ARCADIA/MELROSE — John “Gump” T. Proft, 55, of Arcadia and Melrose died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Melrose United Methodist Church, with burial in Melrose Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to time of service. A complete obituary will follow. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Jostad Chapel, West Salem, is in charge of arrangements.