WESTBY -- Carol Rudrud, 88, of Westby passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the Bland-Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care, Viroqua, in the loving arms of her children and her special angel, Angie Hornby.

Aleda Olene Sherry, 88, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, at the Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care in Viroqua.

Frederick L. Favor, 86, lifetime Viroqua area resident, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at the Bland Bekkedal Hospice Center.

Keith L. Vance, known by many as “Trapper,” 65, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, of pancreatic cancer.

John L. Alden, 86, of rural La Crosse died at his home Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.

Michael “Mike” Rentz McKibbin passed away peacefully at Gundersen Health System, surrounded by his family, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, following a massive stroke.

Bradley L. Sisbach, 40, of rural Viroqua died Wednesday evening, Jan. 31, 2018, as a result of an automobile accident.

SPARTA — Ida La Vonne Helgeson, 98, of Sparta passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at the Morrow Memorial Home in Sparta.

WESTBY — Barbara L. White, 79, of Westby passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at the Bland-Bekkedal Center for Hospice in Viroqua.

VIOLA — Gerald Bassett, 84, of Viola, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.

Patricia Ann Lovstad lost her 37-year battle with ovarian cancer Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.

Agnes M. Fortney, 92, of Viroqua died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at the Bethel Home.

FITCHBURG/VIROQUA/OSSEO, Wis. — Norma Elaine Forde, 92, of Fitchburg and formerly of Viroqua and Osseo passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 25, 2018, at the Sylvan Crossings Assisted Living where she lived.

FERRYVILLE — Norma Mae (Page) Johnston, 91, of rural Ferryville passed away peacefully in her sleep Monday morning, Jan. 1, 2018, at Prairie Maison Nursing Home in Prairie du Chien.

VIROQUA — Earl L. Blackburn, 79, of Viroqua passed away peacefully at Bethel Home in Viroqua.

DE SOTO — Robert “Bob” L. Bernett, 65, of rural De Soto died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in his home.

Darlene C. Allen, 80, passed away peacefully at the Vernon Manor Nursing Home in Viroqua Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.

Norman Dean Bousman, 77, died peacefully at the Bethel Home, Viroqua Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.

VIROQUA — Marie Ann Oldenburg, 84, of rural Viroqua died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

SOLDIERS GROVE — Gilford “Buck” W. Dobbs, 88, of Soldiers Grove passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at his home.

VIROQUA — LaVerne Turben, 88, of Viroqua passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Vernon Manor in Viroqua with his wife, Imogene at his side.

VIROQUA — Marie Ann Oldenburg, 84, of rural Viroqua died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

VIROQUA — Shirley A. Hanson, 78, of Viroqua died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

KENOSHA, Wis. — Gaylerd M. Parr, 83, of Kenosha, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Froedtert South St. Catherine Campus. Gaylerd died 47 years to the day that his son, Marlon passed away.

Carol Marion Peltier, 78, of Viroqua passed away peacefully in her sleep, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at the Bethel Home in Viroqua.

VIROQUA/SOLDIERS GROVE — Elsa Banta, 91, of Viroqua, formerly of Soldiers Grove passed away Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at the Bethel Home in Viroqua.

ST. PAUL/VIROQUA — Aileen Jeanette Olson Baesemann of St. Paul, formerly of Viroqua, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, after suffering a traumatic blow to the head in a pedestrian/car accident.

VIROQUA — Arthur LeRoy Anderson, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Vernon Manor in Viroqua.

VIROQUA — Thelma E. Halverson, 88, of Viroqua died at home surrounded by her loving family, this Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017.

WESTBY — Suzanne Bernita Christine Hanson (Dregne), 80, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, after exhausting all possible life from a body challenged with health issues, including 28 years of various cancers.

Robert “Bob” (Benedict) Bezin, 75, of Viroqua passed away Thursday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, following a stroke, surrounded by family and close friends.

Lorren O. Ramsett, 86, passed away in Milwaukee Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones.