On June 13, 2018, Orvin C. Gardner, 81, passed away at the Bland-Bekkedal Center for Hospice in Viroqua, surrounded by family.

Jeff “Bodean” Strait, 52, was welcomed into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father Friday, June 15, 2018, while surrounded by the love of his life and other beloved family members.

OREGON, Wis. — Odean Leroy Robson, 88, of Oregon passed away at home Friday, June 15, 2018.

Evelyn Lorraine Watson, 88, of Viroqua died peacefully at Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.

Blaine Jothen, 95, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Vernon Memorial Hospital, Viroqua.

Arlyne Theodora Wilson, 91, went home to be with her lord Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Vernon Manor in Viroqua.

WACO, Texas/VIROQUA — Fay Brudos, 69, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018, at Providence Health Center, Waco.

Memorial services for David Lee Mickelson will be at 11 a.m. June 16, 2018, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Soldiers Grove, with visitation at 10:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow at The Old Community Building in Gays Mills.

NORWALK — Joyce Marie Downing, 82, of Norwalk died Monday, May 14, 2018, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby. Funeral Services were held Saturday, June 2, at Brush Creek Lutheran Church, Ontario. Burial followed in Hilltop Rest Cemetery. Family and friends visited Saturday, June 2, from 10 a…

James V. McCormick, 72, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, Wis.

Raymond Rex Whisler, 74, died suddenly and peacefully at home Monday, May 28, 2018, with his children by his side.

Robert W. Hoyum, 74, of Viroqua, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Bethel Home.

Blaine Earl Brye, 95, of Viroqua passed away Friday, May 25, 2018, at Creamery Creek in Viroqua.

NORTH FIELD, Minn. — Joseph B. Nesheim, joined his Lord and Savior in Heaven Thursday, May 17, 2018, after an 83-year lifetime of love, adventure, and service to God. Surrounded by family, he drew his final breath in Northfield, Minn., where he lived in retirement with his wife, Carole.

WEEKI WACHEE/SPRING HILL, Fla. — Mark B. Bertramson of Weeki Wachee/Spring Hill died Monday, May 7, 2018. www.Community-Cremation.com.

WESTBY — Kathleen Haltorp, 90, of Westby, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

FERRYVILLE — Constance “Connie” A. (Caya) Anderson, 70, of Ferryville passed away April 24, 2018, at Gunderson Health System in La Crosse.

LA FARGE — Roger Theron Parr, 89, of La Farge passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby.

VIOLA/ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Tillman Columbus Whaley II, 78, of Viola and formerly of St. Louis went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, April 30, 2018.

VIROQUA/COON VALLEY — Michael R. Mathison, 46, of Viroqua and formerly of Coon Valley died unexpectedly from complications of a brain tumor, Thursday May 3, 2018, at Vernon Manor in Viroqua.

VIROQUA/OXFORD, Wis. — Dorothy Chapin, 88, of Viroqua and formerly of Oxford passed away Thursday, April 24, 2018.

VIROQUA — Beverly Kay Kout, 81, passed away at the Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

FORT ATKINSON, Wis. — June Carol Thompson, 83, Fort Atkinson passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, at Agrace Hospice Inpatient Center in Janesville, Wis.

Verna Elvina Hankee, 100, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby.

VIROQUA/SOLDIERS GROVE — Jerry Lou Dull, 80, of Viroqua and formerly of Soldiers Grove passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 24, 2018, with his family by his side at the Bland-Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care in Viroqua.

Donna Lorraine (Hauser) Volden, 86, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018, surrounded by family at the Aase Haugen Nursing Home in Decorah, Iowa.

VIROQUA — Margaret Lewison, 80, of Viroqua died Saturday, April 21, 2018.

VIROQUA — Reynard Malcolm Bentson, 88, of Viroqua died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Creamery Creek Senior Living.

Carletta Ada (Burton) Bausch, 80, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 22, 2018, surrounded by her family at the Bland Bekkedahl Center for hospice in Viroqua.

WAUNAKEE, Wis. — Harland “Harlie” D. Getter, 87, of Waunakee lived life to the fullest and started his new adventure in Heaven Thursday, April 19, 2018, following a battle with Leukemia.

Troy Wagner, 43, of Viroqua died Thursday, April 12, 2018, after an exhaustive battle with Parkinson’s, at Bethel Home and Services in Viroqua.