Linda M. (Payne) Miles, 75, of La Crosse passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center.
She was born May 14, 1944, to Paul and Nina Payne. Linda married David Miles May 18, 1963, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Linda enjoyed crafting, bowling, genealogy, bible study and most of all spending time with her family, grandkids and great-grandkids.
Throughout her life she worked various jobs and retired from Gundersen Lutheran Hospital.
Linda is survived by her six children, Michelle Norcross, Liza (Tracy) Miller, David (Vonda) Miles, Tim Miles, Amy (Noel) Peterson and John (Sarah) Miles; grandchildren, Joe (Amanda), Becky Norcross, Jessica (Nick) Helgerson, Travis (Chelsey), TJ (Maggie) Taylor, Tremain and Sam Miller, David, Katlyn and Kim Miles, Tyler Miles, Cole Molland and Jennifer Peterson, Julian, Avery, Nathan and Dawson Miles; and seven great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brothers and sisters, Mary Iverson, Janice Payne, Mike (Darlene) Payne, Jeff Payne, Wanda (Mark) Patzner, Randy (Connie) Nagel, Myron (Diane) Nagel, Willie (Arlene) Nagel, Eddie (Nola) Nagel, Charles (JoAnn) Nagel, Terry Joe (Luba) Nagel, Jerry (Brenda) Nagel, Tim (Tammy) Nagel, Rachel (Stan) Breuer; in-laws, Kathy Payne, Norma Jean Payne, Donna Payne, Marla Nagel, Delose Goodrich, Dale DeGroot, Robert Miles; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Donald Payne, Norman Payne, Jerry Payne, Tom Payne, Melvin Nagel, Raymond Nagel, Gordan Nagel, David Nagel and Ronnie Nagel; sisters, Sandy Goodrich and Donna DeGroot; stepfather, Lester Nagel; maternal grandparents, Temron and Clara Rand Caspenson; paternal grandparents, Joseph and Estelle (Murphy) Payne.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in St James the Less Catholic Church, 1032 Caledonia St., La Crosse. The Rev. James Altman will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. South, and from 10 a.m. Thursday until the time of Mass at the church.
Elizabeth (Beth) A. Bosse (Nee Polnasek), 60, loving wife, partner, daughter, daughter-in-law, sister and aunt passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 08, 2020, in her La Crosse home amid the comforting company of family and friends by her side. Beth was born to William and Rose Ann Polnasek April 28, 1959, in Milwaukee, Wis.
Beth graduated from Union High School, Union Grove, Wis., in 1977. She then attended The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, where she earned her dental hygienist degree graduating in December, 1980. After graduation, from 1980-1984 she was a hygienist in Minneapolis. She then embarked on a journey of a lifetime and worked as a Hygienist in Muttenz, Switzerland. While there, she met and married the love of her life, Eberhard (Ebe) Bosse, Jr. Jan. 30, 1988. After many travels and fun endeavors, they then moved from Basel, Switzerland to La Crosse, WI. Where she worked at Coulee Family Dental as a dental hygienist for 24 years. While residing in La Crosse they were able to keep up their travels and nurture their many friendships they developed over the years. Beth had a passion for travel, food, cooking, gathering with friends and family and especially, Christmas and as always, with Ebe by her side.
Beth is survived by her husband and partner of 32 years, Ebe; one brother and two sisters, Greg (Nancy) Polnasek of Albion, Mich., Jan (Chip) Balder of Holmen, Lois (Loren) Loomis of Union Grove, Wis.; sister- in-law, Susan (Bosse) and Pascal Bossard. Much love father and mother-in-law, Eberhard and Maria (Agad) Bosse of Reinach, Switzerland; nephews and nieces, Nicola Zufferey, Kevin (Stevie) Polnasek, Brad (Jess) Polnasek, Sarah (Josh) Campbell, Matthew Loomis, Rachel Loomis, Allison Balder, Kate Balder, Roy Balder; great-nieces and nephews, Jackson and Riley Polnasek, Kinley and Kendall Polnasek, Carson Campbell. Also, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins who she much loved. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Rose Ann Polnasek.
Visitation and service for family and friends will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home, 200 West Ave., La Crosse.
A special thank you to so many at Gundersen Health System and Gundersen Hospice. Their love and caring were always abundantly apparent while taking care of Beth. Flowers are welcome or you may make a donation to Gundersen Health System. Online guestbook is available at www.schumacher-kish.com.