Dunn County Obituaries
May 1999

The obituaries posted here are reprinted with permission from the Dunn County News, Menomonie, Wisconsin. These are "current" obituaries, beginning with the May 2, 1999 issue of the Dunn County News.

 

 

Index to Obituaries

 
George I. VerHaagh

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 2, 1999, A8

George Isadore VerHaagh, 92, of Menomonie, formerly of Whitefish Bay, died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at his home in Menomonie.

He was born March 4, 1907, in Antigo, the son of Peter and Francesca VerHaagh. George was raised in Antigo and moved to Milwaukee when a young man. he married Elaine K. Baughkman on April 29, 1936. After marriage, they resided mostly in Whitiefish Bay.

George worked for Delco Electronics, a division of General Motors, for about 18 years before retiring. George was most proud of working on equipment that would be used, enabling Neil Armstrong to land on the Moon. George's name, along with others that were instrumental on that first flight to the moon, had their names left on a scroll on the Moon. In 1985, George and Elaine moved to Menomonie where he remained the rest of his life.

George is survived by his wife, Elaine; three children, William (LaVerne) VerHaagh of Whitefish Bay, Marilyn (Otto) Waldbuesser of Menomonie, and John (Cecile) VerHaagh of Shorewood; two grandchildren, Susan (Dan) Caturia of Arkansaw and Carolyn (Deno) Mense of Hayward; a great-granddaughter, Savannah Caturia of Arkansaw; one brother, Theodore VerHaagh of Little Chute; and one sister, Margaret Kohl of Eau Claire.

Private graveside services were held Friday, April 30, 1999, at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Milwaukee. Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie served the family.

Linda J. Fizel

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 2, 1999, A8

Linda J. Fizel, 58, of Menomonie, died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.

The former Linda Stevens was born Jan. 5, 1941, in the Town of Hay River, Dunn County, to Harvey and Oline (Klefstad) Stevens. She graduated in 1958 from Boyceville High School, then worked seven years for the Prudential Insurance Co. in Minneapolis.

Linda married Robert Fizel on Aug. 21, 1965, at the Hay River Lutheran Church in the Town of Hay River. After their marriage, they lived in New Richmond and Prairie Farm before settling in Menomonie.

Linda was a loving daughter, sister, wife and mother, and dear friend to many. She touched the lives of many families during the last 17 years when she provided child care for many children in the Menomonie area. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Linda was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie, active in the church choirs, and a member of Hannah Circle at church. She was also a dedicated spectator for her children's activities and sporting events.

Linda is survived by her husband, Robert Fizel of Menomonie; three sons, Joseph Fizel and Brian Fizel, both of Minneapolis, Minn., and Dale Fizel of Colfax; one daughter, Janelle Fizel of Minneapolis; her mother, Oline Stevens of Menomonie; three brothers, Rich (Marilyn) Stevens of Madison, and Kelly (Diane) Stevens and daughter, Julie and Tim (Connie) Stevens and daughter, Jackie, all of Menomonie; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Harvey Stevens, and an infant brother.

Funeral services were Friday, April 30, 1999, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Dale Freberg officiating. Burial was in Hay River Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of Hay River. Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie was in charge of arrangements.

Herbert J. Husby

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 2, 1999, A8

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Herbert J. Husby, 72, of Elmwood, died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at the Heritage of Elmwood Nursing Home in Elmwood where he resided since June 1998 after suffering a stroke.

He was born June 9, 1926 in rural Menomonie, the son of Benjamin and Kathrine (Wolbert) Husby. He grew up in the Menomonie area and attended country school and St. Joseph's Catholic Elementary School. Herb graduated in 1994 [sic] from Menomonie High School.

He worked at various jobs in his early years. Herb decided he needed to learn a trade so he attended Lee's School of Barbering in St. Paul, Minn.

He married Mary Welch on Dec. 27, 1949 in Menomonie. Herb and Mary lived in Menomonie until 1954 when they moved to Elmwood where Herb opened his own barber shop and barbered for 41 years. In 1969, they moved just east of Elmwood where they also farmed.

Herb was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Elmwood Rod & Gun Club, and Volunteer Fire Department. He served on the Elmwood Village Board and was a member of the Menomonie Moose Lodge.

Herb is survived by his wife, Mary; two sons,Philip (Kris) of Hudson and Keith (Sue) of Plymouth, Minn.; a daughter, Sheila (Roger) Pelzel of Hudson; seven grandchildren; one sister, Helen Gallman of Menomonie; and two brothers, Richard Husby of Menomonie and Eugene Husby of Eau Claire.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two children, Kathryn and Dean Husby; two brothers, Lawrence and Francis Husby; and a sister, Margaret, in infancy.

Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 3, 1999, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elmwood with the Rev. Varkey Velickakathu officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Hill Cemetery, Town of Rock Elm, rural Elmwood.

Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. today (Sunday) at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Elmwood where a Moose service is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.

Mae J. Mashek

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 2, 1999, A8

Mary J. Mashek, 91, of Eau Claire, died Thursday, April 29, 1999, at The Clairemont Nursing Home in Eau Claire.

Mae was born March 1, 1908, in Glenwood City, the daughter of John and Mary (Nussberger) Peterson. Mae grew up in Spooner and graduated from Spooner High School.

She attended the Lawrence Academy of Beauty Culture in Minneapolis, Minn. Mae owned and operated the Mae Jean Beauty Shop in Spooner from 1931 to 1946.

She moved to Milwaukee where she managed beauty shops until 1948. Mae passed a civil service examination and took a job managing a beauty shop at South Division in Milwaukee.

Mae married Stanley Mashek in 1950. They resided in Milwaukee until she retired in 1970 and moved to Eau Claire where she has remained the rest of her life. Stanley died in 1977.

Mae is survived by several cousins and friends. Her parents, her husband, and a brother Donald Peterson preceded her in death.

Graveside services are 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 1999, at Tiffany Cemetery in Boyceville.

Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Walter F. Link

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 2, 1999, A8

Walter F. Link, 86, Menomonie, died Friday, April 30, 1999, at Lakeside Nursing and Rehabilitation in Chippewa Falls.

He was born Nov. 14, 1912, in the Town of Spring Brook, Dunn County, to William C. and Olga (Krueger) Link.

Walter married the former Irene Haase on May 10, 1939, in the Town of Red Cedar, Dunn County. Together they farmed the home farm in the Town of Spring Brook until 1970 when they moved into Menomonie. Walter then worked at the Sanitation Department in Menomonie, retiring in 1978.

Walter was a member of the United Methodist Church.

He is survived by a daughter, Charlotte (Tim) Horvat of Eau Claire; two grandsons, Josh and Mitch Horvat of Eau Claire; two sisters, Clara Peterson and Louetta (Robert) Hintz, both of Menomonie; nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Irene, in 1984; four brothers, Merril, Louis, William and Maurice, and a sister, Norma Lien.

Funeral services for Walter will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 3, 1999, at the United Methodist Church in Menomonie, with Rev. Marilyn Rushton officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today (Sunday) at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and at the church an hour before the service on Monday.

Irene Pence

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 2, 1999, A8

Irene Pence, 91, of Elmwood, died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at her home in Elmwood.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 1, 1999, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elmwood with the Rev. Varkey Velickakathu officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Rhiel's Funeral Service of Elmwood served the family.

Keith Glaser

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 5, 1999, p. A6

Keith Glaser, 40, of Almena, formerly of Ridgeland, died Thursday, April 29, 1999, in the Town of Clinton, Barron County, as the result of an auto accident.

He was born Feb. 8, 1959, in Menomonie to Harold and Shirley (Martinson) Glaser. He was raised in the Ridgeland area and graduated in 1977 from Prairie Farm High School, where he had been active in wrestling. He worked for Indianhead Rendering and the Twin Town Cheese Factory and most recently was working for Sanna Dairies in Menomonie.

Keith was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Town of Prairie Farm.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, football and other sports, and most of all being with his kids.

Survivors include his son, Eric Keith Glaser; his daughters, Nacole May Glaser, Amber Michelle Denise Glaser, and Kayla Ann Glaser; their mother, Michelle Johns; three brothers, Michael Glaser of Menomonie, Gerald Glaser of Bloomer, and Gene Glaser of Colfax; three sisters, Victoria Wilkens of Elk Mound, Deborah Rudie of Ridgeland, and Dianne Stafford of Barron; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

Keith was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Funeral services were Monday, May 3, 1999, from St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Town of Prairie Farm with the Rev. Joseph Schlawin officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mark Rausch Funeral Service, Dallas and Cameron, handled arrangements.

John J. Heagle

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 5, 1999, p. A6

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John James “Jack” Heagle, 87, of Menomonie, died Saturday, May 1, 1999, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie.

He was born Oct. 3, 1911, in Chippewa Falls. He moved to Gilman while in high school, where he was active on the basketball team, and graduated from Gilman High School.

He met Alice Irene Wetzel of Gilman while he was in high school, and they were married on June 12, 1934. Together they farmed outside Gilman until 1937, when they moved to the farm on Route 4, Town of Dunn, Menomonie. Jack and Alice farmed the land until 1975 when he retired from farming, and upon retirement, they traveled extensively.

Jack was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish in Menomonie and active with The Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his wife, Alice; four sons, Bob of Menomonie, Father John of Seattle, Wash., Larry (Kim Wilson) of Fall Creek, and Anson (Diana Cline) of Mukwonago; seven grand-children, Karen, Denise, Mary, Mike, Jenny, Jon and David; and a sister, Beatrice Heagle of Woodbury, Minn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anson and Pearl; by his sisters, Dorothy, Florence, Ellen and Esther; and his daughter-in-law, Judy (Bob Heagle).

Jack will be remembered as a farmer who loved the land, baseball, fishing, automobiles, and playing “500.”

He will also be remembered for his quick and devastating Irish wit. In all these activities he will be missed dearly.

Visitation is scheduled at the Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 7.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, 1999, at St. Joseph’s Church in Menomonie with the Rev. John Heagle officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Carol M. Kyle

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 5, 1999, p. A6

Carol M. Kyle, 80, 12214 Broken Arrow, Houston, Texas, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Carol was born in Amery and attended Stout State University in Menomonie. She graduated in 1940 with a degree in home economics and a teacher’s certificate. She taught for several years in Wisconsin and Michigan before marrying Jerry Kyle, who graduated in 1933 from Menomonie High School, during World War II.

She was a devoted wife with much love for her family and friends, and was loved and will be greatly missed by family members and her many friends, all of whom will cherish her memory.

She is survived by Jerry R. Kyle, her husband for 55 years; a son, Jerry (Marie) Kyle; a daughter, Kappy (Lee) Cannon; and grandchildren Douglas Cooper, Zachary Sharpe, and Kelley Kyle.

A memorial service was held on Friday, April 16, 1999, at Emerson Unitarian Church.

For those desiring to do so, contributions may be made to the Parkinson Foundation of Harris County or to Emerson Unitarian Church.

Mary L. Hammer

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 5, 1999, p. A6

Mary L. Hammer, 82, of Menomonie, died Friday, April 30, 1999, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health Sys-tem in Menomonie.

Mary was born April 23, 1917, in the Town of Weston, Dunn County, the daughter of Henry and Minnie Mae (Hendricks) Stoeklen. Mary grew up in that community. She attended St. Joseph’s Elementary School and graduated from Menomonie High School.

Mary married Clarence Hammer on Sept. 5, 1942. She worked at Parker Pen for a few years. Mary and Clarence later owned and operated the Riverview Bar in Irvington for several years. Clarence died Dec. 19, 1975. Mary has remained in Menomonie the rest of her life.

Mary is survived by three sisters, Dorothy (Art) Werner of Wilson and Eleanor Fedderly and Martha Lecheler, both of Menomonie; a stepdaughter, Yvonne McKenzie of Hudson; two sisters-in-law, Georgia Stoeklen of Ceour D’Alene, Idaho, and Frances Stoeklen of Menomonie; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Delores Wolf of Menomonie.

Her parents, husband, one sister, Tressie Hartfield, and six brothers, Leo, Lloyd, Herbert, Delbert, Bob and Louis Stoeklen, preceded her in death.

Funeral services were Tuesday, May 4, 1999, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Lyle Schulte officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery. Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie served the family.

Gladys H. Krause

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 5, 1999, p. A6

Gladys H. Krause, 94, of Menomonie, died Monday, May 3, 1999, at Friendship Manor in Menomonie.

Gladys was born April 26, 1905, in Iron River, the daughter of Joseph and Amelia (Steckbauer) Miesbauer.

Gladys grew up in that community and graduated from Iron River High School. She received an elementary teaching degree from Superior State Teacher’s College. Gladys began teaching in Herbster, where she met and married Lennard Krause of Mercer. She continued teaching elementary classes in Butternut, New London and Neenah until her retirement in 1968.

In 1973, Lennard and Gladys retired to their lake home in Mercer and spent the winters in St. Petersburg, Fla. In 1995, they both moved to Friendship Manor in Menomonie to be near their daughter, Patricia Traxler. Lennard died on May 1, 1997.

Gladys is survived by a daughter, Patricia (Eugene) Traxler of Menomonie; three grandchildren, Daniel (Susie) Traxler of Cave Creek, Ariz., Richard (Eva) Traxler of Minneapolis, Minn., and Diane (Mike) Schmoller of Cross Plains; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; three brothers, Joe, Bill and Don Miesbauer; and four sisters, Angela Hansen, Anne Buran, Esther Miesbauer and Alice Tillman.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, May 7, 1999, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Lyle Schulte officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until time of services Friday at the church. Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie is serving the family.

Nellie M. Ranney

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 5, 1999, p. A6

Nellie M. Ranney, 96, of Menomonie, died Sunday, May 2, 1999, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie where she resided the last five weeks.

Nellie was born April 29, 1903, in the Town of Sherman, Dunn County, to Edgar A. and Ellen H. (Danter) Ranney. She attended Lambs Creek Country School. Nellie lived on the Ranney home farm, helping on the farm and caring for her parents until their death. She later worked at Sanna Dairies in Menomonie for 20 years, retiring to her home on the farm in the Town of Sherman, where she lived all of her life.

Nellie was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church in Menomonie, belonged to the Church Guild, and played piano and organ for many church functions.

She loved children and helped care for three generations of the Ranney children. Nellie also loved flowers and her yard, and enjoyed reading, walking in the woods, picking berries, and reminiscing about old times with the family.

Avis Ranney, wife of Nellie’s nephew, Ed, has been her dear friend, and for the last several years has been a special caregiver.

Nellie is survived by 10 nieces and nephews: Beatrice Rinholen, Donald Wilsey, Doris Dobbe, Orville Wilsey, Wayne Palmer, Keith Palmer, Glenn Palmer, Audrey Barry, Lee Porter and Wendell Ranney.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Elsie Palmer, Agnes Wilsey and Hazel Porter; one brother, Clifford A. Ranney; two nieces, Carol Toner and Diane Ranney; and two nephews, Galen Porter and Edgar D. Ranney.

Funeral services for Nellie are 2 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 1999, at the United Methodist Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Marilynn Rushton officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie. Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until time of services Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the United Methodist Church.

Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie is assisting the family with arrangements.

Milo E. Johnson

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 5, 1999, p. A6 & A8

Milo E. “Mike ” Johnson, 81, formerly of Knapp, died Friday, April 30, 1999, at the Glenhaven Nursing Home in Glenwood City.

Mike was born Dec. 13, 1917, in Knapp to Victor and Eva May (Burton) Johnson, the first of 10 children. He grew up on a farm on Irish Ridge outside of Knapp and attended Pleasant Dale School.

His first job was as a milk hauler. When a young man he moved to the Pacific Northwest, where he met May Turnow. They married on Aug. 9, 1940, in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho. They made their home in Hebo, Ore. Mike was a longtime logger on the West Coast in Oregon and a successful owner of a small trucking company. He relocated to Honeydew, Calif., in 1953.

Mike enjoyed teaching the boys how to fall trees and properly make firewood. He took the boys hunting at Paul Smith’s Ranch several times. As a resident of Honeydew, he enjoyed the many friends in the community. He had many fond memories of Humboldt County. A logging accident at age 40 left Mike permanently disabled.

In 1976, Mike returned to Knapp, determined to enter back into farming. His tenacious nature and sense of humor were evident as he ran a dairy in spite of his injuries. Mike also played baseball for teams in Knapp and Banks, Ore.

Milo loved his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He is survived by a daughter, Louise (Tom) Andersen of Fortuna, Calif.; two sons, Victor (Beverlee) Johnson of Arcata, Calif., and Fred (Marianne) Johnson of Eureka, Calif.; their mother, May (Turnow) Parnell of Cave Junction, Ore.; six grandchildren, Ronald (Janie) Andersen, Michelle (Sisi) Fulvaka and Angela (Jeremy) McMahon, all of Fortuna, Calif., Deborah (Curtis) Swinney of Wilsonville, Ore., David Johnson of Silverton, Ore., and Jessica Johnson of Salt Lake City, Utah; five great-grandchildren, Latu, Nathan and Sione Fuluvaka and Amanda and Kira Swinney; a brother, Kenneth Johnson of Menomonie; four sisters, Evelyn (Jack) Nielsen of Knapp, Viola Kirkof Clear Lake, Joyce (John) Schultz of Eau Claire, and Margaret (Joe) Leverty of Siren; three sisters-in-law, Betty (Marvin) Schlough of Menomonie, Esther (Glen) Kegan of Boyceville, and Margaret (Larry) Holzhueter of Menomonie; two aunts, Carrie Kussrow of Knapp and Maxine Burton of Boyceville; many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Milo was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dennis; three brothers, Marvin, Glenn and Larry; a sister, Ruby Wold; a sister-in-law, Violet Johnson; a brother-in-law, Glen Kirk; three nephews; and one niece.

A private burial of cremains will be in Hebo at a later date. Cards and letters may be sent to Louise Andersen, 681 Spring St., Fortuna, CA 95540. Everts Funeral Home in Glenwood City handled local arrangements.

Alma C. Cutler

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 5,1999, A8

Alma C. Cutler, 94, of Downsville, died Monday, May 3, 1999, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie where she resided the last year.

The former Alma Clara Helena Lehman was born March 9, 1905, in the Town of Weston, Dunn County, to August and Minnie (Fuhrman) Lehman.

She married Roy Cutler on May 25, 1933, in Michigan. After their marriage, they farmed in Michigan until 1938 when they came back to Wisconsin. They continued farming in the Town of Weston, Dunn County.

Alma loved her family and was a devoted Christian. She was also an avid gardener and enjoyed her flowers.

Alma is survived by three daughters, Janet A. (Fred) Bixby of Winchester, Va., Loraine C. Arsenault of Gallup, NM, and Helen J. Cutler of Cuiaba, Brazil; one son, Wallace A. (Janet) Cutler of Downsville; seven grandchildren, Robert (Pamela) Cutler of Chippewa Falls, Ronald (Marcia) Cutler of Menomonie, Judith (Lewis) Clark of Mankato, Minn., Jayanne Bixby of Winchester, Robyn (Gary) Thibado of Downsville, Tanya (Michael) Yavari of Foster City, Calif., and Jason Arsenault of Gallup; 10 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Cutler, in 1976, and two brothers, Oscar and Arnold Lehman.

Funeral services for Alma are 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with Ray Miller and Kevin Killen officiating. Burial will be in Lower Weston Cemetery in the Town of Weston, Dunn County.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to services Saturday at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie.

Marjorie J. Mork

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 9, 1999, p. A6

Marjorie J. Mork, 79, of Menomonie, died Friday, May 7, 1999, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

The former Marjorie Petersen was born July 15, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Peter T. and Lily C. (Mortensen) Petersen. She graduated from Washburn High School in Minneapolis and attended Vocational School. She then taught nursery school in Minneapolis before moving with her family to Menomonie. She worked at the defense plant in Eau Claire and also at Lakeside Aluminum plant in Menomonie.

Marjorie married Harold Mork on June 12, 1948, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Menomonie. They have lived in Menomonie since their marriage. Marjorie loved her home and family and was an active member of Christ Lutheran Church. She also enjoyed traveling. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Marjorie is survived by her husband, Harold of Menomonie; a daughter, Claudia Kjenslee of Menomonie; a granddaughter, Kathleen Kjenslee of Menomonie; a brother, John (Mary) Petersen of Durand; nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son-in-law, Dwight Kjenslee; two sisters, Lucille Anderson of Colorado Springs, Colo., and June Smetana of Menomonie.

Funeral services for Marjorie will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 1999, at Christ Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with Rev. Rolf Morck officiating. Burial will be in Christ Lutheran/Halvorson Cemetery in Menomonie. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, and an hour before the service Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be given to Christ Lutheran Church Choir or donors choice.

Richard W. Vine

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 9, 1999, p. A6

Richard W. Vine, 85, of Menomonie, died Thursday, May 6, 1999, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie.

He was born Dec. 20, 1913, in Rochester, Minn., to Earl A. and Jessie B. (Whitney) Vine. Richard married Eleanor Duckstad on Jan. 17, 1936, in Osage, Ia.

Richard graduated from Rochester High School, Rochester Junior College and received a B.A. degree in 1936 from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn.; he also attended the University of Minnesota and the Mac Phail College of Music in Minneapolis, receiving a M.M in 1938. Richard did private music study in New York City, San Francisco, Milan (Italy) and Salzburg (Austria). He received the Ford Scholarship to the Composers Forum, the New York City Opera Company and the New York Center in 1960.

Richard was a teacher of both instrumental and vocal music in the public schools in Osseo and Oconto and Parkersburg, Ia., for five years; assistant professor of music at Maryville College in Tennessee for five years; Valley City State Teachers College in North Dakota for a year; from 1948 he was with the University of Hawaii as assistant professor and associate professor, and in 1957 became professor of music; he was an exchange instructor at City College in San Francisco in 1953-54 and Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., in 1958. Richard was a soloist and director of music at Central Union Church for 16 years. He was founder and director of an Opera Workshop at Armed Services YMCA from 1950-53, and assistant director Hon. Symphony Opera Festival from 1961-63.

Richard was the organizer of Hon. Symphony Children’s Chorus; organizer and director of Police Activities Boys’ Chorus from 1948-50; consultant for Hon. Community Theater productions in 1962; he was a member of the Pan-Pac region National Council of Metropolitan Opera since 1963, the National Society of Arts and Letters, the Hawaii Music Educators Association, the Music Educators Conf., the National Opera Assn., the National Assn. of Teachers of Singing, and the Music Ass. Hon. He was named Father of the Year in Music in 1962, and received a Music Award from Sigma Alpha Iota in 1959.

Richard is survived by his wife, Eleanor of Menomonie; a son, James (Susan) Vine of Neenah; three grandchildren, Jonathan DeMarco of Cleverdale, N.Y., Tagen Vine of Kalispell, Mt. and Kathleen Vine of Austin, Tex., numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Joan Vine-Cranston; two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services for Richard were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, at Olson Funeral Home, Menomonie, with Rev. Rolf Morck officiating.

Paul Stevens

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 9, 1999, p. A6

Paul Stevens, 92, of Wheeler, died Thursday, May 6, 1999, at the Area Nursing Home in Colfax.

He was born May 27, 1906, in the Town of Hay River, Dunn County, to Ole and Caroline (Iverson) Stevens. He married Agnes Moen on March 17, 1925. Together they farmed in Dunn County. Paul also drove school bus and delivered the mail in the Wheeler area. He was a lifelong member of Hay River Lutheran Church in rural Wheeler.

Survivors include a brother, John (Fern) Stevens of St. Louis Park, Minn.; two sons, Duwayne (Irma) of Wheeler and Donald (Joann) of Spring Valley; two daughters, Aline (Ted) Jurecki of Chetek and Donna Tryggestad of Andover, Minn.; 13 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes; four brothers, five sisters and one infant granddaughter.

Funeral services for Paul Stevens will be held Tuesday, May 11, 1999, at 1 p.m. from Hay River Lutheran Church, the Rev. Dr. David Tryggestad officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Sampson Funeral Chapel in Colfax and one hour prior to services at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Hay River Lutheran Church Elevator Fund.     

Donald G. Feyen

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 9, 1999, p. A6

Donald G. Feyen, 71, of Menomonie, died Monday, May 3, 1999, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie after a courageous two-year battle with cancer.

Don was born Aug. 20, 1927, in the Town of Red Cedar, Dunn County, the son of George and Sylvia (De Mars) Feyen, and grew up in that community.

Don married Velma Morse on May 11, 1949, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Menomonie. After marriage, they lived in Chippewa Falls and St. Paul, Minn., before returning to Menomonie. Don was the manager of Menomonie Skelgas for 31 years, retiring in 1990.

Don was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, and Menomonie Moose Lodge #1584.

Don is survived by his wife, Velma; two daughters, Joan (Ray) Ellenbecker of Germantown and Jean (Michael) Niemeyer of Appleton; one son, Jeff (Diane) of Evansville, Ind.; five grandchildren; a sister, Betty (John) Werner of Elk Mound; a brother, Michael (Barbara) Feyen of Sheboygan; and many nieces and nephews.

His parents and a brother, Robert, preceded him in death.

Funeral services were Thursday, May 6, 1999, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Lyle Schulte officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie served the family.

Allette Nettell

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 9, 1999, p. A6

Allette Nettell, 73, of Hibbing, Minn., died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at the Leisure Hills Health Center in Hibbing where she resided a short time.

Allette was born Sept. 23, 1925, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Andrew Brix and Agnes Samdahl. She attended Little Elk Creek Grade School and graduated in 1943 from Menomonie High School.

Allette married James N. Peterson in 1946. She lived in Racine for many years before moving to various other communities. In 1987, she married William M. Nettell in Hibbing.

Allette went to school for interior design and was a talented interior decorator.

She is survived by a son, Jim (Yvonne) Peterson of Hibbing; a daughter, Jane (Ron) Zach of East Troy; four brothers, Wesley Earl of Deer Park, Wash., Emory Earl of Stanwood, Wash., Krefting Earl of Des Moines, Wash., and Stewart Earl of Burien, Wash.; two sisters, Arleyne Earl of Bremerton, Wash., and Karen Schwarz of Santa Rosa, Calif.; four grandchildren, Nadine Forsline of Chisholm, Minn., Erik Peterson of Hibbing, Tina Peterson of Wisconsin, and Neil Zach of East Troy; many cousins, nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Allette are 2 p.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, at the Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church in the Town of Red Cedar, Dunn County, with the Rev. Richard Klabunde officiating. Burial will be in Froen Cemetery in the Town of Red Cedar.

Friends may call an hour prior to services Monday at the church.

Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie is handling arrangements.  

James Edward Angevine

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 9, 1999, p. A6

James Edward Angevine, 32, of Menomonie and formerly of Little Falls, Minn., died Friday, May 7, 1999.

He married Lori Giese on July 28, 1990. James was a baker for 16 years and the proud father of Nicole, Ashley and Samantha. He enjoyed fishing and being with family and friends.

Arrangements are pending in Little Falls, Minn.

Elbridge H.Curtis

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 12, 1999, A6

Elbridge H. "Curt" Curtis went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 7, 1999, from his residence in the Alzheimer's Unit of the Clairemont Nursing Home in Eau Claire.

Curt was born Sept. 16, 1926, in Fall City, the son of Verne and Alice (Owen) Curtis. He married Agnes Johnson on Nov. 9, 1944, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Popple Creek (rural Colfax). he was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Eau Claire.

Curt served in the Navy during World War II. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service and was a letter carrier for 33 years, retiring in 1992. he always had a smile and a wave for the people on his route, and was a well-liked and appreciated carrier.

Curt is survived by his wife, Agnes; son, Vern (Diane, grandchildren Brad (Kjelse) and Christa (Cody); daughter, Connie (Tom); son, Dean (Karen, grandchildren Jason and Justin); and sister, Beulah (Gene) Bassett.

Funeral services were Tuesday, May 11, 1999, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Eau Claire with Pastor Steve Rutter officiating. Burial was in Fall City Cemetery, Town of Spring Brook, Dunn County.

Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home in Eau Claire was in charge of arrangements.

Estell L. McClellan

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 12, 1999, A6

Estell L. "Ess" McClellan, 80, of Mondovi, passed away Saturday, May 8, 1999, at Oakview Care Center in Durand.

He was born on May 12, 1918, in Menomonie to Samuel and Kate (Keck) McClellan.

He served his country in World War II in the Army. He married Marjorie (Sinz) DeLong on June 29, 1951, in Menomonie. He lived in Menomonie until 1963 when he moved to Mondovi. Ess was employed for 33 years at Uniroyal in Eau Claire, retiring in May 1980. He also owned the 10-37 Club in Mondovi from 1963 to 1971.

He was a member of Central Lutheran Church in Mondovi.

He is survived by one daughter, Jeannie McClellan (Steve Anderson) of Mondovi; three stepchildren, Shirley (Al) Sorenson of Lake Wales, Fla., Janice (Larry) Dahms of Menomonie, and Robert (Luanne) DeLong of Menomonie; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Orlan McClellan of Menomonie; and one sister, Edna Phillips of Grand Rapids, Mich.

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, three brothers and one sister.

Services were Tuesday, May 11, 1999, at Central Lutheran Church in Mondovi with the Rev. Jack Olson officiating. Burial was in Riverside Lutheran Cemetery. Kjentvet & Smith Funeral Home in Mondovi was in charge of arrangements.

Marlene F. Terrana

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 12, 1999, A6

Marlene F. Terrana, 63, of Menomonie, died Monday, May 10, 1999, at her home in the Township of Red Cedar, rural Menomonie.

Marlene was born January 6, 1936, in Lowell, Ind. to Emery and Flora (Buche) Collins. She grew up in Lowell and married Sebastian Terrana on Dec. 2, 1951, in Crown Point, Ind. Marlene and Sebastian made their home in Indiana until 1984, when the moved to the Township of Red Cedar, where she remained the rest of her life.

Marlene is survived by her husband; three sons, Robert, Michael (Doris) and Sebastin (Tom), all of Menomonie; two daughters, Rebecca Clark and Diana (David) Gibis, both of Menomonie; 14 grandchildren, and 3-1/2 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Rowena Stuppy of Escondido, Calif., Vernal Amandio of Crown Point, Ind., and Gwyneth Sexton of Braxton, Mo.

Her parents; a grandson, Robert Terrana; one sister and five brothers precede her in death.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 14, 1999 at Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home, with Rev. Roger Galsted officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home and one hour prior to services on Friday.

Emanuel A. Norby

Dunn County News, Wednesday, May 12, 1999, A6

Emanuel A. Norby, 48, of Knapp, died Sunday, May 9, 1999, at his home.

He was born Sept. 29, 1950, in Mondovi to LaMoine and Lenore (Holte) Norby. He was raised in the Menomonie area and graduated from Menomonie High School in 1968. He attended Chippewa Valley Technical School and then served in the U.S. Army from 1970-72.

Emanuel married Betty Schultz on Feb. 24, 1973, in Menomonie. They have lived in Knapp since 1975. Manny was a long-time employee at Swiss Miss in Menomonie, currently working as a lab technician.

He enjoyed traveling and just going for r4ides, and he loved his family, especially his granddaughter. Manny will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Norby of Knapp; a daughter, Donna Norby (significant other, David Schmidt) of Arden Hills, Minn.; a son, Nathan Norby of Knapp; granddaughter, Bryanna Schmidt; his mother, Lenore Norby of Knapp; father-in-law, Merlin Schultz of Menomonie; three brothers, Gary, Richard and Douglas Norby, all of Menomonie; a sister, Lorna Norby of Boyceville; a brother-in-law Don (Marlene) Schultz of Menomonie; a sister-in-law, Lois Duerkop of Eau Claire, and many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, LaMoine; grandparents, and mother-in-law, Elaine Schultz.

There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, May 12, 1999) at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with Rev. David Whelan officiating. Burial of the cremains will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service today (Wednesday) at the church.

Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie handled arrangements.

Lila M. (Kistner) Skellenger Clack

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 16, 1999, A6

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Lila M. Skellenger Clack, 85, of Menomonie, died Thursday, May 13, 1999, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.

The former Lila Mae Kistner was born Dec. 2, 1913, in the Town of Weston, Dunn County, to Freeman and Louise (Schultz) Kistner. She attended Twin Hills grade school and graduated from Menomonie High School in 1932. She also graduated from the Calhoun business College in Minneapolis.

Lila married Francis Skellenger in January, 1934, in Menomonie.She lived in the Menomonie area most of her life, and raised her family here. She later married William clack on June 26, 1946 in Menomonie.

Lila was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Menomonie and was also involved with the Menomonie Senior Citizens Center. She loved all of nature and especially enjoyed birdwatching. She also loved music and played the organ.

Lila's family was most important to her, and she will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by two daughters, Joyce L. (Steward) Skellenger Miller of Rural Retreat, Va., and Mary K. Clack Wald of Chippewa Falls; four sons, Vaun F. (Sandra) Skellenger of Prescott Valley, Ariz, May M. (Jodi) Skellenger of Kennewick, Wash., Daniel G. Skellenger of Williams, Ariz., and Paul H. Clack of Isla Marada, Fla.; 18 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, and a brother-in-law, Clarence Olson of Menomonie.

Lila was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Francis A. Skellenger; second husband, William G. Clack; an infant son, Dale Skellenger; two adult sons, Larry Skellenger and William clack; a brother, Glen Kistner; a sister, Hazel Olson, and three grandchildren, Therese and Paul Miller and John Skellenger.

Funeral services for Lila will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 17, 1999, at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Menomonie,with Rev. Kenneth Owens officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Sunday) at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, and at the church can hour before the service Monday.

Wenzal H. (Bunny) Humpal

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 16, 1999, A6

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Wenzal H. "Bunny" Humpal, 74, of Boyceville, died Friday, May 14, 1999, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie, where he resided since July, 1996. He was a resident of rural Boyceville for more than 30 years.

Wenzal was born Feb. 22, 1925, in Clear Lake to Wenzal James and Mary Alice (Heibel) Humpal. He was the second of four children. Bunny graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1943 and entered the U.S. Army, serving in the Pacific during World War II. After the war, he returned to rural Clear Lake, where he worked as a farmer.

Wenzal married Shirley Jean Hoff on June 15, 1949, at St. John's Catholic Church in Glenwood City. He maintained his love for farming until he found his true calling in 1962, when he was asked to auctioneer at a local farm auction. He went on to call over a thousand auctions for local farmers and townspeople. He retired from auctioneering in 1988, but continued farming until his failing health, the progression of Alzheimer's, forced him to retire.

Wenzal was a founding member of St. Luke's Catholic Church in Boyceville. He was an active member of the church, serving on the church council and as president for several years. He was also an active leader in the Boyceville area, serving on the school board for 12 years. He also served on the Tiffany Town Board for several years as a board member and chairman. Wenzal was a member of the Harmon-Harris American Legion Post #314, He was also an active member of the National Auctioneers Association, and served as president of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association in 1986. He was named "Wisconsin Auctioneer of the Year" in 1988. He is perhaps best known for all the farm and household auctions he hosted in Barron, Dunn and St. Croix Counties.

Bunny is survived by his wife, Shirley Humpal of Boyceville; five sons, Thomas (Judy) Humpal of Boyceville, Charles (Darla) Humpal of Downing, Davie (Renee) Humpal of New Knoxville, Ohio, John (Cindy) Humpal of Wheeler and Paul (Kathy) Humpal of Stillwater, Minn.; eight grandchildren: Jason, Heidi, Kaleb, Darcy, Alison, Heather, Daniel and Jacob; two brothers, Robert of Clayton and Richard (Loraine) Humpal of Edmonds, Wash.; a sister, Ellen Weide of Roseville, Minn; nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Wenzal was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister-in-law, Bernice Humpal.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1999, at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Boyceville, with Father Lyle Schulte officiating. Burial will be in the Mound Cemetery in Downing.

Friends may call at the Everts Funeral Home in Glenwood city form 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Patricia V. Johansen

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 16, 1999, A6

Patricia V. Johansen, 72, of Maple Grove, Minn., passed away Saturday, May 9, 1999, at her daughter's home in Farmington, Minn., after a long illness.

She was born March 26, 1927, in Menomonie to Veronica and Alfred Moore.

Pat was a graduate of Menomonie High School and State State University.

Pat is survived by her daughter, Karen Brownawell, and son-in-law, Robert; beloved grandchildren, Janet and Bob; and mother, Veronica, who recently moved from Menomonie to the Trinity Care Center in Farmington.

Her father, Alfred, sister, Nan jean Thorson, and husband, Lyle, preceded her in death.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 13, 1999, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Maple Grove.

Floy L. Stolpe

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 16, 1999, A6

Floy L. Stolpe, 61, of Wheeler, died Wednesday, May 12, 1999, at Lutheran Hospital in Eau Claire.

The former Floy LaManda Woods was born Aug. 12, 1937, in the Town of Sherman, Dunn County, to Russell and Minnie (Gardner) Woods. Floy married Byron Stolpe on July 3, 1965, in Ridgeland. She has lived in Wheeler the rest of her life.

Floy enjoyed gardening, birdwatching, and her family. She will be sadly missed.

She is survived by her daughter, Lisa (Douglas) Snyder of Wheeler; two grandsons, Arrik and Mitchal Snyder; brothers and sisters, Beatrice Breezee, Viola Leko, Delcena Flug, Fredena Tallmon, Nandee Link, Goldie Andrews, Rosezenia Peterson Nihart, Kay Edgemon,William Woods, Roschus Woods, Earnest Woods and Leroy Woods; many nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Floy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Byron Stolpe; a daughter, Kathy; and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 15, 1999, at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with the Rev. Jon Becker officiating. Burial was in Our Savior's Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of Hay River, Dunn County.

Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie served the family.

Mabel A. Olson

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 16, 1999, A6

Mabel A. Olson, 88, of Menomonie, died Thursday, May 13,1999, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie.

The former Mabel Hage was born Oct. 29, 1910, in the Town of Sherman, Dunn County, to Andrew and Mary (Wold) Hage. She married Walter C. Olson on July 21, 1929. They farmed the Olson family farm in the Town of Dunn for many years.

Mabel was an active member of the Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church, and also active in the Little Elk Creek 4-H Club. She was a great cook, and enjoyed sewing, knitting, and other needlework. She also enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles.

Mabel was a wonderful mother, mother-in-law, and grandma, and will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by one daughter and tow sons, Barbara (Paul) Morton of Golden, Colo., Duane E. Olson of Chippewa Falls, and Larry (Darlene) Olson of Menomonie; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Mabel was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; a son, Frank, in 1994; two great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters.

Funeral services for Mabel are 2 p.m. Monday, May 17, 1999, at the Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church in the Town of Red Cedar, Dunn County, with the Rev. Richard Klabunde officiating. Burial will be in Little Elk Creek Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Sunday) at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and one hour prior to services Monday at the church.

Manley H. Stene

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 16, 1999, A6-A14

Manley H. Stene, 79, of Colfax, died Friday, May 14, 1999, at his home in Colfax with hospice after a short illness.

Manley was born Aug. 20, 1919, in the Town of Tainter to Oscar and Gunda (Mork) Stene. Manley was a life-long resident of Colfax. He attended Colfax Public Schools and served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1941-45.

He married Virginia Hegna on Dec. 30, 1943, in Colfax. Manley was a member of Norton Lutheran church and was the first member baptized there. Manley also served as a trustee of the Village Board for over 20 years. He was employed at Colfax Farmers Union, where he retired in 1992, after 42 years delivering fuel oil.

Survivors include a son, Gary (Cheryl) of Colfax; grandchildren Leslie (William) Albrecht of West Bend and Anna (Robert) Ackerlund of Colfax; great-grandchildren Menley Ackerlund, William (BJ) Albrecht, Whitney Ackerlund, Calvin Albrecht and Madeline Ackerlund, and two sisters-in-law, Ruby Stene of Menomonie and Edna Stene of Colfax.

He is preceded in death by his wife Virginia; a son, Ronald; his parents; five brothers and two sisters.

Jeffrey J. Matter

Dunn County News,Wednesday, May 19, 1999, A6

Jeffrey J. Matter, 31, of Delavan, formerly of Palatine, Ill., died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, in Delavan.

He was born Feb. 29, 1968, in Cudahy, the son of Donald and Mary-Lee (Alexander) Matter. When a youth, he spent a majority of his time in Palatine and graduated in 1987 from Palatine High School. He was employed recently as a chef in Delavan.

Jeff is survived by his daughters, Jessica Matter and Laura Juhnke, both of Delavan; his parents, Donald and Mary-Lee of Palatine; a brother, Joseph Matter of Mountain View, Calif.; his paternal grandmother, Dorothy Matter of Menomonie; and several aunts and uncles.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, 1999, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Lyle Schulte officiating. Burial of the cremains will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 21, at the Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie where a prayer service is scheduled at 7 p.m.

Clare T. Owen

Dunn County News,Wednesday, May 19, 1999, A6

Clare Thomas Owen, 89, of Elk Mound, died Sunday, May 16, 1999, at his home.

He was born April 29, 1910, in the Town of Spring Brook, Dunn County, to Charles F. and Gladys (Anderson) Owen.

He attended Spring Brook Grade School, Dunn County Agricultural School, and graduated from Menomonie High School. Clare also attended Stout Institute for a year.

He farmed the family farm in the Town of Spring Brook most of his life, and was also an excellent mechanic. Farming was Clare's life.

He is survived by a son, Gary Owen of Elk Mound; a daughter, Carol (Richard) Zurek of Altoona; three grandchildren, Karry (Tammy) Zurek, Connie (Brad) Dilts, and Lisa (Jerry) Dorame; three great-grandchildren, Nicole Dorame and Ellen and Emily Dilts; five sisters and one brother, Myrtle Gutwasser of Wheaton, Minn., Leonard (Ruby) Owen of Elk Mound, Vera (Willis) Piette of Oconomowoc, Marcene Carlson of Batavia, Ill., Margery Owen of Beaver Dam and Janice (Allen) Schmidt of Rogers, Ariz.; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Russell; and a sister, Ferne Esping.

Funeral services for Clare are 2 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with the Rev. Kenneth Owens officiating. Burial will be in the Fall City Cemetery in the Town of Spring Brook.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) and one hour before services Thursday at the funeral home.

Leonard V. Helgeson

Dunn County News,Wednesday, May 19, 1999, A6

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Leonard Victor Helgeson, 80, of Menomonie, died Monday, May 17, 1999, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.

He was born Nov. 27, 1918, in the Town of New Haven, Dunn County, to Hans Edward and Anna Oline (Haugen) Helgeson. He attended Prairie Farm High School and graduated in 1938 from Dunn County Agricultural School. He then attended the University of Wisconsin-Stout, later receiving a bachelor of science degree in industrial arts, and a master's degree in vocational education, both from Stout.

Leonard married Ferne Lorraine Schutz on Nov. 15, 1941, in Boyceville. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Fessenden, stationed in the Marshall Islands in the South Pacific and stateside, during World War II.

Leonard taught school in Milwaukee while he and his wife lived in Cedarburg. They then moved to Blair where he owned and operated the Coast-to-Coast Store. Getting employment from the U.S. Air Force munitions plant in Eau Claire brought them back to the Menomonie area to live. Leonard also managed the Credit Bureau and Bonded Collections in Menomonie. He retired in 1980 after 12 years as instructor of industrial management at Stout.

He was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church, a volunteer for Interfaith Caregivers, and a member of the Antique Auto Club. Leonard also enjoyed boating, hunting and fishing.

Leonard is survived by his wife, Fern of Menomonie; two daughters, Diane (James) Carter of Hudson and Virginia Helgeson of Menomonie; two grandchildren, Kirsten Carter of St. Paul, Minn., and Matthew Carter of Salt Lake City, Utah; one brother, Alan (Vera) Helgeson of Menomonie; nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Alice Helgeson and Myrtle Amundson; and three brothers, Elwyn, Otis and Howard Helgeson.

Funeral services for Leonard are 1 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Dale Freberg officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and one hour before services Thursday at the church.

Richard P. Rivard

Dunn County News,Wednesday, May 19, 1999, A6

[See also, notice on May 26, 1999 below]

Richard Pierre Rivard, 84, of Glenwood City,died Friday, May 7, 1999, at the Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas.

Mr. Rivard was born Feb. 23, 1915, in Turtle Lake to Rose Alma (DuBois) and Louis Honore Rivard. He graduated in 1933 from Turtle Lake High School, served his country as a World War II combat infantryman in Europe, was married to Mary Severance on Nov. 4,1946, and graduated from Marquette University Law School in 1947, before settling with his family in Glenwood City. He spent 50 years as a practicing attorney in Glenwood City, also serving as St. Croix County district attorney and St. Croix County Circuit Court commissioner.

Mr. Rivard was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Glenwood City, was a member of the church choir, served on the Superior Diocese School Board and Deaconate board, and was a charter member of the local chapter of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a 50-year member of Currey-Ainsworth Post #168 of the American Legion in Glenwood City.

Mr.Rivard is survived by his wife, Mary (Severance); two brothers, John (Jean) Rivard of Coon Rapids, Minn., and Raymond Rivard of Phoenix, Ariz.; seven children, Richard Andre of Glenwood City, Roland (Maryanne Oyas) of Madison,Michelle (William) Heiting of Stillwater, Minn., Louis (Jill) of River Falls, Francis (Judy) of Menomonie, Georgianna (Boris) Rivard-Bravo of Storrs, Conn., and Raymond (Lorraine Hoster) of Phillips; a foster daughter, Beverly (Gene) Bosinske Finn of Sycamore, Ill.; 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his mother and father; a brother, Louis Laurin; a sister, Louise (Larin) Smith; and two sons, Thomas and Peter.

A Memorial Mass is scheduled at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 29, 1999, preceded by visitation at 9 a.m. The Mass and visitation will be at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Glenwood City. A graveside service will follow the Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery.

Otto F. Singerhouse

Dunn County News,Wednesday, May 19, 1999, A6

Otto Fredrick Singerhouse, 81, of Prairie Farm, died Monday, May 17, 1999, at the Barron Medical Center.

Otto was born Jan. 3, 1918, in Dunn County to Paul and Pearl (Drury) Singerhouse. He graduated in 1938 from Boyceville High School. After working for area farmers, Otto enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served in the South Pacific from 1942-45 as a carpenter's mate in the Naval Seabees.

On Aug. 4, 1945, he married Evelyn Stafne. They farmed for a number of years in the Prairie Farm area where they still reside. Otto worked in commercial construction from 1965 to retirement.

Otto was a very active community member, serving on the Prairie Farm School District Board of Education, United Lutheran Church Council, and Akers Cemetery Association.

Otto enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and working in his workshop. Otto's deep love for his family helped him fight a long and courageous battle against cancer. He will be sadly missed by the many people whose lives he touched.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Singerhouse of Prairie Farm; sons, Don (Bev) Singerhouse of Prairie Farm, Paul (Marita) Singerhouse of Germany, and Scot Singerhouse of New Richmond; daughters, Karen Kahl of Prairie Farm, Diane (Kelly) Stevens of Menomonie, Susan (Alexander) Samardzich of Bruce, and Mary (Roger) Hepokoski of Elk Mound; grandchildren, Joseph (Tanja) Singerhouse-Emma, Eric Singerhouse, Scott (Jessica) Singerhouse, Lisa (Mark) Larson-Kyle, Summer, McKenna, Douglas (Sara) Kahl, Dean Kahl, Kraig (Katie) Kahl, Jason Singerhouse, Bobbi Jo (Eric) Fornell-Kiana, Carter, Angela Singerhouse, Julie Stevens, Alyx Singerhouse, Karen Olsen, Kevin Olsen, Stephanie Samardzich, Kip Samardzich, Serena Samardzich, John Hepokoski, and Joy Hepokoski; brothers, Lloyd (Shirley) Singerhouse of Portland, Orel, Delbert (Bernie) Singerhouse of Hudson, Paul R. (Betty) Singerhouse of Hudson, and Kenneth (Karen) Singerhouse of Baldwin; sisters, Lucille Mullen of Eau Claire, Helen Whistler of Gresham, Ore., Geneva (William) Peterson of New Richmond, and Virginia (Maurice) Murray of Ladysmith; goddaughter, Eileen Thompson of Spokane, Wash.; as well as many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.

Otto was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Ruth Ann; his parents; a brother, Francis Singerhouse; a sister, Genevieve Jackelen; and a son-in-law, Robert Kahl, Jr.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, at the United Lutheran Church of Prairie Farm with the Rev. Oz Twedt officiating. Interment will be in Akers Cemetery in the Town of Prairie Farm. Graveside military honors will be in accorded by Holum-Waite Post of the American Legion.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Mark Rausch Funeral Home in Dallas and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.

Mark Rausch Funeral Service, Dallas and Cameron, is handling arrangements.

Hazel Hagen

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 23, 1999, A9

Hazel Hagen, 86, of Menomonie, died Wednesday, May 19, 1999, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

The former Hazel Amelia Behling was born Sept. 22, 1912, in Menomonie to George C. and Minna (Metzger) Behling. She was baptized Oct. 6, 1912, and confirmed May 23, 1926, at Friedens Lutheran Church (now Peace Lutheran) in Menomonie. She attended Hillcrest Country School and Menomonie High School.

Hazel married Henry A. Hagen on Sept. 15, 1937, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie. They have celebrated over 60 years of marriage. Hazel was employed at Thomas B. Wilson's before marriage. After their marriage, she and her husband farmed in the Town of Stanton for many years. Hazel also worked at Major Cleaners in Menomonie and the American Lutheran Home. They moved into Menomonie in 1989.

Hazel was a lifelong member of Peace Lutheran Church, she taught Sunday School, and was president of the Ladies Aid at church. She was a member of the Myrtle Werth Hospital Auxiliary, American Lutheran Home Auxiliary, and Annis Creek Woman's Club.

Hazel enjoyed cooking, baking and needlework, and also enjoyed her flowers. Her home and family were very important to her. Hazel will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Hazel is survived by her husband, Henry; a son, Maurice (Joyce) Hagen of Crystal, Minn.; two granddaughters, Andrea and April Hagen of Crystal; a brother, Lloyd (Arvilla) Behling of Menomonie; a sister, Fern Knopps of Menomonie; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one granddaughter, Naomi Hagen; one brother, Marvin Behling; and two sisters, Clara Schutts and Irma Tietz.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 22,1999, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. David Whelan officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

The family suggest memorials to Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie. Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie handled arrangements.

Pierre Rivard

Dunn County News, Wed, May 26, 1999, A6

Funeral services for Richard Pierre Rivard, 84, of Glenwood City, who died May 7, 1999, in Texas, will be held this coming Saturday, May 29, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Glenwood City.

Visitation will be held at 10 a.m., with memorial Mass set for 11 a.m. A graveside service will follow the Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery.

The obituary was printed in the May 19, 1999, edition of the Dunn County News.     [See above]

Lorraine E. Wolf

Dunn County News, Wed, May 26, 1999, A6

Lorraine E. Wolf, 76, of Elmwood, died Saturday, May 22, 1999, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

She was born Jan. 24, 1923, in the Town of Lima, Pepin County, rural Durand, to Frank and Stella (Boehm) Wissinger, and was raised in that community. She married Rupert Wolf on Sept. 24, 1945, in Lima. After marriage, they lived and farmed in the Town of Eau Galle, Dunn County, rural Elmwood. Rupert passed away July 5, 1984.

Lorraine is survived by two sons, Darrel (Carol) of Durand and Dennis (Sandra) of Spring Valley; two daughters, Donna (Walter) Steies of Menomonie and JoAnn Wolf of Elmwood; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Marie Hayden of Elk Mound and Arlene Klein of Plum City; and one brother, Bernard Weissinger of Durand.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Weissinger.

Funeral services were Wednesday, May 26, 1999, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Eau Galle with the Rev. Roy Mish officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand was in charge of arrangements.    

Malcolm D. Williams

Dunn County News, Wed, May 26, 1999, A6

Malcolm D. Williams, 73, formerly of Menomonie, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 1999, in Columbus, Ohio.

He was born May 21, 1926, in Menomonie to Leo and Esther Williams. He graduated in 1943 from Menomonie High School. Following graduation, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served for several years.

After being honorably discharged from the Navy, he attended the University of Colorado in Boulder and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. Malcolm owned and operated the Our Own Hardware Store in Menomonie for several years.

Malcolm married Doris Dodd in Montevideo, Minn., in 1955. They moved to the State of Ohio during the late 1950s and Malcolm was employed as a computer analyst for the Department of Defense until his retirement.

Malcolm was a life member of Reynoldsburg (Ohio) Post #9437, VFW, a life member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, a member of F.O.E. Aerie #3261 in Reynoldsburg, and a member of Lodge #1245, Loyal Order of the Moose.

Malcolm is survived by one son, Thomas D. Williams of Columbus; one daughter, Jeanne M. Williams of Columbus; two grand-children, Lindsay R. Williams and Tanner D. Williams; one brother, Donald L. Williams of Menomonie; and one sister, Mary Ann Hahn of Colorado.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Leo and Esther Williams; his wife, Doris; and one brother, Robert P. Williams.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Columbus.

Joanne E. McClelland

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 30, 1999, A6

Joanne E. McClelland, 64, of Tomah, died Tuesday, May 25, 1999, at her home after a long struggle with cancer.

She was born April 7, 1935, in Menomonie to Hugh and Caroline (Fender) Cropp. She attended grade school in Menomonie and graduated in 1953 from Menomonie High School.

She was united in marriage to Donald F. McClelland on June 26, 1953. They farmed in the Menomonie area for 13 years and were members of the Little Elk Creek Church. Donald and Joanne have owned and operated the Rest-Well Motel in Tomah since 1969.

Joanne was an active member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church where she was chairman of many Scandinavian bake sales. Her hobbies were gardening and baking. She was a member of the Coon Valley Rosemaling Association. Joanne loved to paint and taught rosemaling in the Tomah area.

Joanne is survived by her loving husband, Donald; four loving children, Susan (Gary) Waege, Mary (Darrell) Purpus, and Cheryl (Douglas) Schuster, all of Tomah, and Gary McClelland of Granbury, Texas; five devoted grandchildren, Brendt and Jason Waege, Melissa Purpus, and Andrew and Kristin Schuster; two sisters, Marlys Bowell of Menomonie and Lois (Jack) Dart of Green Bay; one brother, Kenneth (Judy) Cropp of Winneconne; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Walter and Thomas.

Funeral services were Friday, May 28, 1999, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Tomah with the Rev. Martha Hampton officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Tomah. Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home in Tomah was in charge of arrangements.

Carl H. Perry

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 30, 1999, A6

Carl H. Perry, 93, of Menomonie, died Tuesday, May 25, 1999, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.

Carl was born Feb. 12, 1906, in Elbow Lake, Minn., the son of Charles and Martha (Larson) Perry. The family lived in that area until 1916 when they moved to Cornell. Here Carl worked in a paper mill and farmed. In 1929 he married Mabel Hagen in Milwaukee. Since 1934 they have made their home in Menomonie where Carl worked for the Highway Department.

Carl’s true enjoyment was music. Carl and Mabel performed at many engagements, senior citizen functions, band concerts, and weddings, and even made guest appearances on local radio stations. Mabel died in October 1986.

Carl is survived by several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mabel; a daughter, Arlene, in 1996; two brothers, Clarence and Oscar; and a sister, Vina Dennison.

Funeral services were Friday, May 28, 1999, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Lyle Schulte officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie handled arrangements.

Margie E. Peterson

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 30, 1999, A6

Former New Richmond resident Margie Elda Berettingen Madsen Peterson, loving and courageous wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away in her home in San Diego, Calif., on May 6, 1999, following a long battle with cancer. She was 74 years old.

Marge was born in Wheeler on June 29, 1924, the daughter of Helmer and Ella (Palmer) Brettingen. Her father died before she was born and she was raised by her stepfather, Lawrence Madsen. She graduated in 1942 from Menomonie High School.

Marge married Leonard G. Peterson and they lived in Bayport, Minn., and Spring Valley before settling in New Richmond in 1947. Marge worked as an optometric assistant for Dr. A.L. Lindell for many years and then for Dr. Lee. She won The Optometric Assistant of the Year award in 1978. In 1979, Marge moved to San Diego, and continued to work in this field.

As part of Marge’s volunteer duties for Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH), she traveled many times to Mexico where she worked with the Lions Club to provide free eye exams and glasses to underprivileged residents. She was also a volunteer for Kaiser Home Health, providing respite for families with homebound patients.

Marge was a fun-loving woman, who loved to entertain, and a talented seamstress who enjoyed making clothes and upholstering furniture. She also enjoyed gardening and is known to have the cleanest house anywhere in the United States.

She is survived by her loving children, Dee Drury of New Richmond, Patti Swanson of San Diego, Kerry (Patty) Peterson of New Richmond, and Denise Berman of Crofton, Md.; 10 grandchildren,; a sister, Mickey (Dave) Foster of Eau Claire; a brother, Marvin (Carol) Madsen of Menomonee Falls; a brother-in-law, Joe Looby; a sister-in-law, Marge Peterson of Stillwater, Minn.; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Marge was preceded in death by her husband; parents; stepfather; and sister, Myrtle.

A Celebration of Life memorial service was held May 16 at the Heritage Center Pavilion in New Richmond. A compilation of music was assembled, with love, by Chad Swanson. Private burial was May 17 in the New Richmond Cemetery.

As a gesture of support to Marge’s longtime involvement with eye care, the family encourages everyone to donate old eyeglasses to the Lions Club. Remember Marge with a smile on her face and a helping hand for all.

Ethel T. Rasmusen

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 30, 1999, A6

Ethel T. Rasmusen, 90, of the Wellington Place, died Saturday, May 22, 1999, at St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point.

She was born April 7, 1909, in Withee, the daughter of the late Christian and Caroline (Jessen) Madsen. She attended Withee Elementary and High School and received a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

She was a teacher in Menomonie for 31 years.

On June 6, 1931, she was married to Harvey Bergstrom at Trinity Lutheran Church in Stevens Point. He preceded her in death in September 1937. In 1947, she was married to Ove B. Rasmusen in Winona, Minn. They retired in 1969. The couple continued living in Menomonie until 1977 when they moved to Owen. He preceded her in death on March 12, 1985.

She was a member of the Eastern Star in Owen, the Retired Teachers Association, and Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Beverly Bergstrom Norton of Wilson, N.Y., and Patricia Bergstrom Skubis of Belleville; two stepchildren, Kenneth Rasmusen of Naples, Fla., and Lois Ryman of Chippewa Falls; five grandchildren, Kathy (Charles) King, Gary (Elizabeth) Norton, Larry (Carolyn) Norton, Kristi Skubis and Kassia (Timberly) Skubis-Millar; five stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and seven great-stepgrandchildren.

Funeral services were Wednesday, May 26, 1999, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Stevens Point with the Revs. Gilbert Halverson and Kenneth Knutson officiating. Burial was the following day in Riverside Cemetery in Withee.

Boston Funeral Home in Stevens Point handled arrangements.   

Janet A. Kemp

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 30, 1999, A6

Janet A. Kemp, 66, of Menomonie, died Thursday, May 27, 1999, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

The former Janet Waite was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Three Lakes to Lanson G. and Frances (Bartlett) Waite.

She is survived by two brothers, William (Lillian) Waite of Brunswick, Maine, and David (Mary Jane) Waite of Prairie du Chien; seven sisters, Phyllis (Sam) Taub of Annandale, Va., Shirley Anne (Paul) Klenke of Canyonville, Ore., Olive (Victor) Grossetti of Torrington, Conn., Lois Waite of Orlando, Fla., and Dorothy Wilson, Phoebe (Allen) Johnson and Marie (Lane) Fiske, all of St. Cloud, Fla.; nieces and nephews; beloved friends, Dorothy and Russ James and Joe Dercks; numerous other special friends; and the Kemp family.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur Kemp; and four brothers, Kenneth, Mark, John and Thomas Waite.

Memorial services for Janet are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with Father Sampson Rogers officiating. Burial of the cremains will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Neenah at a later date.

Elmer G. Watland

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 30, 1999, A6 and A10

Elmer G. Watland, 83, of Menomonie, died Friday, May 28, 1999, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.

He was born June 14, 1915, in Boone County, Nebraska, to Gabriel and Matilda (Stensrud) Watland. Elmer was the youngest of five brothers and two sisters. Their father died when Elmer was three months old. After his mother married Emil Johnson, the family moved to the Louisville area in 1918. Elmer attended Louisville grade school.

Elmer Watland married Arlene Fritz March 1, 1945, in Baldwin. They lived in the Town of Dunn, Dunn County, and raised four children.

Elmer has been involved in farming, a trucking business and in heavy equipment since 1952. He has enjoyed working with soil conservation programs, historical society projects and Caddie Woodlawn Park. He was also on the building committee of New Hope Lutheran Church in Downsville. And, he enjoyed his daily drives checking his trap lines.

Elmer Watland is survived by his wife, Arlene; two sons, Gary Watland of Owatonna, Minn., and Ted Watland of Menomonie; a daughter, Gloria (Glen) Miller of Menomonie; grandchildren Nicholas, Douglas, Matthew, Jesse, Michael and Gina; one great-granddaughter, Bailey; four brothers and two sisters. Alfred Watland of Superior, Lloyd Johnson of Eau Claire; Clarence Johnson of Tennessee, Marion Johnson of Menomonie, Dorothy Wiedman of La Crosse and Sofia Selchert of Castlewood, SD.; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends, and his faithful dog, Tina.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, William G. Watland; a sister, Myrtle Johnson, and four brothers, Herman Watland, John Watland, William E. Watland and Lester Johnson.

Funeral services for Elmer Watland will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, 1999, at New Hope Lutheran Church in Downsville, the Rev. Richard Klabunde officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in the Town of Dunn.

Friends may call form 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, and at the church an hour before the service Tuesday.

Oakley Seeger

Dunn County News, Sunday, May 30, 1999, A10

Oakley Seeger, 79, of Prairie Farm, died Friday, May 28, 1999, at his home.

Funeral services for Oakley Seeger will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1, at United Lutheran Church in Prairie Farm. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery in rural Prairie Farm.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Mark Rausch Funeral Home in Dallas and one hour prior to the services at the church on Tuesday.

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