Herried. She attended the Franklin Elementary School. Lorraine married Roy Edwin Anderson on Oct. 11, 1938, in Iowa. He preceded her in death in April of 1972.
Mrs. Anderson is survived by four sons, Jerry (Rosemary), Calvin (Janice) and Darrell (Rita) Anderson, all of Franklin, Wis. and Randy (Mari) Anderson of North Bend, Wis.; a daughter, Judy (Wallace) Crivitz of rural Hegg, Wis.; three brothers, Ardell (Gloria) Herried of Whitehall, Wis., Leonard Herried of Ettrick, Wis. and Larry (Kaye) Herried of New London, Wis.; three sisters, Delores Brenengen of Ettrick, Wis., Leatrice Olson of Rib Lake, Wis. and Ruby Olson of Taylor, Wis.; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Lorraine was preceded in death by three brothers; her twin Lawrence and Vernon and Clayton.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, at 1:30 p.m. in the South Beaver Creek Lutheran Church with burial in the church cemetery, both in rural Ettrick, Wis. Rev. John Ashland will officiate.
Visitation will be Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998, 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 Monday.

Alfred D. `Babe' Harnish, Jr.
Alfred D. ``Babe'' Harnish, Jr., 74, of La Crosse, died at his home on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998. He was born on Sept. 15, 1923, in La Crosse to Alfred and Ragna (Johnson) Harnish. Babe was a World War II Army Veteran having served with the 106th Infantry Division. He was a member of the National Members of Prisoners of War, a member of Gittens-Leidel American Legion Post 595 of La Crescent, Minn. for 54 years and served as head of the Post 595 Color Guard until the time of his illness. He worked for Allis Chalmers of La Crosse for many years and was a past financial officer of the United Auto Workers Union Local 401. Babe later worked for Continental Can Co. of La Crosse. He retired in 1987. Babe continued to be very active in the labor movement. He was a member of the International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 1115, La Crosse and was past Chairman of their Negotiating Committee. At the time of his death he was serving as President of Local Lodge 1115 as well as President of District Lodge 66 of the I.A.M. Babe was Vice-President of the Board for the La Crosse Union Herald and he was an Executive Board member of the La Crosse A.F. of L.-C.I.O. Council. He also served as a member of the Mayor's Council For The Working Poor Committee and was a member of the Wisconsin Senior Citizens Council. Babe was a past Labor Day Parade Marshall and served as the Labor Representative of the La Crosse United Way.
Babe is survived by his partner in life, Mary Vauk; two daughters, Cynthia Harnish of Oshkosh, Wis. and Beth Harnish of La Crosse; two sons, Thomas and his wife, Sherry Holt of La Crosse and John and his wife, Kim of Coon Valley, Wis.; seven grandchildren, Robby Harnish, Carlie and Jared Harnish, Shaena and Zachary Friedman and Chaun and Jake Hoff; special friends, Ron and Carla Vauk and their children, Sarah and Kari of Spicer, Minn.; his former wife, Lorraine Harnish of La Crosse; a sister, Gloria (Roland ``Babe'') Rieber of La Crosse; a brother, James (Dorothy) Harnisch of Onalaska, Wis.; a sister-in-law, Reca Harnish of Marshalltown, Iowa and his pet dog, Jo-Jo. He was preceded in death by a sister, Farold Norton and a brother, Vernon Harnish.
Babe is remembered for his wonderful stories, his laughter, his smile and his genuine compassion for people.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998, at Trinity Lutheran Church in La Crosse. The Rev. Ted A. Dewald will officiate. Burial with Military Honors conducted by American Legion Post 595, will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crosse on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests, memorials be directed to the Gundersen Lutheran Hospice Program or to the American Cancer Society.

Ethel Pierce
WHITTIER, Calif. - Ethel Pierce, 90, of Whittier, Calif., died Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, at the Specialty Hospital in La Mirada, Calif. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the White Funeral Home, Tomah. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery, Tomah. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday night at the funeral home. Friends may also call from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday in the funeral home.

Russell D. Flick
De Soto, Wis. - Russesll D. Flick, 61, of R.1 De Soto, died Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, in his home. He was born Nov. 24, 1936, in De Soto to Vernon and Margaret (Parisius) Flick. He graduated from De Soto High School and then served in the Army for four years. On June 16, 1962, he was united in marriage to Bonnie Hess. They lived in the De Soto area all their married years where they were co-owners of the Winneshiek Manufacturing Co.
Russell is survived by his wife, Bonnie of De Soto; one daughter, Kelly Flick of La Crosse; four sisters, Gloria Hutzler of De Soto, Anita Clough of Eau Claire, Diana Flick of La Crosse and Sallie Flick of De Soto; five brothers, Dale of De Soto, Gordon of La Crosse, Keith (Sharon) of La Crosse, Lester (Sue) of De Soto and Harlan (Pam) of Muscoda. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Shirley; and two sisters, Joan Flick and Marilyn Meyer.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at 11 a.m. in the Larson Funeral Home in De Soto. Pastor Alice Richards will officiate with burial in the De Soto Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. today.

Thomas G. Tollefson
FOND DU LAC, Wis. - Thomas G. Tollefson, 52, of 49 Ried Terrace, died Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, at his home. He was born March 19, 1946 at Appleton. Son of Alvin G. and Grace A. Tebo Tollefson.
He graduated from Green Bay West High School, attended Milton College and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Tom worked several years as quality controller at National Can at Green Bay. He acquired Real Estate Brokers license and worked in that capacity in Green Bay, Viroqua and Fond du Lac. He was employed as a salesman in residential and commercial Security Systems for American Telegraph (ADT) and Wells Fargo and spent the rest of his adult life in various self-employed and sales positions. Tom loved nature and the outdoors where he enjoyed boating and fishing. He was an excellent horseman and dog trainer.
Survivors include his parents of Fond du Lac; one sister, Pamela Tollefson of Bayside, Wis.; and grandmother, Floella Tollefson of Prairie du Chien, Wis.
Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the charity of your choice or to Ascension Lutheran Church Building Fund, 37 Martin Place, Fond du Lac, Wis. 54935.
Uecker-Witt is in charge of arrangements. Reverend Jeffrey J. Blain will officiate. Inurnment service will be held at Rienzi Cemetery.

Hugh V. Eddy, Sr.
MERRILLAN, Wis. - Hugh V. Eddy, Sr., 90, of rural Merrillan, died Friday, Aug. 21, 1998, in the Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center.
He was born June 20, 1908, at Sparta, to Edgar N. And Clara (Howard) Eddy. Hugh was raised in the Big Creek area near Sparta. He graduated from Moller's Barber College in Milwaukee.
He married the former Elnora Aleda Gilbertson in 1932, at Black River Falls. The couple had eight children and Elnora died in 1981.
Hugh was a World War II Army veteran. He also had the distinction of being the oldest man with the most dependents to ever be drafted from Jackson County, Wis. When he was drafted into the Army in 1943, at the age of 35, Hugh and his wife had five children.
He was employed as a barber in Cataract, Sparta, and Fort Mc Coy, before coming to Black River Falls. In Black River Falls, Hugh and his brother, John, barbered together. He also owned and operated his own barber shop and had also worked with Howard Pierce, Merlin Horswill, and James Feldmeier. He and his family had lived in various rural locations in Jackson County until purchasing a farm at Wrightsville from his brother, John, in 1944.
Following his retirement in 1973, Hugh enjoyed raising ponies, attending auctions, and visiting with friends and relatives. He also was an every morning customer at Hardee's of Black River Falls for many years.
For the past one and 1/2 years, Hugh was a resident at the Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center. His family is most appreciative of the excellent care that he was given by the staff of Building 402.
Hugh was a life member of the Disabled American Veteran and was a member of the Miles-Hagen American Legion Post #200 of Black River Falls.
Survivors include three daughters, Janice (Vincent) Blaschke, of Tomah, Christine Sandeen, of La Crosse, and Karen (Stuart) Pfiefer of Mercer; five sons, Hugh Jr. (Doris), of Nelson, Robert (Janet), of Black River Falls, Gary (Soonie) and Howard (Linda), both of Hatfield, and David (June) Eddy, of Mondovi; 27 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; which includes three sets of twins; and many nieces nephews and friends.
In addition to his wife, Hugh was preceded in death by three sisters, Lulu Preston, Pearl Mathews, and Vera Davidson; and four brothers, John, Arthur, Charles, and Roy Eddy, Sr.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. from the Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls. The Rev. Ron Walters (Grandson-in-law) of Park Falls, officiated and burial, with full military honors was conducted by Miles-Hagen American Legion Post #200 and Thompson-Red Cloud VFW Post #1959, was in Riverside Cemetery.
Friends called at the Buswell Funeral Home on Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until services. There was a VFW service, conducted by the Thompson-Red Cloud VFW Post #1959, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday in the funeral home.
Casket bearers were Gary Eddy Jr., Scott Eddy, Joshua Eddy, Dan Blaschke, John Krosinski, and Kevin Eddy.

Ingrid H. Julsrud
HOUSTON, Minn. - Ingrid H. Julsrud, 98, of Houston, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998, in Valley View Nursing Home in Houston. She was born on Aug. 14, 1900, to Ludvig H. and Amanda (Omodt) Julsrud in Rushford, Minn.
Ingrid moved to Houston with her parents in 1902 and attended Houston public schools. She graduated from St. Olaf College, was a member of its choir and received her library training at the University of Minnesota. She taught at high schools in Claremont, Luverne and Houston, Minn., and was a librarian at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, where she also taught children's literature. She was a member of the American Library Association, the Iowa College Library Association and the American Association of University Women. She was also a member of the Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, its WELCA and its Circles. Ingrid was a church organist and choir director of the Houston Lutheran Church and Stone Church for many years, directing sometimes four choirs. She was also a contributing columnist to the Houston Gazette and County Journal newspapers. She authored the book ``Remembering Old Times'' which was published in 1993.
She is survived by one sister-in-law, Carmen Julsrud of La Crosse, Wis.; three nephews, Dr. Mark (Dr. Melanie) Julsrud of San Antonio, Texas, Brad (Laura) Julsrud of La Crosse, Wis., and Gordon Julsrud of La Crosse. Wis.; One niece, Dr. Carla (Hon. Robert) Yock of Annandale, Va.; and eight great-nieces and -nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; and two sisters.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, 1998, at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church in Houston, with Rev. Mark Rydberg officiating. Burial will follow in Stone Church Cemetery in Houston. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials are preferred to Cross of Christ Church, Valley View Nursing Home or Houston Historical Society. Hoff Funeral Homes-Houston Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

Sharon K. Hull
WINONA, Minn. - Sharon K. Hull, 59, of Winona, died Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at the Community Memorial Hospital. She majored in music at the University of Minnesota and later earned an M.S. in music at Mankato State University. She taught music in her home in Winona for 33 years. She was also a past member of the Winona Historical Society and Winona Municipal Band, as well as the Hatfield Concert Band and the Da Capo Concert Band in La Crosse, Wis. She was also a partner of the ``Wincross Piano Dual'' with Frances Burkart of La Crosse.
Sharon is survived by her daughter Miriam Holder of St. Cloud, Minn.; and her son Hans of Wakefield, Kan.; and two grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service held at a later date. Memorials should be directed to the American Cancer Society.


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