Dunn County, WI Obituaries
June 2003

The obituaries posted here are reprinted with permission from the Dunn County News, Menomonie, Wisconsin. These are "current" obituaries, beginning with the 
June 1, 2003 issue of The Dunn County News.

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Carol Jean Heller

Dunn County News, Sun, June 1, 2003, A6

Carol Jean Heller, age 46 of River Falls went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 24, 2003 in the Hudson Hospital.

Carol was born, the daughter of Donald and Sylvia (Amick) Heller, on Aug. 1, 1956, in Menomonie. Carol loved music, coloring, playing games, being read stories, pets (especially dogs) and each year couldn't wait for the Christmas season, she truly loved Jesus. She had received many trophies for her bowling in the Special Olympics.

Carol leaves to celebrate her life, parents Donald and, Sylvia Heller; siblings, Richard (Jackie) Heller of Prescott, James Heller of River Falls, Lisa (Adam) Lovell of Spring Valley, Kerry (Rhajimas) Holmes of Hudson; nieces and nephews, Alisha, Lovell, Brittany Holmes, Jason Heller, Jacob Lovell and Jennifer Heller.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents Mable and Horace Easland, Ruth and Clyde Amick and Edward Heller.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the O'Connell Family Funeral Home, Hudson. Funeral service will be Wednesday 10 a.m. in the Assembly of God Church, River Falls with Pastors Kent Boyum and Mike Bechtold officiating. Interment in the Irving Creek Cemetery, Menomonie. Pallbearers will be Nathan Betz, Seth Belz, Jacob Lovell, Adam Lovell, Rhajimas Holmes and Wes Belz. Honorary pallbearer will be Erland Brager.

Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society. Funeral Arrangement entrusted to O'Connell Family Funeral Homes, Hudson and Baldwin.

Herbert E. Engebretson

Dunn County News, Sun, June 1, 2003, A6

Herbert E. Engebretson, age 96, of Menomonie, died Friday, May 30, 2003 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 2, 2003 at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, with Rev. Carmen Peterson officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. Monday until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials to the Dunn County Nutrition Program would be appreciated.

Adeline L. Martin

Dunn County News, Sun, June 1, 2003, A6

Adeline L. Martin, age 92, of Menomonie, died Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health Systems in Menomonie.

The former Adeline Lois Grimme was born March 13, 1911 in Minneapolis, Minn., to William and Anna (Brown) Grimme. She was baptized, confirmed and a lifelong member of Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie.

Adeline married Raymond Martin on Sept. 23, 1939 at Peace Lutheran Church. She worked as a telephone operator in Downsville, and was a homemaker and enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren. Later she worked in the cafeteria for the Menomonie School system. Adeline also enjoyed sewing, cooking and baking.

Adeline is survived by two sons, Bill (Connie) Martin of Cameron; Ron Martin of Menomonie; four grandchildren, Jenny Martin, Beckie (Scott) Gostovich, Ross Martin of Hudson, Cherrie (Tim) Godin of Hartford; a great-grandson, Alex Godin; three sisters all of Menomonie, Velma Schutz, Jerene Price and Bernetta Schutz; also a devoted friend, Esther Steinke; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond; a brother, Norman Grimme; and a sister, ReEtta Hart.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2003 at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with Rev. Dale Freberg officiating. Burial will be in Peace Lutheran Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Thursday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, and at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Ruth Andreassen

Dunn County News, Wed, June 4, 2003, A6

Ruth Andreassen, age 101, of Shell Lake, formerly of Menomonie, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at the Terraceview Living Center in Shell Lake.

Ruth was born Feb. 27, 1902, in Danvers, Minn., the daughter of Hans and Anna Hanson. When a young child, she moved with her family to Canada where she grew up. Ruth graduated from high school in 1920 and attended a Normal School in Winnipeg where she received a teaching certificate. She taught school for several years. Ruth served as a missionary in China during the 1920's for several years.

Ruth returned from China and married Sigrud Kjarton Andreassen. They lived in Menomonie where they raised five children. Ruth helped with her husband's veterinary practice, doing the bookkeeping.

Ruth was an active member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church. She served as a Sunday School teacher and was a member of the choir, Our Savior's Women and the Priscilla Circle. Ruth was also a member of the Hospital Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, and Sons of Norway.

Her husband, S.K. Andreassen, died in 1972. Ruth later moved to Potter's Country Home for approximately two years. For the last eight years, Ruth has resided at Terraceview Living Center in Shell Lake.

Ruth is survived by a daughter, Jane Halverson of Denver, Colo.; a son, George (Bernie) of Sauk Rapids, Minn.; 13 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three daughters, Audrey Bailey, Joan Lee and Ann Swank; four sisters; two brothers; and three grandchildren.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2003, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Ron Burke officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie.

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

Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie is serving the family.

Jackie L. Mickelson

Dunn County News, Wed, June 4, 2003, A6

Jackie LeRoy Mickelson, age 61, of Tarpan Springs, Fla., passed away on Friday, May 23, 2003, after a long battle with Huntington's disease.

He was born Feb. 15, 1942, in Menomonie to Juel L. and Violet I. (Mishler) Mickelson. Jackie was raised in and around the Menomonie area. He spent his later years in Florida. Jackie was employed as a beef boner until his health started to fail.

Jackie is survived by a son, Timothy Mickelson, and a daughter, Robin Mickelson, both residents of Florida; a granddaughter, Erin, daughter of Timothy; a brother, Juel R. Mickelson of Boise, Ida.; a sister, Judith C. Drew, of Oscoda, Mich., and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Juel L. and Violet Mickelson; a brother, James L. Mickelson; a son, Andrew Mickelson, and an infant daughter, Wendy Mickelson.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2003, at Froen Cemetery in the Town of Red Cedar, Dunn County, with Rev. Dave Whelan officiating.

Olson Funeral Home is serving the family.

Clinton A. Morrissette

Dunn County News, Wed, June 4, 2003, A6

Clinton A. Morrissette, age 66, Town of Lucas, died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

Funeral services were Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at St. John's Catholic Church in Glenwood City with Deacon Wesley Tuttle officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Everts Funeral Home in Glenwood City handled arrangements.

Karlton Edward Robinson

Dunn County News, Sun, June 8, 2003, A6

Karlton Edward Robinson, age 61, of Red Wing, Minn., died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Fairview Seminary Home.

He was born Oct. 1, 1941, in Menomonie, the son of Earl and Delores (Morholz) Robinson. He graduated from Knapp High School in Knapp. He served in the U.S. Army.

He married Violet Kron and they later divorced. He worked for Knapp Ready Mix until his paralyzing car accident in June 1973. He was an active member of Concordia Lutheran Church, and of Leo C. Peterson American Legion Post 54. He enjoyed working with flowers and being with family and friends.

Survivors include three daughters, Sibly (Bruce) Dankers of Goodhue, Minn., Kristine (John) Lance of Red Wing, and Karla (John) Johnson of Lake City, Minn.; six grandchildren, Melissa, Dustin and Bryce Dankers, Anthony and Jennifer Lance, and Kaleigh Johnson; four brothers, Kenneth, Irvin (Linda) of Knapp, Virgil (Sue) of Boyceville, and Richard of Phoenix, Ariz.; and one sister, Virginia (Buddy) Wiemmer of Knapp.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his twin sister, Karen Nealey.

Funeral services were Thursday, June 5, 2003, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Red Wing with the Rev. Ron Stehr officiating, along with full military honors. Burial will be in Lucas Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel in Red Wing is handling arrangements.

Warner "Barney" Gebhardt

Dunn County News, Sun, June 8, 2003, A6

Warner "Barney" Gebhardt, age 84, 604 Hudson St., passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at the Rice Lake Hospital in Rice Lake following a heart attack at the Volkman cottage.

Barney was born on Oct. 8, 1918, in Boyceville to Richard and Anna (Bileschmit) Gebhardt. He attended Boyceville Grade School and four years at Dunn County Agricultural School, graduating in 1938.

He served his country in World War II in the Pacific in the U.S. Army, and he was wounded in Okinawa in May 1945. Barney received the Purple Heart and received an honorable discharge.

Barney married Florence Sipple on Jan. 21, 1939. To this marriage, one son, Richard, was born. Barney and Florence had been married 64 years. Barney was employed for 37 years at Northwestern Mutual Insurance Co. in Eau Claire.

He enjoyed fishing for the "big ones" on Tainter Lake where he and Florence spent many years. After his retirement, they also enjoyed the Volkman cottage of Pokegama Lake. Barney was an avid deer hunter, very often bringing home deer that he had bagged. Barney played dart ball for the Epiphany Church League for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Florence; sisters-in-law, Lucille Gebhardt of California and Janet Leach of Menomonie; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, Richard; his parents; two brothers, Rudolph and Armand; and a sister-in-law, Mary Gebhardt.

Services were Saturday, June 7, 2003, at the Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, with Pastor Fred Sauder officiating. Burial was in the Salem-Iron Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Eleanor Holzman

Dunn County News, Sun, June 8, 2003, A6

Eleanor Holzman, age 96, of St. Croix Falls, passed away Monday, June 2, 2003, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in St. Croix Falls.

She was born July 25, 1906, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Howard Murry and Nellie Kedzie Jones.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Otto Peter, and son, Phillip.

She is survived by two sons, Howard (Charlotte) of Madison and David (Dorothy) of Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Marie Wiskur and her friend, Ray Johnson of St. Croix Falls; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at the United Methodist Church in St. Croix Falls.

The Cremation Society of Wisconsin is serving the family.

Raymond L. Fox

Dunn County News, Sun, June 8, 2003, A6

Raymond L. Fox, age 80, of Menomonie, died Friday, June 6, 2003, at his home.

He was born Nov. 5, 1922, in the Town of Maxville, Buffalo County, to Francis P. and Cora E. (Livingston) Fox. He grew up on a farm in Buffalo County and later moved to Eau Claire and farmed in the Town of Seymour. He moved back to Durand where he lived until his father's death. Raymond has lived in Menomonie for the past 30 years.
He was employed at Indianhead Enterprises in Menomonie for several years.

Raymond was loved by everyone and always had a smile.

Raymond is survived by a brother, John P. (Melba) Fox of Elk Mound; a sister, Florence (Benedict) Hayden of Eau Claire; a sister-in-law, Lois Fox of Eau Claire; a brother-in-law, Kenneth Mayer of Eau Claire; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Malcolm, Francis and George Fox, and a sister, Margaret Mayer.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 9, 2003, at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, with Rev. Laurence Borner officiating. Burial will be in East Pepin Cemetery in the Town of Albany, Pepin County.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Harold Eugene Hansen

Dunn County News, Sun, June 8, 2003, A6

Harold Eugene Hansen, age 95, of Menomonie, died Friday, June 06, 2003, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

Harold was born on Feb. 18, 1908, in Menomonie, to Gunder and Ragnhild Hansen. He married Delores Bourasau on June 8, 1947, in Mason City, Iowa. Sunday would have been their 56th anniversary.
Harold taught in a one-room school for 13 years, owned a grocery store in Downsville, and then worked as a plumber until retiring in 1973.

After his retirement, Harold served several terms on the Dunn County Board of Supervisors and the Tainter Town Board.

Harold is survived by his wife, Delores Hansen; a son, Harold (Mary) Hansen of Menomonie; two grandsons; and one sister, Margaret Glennon of Houghton, Mich. Also surviving him are two sons from a previous marriage, Duane Hansen of Menomonie; Eugene Hansen of Forest Lake, Minn.; and three grandchildren. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ragnhild and Gunder Hansen; a brother, Erling Hansen; and a son, Gerald Hansen.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Christ Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Rolf Morck officiating. Burial will be in Christ Lutheran/Halvorson Cemetery in Menomonie.

Friends are welcome Tuesday, June 10, from 4-8 p.m. at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and one hour prior to the service, Wednesday at the church.

Roger A. Miller

Dunn County News, Wed, June 11, 2003, A6

Beloved Husband, Dad, Grandpa and Dear Friend -- Age 62 of St. Paul, Minn., formerly of Menomonie, died on Sunday, June 8, 2003.

Preceded in death by parents, Henry and Eda; two brothers; two sisters.

Survived by loving wife of 39 years, Gerry; children, Sherri (Clay) Cygan and Todd (Tammy); grandchildren, Rebekka, Caitlyn, Cortney and Matthew; stepgrandson, Dennis Cygan; four brothers; and three sisters.

Funeral services were Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1465 N. Victoria, St. Paul. Interment in Forest Hills Cemetery of Knapp.

Mueller-Bifs Funeral Home in Roseville, Minn., handled arrangements.

John L. Schlytter

Dunn County News, Sunday, June 15, 2003, A6

 John L. Schlytter, age 55, of Menomonie, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

John was born Sept. 16, 1947, in Menomonie to Leland and Ardith (Lokken) Schlytter. John spent five years living in St. Paul, Minn., then lived in San Leandro, Calif., for 30 years. John attended Hayward Cal State in California. He worked in Emeryville, Calif., until he became ill. In 1990, he moved to Menomonie where he remained the rest of his life. John was recently being cared for at home with hospice.

John loved to read, working with wood, and model trains. He will be missed very much by his family and friends.

John is survived by his mother, Ardith; a sister, Rebecca (Bob) Robbers of Herald, Calif.; two nieces, Jessica and Megan Robbers of Herald; his grandmother, Nora Lokken of Menomonie; a very good friend, Glenn Fong of Alameda, Calif.; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leland on March 16, 2003; his grandfather, Arthur Lokken; and his grandparents, Carl and Essie Schlytter.

No services are planned. Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie is serving the family.

Willis O. Rodey

Dunn County News, Wed, June 18, 2003, A6

Willis O. Rodey, age 85, of Menomonie, died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at his home in the Town of Sherman, Dunn County.

Willis Otto Rodey was born on July 4, 1917, in the Town of Sherman, Dunn County, to Otto and Bertha (Grundeman) Rodey. He graduated from Roach Elementary School in the Town of Sherman. After school, he helped his parents run the family farm.

He married Esther Thorson on Aug. 27, 1946, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie. Together, they took over the family dairy farm in 1947. In his later years, he raised beef cattle.

When a young man, Willis was an avid trapper and loved playing baseball with local teams. Later in life, he enjoyed playing cards and watching the Green Bay Packers on TV. He loved to talk about farming and visiting with his neighbors.

Willis is survived by a son, Steve (Joan) Rodey of South Milwaukee; two grandchildren, Michael and Jennifer; one brother, Louis (Eleanor) Rodey of Menomonie; one sister, Dorothy Baker of Menomonie; one sister-in-law, Mabel Krueger of Menomonie; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Esther; one brother, Lloyd; and brothers-in-law, George Baker and Harry Krueger.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, June 20, 2003, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Dale Freberg officiating. Burial will be in Peace Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.

Tony A. Ferber

Dunn County News, Sun, June 22, 2003, A6

Tony A. Ferber, age 40, of Colfax, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

Tony was born March 15, 1963, in Durand, the son of Ronald and Patricia (DeLong) Ferber. He grew up in the Elmwood and Wilson area. Tony attended elementary schools in Spring Valley and graduated in 1981 from Spring Valley High School.

Tony married Kathleen Schumacher on June 29, 1985, in Menomonie. They have made their home in the Town of Tainter near Tainter Lake. Tony was working as a cement finisher for Menomonie Builders.

Tony enjoyed woodworking and helping his friends and neighbors with any type of project. He will be remembered as a person who could make everyone laugh. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Tony is survived by his wife, Kathy; a daughter, Merisa Ferber of Menomonie; three sons, Nick, Kyle and Jacob, all at home; a grandson, "Little John;" his parents, Ron and Pat Ferber of Wilson; a brother, Michael Ferber of Hammond; two sisters, Rogjel Weber of Elmwood and Carla Anderson of Beldenville; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and many friends.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2003, at the Menomonie Alliance Church with the Rev. Ron VanWey officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Falls Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Sunday) at the Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie and one hour prior to services Monday at the church.

Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home is serving the family.

Robert R. Smith

Dunn County News, Wed, June 25, 2003, A6

Robert R. Smith, age 89, of Menomonie, died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie.

He was born Jan. 2, 1914, in Downsville to Ray and Mina (Kistner) Smith. He attended the Beaver Creek rural school near Irvington/Downsville and Menomonie High School, graduating in 1934 from Dunn County Normal. That same year he married Dorothy Legge.
Bob taught at Miller Hill School near Knapp until 1940 when he went to work for National Mutual Benefit Insurance Co., an employment that lasted more than 50 years.

In 1944, he entered the U.S. Army and served two years. Upon returning to Menomonie, he and his wife purchased the Central Hotel on Broadway in 1946 and operated it, along with a taxicab company and the Greyhound bus depot, until 1954. They built a home on Tainter Lake and lived in that vicinity until moving back to Menomonie in 1997.

At age 54, Bob was elected clerk of court for Dunn County and held that position until retiring at age 65.

Bob is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Menomonie; two daughters, Beulah (Tom) Manor of Menomonie and Debra (Gary) Hauschildt of Prescott; two sons, Ronald (Sandy) Smith of Stillwater, Minn., and Billye Raye (Candy) Smith of Georgia; one sister, Mabel Fritz of Elmwood; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Elbert, Marvin and Verne Smith.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2003, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Revs. David Whelan and Paul Pillman officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Town of Dunn, Dunn County, with military honors provided by the Menomonie Veterans Honor Guard.

Friends and family may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.

Robert L. Lien

Dunn County News, Wed, June 25, 2003, A6

Robert L. Lien, age 75, of Ridgeland, died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at his home.

Robert was born March 8, 1928, in the Town of Sheridan, Dunn County, to Odin and Anna (Anderson) Lien. He was raised and attended school in the Vance Creek area. On March 24, 1948, he was married to Ethel Christopherson in the Town of Wilson.

He worked for Ridgeland Cenex for 41 years where he hauled gas, did plumbing and electrical work, and installed dairy equipment.

Robert was a member of New Hope-Pine Creek Lutheran Church where he has served on the Church Council. He was active in the community and was a member of the Ridge-Riders Saddle Club. He enjoyed doing odd jobs for family and friends and one of his favorite pastimes was attending auction sales.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Donald Lien; a brother, Merton Lien; and five sisters, Florence Quarderers, Esther Siebert, Bernice Caswell, Ruth Lien and Ardina Lien.

He is survived by his wife, Ethel Lien of Ridgeland; three sons, Ronald (Lorrie) Lien of Ridgeland, Alan (Sharon) Lien of Barron, and Dale (Anna) Lien of Ridgeland; five grandchildren, Lisa Lien, Nikki (James) Melville, Chris (Joe) Virkus, Terry (Brandon) Lien, and Christopher (Terra) Seever; eight great-grandchildren, Jeffrey, Ashley and Justin Lien, Bruce and Bryan Melville, Tyler and Nicholas Virkus, and Kayla Lien; many nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were Wednesday, June 25, 2003, from New Hope-Pine Creek Lutheran Church with the Rev. Barbara Koch officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were with Mark Rausch Funeral Service, Dallas and Cameron.

Federico Hernandez-Montalvo

Dunn County News, Sun, June 29, 2003, A6

Federico Hernandez-Montalvo, age 25, of Stockholm, formerly of Vera Cruz, Mexico, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, in Spring Valley as the result of a drowning accident.

Federico was born July 18, 1977, in Vera Cruz to Arnulfo Hernandez-Tecpile and Paula Montalvo-Cervantes. He lived in Minnesota for two years and in Wisconsin for one year. He loved to farm.

Federico married Fawn Lemon on April 22, 2003, in Hudson. Together, they had a son, Julio, who was born on May 28, 2003.

Federico is survived by his wife, Fawn of Stockholm; his son, Julio; his father and mother, Arnulfo Hernandez-Tecpile and Paula Montalvo-Cervantes; three brothers and two sisters, Juan (Aurelia) Hernandez-Montalvo of Artura, Minn., Francisco (Amparo) Hernandez-Montalvo of Cochrane, Martin (Elvira) Hernandez-Montalvo of Ixtapaluca, Mexico, Maria Eugenia (Antonio) Hernandez-Montalvo of Tecpantzacoalco, Mexico, and Evarista Hernandez-Montalvo of Tehuacan Puebla, Mexico; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Loyd (Terri) Lemon of Boyceville; brother-in-law, Anthony Lemon of Boyceville; sister-in-law, Rebecca (William) Link of Menomonie; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Jeremy Lemon.

A Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2003, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Lyle Schulte officiating. Burial will be in Texhuacan Cemetery in Vera Cruz.

A Christian wake will be held on Sunday, June 29, from 4-10 p.m. at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., and from 8:30 a.m. until time of services Monday at the church.

Glen "Tyke" W. Anderson

Dunn County News, Sun, June 29, 2003, A6

Glen "Tyke" W. Anderson, age 52, of Wheeler, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at his home, with family, after an extensive and admirable fight against cancer.

Glen was born on April 18, 1951, in Minneapolis to Robert and Margaret (Lloyd) Anderson. Glen grew up on a dairy farm with four brothers and two sisters in Dunn County. He graduated from Colfax High School in 1970 where he enjoyed wrestling.

In June of 1970, he married Nelda Prince. Together they raised two daughters. He worked in a foundry for a few years, owned a furniture store later in life and also spent many years as a professional over-the-road truck driver. With a two million plus safe driving record, Glen remained accident-free until he retired in 2002.

In his spare time, Glen enjoyed fishing, hunting, water-skiing, riding snowmobile, four-wheeling, camping and especially playing with his two grandchildren.

He will be missed for his sense of honor, his philosophy of life, the encouragement he gave to the ones he loved, his sense of humor, and the dreams and knowledge he shared with all who knew him.

Tyke is survived by his two daughters, Stacey (Steven) Asmus and Tracey (James) Frassel; two grandchildren, Justin Anderson and Zachariah Asmus; two sisters and three brothers, Carol (Lyle)Ebling, Patricia (Kevin) Davis, John (Jane) Anderson, Jim (Cindy) Anderson, and Joseph Anderson (Lori Hoffman); 13 nieces and nephews, Debra Ebling (Jim Moseley), Steven Ebling (Ruth Upton), Brynda (Dr. Joel) Sengbusch, Sgt. Jason (Amy) Ebling, Michael Anderson (Penny Snyder), Travis Anderson, Robert Anderson (Angela Dregney), Erica (Mark) Anderson, Erin and Trisha Seever, Jamie Anderson (Christina Clausen), Amy Bystrom and Richard (Danette) Kruschke; 19 great-nieces and nephews; two aunts, Joyce Goodell and Jeannie (Stan Marquardt) Jantzen; an uncle, Robert Lee (Sue) Lloyd; a great aunt, Winnie Dennemeyer; a great uncle, Arnold Anderson; his girlfriend, Cindy L. Larson; and a special friend, Nelda Garnett. He is also survived by grand nieces and nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert W. Anderson and mother, Margaret (Lloyd) Anderson; his brother, Robert Lee Anderson; his grandparents, Glen and Bonnie (Harvey) Anderson and a nephew, Terry Anderson.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Wheeler, with Rev. Bradley Peterson officiating. Burial will be in Our Savior's Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of Hay River. Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Newell L. Erickson

Dunn County News, Sun, June 29, 2003, A6

Newell L. Erickson, a long time resident of Mondovi, died Thursday, May 1, 2002, in Clearwater, Fla.

He was born April 29, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Newell and Dorothy (Fearer) Erickson. He attended the Mondovi schools.
He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1952 and completed a tour of duty with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. In 1956, Newell was the third generation to join the family business, the Mondovi Hardware Co. He retired in 1995.

Newell was active in civic affairs, including the Mondovi School Board, Mondovi City Council, Mondovi Businessmen's Association, and Bank of Mondovi Board of Directors. He served Our Savior's United Methodist Church. He was a retired commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Newell is survived by his wife of 51 years, Adele Bryan Erickson of Dear Island, Pepin County; and five children, Elizabeth Speckien of Eau Claire, Catherine Erickson of St. Paul, Minn., Sara Biederman of Mondovi, Thomas Erickson of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and Margaret Erickson of Honolulu, Hawaii.

There will be a memorial service for Newell Erickson on Monday, July 7, 2003, at 7 p.m. at the Marten Community Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Mondovi.

Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home in Eau Claire is assisting the family with arrangements.

John Carswell

Dunn County News, Sun, June 29, 2003, A6

John Carswell, age 84, of Menomonie, died Friday, June 27, 2003, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.

Arrangements are pending with the Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie.
 

Carol A. Gustum

Dunn County News, Sun, June 29, 2003, A6

Carol A. Gustum, age 74, of Chetek, formerly of Sand Creek, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at the Barron Medical Center.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Faith Lutheran Church of Running Valley, rural Colfax, with the Rev. Mark Skogerbo officiating. Burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Town of Sand Creek.

Mark Rausch Funeral Service, Dallas and Cameron, was in charge of arrangements.

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