Dunn County, WI Obituaries
August 2004

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August 1, 2004 issue of The Dunn County News.

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Kyle Ryan Kvistberg

Dunn County News, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004

Kyle Ryan Kvistberg died Monday, July 26, 2004, in the afternoon. As one of Jehovah's Witnesses, he was out in the Christian ministry with his grandpa and a spiritual brother when he was involved in an accident that killed both Kyle and his grandpa, Donald Gibbons, both of Menomonie.

Kyle was born April 27, 1985, in East Bethel, Minn. He was 19 years old at the time of his death. He was engaged to be married to Laura Burth of White Bear Lake, Minn. The wedding was planned for Nov. 20, 2004. Laura has t he support of her great God, Jehovah, and many dear friends and relatives to help her through this difficult time.

Kyle's family looks forward to the Bible's promise at Acts 24:15, when Kyle will be resurrected to life on a paradise Earth. His great love for God and people moved him to spend many hours each month to help people learn about Him from their own Bibles. He displayed a meek and humble attitude and will certainly remain in God's love. He will be one of those meek ones Jesus said would inherit the earth.

Kyle was trained by his father, Warren, in the terrazzo flooring business. Kyle worked side by side with his father and brother, Amos, in the family business for over three years.

Throughout his own life, Kyle touched the lives of many others. Words cannot say how much he will be missed.

Kyle was preceded in death by his sister, Talena. She died in a car accident just over three years ago.

Kyle is survived by his fiancé, Laura Burth; his parents, Warren and Tammy Kvistberg; grandparents, Becky Gibbons, Gary and Josie Kvistberg, Lorraine and Ray Anderson; his brother, Amos Kvistberg; and his sister, Kaila Kvistberg.

Memorial services will start at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Johnson Fieldhouse in Menomonie.

Donald L. Gibbons

Dunn County News, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004

Donald L. Gibbons, age 65, of Menomonie, died Monday afternoon, July 26, 2004, in an automobile accident along with his grandson, Kyle Kvistberg.

Don was born in Alabama on March 4, 1939, to Marvin and Matty Gibbons. He met Rebecca Mathison who became his wife on July 2, 1960. She was his best friend for the next 44 years. They had four children: Timothy Gibbons, Tammy Kvistberg, Terri Willison and Tom Gibbons.

Don was a loving husband to his wife and a fine father to his children. In addition, he generously gave his time and attention to many in the area. He truly cared for people.

Don was a skilled tradesman, installing terrazzo floors for 45 years, finally retiring in 2003. On retiring, Don did not stop working completely. He devoted much of his time helping others learn about our Almighty God, Jehovah, alongside his grandson Kyle.

Don loved creation. Few things made him happier than to walk through the woods and see some animal, the trees or flowers, and then say, "Wow, what an awesome God we have!"

"Dad" will be deeply missed.

Don is survived by his wife, Rebecca Gibbons; children, Timothy Gibbons, Tammy (Warren) Kvistberg, Terri (Gene) Willison and Tom (Joanie) Gibbons; grandchildren Joshua (Amber) Martinez, Jonathan Martinez, Caleb Willison, Amos (Laura) Kvistberg and Kaila Kvistberg; a great-grandson, Bradley Kvistberg; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, and granddaughter, Talena Terrell.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Johnson Fieldhouse in Menomonie.

Clare E. Corrigan

Dunn County News, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004

Clare E. Corrigan, age 95, who resided at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie, formerly of Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire, died Monday, July 26, 2004.

She was born Jan. 10, 1909, in Chippewa Falls, the daughter of Thomas Ronald and Mary Ellen (Coleman) McDonald. She married John Corrigan on May 19, 1945, at St. Charles Church in Chippewa Falls. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Menomonie.

She is survived by one daughter, Monica Bauer of Menomonie; two sons, Gregory (Jackie) Corrigan of Baldwin and Michael (Kathy) Corrigan of Sarasota, Fla.; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two twin brothers, Ronald and Archibald McDonald; and five sisters, Patricia "Pat" Toman, Agnes Stoffel, Helen McDonald, Mary Tomann and Catherine Kelly.

Funeral services were Friday, July 30, 2004 at Notre Dame Church in Chippewa Falls. Burial of cremains was in Calvary Cemetery in Chippewa Falls.

Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls was in charge of arrangements.

Laurence "Laurney" J. Bol

Dunn County News, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004

Laurence "Laurney" J. Bol, age 75, of Menomonie, died Friday, July 30, 2004, at his home.

Laurney was born on May 12, 1929, in the Township of Baldwin, St. Croix County, to Joseph and Mary (Romanski) Bol. He married Kathryn Jean Bloom on Aug. 4, 1976, in Stillwater, Minn.

Laurney was well known in the community as he owned and operated Riverview Bar in Irvington. He was an avid card player and enjoyed cheering for the I-Town softball teams and watching his grandchildren play softball and football.

Laurney is survived by one daughter, Kathy (Frank) Petricek of Taylorsville, Ky; four step-children, Mary Dominik of Carrolton, Texas, Barbara (Ronald) Repaal of Galesville, Andy (Jennifer) Dominik of Menomonie and Shelley (Daniel) Jacobson of Menomonie; 13 grandchildren, Allison Petricek, Randy, Robbie and Elizabeth Bol, Matthew (Jackie) Reepaal, Benjamin Repaal, Kayla Repaal, Kathryn Jacobson, Cassie Dominik, Isaac Jacobson, Gabriel and Christian Jacobson and Lexie Dominik; one brother, Wes (Mary) Bol of Baldwin; three sisters, Betty (Gene) Knipfel of Phoenix, Az, Jan (Frank) Neitzer of Eau Claire and Judy (Tom) Van Fossen of Floewr Mound, Texas; a sister-in-law, Carol (Thomas) Standal of Wauwatosa; and nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jean; a son, Laurence Bol Jr.; and grandson, Jason Petricek.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, at New Hope Lutheran Church in Downsville with the Rev. Steven Carlson officiating. Family and friends may gather from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and from 10 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the church. Private burial of his cremains will be at St. John's Cemetery in Irvington.

Dwayne "Dude" D. Larson

Dunn County News, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004

Dwayne "Dude" D. Larson, age 70, of Menomonie, died Friday, July 30, 2004, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.

Dwayne was born on Oct. 21, 1933, in the Town of Menomonie, Dunn County, to Selmer and Ruby (Grundman) Larson. He graduated from Menomonie High School in 1952 and served in the Army in Germany for two years. After the service, Dwayne worked construction and farmed. He married Maria Bahr on Oct. 2, 1965, in Boyceville. They lived in St. Paul, Minn. where they raised two beautiful girls. Dwayne worked at Armour, retiring in 1979. They moved to St. Augustine, Fla., where they owned and operated a motel. In 1994, they returned to Menomonie.

Dwayne liked to work in his garden, watch baseball games, play cards, do puzzles, travel and sightsee and enjoyed conversing with anyone and everyone. But most of all, he cherished his six grandchildren.

Dwayne is survived by his wife, Maria; two daughters, Dyane (Jeff) Hill of Elmwood and Lori (Chad) Osteen of Eau Galle; six grandchildren, Heather and Matthew Hill, Ashley, Amber, Chad Jr. and Amanda Osteen; three sisters and five brothers, Janet Lemke of Menomonie, Mike (Labera) Larson of Menomonie, Junior Larson (Corrine) of Menomonie, Avis Behling of Boyceville, Charlie (Charleen) Larson of Boyceville, Verlyn "Butch" (Lillian) Larson of Texas, LuAnn (Dick) Hanson of Menomonie and Richard (Linda) Larson of Menomonie; two sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law, Helena Hill of Black River Falls, Erich (Mary) Bahr of Elmwood, Harry Bahr of Menomonie and Barbara Larson of Menomonie; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; Selmer and Ruby; a brother, Glen Larson; a sister-in-law, Shirley Larson; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Erich and Irene Bahr.

Funeral services will be at 2 pm Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at Christ Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with Rev. Rolf Morck officiating. Burial will be in Tramway Cemetery in the Town of Menomonie, Dunn County, with military honors provided by the Menomonie Veterans Honor Guard. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 pm Sunday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, and at the church one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Marie O. Burns

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 4, 2004, A6

Marie O. Burns, age 94, of Menomonie, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at the United Methodist Church in Connorsville with the Rev. Gail Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery, town of New Haven.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Everts Funeral Home in Glenwood City and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.

Delbert Victor Smith

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 4, 2004, A6

Delbert Victor Smith, age 80, of Boyceville, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.

He was born Nov. 18, 1923, in the town of Stanton, Dunn County, to Edward J. and Emma M. (Stoll) Smith, about one-half mile from the farm where he lived his entire life. He graduated from Boyceville High School in 1941 as the class salutatorian.

Delbert and Joyce Johnson met the evening of Joyce's parents' 25th wedding anniversary in 1944 and they married on June 24, 1946, in Boyceville. Delbert farmed with his father until his sudden death in 1950. Joyce then stepped in to help him with barn chores. In 1970, Lynn joined Delbert on the farm until Delbert retired about 10 years ago.

Delbert enjoyed raising horses, bowling, playing cards, and getting together with family and friends. He was never without a cat in the house or as many as Joyce would allow.

Delbert was appointed to the Boyceville Farmers Creamery Board and he was a charter member of the AMPI Board. He served on the regional board for a number of years and he was a delegate for the district until 1995.

He was appointed to the Dunn County Board of Supervisors around 1971 and served for 14 years. He was president of the board for West CAP for five years. He also served on the State Land Conservation Committee for several years. He was also president of the RC & D Board.

Delbert was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church in Boyceville where he served as chairman of the church board for a number of years.

Delbert is preceded in death by his daughter, Elaine; parents; brother, Lawrence; sisters, Audrey and Grace; a granddaughter, Stacy Smith; and a great-grandson, Marcus Walk.

Delbert is survived by his wife of 58 years, Joyce A. Smith of Boyceville; two daughters, Dawn Rogers and Gail (Merlin) Burton, and two sons, Terry (Katie) Smith and Lynn (Sherry) Smith, all of Boyceville; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at the United Methodist Church in Boyceville with the Revs. Gail Mitchell, Nancy Diller and Merlin Burton officiating. Burial will be in Boyceville's Tiffany Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Everts Funeral Home in Glenwood City and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.

Lorraine M. Wagner

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 4, 2004, A6

Lorraine M. Wagner, age 80, of Menomonie, formerly of Chicago, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie.

Arrangements are pending at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie.

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Tory J. Kahl

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 8, 2004, A6

Tory J. Kahl, age 29, of Menomonie, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, as the result of a motorcycle accident in the Town of Hay River, Dunn Co.

Arrangements are pending at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie.

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Lorraine M. Wagner

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 8, 2004, A6

Lorraine M. Wagner, age 80, of Menomonie, formerly of Chicago, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie.

She was born Sept. 11, 1923, in Chicago. Living most of her life in suburban Chicago, she worked as an office manager at Illinois PWD and Mitsui. She moved to Menomonie in 2000. Lorraine enjoyed traveling to Africa, Japan, Europe and throughout the United States.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Marie Brady Wagner, and her stepfather, Frank Wagner.

Lorraine is survived by her sister, Sharon (Frank) Hebl of Menomonie; a niece, Holli Hebl of St. Paul, Minn.; a nephew, Dan (Lisa) Hebl of Two Harbors, Minn.; a great-nephew, Eli Hebl; and a great-niece, Carina Hebl.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie with Pastor Paul Pillman officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie.

Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie is assisting the family.

Mary Trow

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 8, 2004, A6

Mary Trow, age 84, died Monday, July 5, 2004, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa, after a long struggle with emphysema and congestive heart failure.

Mary was born May 11, 1920, in Menomonie to Fred and Catherine Reikowski. She graduated from Menomonie High School in 1938. She moved to Ames in 1944 where she worked for Firestone. She met Robert Trow when he returned to Ames after World War II and they married in 1946. They had three daughters, Sandy, Susie and Mary Louise. She was a checker for many years with Hy-Vee when it was on South Sheldon Avenue in Ames. She began employment at the D.O.T. in 1963, where she was a cashier in the accounting department until her retirement in 1983.

She lived in Ames for 60 years. She loved to work in her gardens in years past and happily tended many beautiful flowers and vegetables.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandy Peters and Sue Knott of Ames and Mary Louise Nelson of Davenport, Iowa; one grandson, Jeff (Kim) Peters and two great-granddaughters, Elizabeth and Megan, all of Ames; one granddaughter, Sara (Ron) Eckhardt of Excelsior Springs, Mo.; and two sisters, Margaret Hermann of Menomonie and Catherine Kraft of Eau Claire.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and two infant grandchildren.

A remembrance gathering was held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, 2004, at the Hunziker House in Reiman Gardens in Ames.

Memorials may be made to Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

Delores M. Goodman

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 11, 2004, A6

Delores M. Goodman, age 72, of Menomonie, died peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004.

The former Delores Dressel was born Sept. 12, 1931, in Chippewa Falls to John and Cecelia (Seichter) Dressel. She married Charles Goodman and they later divorced.

Delores moved o Menomonie where she worked at the Bolo Inn and then managed the Thunderbird Lounge and Lakeside Lounge, while raising her family.

Delores is survived by son, Frank (Marilyn) Goodman, grandchildren, Jay and Rachel; daughter, Kathleen Terrill; grandchildren, Christopher, JIll (special friend, Bill Galetka), and Marena Tepler, son, Michael (Charlene) Goodman, grandchildren, Michael (fiancé Reanna Titus), Elaine (fiancé Ben Schultz), and John Goodman; daughter, Patricia Brempell (fiancé Mark Benedict), and daughter, Barbara Knopps.

She is further survived by a brother, Donald (Patricia) Dressel; a sister-in-law, Carol Dressel; special friends, Bonnie Rae Varney, Maurice Trask and Kara Gilbertson; and nieces and extended families.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Duane Dressel; a son, Timothy; and a daughter, Mary.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with Father Tom Krieg officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

Because of Delores' love of animals, donations may be made to the Dunn County Humane Society.

Tory J. Kahl

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 11, 2004, A6

Tory J. Kahl, age 29, of Menomonie, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, as the result of a motorcycle accident in the town of Hay River, Dunn County.

Tory was born on Aug. 27, 1974, in Eau Claire to Larry and Sue (Abbuehl) Kahl. He graduated in 1993 from Prairie Farm High School. Tory married Julie Marquardt on Sept. 27, 2003, in Eau Claire. He worked for N & M Transfer of Neenah.

Tory has two sons that he loved and were his pride and joy: Tyson, age 8, and Tanner, age 5. He also loved to ride his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, blue GMC truck, and his Kabota tractor. Tory was an avid deer hunter and most proud of his first deer -- a 10-point buck.

Tory is survived by his wife, Julie; two sons, Tyson and Tanner; his parents, Larry and Sue Kahl of Prairie Farm; three brothers and one sister, Rod (Missy) Kahl of Menomonie, Todd Kahl of Superior, Rob (Cheryl) Kahl of Menomonie, and Shara Kahl of Wheeler; his paternal grandmother, Doris Kahl of Prairie Farm; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ken and Judy Marquardt of Crivitz; five brothers-in-law, Dean (Ginny) Marquardt of Marshfield, Glen Marquardt of Horicon, Al (Pam) Marquardt of Horicon, Jay (Rene) Marquardt of Beaver Dam, and Derek (Jill) Marquardt of Juneau; aunts and uncles; 14 nieces and nephews; cousins and other relatives; and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by by his paternal grandfather, Ted Kahl; maternal grandparents, Adolph and Alvia Abbuehl; great-grandmother Karlstad; and an aunt, Carol Kahl.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at the Menomonie Alliance Church with the Rev. Jack Stimmel officiating.

Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie was in charge of arrangements.

Marie Hubbard

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 11, 2004, A6

Marie Hubbard, age 94, of Menomonie, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie.

Marie was born May 8, 1910, in the town of Stanley, Barron County, the daughter of Amund and Olina (Johnson) Lee. She grew in the Cameron area. Marie married George L. Hubbard on May 24, 1930, in Chisago City, Minn. After marriage, they farmed for several years in the Cameron, Dallas and Ridgeland areas.

They moved to Bloomington, Minn., in the early 1950s. Marie was active in helping establish a new church in Bloomington, Christ the King Lutheran Church, and was an active member of that church. They later moved to a lake home on Tainter Lake north of Menomonie.

George died in March 2003, and Marie has been a resident of the American Lutheran Home since October 2003.

Marie is survived by her son, Norman (Carolyn) of Colfax; a daughter-in-law, Terasa Hubbard of Shakopee, Minn.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Jenny Lily, Cora Heil and Agnes (Walter) Nelson, all of Barron; and two brothers-in-law, William Hubbard of Wisconsin Rapids and Art Hubbard of Shakopee.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George; a son, Donald; and a daughter-in-law, Janice Hubbard.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Christ Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Rolf Morck officiating. Burial was in Wayside Cemetery in Barron.

Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie served the family.

Jeffrey L. Heitkamp Jr

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 11, 2004, A6

Jeffrey L. Heitkamp Jr., age 26, of Menomonie, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, in the town of Red Cedar, Dunn County, as the result of a motor vehicle accident.

He was born Jan. 30, 1978, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., to Jeffrey and Janie (Frasl) Heitkamp. He was baptized at Tainter United Methodist Church and later as a teen was baptized as a born again Christian at Landmark Christian Church.

In 1979, Jeffrey moved with his family to Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota where he lived until 1982. He also lived in Eau Claire and Pierre, S.D., and then moved to the Menomonie area. Jeffrey attended Menomonie, Eau Claire and South Dakota schools, graduating in 1997 from Menomonie High School. In high school he played basketball, held a Menomonie title in track, and went to the state track meet in 1997 with the 4x400 relay team. He was also a member of the Menomonie High School FFA Chapter.

Jeffrey enjoyed coaching and refereeing for the YMCA in Eau Claire. He also enjoyed working on cars and hanging out with his brothers and his friends. He was currently working for J & D Mfg. in Altoona.

Jeffrey is survived by his father, Jeffrey (Patricia) Heitkamp Sr. of Menomonie; his mother, Janie Heitkamp of Eau Claire; two half brothers, Brandon and Bryan Heitkamp of Menomonie; his paternal grandparents, Fred and Marion Heitkamp of Menomonie; his maternal grandfather, Edward H. Frasl of Eau Claire; two aunts, Kris (Phil) Martin of Menomonie and Susan Schuck of Eau Claire; one uncle, Edward "Bud" Frasl of Fall Creek; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Mary Jane Frasl.

Funeral services are Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004, at the Tainter United Methodist Church in the town of Tainter, Dunn County, with the Rev. Steve Groves officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in the town of Elk Mound, Dunn County, at a later date.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested.

Mary Rowe

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 11, 2004, A6

After a lengthy and valiant battle with COPD, Mary Rowe peacefully passed into the presence of the Lord.

Born in Kentucky on December 6, 1947 to Riley and Mae (Bowling) Rowe. Mary was the second of 10 children. As a child she moved to Wisconsin and later graduated from Menomonie High School in 1966.
During the same year, she married Mel Larrabee and they had five children. They later divorced and over the years Mary resided in Antigo, Elmwood and Durand.

Mary spent most of her life as a homemaker. She was devoted to her children and grandchildren, enjoyed country music and reading true crime mysteries. Having been separated in childhood, Mary spent many years searching for her brothers, Ron and Lon, and sister Kathy. She was thrilled to finally be reunited with them last year.

Mary is survived by her children, Melissa Larrabee of Altoona, Maria (Scott) Morlock of Virginia Beach, Va., Marsha Larrabee (Gus Gospodinoff) of Chippewa Falls, and Mel Larrabee, Jr. of Chippewa Falls.

Her grandchildren, Aislinn, Rhiannon, Conor and Hayley Titel of Altoona, Brent Morlock of Virginia Beach, Va., and Noelle and KyJuan Gospodinoff of Chippewa Falls.

Her long time partner, Rex Clay of Durand, four brothers, Riley Rowe, Jr. of Antigo, Willard (Lois) Rowe of Kaukauna, Lon (Pamela) Gerger of Milwaukee, and Ron (Sandy) Gerger of Milwaukee. Two sisters, Rosie (John) Leeman of Peshtigo and Kathy Pinion of Sasuin, Calif.

She is preceded in death by a son, Matthew Larrabee; her parents, Riley Rowe, Sr., and Mae Krajewski; brothers, Niley Clay Rowe, George Edward Rowe and Jerry Krajewski, and her sister, Marjella Rowe.

Mary is loved and will be missed by many wonderful friends, cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Viewing is from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie. The funeral follows at 2 p.m., with interment at the Forest Center Cemetery.

A luncheon will follow in the basement of the Forest Center Nazarene Church.

Adolph "Al" Novak

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 15, 2004, A6

Adolph "Al" Novak, age 81, of Lakeland, Fla., died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, as a result of a car accident near the town of Arland, Barron County.

He was born in Strickland on June 7, 1923, to Casmier and Helen (Borowski) Novak. He moved to Lakeland from Menomonie in 1991. He was a retired aircraft inspector for Naval Air Rework Facility in Jacksonville, Fla.

Al was a 38 year veteran (Master Chief Petty Officer) of the U.S. Navy and Reserves from 1941-1978. He was a member of the Victory Church in Lakeland.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Mae Novak of Lakeland; three sons, Michael (Linda) Novak of Orange Park, Fla., Dennis (Beth) Novak of Temple Terrace, Fla., and Dr. Russell (Liz) Novak of Sarasota, Fla.; a daughter, Verna (Michael) Fields of Jacksonville; two stepsons, Michael (Sue) Stokke of Duluth, Ga., and Steven (Gina) Stokke of Elk Mound; a stepdaughter, Dawn (Lee) Ullrich of Rosenberg, Texas; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Henry (Sara) Novak of Pensacola, Fla.; and two sisters, Otylia Zwadlo of Chetek and Hildegarde (Andrew) Turner of Medina, N.Y.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Hope Boyatt Novak; and one brother, Edwin Novak.

Funeral services will be held in Lakeland.

Rausch-Rockman Funeral Service of Barron handled local arrangements.

Jake Schweiger

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 15, 2004, A6

Jake Schweiger, age 90, of Menomonie, formerly of Colfax, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.

Jake was born Feb. 9, 1914, in Csatad, Hungary, to Jakob and Elizabeth (Bucher) Schweiger. In December 1922, 8-year-old Jake and his family immigrated to the United States and settled in Hettinger County, North Dakota, as farmers.

Jake married Elizabeth "Betty" Duckhorn on Oct. 21, 1935, at St. Stephen's Church in rural Stark County, North Dakota. They had four children: John, Jake, Mary and Betty Ann. Jake and Betty farmed in rural Stark County until 1954 when they moved to Hibbing, Minn. There, Jake worked in the iron ore mines on the Iron Range until his retirement in 1979.

In 1985, Jake moved with his son, John and family, from Hibbing to Menomonie where he lived until moving to the Dunn County Health Care Center.

He is survived by two sons, John of Colfax and Jake (Carol) of Russell Springs, Ky.; two daughters, Mary (Robert) Farnsworth of Pengilly, Minn., and Betty (Dave) Todd of Seattle, Wash.; a brother, Frank (Rose) Schweiger of Kent, Wash.; eight granddaughters; five grandsons; 11 great-granddaughters; eight great-grandsons; one great-great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jake is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty; a brother, Carl, and a daughter-in-law, Deloris Schweiger.

Funeral services are 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Tom Krieg officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing at a later date.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie where a prayer service is scheduled at 7:30 o'clock that evening.

Jane C. Reynolds

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 15, 2004, A6

Jane C. Reynolds, 85, of Menomonie, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie.

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

Wilma Scapple

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 15, 2004, A6

Wilma Scapple, age 82, of Menomonie, formerly of St. Paul, Minn., died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at Country Terrace in Menomonie.

Wilma was born on Dec. 31, 1921, in Cornell to Roy and Anna (Scherer) Hurlburt. She graduated from Menomonie High School in 1939. Wilma married Dale Scapple on June 9, 1951, in Menomonie.

Wilma was a businesswoman and enjoyed working. Her latest employment was with the St. Paul Companies as a financial secretary, working until she was nearly 80.

Wilma and Dale owned a cottage on a lake in northern Wisconsin where they enjoyed fishing. She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting.

Wilma is survived by four sisters-in-law, Mildred Hurlburt of Orlando, Fla.,Vera (Hurlburt) Cluff of Mossyrock, Wash., Harriet (Scapple) Iverson of Richfield, Minn., and Helen Scapple of Menomonie; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Dale (died Aug. 23, 1990); three brothers, Sam, Edwin and Herbert Hurlburt, and two sisters, Margaret Lippert and Loretta Jurkovic.

Funeral services will held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with the Rev. Margaret DeMaris officiating. Burial in Christ Lutheran/Halvorson Cemetery in the Township of Menomonie.

Family and friends are welcome from 1 p.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Michelle L. Gregor

Dunn County  News, Wed, Aug. 18, 2004, A6

Michelle L. Gregor, age 30, of Menomonie, passed away Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004.

Michelle was born March 20, 1974, at KI Sawyer Air Force Base Hospital in Gwinn, Mich., to Charlene and Michael Gregor.
Michelle is survived by two daughters, Melissa Hatfield of Wichita, Kan., and Raquel Gregor of Menomonie; her mother, Charlotte Gregor of Menomonie; her father, Michael (Donna) Gregor of Gold Canyon, Ariz.; her maternal grandmother, Annella Frank; her paternal grandmother, Hazel Gregor of LaPorte, Ind.; four sisters, Shelly Rostamo (fiance Jerry Creaser), Sherie (Mark) Madsen-Lehr, Shawn (Todd) Tschumper, and Ona Marie (Tony) Serafina; three brothers, Mike (Jackie) Rostamo, Derek Gregor (Tara Krause), and Michael Gregor; a stepsister, Lisa (Preston) Yoder; a stepbrother, Richard Grimm; a special friend, Tom Bauer; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Elmer "Fuzz" Frank and Louis Gregor.

Services are 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with the Rev. Remy Diederich officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Falls Cemetery, town of Red Cedar, Dunn County.

Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) and one hour prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.

Jane Chenoweth Reynolds

Dunn County  News, Wed, Aug. 18, 2004, A6

Jane Chenoweth Reynolds (formerly Rosenthal) age 85, of Menomonie, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie.

Estella Jane was born Oct. 6, 1918, in Hixton to Henry Pearce and Estella (Barnes) Chenoweth. Jane grew up in Hixton, the eldest daughter of five children. The Chenoweth family owned a flour mill in Hixton and in later years the LakeShore Pavilion.

From an early age, Jane's interest in education and teaching was fostered by her family who were very proud when Jane enrolled in The Stout Institute and graduated in 1940. She taught for a year in Baldwin and then taught home economics and managed the lunch room at the high school in Mondovi. Some of the cooking and sewing stories from those early years would certainly fill a book and Jane's enthusiasm for teaching then and later started many professional careers for her students.

It was in Mondovi on June 2, 1943, that she married Glenn William "Rosy" Rosenthal. She continued teaching in Mondovi until her son, John Glenn Rosenthal, was born on Aug. 10, 1954. They resided in Mondovi until 1961 when Jane got the education "bug" again and obtained her Masters from Stout State College in home economics education. Jane then taught for one year at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn.

In 1963, the family moved to Menomonie and Jane began a long and distinguished career at Stout State College/University/University of Wisconsin-Stout. Jane earned her Doctorate of Education degree in 1967 from the University of Colorado at Greeley, taking a short break from teaching. She continued teaching at Stout in roles of Professor in Home Economics Education, Director of the Graduate College in Home Economics Education, and assistant to the Chancellor for Affirmative Action. She retired in 1983 as a Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

Jane and Rosy were very involved in the Menomonie community and had many friends from both Stout and Rosy's work at Don's Super Valu meat department. Rosy passed away in May 1979. Jane's work at Stout kept her very involved until a college-days friend came back into her life. Jane married Lester "Buck" Reynolds in March 1983 and retired later that year. Jane and Buck enjoyed their retirement years together, attending many Stout football games and other university functions. They traveled extensively on cruises and with campers and visited their son, John, who was living in Chicago at the time. Buck passed away in July 1998.

Jane was not one to let time pass by. She was a member of the Peace Quilters group where quilting was a passion. Jane taught her son, John, that whenever his business took him to a different area or country, that fabric was all she wanted -- (oh and only 100 percent cotton) ready to make into quilts. John supplied her with fabric from England, South Africa, Barbados and Brazil as well as antique quilt squares from E-Bay. Jane kept her two sewing machines busy most of the time.

Jane and her son, John, also traveled on various cruises and other foreign vacations. Even though Jane had experienced arthritis and a hip and a knee replacement during her life, she managed to keep going with the assistance of an elbow or cane or walker and liked to tell of the time she and John and her niece, Carol Brown, flew to London to see the Christmas lights on Regent Street be switched on and to fabric shop in Harrods and Liberty.

Jane lived with her son in Holyoke, Minn., for numerous summers, enjoying the lake, trees, flowers, quiet, and many friends at Net Lake and even experienced one winter up north with all the cold and beautiful snow. It was there in March 2004 that Jane suffered a severe stroke that kept her bed-ridden.

Jane is survived by her son, John Rosenthal of Holyoke, Minn.; her brothers, Lloyd (Margaret) Pearce of Sparta and Charles (Iola) Pearce of Black River Falls; her sisters, Mary Goeser of Sparta and Ruth (Dick) Sanborn of Boulder, Colo.; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Jane is preceded in death by her parents and her husbands, Rosy and Buck.

Funeral services are 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at the United Methodist Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Rosalyn Dryver-Scott officiating. Burial will be at 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the Oak Park Cemetery in Mondovi.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be sent to the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie or the University of Wisconsin-Stout Foundation for use in the School of Education.

Beverly Ann Schendel

Dunn County  News, Wed, Aug. 18, 2004, A6

Beverly Ann Schendel, age 69, of Bloomington, Minn., beloved wife, mother, grandmother, was welcomed into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father on Monday morning, Aug. 16, 2004, at Martin Luther Manor in Bloomington. Beverly lost her battle with cancer after being a cancer survivor for 48 years.

Bev was born on March 27, 1935, in Eau Claire. Her parents were the late Alfred and Waneta (Schaefer) Hintz of Madison. She attended grade school in Minneapolis and graduated from Minnehaha Academy in 1953. She was united in marriage to Dale Schendel on St. Patrick's Day of 1953, and they then moved to Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, Texas, while Dale served as an A&E instructor for the remaining two years of his enlistment.

Bev taught piano from her home studio for 20 years, averaging 70 students per week. She also helped manage rental properties she and Dale owned through Rus-Del Investments. Following their retirement in the late 80's, they spent more time at their family tree farm in Dunn County. Consequently, they became very active members of the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association. While Dale was charter president, Bev served on WWOA for the past nine years, acting as secretary for the first four years.

Bev was very dedicated to preserving our timberlands and wildlife habitat for future generations.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Dale Schendel of Bloomington; three sons, Steve (Jill) of Brooklyn Center, Minn., Tim (Jennie) of Ham Lake, Minn., and Jeff (Sarah) of Hudson; a sister, Judith Ho of Bowie, Md.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 5025 Knox Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Werness Brothers Funeral Chapel, 2300 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.

All memorials will be given to Martin Luther Manor.

There will be a committal at Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie at a future date. (See additional information below)

Gladys V. Miller

Dunn County  News, Wed, Aug. 18, 2004, A6

Gladys V. Miller, age 91, of Menomonie, ascended unto the Lord Jesus Christ Monday, Aug. 16, 2004. She died peacefully at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.

The former Gladys Viola Sneen was born Sept. 21, 1912, in the town of Spring Brook, Dunn County, to Johan and Betsy (Berg) Sneen. She was baptized and confirmed at Spring Brook Lutheran Church and attended Fosbrook School, Elk Mound.

On May 20, 1931, Gladys married Harold Miller and they farmed together in the town of Red Cedar until his death in 1963. Gladys was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church and enjoyed quilting and Bible study. She was also a member of Bountivale Homemakers and participated in 4-H activities.

Gladys was loving, caring, hard working, and gave her life fully to her family.

Many, many thanks to the dedicated staff at the Dunn County Health Care Center for their kind and loving care.

Gladys is survived by two daughters, LaVonne (Rev. Carl) Knitt of Oshkosh and Judith (Roger) Cummings of Menomonie; grandchildren, Jill (James) Geracle, Robert (Sandra) Knitt, Tony (Nicole) Knitt, Amy (John) Stalter, Tahnee (Mark) Sand, and Chad (Meghan) Cummings; great-grandchildren, Joshua, Peter, Katie, Daniel, Olivia, Rachel, Rebekah, Elena, Cole, Drew, Gunner, Erica, Brock and Mitchel; one brother, Dr. Donald (Jean) Sneen; a brother-in-law, Francis (Faith) Miller; four sisters-in-law, Audrey (Gene) Schneider, Sylvia Sneen, Beatrice Miller and Bobbie Miller; and by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; one son, Larry; two brothers, Adrian and Philip Sneen; two sisters, Florence Sneen and Evelyn Miller; and by many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Dale Freberg officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery.

Family and friends may call at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday with a prayer service following. There will also be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Rob Schroeder

Dunn County  News, Wed, Aug. 18, 2004, A6

Rob Schroeder, age 42, of Menomonie, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2004, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born Nov. 6, 1961, in Anchorage, Alaska, to Charles and Janice (Sorenson) Schroeder. When a young man, he moved with his family to Menomonie. Rob attended Coddington Elementary School, graduated from Menomonie High School in 1980, and then attended District I Technical College.

Rob married Bridget Wagner on March 9, 1985, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie.

He worked at the Dunn County Health Care Center and for the Wisconsin State Department of Corrections before going to work at UW-Stout as maintenance supervisor for Student Life Services, until becoming ill.

Rob loved the outdoors and hunting with his lab, Prince. He also loved to shoot sporting clays, playing golf, and traveling with his family. Rob was an active member and first vice president of the Dunn County Fish and Game.

Rob will be sadly missed by his family and friends and the many lives he has touched.

Rob is survived by his wife, Bridget; two daughters, Morgan and Lexi, both at home; his mother and father, Charles and Janice Schroeder of Menomonie; two sisters, Sandra K. White and Debra J. (William) Harmon, both of Menomonie; and nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Peggy, his grandparents, and aunts and uncles.

Funeral services are Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Dave Whelan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

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

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society or Dunn County Fish and Game Club.

(See additional obituary below)

Aaron A. Paul

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 22, 2004, A6

Aaron A. Paul, age 28, of Menomonie died unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004 at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.

Aaron was born on March 29, 1976 in Marshfield to Russell and Elaine (Phillippi) Paul. He graduated from Stanley-Boyd High School in 1994. Aaron graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College with a degree in Fluid Power Engineering. He worked at Menomonie Truck Equipment for a year before working as a tool dealer for Snap-On Tools for eight years.
Aaron married Rhonda Jahnke on October 20, 2001 at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie. They were blessed to have a little girl, Shaelee, who is 15 months old. He was a proud father and loving husband. He loved life, had a wonderful sense of humor and a beautiful smile.

Aaron was a people person and it showed through his job, which he loved. He was an avid NASCAR fan, sponsored dirt track racing at Red Cedar Speedway, and liked to snowmobile and play pool.

Aaron's final act was the gift of life through organ donation.

Aaron is survived by his wife, Rhonda of Menomonie; his daughter, Shaelee Sharon; his parents, Russ and Elaine Paul of Stanley; his sister, Erica (Mike) Burie of Madison; his father-in-law and mother-in-law Steve and Penny Jahnke of Pepin; a sister-in-law, Angie (Scott) Passe of Kellogg, Minn.; a niece and nephew, Kylie and Austin Passe; grandmother, June Phillippi of Stanley; grandmother, Ruth Phillippi of Boyd; grandfather-in-law, Gene Swanson of Arkansaw; aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Dick Phillippi; paternal grandparents, Harvey and Mary Paul; and an aunt, Sharon Savina.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August, 23 at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with the Rev. Dale Freberg officiating. Burial will take place in Peace Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Family and friends are welcome from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

Adele M. Zavodny

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 22, 2004, A6

Adele M. Zavodny, age 84, of Boyceville, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

Adele was born May 22, 1920, in the town of Tiffany, Dunn County, to Joseph and Mary (Durina) Yamriska. She was baptized at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

At age 15, Adele moved to Chicago where she worked in the war factory during the war. Adele married John Zavodny in April 1946 at Zion Lutheran Church in Chicago. After her husband's death, she returned to Boyceville in 1953.

Adele worked at Walter's Store and Peterson Grocery, both of Boyceville, and later worked for several bakeries from Glenwood City to Menomonie and in between. She later worked for several years at the Midland Co-op in Glenwood City until retiring on May 1, 1982.

She enjoyed reading, stitching, oil painting, cooking, and teaching and translating her Slovakian culture.

Adele is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John, in 1953; two brothers, Emil and Joseph; and two sisters, Evelyn Hlatky and Ann Christianson.

Adele is survived by her son, John Zavodny, and wife, Nancy, and daughter, Marie Zavodny, all of Boyceville; two granddaughters, Sarah and Katie Zavodny, of Boyceville; a brother, Lawrence Yamriska of Boyceville; a sister, Eleanor (Charlie) Galik of Orland Park, Ill.; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in the town of Tiffany with Revs. Curtis Brooks and Karl Galik officiating. Burial will be in Tiffany Cemetery in Boyceville.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Sunday) at the Everts Funeral Home in Glenwood City and one hour prior to services Monday at the church. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Charles R. "Rob" Schroeder

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 22, 2004, A6

Rob Schroeder, age 42, of Menomonie, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born Nov. 6, 1961, in Anchorage, Alaska, to Charles and Janice (Sorenson) Schroeder. When a young man, he moved with his family to Menomonie. Rob attended Coddington Elementary School, graduated from Menomonie High School in 1980, and then attended District I Technical College.

Rob married Bridget Wagner on March 9, 1985, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie.

He worked at the Dunn County Health Care Center and for the Wisconsin State Department of Corrections before going to work at UW-Stout as maintenance supervisor for Student Life Services, until becoming ill.

Rob loved the outdoors and hunting with his lab, Prince. He also loved to shoot sporting clays, playing golf, and traveling with his family. Rob was an active member and first vice president of the Dunn County Fish and Game.

Rob will be sadly missed by his family and friends and the many lives he has touched.

Rob is survived by his wife, Bridget; two daughters, Morgan and Lexi, both at home; his mother and father, Charles and Janice Schroeder of Menomonie; two sisters, Sandra K. White and Debra J. (William) Harmon, both of Menomonie; and nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Peggy, his grandparents, and aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie with the Rev. Dave Whelan officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie handled the arrangements.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society or Dunn County Fish and Game Club.

Beverly Ann Schendel

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 22, 2004, A6

Beverly Ann Schendel, age 69, of Bloomington, Minn., died Monday, Aug.16, 2004, at Martin Luther Manor in Bloomington.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie with the Rev. Ron Burke officiating.

Adelia R. Husby

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 22, 2004, A6

Adelia R. Husby, age 86, of Menomonie, died Saturday Aug. 21, 2004, at the Area Nursing Home in Colfax.

The former Adelia Rose Wyss was born Mar. 14, 1918, in the Town of Stanton, Dunn County, to Fred and Frieda Wyss. She attended Peck Elementary School and graduated from Menomonie High School in 1936. Before her marriage, she worked as a secretary in the Peterson-Slocumb law offices.

Adelia married Marvin Husby on June 3, 1942, at her family home in the Town of Stanton. While her husband served in the U.S. Air Force during WW II, Adelia lived with Julius and Ruth Jacobson.

Adelia and her husband owned and operated Churchill Tire in Menomonie for many years. They lived and raised their family in a house they built in 1949 on Midway Road.

Adelia was an active member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and especially involved with the quilting group. She also enjoyed gardening and sewing and was always ready to lend a helping hand. Adelia found her greatest joy in the company of her children and grandchildren, supporting all of them in their various activities. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Adelia is survived by one son and four daughters, Margaret (David) Rollay of Franklin, Louis (RoseAnn) Husby of Menomonie, Marylyn Husby of Menomonie, Ann (Greg) Mittlestadt of Menomonie and Beth (Mark) Bews of Brookfield; a daughter-in-law, Camille Husby of Inverness, Ill.; 12 grandchildren, Carla (Laddie) Peknik, Marvin (Holly) Husby III, Kirsten Rollay, Berit Rollay, Heather Husby, Tiffany Husby, Mark Husby, Eric (JoDee) Mittlestadt, Aaron (Amy) Mittlestadt, Ashleigh Mittlestadt, Elizabeth Bews and Katherine Bews; three great-grandchilden; one sister and two brothers, Hulda Werner of Colorado, Carl (Marion) Wyss and Loren (Betty) Wyss, both of Menomonie; three sisters-in-law, Doris Wyss of Menomonie and Alice Wyss and Norma Wyss, both of Boyceville; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin, Sr.; a son, Marvin Jr. "Butch" Husby; six brothers, Edward, Alfred, Harry, John, Fred, Jr., and Rhinehart Wyss, and a sister, Margaret Larson.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with Rev. Ron Burke officiating.

Burial will be in Mamre Cemetery in the Town of Menomonie, Dunn County.

Family and friends may call at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23, and at the church one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Frederick E. Jenni

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 25, 2004, A6

Frederick E. Jenni, age 94, of Menomonie, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at his home in Menomonie.

Frederick was born on Dec. 4, 1909, in the town of Fox Lake, Dodge County, to Ernest and Emilie (Schoengound) Jenni. He married Alice Fossen on Oct. 25, 1936, in Waupun.

Frederick was a pattern maker by trade. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and has been residing at Autumn Village in Menomonie for the past few years.

Frederick is survived by one brother, Walter Jenni; two sisters, Esther Franz and Inez Meier; nieces, nephews and cousins; and other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Alice.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with the Rev. Steve Schmeling officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie.

Family and friends are welcome from 10 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the funeral home.

Walter L. Johnson

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 25, 2004, A6

Walter LaVerne Johnson, age 76, of Mooresville, Ind., formerly of Menomonie, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at his residence.

The son of the late Amron and Mary (Kelley) Johnson, he was born April 13, 1928, in Menomonie.

He retired to Menomonie in 1992 after 12 years as a parking lot manager for University of Pacific Hospital in San Francisco, Calif.

Survivors include a son, Ward Johnson of Walnut Creek, Calif.; a daughter, Dr. Diane Johnson of Mooresville; and five grandchildren.

There was no funeral service. The body was cremated.

Carlisle & Son Funeral Chapel in Mooresville handled arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Raymond L. Sorenson

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 25, 2004, A6

Raymond L. Sorenson, age 74, of Beloit, formerly of Menomonie, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at Beloit Memorial Hospital.

He was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Menomonie. He moved to Beloit 40 years ago with his wife, Lorraine (Borchert), who he married in Racine. He worked for many years as a civil servant for the city of Beloit until his retirement in 1996.

He is survived by his two children, Steven Sorenson and Bonnie Baker, both of Beloit; a stepson, Greg Borchert of St. Paul, Minn.; two stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother, Al (Shirley) Sorenson of Florida; two sisters, Janice (Chuck) Schroeder of Menomonie and Annabelle (Ed) Korebel of Minnesota; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and wife, Lorraine.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at the Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with the Rev. Dale Freberg officiating. Burial was in Peace Lutheran Cemetery in the town of Menomonie.

Elbert Lee (E.L.) Barnhart

Dunn County News, Wed, Aug. 25, 2004, A6

Elbert Lee (E.L.) Barnhart, age 90, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at the Newman Regional Health Center in Emporia, Kan., following a stroke.

He was born July 12, 1914, in Orion, Richland County, to Herbert L. and Mary Ella (Bobb) Barnhart and moved with his parents to Menomonie at the age of five. He graduated from Menomonie High School and then completed his bachelor of science from The Stout Institute in 1934. Later, he received a master's degree from Stout and a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.

Dr. Barnhart was a Professor and Chairman of the Industrial Education Department and later Dean of Administrative Affairs at Emporia State University from 1947 until he retired in 1983. Before coming to Kansas, he had been a high school teacher in Charleston, W.Va., and Teaneck, N.J., and a vocational school instructor in Paterson, N.J. During World War II, he was a supervisor for Wright Aero Corporation of their training program for Air Corps mechanics for B-29 airplane engines. When the planes went into combat, he was supervisor of the company's worldwide staff of field service representatives.

He married Mary Elizabeth Minsker on June 3, 1936, at Charleston, and they enjoyed playing golf and bridge, as well as traveling throughout the United States. She died Dec. 13, 2001.

Dr. Barnhart was a member of the Emporia First Presbyterian Church, where he served as deacon, trustee and elder. He was a member of the Hi-Noon Kiwanis Club for more than 40 years and a member of the Emporia Country Club. He served as an officer of the United Way, Forum Club, Moot Club, Chamber of Commerce, and Boy Scouts. Also, he served as an officer of the Kansas Industrial Education Association, American Industrial Arts Association, American Vocational Association, and the American Council on Industrial Arts Teachers Education. He was a member of Epsilon Pi Tau, International Honor Society, serving in 1971-89 as board member and also received the EPT Distinguished Service Citation. In 1976, he received the Distinguished Service Alumni Award from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

He is survived by a son, Douglas Barnhart of Knoxville, Tenn.; two granddaughters, Katherine Barnhart of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Jennifer (Chris) Cooper of Cullowhee, N.#C.; and two nephews and four nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a daughter, Patricia; a brother, Arthur; and two sisters, Ada Barnhart and Myra Halverson.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at the First Presbyterian Church in Emporia. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Emporia or to the Elbert L. and Mary E. Barnhart Scholarship Fund at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie.

Charter Funerals-Emporia Chapel is assisting the family.

Herbert H. Link

Dunn County News, Sun, Aug. 29, 2004, A6

Herbert H. Link, age 73, of Menomonie, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at Myrtle Werth Hospital-Mayo Health System in Menomonie.

He was born Oct. 25, 1930, in the town of Spring Brook, Dunn County, to Samuel and Martha (Breitzman) Link.

Herbert served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1953 and was stationed in Korea for one year. On Oct. 20, 1956, he married Marlys Henderson at St. Katherine's Lutheran Church at Beyer Settlement. They resided in Menomonie and Herb hauled livestock for 30 years.

Herb enjoyed his grandchildren and will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Herb's final act was the gift of life through tissue and bone donation.

Herb is survived by his wife, Marlys; three daughters, Roxanne Gibis of Elk Mound, Penny (Paul) O'Connell of Clear Lake, and Kathy (Larry) Link-Grieb of Boyceville; one son, Terry (Donald) Link of Colfax; nine grandchildren, Jesse and Christie Gibis, Joy, Jon and Joe Link, Matthew and Eric O'Connell, and Dustin and Cody Link; two great-grandchildren, Alexis Gibis and Devyn Lee; two brothers, Elmer (Marchia) Link and Francis (Ann) Link, both of Billings, Mont.; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Samuel, Sherman, Richard and Melvin, and four sisters, Rachel, Hazel, Esther and Linda.

A memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Menomonie. Burial will be at 3 p.m. on Monday at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner with military honors.

Family and 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.

The family suggests memorials to Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

 

(See correction in Sept. 1 Issue)

 

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