Miscellaneous La Crosse County, Wisconsin Obituaries

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Gaylord E. Schroeder
HILLSBORO, Wis. - Gaylord E. Schroeder, 71, of Hillsboro, died on Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Hillsboro, following a battle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 15, 1926, in the town of Morgan, Oconto County, to Louis Sr. and Edna (Boyd) Schroeder. He graduated from Oconto Falls High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Education from State Teachers College at Platteville in 1951. He received his Master of Science Degree in 1967, from Wisconsin State University-Platteville. He taught Veteran's Farm Training in La Farge in 1951, before beginning his teaching career at Hillsboro High School in July of that year. He taught Vocational Agriculture and was F.F.A. Advisor for 38 years, until his retirement in 1988. Throughout the years, Mr. Schroeder was honored with many awards including the Honorary State Farmer in 1978, Honorary American Farmer in 1983, and Recognition As a Friend of Agriculture in appreciation for his continued and generous service to the UW-Platteville in 1995.
He was united in marriage to Joyce D. Towne on April 4, 1953. They spent their entire 42 years of marriage in Hillsboro. She preceded him in death on Aug. 19, 1995. Gaylord was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Elroy, and was very active in the local branch of Aid Association for Lutherans. He was a 36 year member of the Elroy Fair Board, past member of NEA, WEAC, WVAE, WREA, and the Juneau County Retired Educators Unit.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, DeLayne and Michael Krentz, grandsons, Nolan and Geoffrey of Mount Horeb; brother, Donald Schroeder of Oconto Falls; sister-in-law, Mrs. Harvey (Mary) Schroeder of Saukville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Marlin and Lois Towne of Fond du Lac; two nieces and nephews and their families, Daniel (Karen) Schroeder, Jeffrey and Kimberly of Saukville; Pamela (William) Vaughan, Dakota and Colton of Fond du Lac; Lisa (Todd) Lehner, Nicole and Benjamin of Lomira; Douglas (Traci) Towne, Ashley Ohlrich, Keeley, Zachary and Joshua of Fond du Lac.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Louis Jr. and Harvey Schroeder.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Elroy, with Pastor Bill Wrieden officiating. Other clergy include Pastors Wendall Eastman, Don Ehler, Blake Overlien, Alan Tripp, and Father James McNamee. Entombment will be at the Shrine of the Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Cemetery, in Fond du Lac, Wis. at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. There will be a visitation at the Mausoleum from 3:30 p.m. until the time of entombment.
The family will receive friends today from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at Grace Lutheran Church in Elroy on Tuesday.
Mr. Schroeder will always be remembered for his F.F.A. trips to such destinations as St. Louis, Niagara Falls, New York, Washington D.C., New Orleans and Denver. He will also be remembered for his association with the Elroy Fair and the Hillsboro Firemen's Labor Day Celebration's Junior Fair. Mr. and Mrs. Schroeder were instrumental in beginning the Junior Fair in the early 1950's.
A memorial fund has been established and will be dispersed to projects dear to Mr. Schroeder.
Gaylord's family would like to thank his wonderful friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness since his illness. You have touched our hearts forever.

Eva Barker
FERRYVILLE, Wis. - Eva Barker, 102, formerly of rural Ferryville, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at the Bethel Home in Viroqua. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Freeman Lutheran Church, rural Ferryville. Burial in the Walnut Mound Cemetery at Retreat. Friends may call at the Larson Funeral Home in Viroqua on Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. and also at the church on Wednesday after 1:30 p.m.

Dorothy Stringham
Dorothy Stringham, 81, of La Crosse, passed away Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at her home. Memorial services are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday. A complete obituary will be announced by the Blaschke Funeral Home.

Mary Marcella Gates
Mary Marcella Gates, 92, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at the Bethany Riverside Nursing Home in La Crosse, Wis.
Mary, a longtime resident of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and a member of St. Matthews Church, was born on Dec. 21, 1905, in Cosgrove, Iowa. She married Marvin J. Gates on Sept. 9, 1926, and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include one son, John (Lilli) of Onalaska, Wis.; three granddaughters, Heidi (Dean) Foss of Kenmore, Wash., Kristine (Matt) Bissen of Tumwater, Wash. and Karrie Gates of Seattle, Wash.; and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Edna McLaughlin and Genevieve Stuckenschneider of Cedar Rapids.
The Stewart Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids is in charge of arrangements.

Louise M. Markee
MADISON, Wis./LA FARGE, Wis. - Louise M. Markee, 94, of Madison and formerly of La Farge, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at The Grove in Cottage Grove, Wis. She was born June 23, 1904, in Madison to Steven and Helena ``Lena'' (Greuen) Fell. She graduated from Madison East High School and attended nurse's school at Madison General and graduated as a registered nurse. On July 8, 1933, she married Vernon Markee in Madison. The couple farmed near Star Valley, rural La Farge, until 1944 when the Markees moved to La Farge. Louise worked at the La Farge Post Office from 1947 until she retired. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge, the Women's Relief Corps, a member of the La Farge United Methodist Church, and the Women's Society and also held offices in the church.
She is survived by three daughters, Marvel (James) Hansberry of Sun Prairie, Elizabeth (Ronald) Roberts of La Farge and Ruth Markee of Madison; five grandchildren, Sandra (Rodney) Rindy of Bellville, Barbara (David) Karasek of Sun Prairie, Steven (Molly) Hansberry of Sun Prairie, David Roberts of Viroqua and Duane (Kathy) Roberts of Winona, Minn.; six grandchildren; and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Vernon on May 9, 1984; one grandson, Tom Joseph Hansberry; and three sisters, Violet ``Puss'' Larson, Jeanette Fell and Alice Sutton; and two nieces and one nephew.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the La Farge United Methodist Church. Pastor Julio Alvarado will officiate. Burial will be in the Forest-Burr Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from noon until the time of services. Seland Funeral Home of La Farge is assisting the family with arrangements.

Paul V. Soltow
SPRING VALLEY, Minn. - Paul V. Soltow, 93, of Spring Valley, Minn., died Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minn. He was born Feb. 8, 1905, in Cresco, Iowa. Paul married Lois Goldsworthy on Sept. 22, 1925, in Cresco, Iowa. She died in 1987.
He is survived by one son Neil (Arleen) Soltow of Mabel, Minn.; one daughter, Lucile Ginapp of Dexter, Minn.; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Oliver Soltow of Cresco, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois; an infant son; and one sister, Lois Moses.
He grew up in the Cresco, Iowa area and graduated from Cresco High School. He had been a resident of the Spring Valley Care Center for three years. Paul was self-employed with feed and grain sales. He was involved in the youth square dancing group in Mabel for many years.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Faith United Methodist Church, Spring Valley. Rev. James Ross officiating. Burial in Kendallville Cemetery, Kendallville, Iowa. Friends may call from 4:30 p.m. till 7 p.m. today at Hindt-Hutchins Funeral Home, Spring Valley, Minn.

Myrtle Norma Brewer
VIROQUA, Wis. - Myrtle Norma Brewer, 85, passed into her eternal home on Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, with her family at her side. She had open heart surgery in 1986. She was born on March 5, 1913, in La Crosse to Mons and Sophie (Brudos) Thorkildsen. She graduated from Viroqua High School in 1932 and also from Vernon County Teacher's College. She then taught rural school and in December 1938, she married Leon Brewer. They farmed at rural La Farge until his death in 1957. She then moved to Viroqua and taught special education until retiring in 1977. She had also graduated from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse. She was a very caring teacher who also was active in her church circle, and shared her love with her family and friends. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, the Miriam Circle, VCTC Alumni, Vernon Retired Teacher's Association, Sons of Norway, and the Vernon County Historical Society.
Myrtle was a caregiver who will be sadly missed by her sisters, Aline Wohlust of Racine, Ellen (Mike) Dunnum of Viroqua; nieces and nephews, Geraldine (Larry) Langenfeld of Racine, Sharon (Jerry) Anderson of Brodhead, Michael and Mons Dunnum of Viroqua, Mark (Paula) Dunnum of La Crosse, Mary (Russ) Ganser of Merrimac, Maren (Ron) Campton of Viroqua, Esther (Art) Smith of Johnstown, Ohio and Ann (Joe) Smith of Griffin, Ga. She is also survived by great-nieces and nephews, Melissa Dunnum, Mikkel and Krista Dunnum, Nate and Ben Ganser, Tim Anderson, Terri Beveres, David Anderson, Tammy Broge, Shannon Anderson, Dawn Winters, Dena Kohl, Dennis and Duane Langenfeld; other relatives and many friends. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Tillman and Obert Thorkildsen.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Viroqua with Pastor Ken Melby officiating. Burial will be in the Bear Creek Cemetery at La Farge. Friends may call on Monday, Nov. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua where there will be a prayer service at 5:45 p.m. Friends may also call at the church after 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Kyle David Horman
Kyle David Horman, 6 month-old son of David and Barbara (Erickson) Horman, died in the Fairview Hospital, Minneapolis, on Thursday, Nov. 5, 1998. In addition to his parents, Kyle is survived by his maternal grandparents, Gary and Alyce Erickson of Onalaska; paternal grandparents, Marvin and Frances Horman of Onalaska; his maternal great-grandmother, Myrtle Erickson of Onalaska; his aunt, Michelle (Paul) Murray and their children, Elizabeth and Megan; by two uncles, Charles (Brenda) Horman and Philip Horman; and by many great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandparents and paternal great-grandparents.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 401 Main St., Onalaska. The Reverend Bruce Bartel will officiate and burial will be in the Onalaska Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Evelyn Boma
Evelyn Boma, of La Crosse, passed away Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, at the Franciscan Skemp Healthcare Center. She was born in La Crosse on March 26, 1908, to Herbert and Lucy Brown. She had graduated from Central High School and the La Crosse Normal School (UW-L). She taught elementary education in La Crosse. She married William S. ``Bill'' Boma, June 12, 1930. Evelyn resumed working in 1959, as the head jail matron when her husband was appointed Sheriff. She also served as the Bailiff for the La Crosse County Circuit Court, a position she held until her retirement. Evelyn belonged to several area clubs; she loved to collect dolls and hats; she also loved her flower garden and watching birds and deer.
She is survived by her son, William C. ``Bill'' Boma of La Crosse; four grandchildren, Rhonda (Kurt) Helgeson of Coon Valley, Barbara (Jay) Englehart of La Crosse, Susie Speigelmyer of Onalaska, William B. Boma of Onalaska; five great-grandchildren, Jake, Justin, Katie, Janelle, Joey and her special neighbors, the Brownell family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill in 1969. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, who enjoyed her entire family and her many friends.
Private family services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at 10:30 a.m. at the Blaschke Family Funeral Home, 401 West Ave. S. Rev. Bernard Mc Garty will officiate with burial in the Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. The family requests memorials to the Aquinas Schools Foundation or Blessed Sacrament Parish Ladies Organization.

Zeno `Edward' Legace
BLUFF SIDING, Wis. - Zeno ``Edward'' Lagace, 82, of Bluff Siding, Wis., died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, in the emergency room at Community Memorial Hospital. He was born March 26, 1916, in Hamlin, Maine, to Edward and Elizabeth (Willet) Legassey. He married Hilda M. Lenz, March 4, 1946, in Hartford, Conn. She died March 11, 1993. He was employed at Watkins Products as a district field manager until 1971, then was employed by Community Memorial Hospital as an LPN until retirement. He was a member of St. Casimir's Catholic Parish, Winona Lion's Club and the American Legion Post #336 of Onalaska. He served in the U.S. Army W.W.II, battle campaigns include, Eastern Mandates, Southern Phillipines, Luzon and Ryukyus. His decorations include, Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon, Phillipine Liberation Ribbon, Air Medal, Purple Heart (twice) and Flying Cross Medal.
Zeno is survived by three daughters, Linda (James) Derrick, Porter Lake, Nova Scotia, Canada, Cynthia (Carl) Sjolander, Onalaska, Wis. and Gerrie Lagace, Bluff Siding, Wis.; one son, Edward (Ramona) Redig-Lagace, Fountain City, Wis.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Gert Bosco, Waterbury, Conn., Harriet Gormley, Waterbury, Conn. and Lena Guy, Millinocket, Maine. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, four brothers and one sister.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at 1:30 p.m. at Watkowski-Pronschinske Funeral Chapel. The American Legion Post #336 of Onalaska will conduct military rites at the funeral home. Reverend James W. Hennessy will officiate. Friends may call on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Watkowski-Pronschinske Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

L. Florence Zeisler
L. Florence Zeisler, 98, passed away after a short confinement at the Hillview Health Care Center, on Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, due to heart complications and other related illnesses. She was born on Nov. 30, 1899, in St. Joseph's Ridge, Wis., to Nicholas and Anna (Rutz) Arenz. She married Paul Zeisler in 1950, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 8, 1967. Florence graduated from the Grandview Hospital School of Nursing in 1923, and worked as a registered nurse. She was appointed superintendent of Grandview Hospital in 1925, and continued to serve in that capacity until her retirement in 1970. She also worked as an anesthetist for many years.
Florence is survived by a brother, Bernard (Frances) Arenz of Winona, Minn.; two sisters, Carolyn Fox of La Crosse and Sister Mary (Rose) Claudine Arenz, RSM, of Detroit, Mich.; two sisters-in-law, Irene Arenz of Sparta and Mary Lindrud Zeisler of La Crosse; two brothers-in-law, Robert Dunphy of Dubuque, Iowa, and Wenzel Bina of West Salem; and four stepgrandchildren, Mark Tessman of Rockford, Ill., Wendy Stevens of Decorah, Iowa, Betsy Hayes of Arden Hills, Minn., and Lisa Nickerson of Albuquerque, N.M.
In addition to her husband, Paul, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur and Albert Arenz; two sisters, Katherine Dunphy and Georgina Bina; and a stepdaughter, Mary Zeisler Tessman.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998, at 10 a.m. in the Marian Chapel of the Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman, with Rev. Robert J. Cook officiating. Pallbearers will be her nephews, Bernard Arenz Jr., Eugene Arenz, Donald Bina, Robert Bina, Richard Fox and Robert Nolden. Entombment will be in the St. Francis of Assisi Mausoleum, Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crosse on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m., and at the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. A wake service will be held on Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred in Florence's name.
Florence was a devoted aunt and friend to her many nieces and nephews and her stepgrandchildren. She kept in touch with each of them and never failed to inquire about their well-being.

Donald D. Groth
WEST SALEM, Wis. - Donald D. Groth, 71, of West Salem, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at Franciscan Skemp Medical Center, La Crosse.
He was born April 13, 1927, in La Crosse, to Rheinhold and Amanda (Horman) Groth. On Sept. 30, 1950, he married LaVonne Gilbertson in La Crosse and she preceded him in death on July 2, 1986. Don owned and operated Coulee Farm Supply in West Salem for over 30 years until his retirement. He was presently working part time for Coulee News, also in West Salem. Don was a lifelong member of Christ Lutheran Church in West Salem. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1254 of La Crosse; Berg-Hemker-Olson American Legion Post 51, West Salem; and a past member of the West Salem Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors include two children, Teri (Steven) Kirchner of Melrose and Gary (Cheryl) Groth of La Crosse; seven grandchildren, Heather (Dan) Gilster, Scott Kirchner, Joshua Kirchner, Kelli Groth, Kevin Groth, Susan McLean and James McLean; one brother, Roland ``Rum'' Groth of West Salem; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Alice Hundt of La Crosse. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Lois Bonsall; and a special friend, Delores Koss.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. from Christ Lutheran Church, 500 Park St., West Salem. Rev. Paul R. Johnston will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse. Friends may call at the Jostad-Jandt Funeral Home, 121 N. Youlon St. West Salem, today from 6 to 8 p.m., and at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Travis J. Marx
SPARTA, Wis. - Travis J. Marx, newborn son of Ronald and Donna (Thomas) Marx, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Hilltop Cemetery, Ontario, Wis. He is survived by his parents; paternal grandmother, Irma Marx of Clinton, Iowa; and maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Beverly (Edward) Brown of Sparta. The Page-Smith Funeral Home, Sparta, is in charge of arrangements.

Annette E. Weingarten
WEST SALEM, Wis. - Annette E. Weingarten, 87, of West Salem, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at Bethany Riverside Nursing Facility, La Crosse.
She was born Nov. 2, 1911, in North Bend, Wis., to James D. and Ella (Johnson) McDonald. Annette was a 1930 graduate of West Salem High School and in 1934, she graduated from the Uiversity of Wisconsin-Stout. She taught home economics in Kaukauna, Wis., at the city vocational school for two years. Annette then worked for the University of Wisconsin agricultural extension as a home demonstration agent for 3 1/2 years in Green Lake County and 3 1/2 years in Winnebago County. She was also a home economist for Wisconsin Power and Light in Tomah for one year.
On Nov. 29, 1947, she married Armin J. ``Shorty'' Weingarten and together they owned and operated an IGA store in West Salem for many years, until they sold the business in 1973.
Annette was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Waves and held the commission of Lieutenant J.G. She served 2 1/2 years in Washington, D.C., as a barracks officer, until she was discharged in 1946. She was a member of Berg-Hemker-Olson American Legion Post 51, West Salem.
Survivors include three nieces, Anne Schierl of Stevens Point, Wis., Mary (Michael) Mezera of Neenah, Wis., and Nancy McDonald of Madison, Wis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Shorty, on Feb. 7, 1991; two brothers, Robert and Lloyd; and one sister, Ruth.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m., from the Jostad-Jandt Funeral Home, 121 N. Youlon St., West Salem. Rev. Jonathan V. Eastman will officiate. Burial will be in Neshonoc Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be given to the West Salem School District.

Dorothy Stringham
Dorothy Stringham, 81, of La Crosse, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998. She was born in La Crosse, Wis., on Oct. 14, 1917, to Harry and Lillian (Groth) Schultz. She married George Stringham on Nov. 25, 1939, in Dubuque, Iowa. She worked for many years at Art-Market.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Roger) Sorokin of Indianapolis, Ind., and Vicki Stringham of La Crosse; three grandchildren, Timothy (Mari) Sorokin, Heather (Basil) Sorokin-Eleftheriou and Jason Sorokin; two great-grandchildren, Brandon and Amanda Sorokin; one brother, Harry (Betty) Schultz of La Crosse; one sister, Shirley (Dean) Briese of Largo, Fla.; one sister-in-law, Hazel Schultz of Onalaska; and many loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Howard Schultz.
Memorial services will be held today, Nov. 10, 1998, at 1 p.m. in the Blaschke Funeral Home, 401 West Ave. So., La Crosse. The Reverend Ted DeWald will officiate, with burial to be at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends and family may call at the funeral home today from noon until the time of services.

Everett J. McHenry
Everett J. McHenry, 68, of La Crosse, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse. He was born in La Crosse on Feb. 10, 1930, to Everett M. and Genevieve (Chase) McHenry.
He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was retired from the Trane Company after 37 years.
He is survived by one daughter, Mary Ann (Larry) Bolstad, and four sons, Timothy (Bunnie), Brian, Kenneth and Shane, all of La Crosse; eight grandchildren, Tracy (Eric), Shelly, Tiffany, Erik, Courtney, Alysia, Hilary and Josh; and great-grandchildren, Tyler and Aundrea. He is preceded in death by one son, Kelly Joe; two brothers, Jack and Oscar; and one sister, Joyce.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at 10 a.m. at the Woodruff Funeral Home, 4239 Mormon Coulee Road, La Crosse. The Rev. Helen Johnson will officiate and family burial will be at the Catholic Cemetery on Thursday.
Family and friends may call at the Woodruff Funeral Home this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Military rites will be held by American Legion Post 52 at the Catholic Cemetery on Thursday.

Donald G. Schroeder
TOMAH, Wis. - Donald G. Schroeder, 76, of Tomah, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, in his home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the White Funeral Home, and burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, both in Tomah. Relatives and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Thursday, both in the funeral home.

Jean M. Traynor
TOMAH, Wis. - Jean M. Traynor, 64, of Tomah, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, in Hospice Touch Hospice House. A funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tomah. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be given to Tomah Hospice Touch in her memory. The Sonnenburg Funeral Home, Tomah, is assisting the family.

Oscar W. Wagner
BLUE RIVER, Wis. - Oscar W. Wagner, 68, of Blue River, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, after a courageous fight with cancer. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in Blue River United Methodist Church. Burial, with military rites by Blue River American Legion Robert Shattuck Post 443, will be in Homer Cemetery, town of Hickory Grove. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the church.

Edith L. Granger
TOMAH, Wis. - Edith L. Granger, 78, of tomah, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, Tomah. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the White Funeral Home, Tomah, and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the church.

Agnes A. Glennie
Agnes A. (nee Johnson), 94, formerly of West Salem, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998. Beloved mother of Donovan (Elanor) Glennie; dear grandmother of Linda (Jeff) Davis and Debora (Ken Taber) Glennie. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Schmidt-Bartelt Funeral Home, Milwaukee. Interment 1 p.m. Monday, North Bend Cemetery.

Robert Clarence Wampfler
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. - Robert C. Wampfler, 69, of Prairie du Chien, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, in Memorial Hospital, Prairie du Chien. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in United Methodist Church and burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, both in Prairie du Chien. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Maynard O. Monson
WAUKON, Iowa - Maynard O. Monson, 72, of Waukon, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, in Good Samaritan Center, Waukon, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Martin Funeral Home Chapel, and burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, both in Waukon. Friends may call from 3:30 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Luella S.M. Knudtson
WATERVILLE, Iowa - Luella S.M. Knudtson, 98, of rural Waterville, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, in Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon, Iowa, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in East Paint Creek Synod Lutheran Church, rural Waterville. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Martin Funeral Home, Waukon, where there will be a 4 p.m. scripture service.

Clarence VanBrocklin
NEW ALBIN, Iowa - Clarence VanBrocklin, formerly of New Albin, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, in his Hopkins, Minn., home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Catholic Church, New Albin. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the New Albin Town House, New Albin, Iowa. The Burke-Thornburg Funeral Home, Lansing, Iowa, is in charge of arrangements.


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