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.

Robert H. Bjerkos, 66, of Westby died Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, as the result of pancreatic cancer.

CHASEBURG — Greg Haugen, 41, of Chaseburg was welcomed into the loving arms of Jesus Christ, his Savior Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, after suffering a heart attack.

MADISON, Wis. — Naomi (Flugstad) Bekkum, 95, of Madison passed away Feb. 5, 2018, at Attic Angels Health Center under Agrace HospiceCare.

COON VALLEY — Ruth L. Lenser, 89, of rural Coon Valley, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

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

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

MIKANA, Wis. — Iris Marie Torgerson, 67, of Mikana died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at her home.

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

CHASEBURG — James Willard Johnson, 95, of Chaseburg died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at Huntington Place, Janesville, Wis.

WAUPUN, Wis. — Gary W. Fish, 68, of Waupun peacefully passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, Wis., surrounded by his family.

CASHTON — Josephine M. Rudi, 95, of Cashton passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at the Norseland Nursing Home in Westby.

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.

HIGHLAND, Ill./CASHTON — Lester Blaine Hilden, 95, of Highland, formerly of Cashton, born May 25, 1922 in Cashton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Highland.

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

WESTBY — Elaine Mae Lund, 89, passed away peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby, where she had been a resident since February 2015.

Hazel Hope Vitcenda, 99, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby.

COON VALLEY/PORTAGE, Wis. — John Bentley Townsend, 89, of Coon Valley, formerly a resident of Portage for many years, passed away Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby.

MINNEAPOLIS — Funeral services for Dean Stewart Rudie, 66, of Minneapolis, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at Hollandale Christian Reformed Church in Hollandale, Minn. The Rev. Stanley DeVries will officiate. Interment will be at Hollandale Cemetery. Visitation will be one ho…

TOMAH — Glenn Dale Sniff Jr., passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in the Hospice Care Unit of the Tomah Veterans Medical Center at the age of 90.

MENOMONIE, Wis. — Carol S. Kopp passed away Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at her home outside of Menomonie.

COON VALLEY — Howard Vernon Moilien, 91, of Coon Valley passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at home.

JEFFERSON/FORT ATKINSON, Wis. — Charlene J. Garcia, 77, of Jefferson, formerly Fort Atkinson passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, Wis.

Grant K. Stromstad, 66, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, from surgical complications.

Cal A. Anderson, 84, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

ONALASKA — Frances Anita Kettelson (Bakke), 84, of Onalaska died Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at Springbrook Assisted Living in Onalaska.

VIROQUA — Jean Ann Ellefson, 82, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2017.

WESTBY — Michael Hagen, 72, of Westby, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.

VIROQUA — Jodi Lynn Davig died peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, surrounded by family.

Florence Ovedia Holen, 94, of Westby passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby.

WESTBY — Darla A. Hansen, 55, of Westby, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

WESTBY — Rosalie “Roe” (Fremstad) Schye, 92, of Westby died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at Old Times Assisted Living in Westby.

Alan D. Solverson, 81, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care in Viroqua.

Leon V. Minor, 86, of rural Westby – today is a great day of sadness as Leon Vern Minor passed from our presence Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.