CASTALIA, Iowa — Mary Svendsen, 89, of Castalia died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at her home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Zion Lutheran Church, with burial at Pleasant View Cemetery, both in Castalia. Visitation will be two hours prior to services. Schutte-Grau Funeral…

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN/BOSCOBEL, Wis. — Donald J. Watson, 71, of Prairie du Chien and formerly of Boscobel died Saturday May 19, 2018, at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wis. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Immaculate Conception Cat…

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla./ONALASKA — Marjorie Skogen Prieur, 86, of Sun City Center, formerly of Onalaska, died at her home Saturday, April 21, 2018. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, at Trinity Lutheran Church, La Crosse. Family and friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to ser…

AUGUSTA, Wis. — Mildred Mock, 87, of Augusta died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Augusta Health and Rehabilitation in Augusta. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Schiefelbein Funeral Home in Osseo, Wis. Private burial will be in Elk Creek Lutheran Cemetery, rural Osseo. Friends…

TOMAH — Wouter van der Werf, 85, of Tomah died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Tomah Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Burial will follow in Camp Douglas Cemetery. Family and friends may visitation from 2 p.m. to service time.

BANGOR — Thomas E. Hamilton, 59, of Bangor died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. Funeral services with full military honors will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Torkelson Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, both in Tomah. Family and friends may vi…

LA CROSSE/VIROQUA — Jack L. Walker, 85, of La Crosse and formerly of Viroqua died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Gundersen Health System of La Crosse. Private family services will be held. Thorson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family.

TOMAH — Elroy M. Olson, 89, of Tomah died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Tomah VA Medical Center, Tomah. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta.

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TAYLOR — Joyce H Graff, 80, of Taylor passed away peacefully Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Grandview Care Center, Blair.

Mary Ellen Friske, 89, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Bethany-Riverside Nursing Facility. Memorial services have been tentatively arranged for Tuesday, May 29. Service details will be announced by Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services of La Crosse.

WINONA, Minn. — Dennis John Meyer, 58, of Winona passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 20, 2018, at his home.

Michael L. Erickson, 61, of La Crosse lost his courageous battle to cancer Friday, May 18, 2018, at his home.

POSTVILLE, Iowa — Lennon Scott Schara-Horns, 16, of Postville died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville, Iowa. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 25, at the chu…

OSSEO, Wis. — Harry “Tom” Livingston, 68, of Osseo died Monday, May 21, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Edison Funeral Home, Independence.

CHASEBURG — Arlin A. Manske, 87, of rural Chaseburg died Monday May 21, 2018, at his home.

INDEPENDENCE — Gregory A. Jurowski, 63, of rural Independence died Monday, May 21, 2018, in Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, in SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery, both in Independence. Vi…

BLAIR — Cheryl Lynn Rawson, 56, of Blair died Friday, May 18, 2018, in the Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

HOUSTON, Minn. — John “Butz” R. George, 71, of Houston died Saturday, May 19, 2018.

RANDALIA, Iowa — Frank Richard Thyer, 98, of Randalia died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Maple Crest Manor in Fayette, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25, at United Methodist Church, with burial at Dunham Grove Cemetery, both in Randalia, Iowa. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m.…

WILTON -- Bernard L. Arndt, 87, of Wilton died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his home. Funeral services will be held at noon at Wilton Community Center, Thursday, May 24. Burial will be at a later date. Relatives and friends may call from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday at the center. Smith-Ne…

CHASEBURG — Arlin A. Manske, 87, of rural Chaseburg died Monday, May 21, 2018, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Chaseburg. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley and 10 a.m.…

MABEL, Minn. — Vivian Ione Rodenz, 93, of Mabel died Friday, May 18, 2018, at Gundersen Harmony Healthcare in Harmony, Minn. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Calvary Evangelical Free Church in Spring Grove, Minn. Visitation will be noon to service time. Arrangements are e…

Michael L. Erickson, 61, of La Crosse died Friday, May 18, 2018, at his home. Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. S., La Crosse. A complete obituary will follow.

Randy Jacobson, 61, of La Crosse died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at his home. Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah followed by a time of family sharing at noon.

Elwyn C. Hubbard, 87, of La Crosse died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Clare Bridge Center at Brookdale in La Crosse. Coulee Region Cremation Group is assisting the family.

James Otto Jacobson, died Friday, May 18, 2018. He was born in La Crosse, Oct. 8, 1949, to James and Betty (Valentine) Jacobson. He grew up hiking, fishing, ice skating and even had his own small boat at the age of six. He went all the way through Boy Scouts and was one of the youngest Eagle…

Viola Milda Sauer, 95, of La Crosse passed away at Bethany Riverside Nursing Home Saturday, May 19 2018.

Dennis J. Meyer, 58, of Winona died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at his home. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time.

ALMA, Wis. — Arvis M. George, 80, of Alma passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at her home.

CALEDONIA, Minn. — Reuben Otto Schroeder, 72, of Caledonia died Friday, May 18, 2018, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, with his sweetheart by his side.

Alberta was married to Joe Byrne and their first years of married life were spent in La Crosse and in Galesville. Their children were Joe Jr., Paula, Linda, Steve and Jeff. The three oldest started out in Galesville’s elementary school. Her husband, Joe, was the Standard Oil distributor for …

CALEDONIA, Minn. — Joseph A. Esch, 74, of Caledonia died Friday, May 18, 2018, at Caledonia Care and Rehab. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 24, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery, both in Caledonia. Visitation will be one hour before se…

ONALASKA — Viola M. Sauer, 95, of Onalaska died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Bethany Riverside, La Crosse. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Holmen Lutheran Church, with burial in Onalaska Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time. A complete obitua…