You know I’ll never leave you, even when I’m far away. In moments when the words stop and your breath gets in the way. I will softly say I love you, barely louder than the breeze, so I hope you gently listen to my voice between the trees. You know I’ll always ride here even when my ridings done.

TOMAH — Glenn D. Sniff Jr., 90, of Tomah died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tomah. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Princeville, Ill. Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

BANGOR — Myron Elwood Pfaff, 90, of Bangor died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Mulder Health Care Facility. Funeral services will be announced by Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Bangor Chapel.

HOLMEN — William L. Chase, 91, of Holmen died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at his home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services of Onalaska.

GAYS MILLS/MT. STERLING — Anna Marie Crogan, 77, of Gays Mills passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at her home.

Helen “Honna” D. Pitz, 87, of La Crosse died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Hillview Health Care Center. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mary Mother of the Church Parish, La Crosse, with visitation 9:30 to time of Mass. Burial to be held in Catholic Cemetery, La Crosse. B…

ONALASKA — Brenda Koth, 58, of Onalaska died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at her home. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Coulee Life Church, Onalaska, with visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and also 10 a.m. to time of services, all at the church. A complete obituary will follow. J…

LA CROSSE/RED MOUND — Melvin “Mel” E. Hanson, 80, of La Crosse and formerly of Red Mound, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at his home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, at Bethel Lutheran Church, La Crosse with visitation 10 a.m. to time of services. A complete obituary will follow f…

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ONALASKA — Andrew “Andy” L. Kick, 48, of Onalaska died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at the Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Onalaska, with visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. A complete obituary will…

WHITEHALL — Eleanor L. Slaby, 88, of Whitehall died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Tri-County Care Center, Whitehall. Arrangements are pending with Wozney-Killian Funeral Home in Arcadia.

David A. Gregory Sr., 71, of La Crosse passed away at his home Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.

Kaya Lorraine Cyert was born in Winona Nov. 12, 2000. She left us far too soon Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.

VIROQUA/HILLSBORO — Phyllis C. Granger, 93, of Viroqua and formerly of Hillsboro and Kendall areas, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Bethel Home, Viroqua. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at St. Matthew Ev. Lutheran Church, Ontario, with visitation 10 a.m. to time of service. Bur…

LANSING, Iowa — Patrick Allen Sandry, 49, of Lansing died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Mayo Health System, La Crosse. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church, Lansing. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lansing. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at Thorn…

ONALASKA — Phyllis Elizabeth Rusch, 80, of Onalaska died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Lakeview Health Center, West Salem. Funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at Onalaska United Methodist Church, with visitation 10:30 a.m. to time of service. A full obituary will follow. Co…

LIBERTY POLE/VIROQUA — Fae Zitzner, 89, of Viroqua died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Liberty Pole United Methodist Church. Burial to follow in the Liberty Pole Cemetery. Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home, Viroqua, an…

NORTH BEND — Diane R. Konz, 69, of North Bend died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at her home. Private graveside services will be at a later date in South Beaver Creek Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Ettrick. Zwickey Funeral Homes, Galesville Chapel assisted the family.

MOUNT STERLING — Ann Marie Crogan, 77, of Mount Sterling died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in her home. Funeral services are being planned for Monday. Complete arrangements will be announced by Thorson Funeral Home of Viroqua.

CASHTON — Charles “Chuck” J. McDonald, 87, of St. Mary’s Ridge, Cashton, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

VIROQUA/RED MOUND — Norman A. Fortun, 87, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at his home in Colorado. A memorial celebration of life will be 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home, Viroqua. A burial with Military Honors will take place at North West Prairie Lutheran Cemetery at a late…

HOLMEN — Bridget B. Kirschbaum, 55, of Holmen passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Holton House, Onalaska after a long courageous battle with Huntington’s disease.

MONDOVI, Wis./ARCADIA — Ronald Darbo, 88, of Mondovi and formerly of Arcadia died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at American Lutheran Home in Mondovi. A memorial gathering will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Wozney-Killian Funeral Home in Arcadia.

La Vonne D. Berger, 86, of La Crosse died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services of La Crosse.

WIND LAKE, Wis. — David L. Pischke, 85, of Wind Lake passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.

Margaret Lorraine Beito, 98, of La Crosse died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Hillview Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 1425 Jackson St. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery. Friends may visit from 5 to 7 p.m. Monda…

HAMILTON, Mont. — Mary Beth Nordenstrom, 80, of Hamilton passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula.

PLEASANTVILLE, Wis. — David G. Berg, 77, of Pleasantville died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Elk Creek Lutheran Church in Osseo, Wis. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to time service. Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall is assisting the fam…

LIBERTY POLE/VIROQUA — Fae Zitzner, 89, of Viroqua died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Funeral Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home of Viroqua.

GALESVILLE — LaVerne Arthur Henderson, 89, of Galesville died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at his home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at French Creek Lutheran Church, Ettrick, with visitation from 9 a.m. to time of service. A full obituary will follow. Coulee Region…

BLACK RIVER FALLS — Lisa Rott, 51, of Black River Falls died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at home. There will be no funeral services at this time. Torgerson’s Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

MILWAUKEE — Heidi Mae Severson, 56, of Milwaukee, born in La Crosse, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, after a 50 year struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

ONTARIO — Charles “Chuck” J. McDonald, 87, of rural Ontario died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Gundersen Health System. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Mount Pisgah Wesleyan Church, rural Ontario. Burial with full military honors will follow in Hilltop Rest Cemetery in Ontario. Fam…

David A. Gregory Sr., 71, of La Crosse died at his home Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. A memorial gathering for family and friends will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, with a prayer service at 4 p.m. at Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services, La Crosse. A complete obituary will follow.

LANSING, Iowa — Ernest “Ernie” Joseph Luster, 87, Lansing died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Gundersen Health Systems, La Crosse. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with burial with military honors to follow in Gethsemane Cemetery, both i…

Timothy Charles Welch, 62, formerly of La Crosse, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Wheaton Fransican Franklin Healthcare Center in Milwaukee. A full obituary will follow.