Obituaries

Valgene G. Fischer Sr.

April 22, 2019

Valgene G. Fischer, Sr., age 84, of Colby, passed away surrounded by his loving family at Dycora Transitional Living on Monday, April 22, 2019 under the tender care of hospice. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Apri

Elaine A. Peterson

April 22, 2019

Elaine A. Peterson, age 68, of Withee, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 at the House of the Dove in Marshfield.A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Northridge Church in Abbotsford.  Pastor Will Krebs

Charles "Chuck" W. Luther

April 22, 2019

 Charles "Chuck" W. Luther, age 85, of Athens, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Dycora Transitional Living in Abbotsford under the tender care of hospice. A Memorial Service will be held a

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Gordon A. Knight

April 17, 2019

Gordon "Gordy" A. Knight, age 86, of Colby passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the VA Medical Center in Tomah.A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford.  

Berdene F. Thorson

April 14, 2019

Berdene F. Thorson (nee Bierce), age 89, of Abbotsford, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Marshfield Medical Center.A Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsfor

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Verland J. Schneider

April 10, 2019

Verland J. Schneider, age 83, of Abbotsford, passed away at Atrium Post Acute Care in Marshfield on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 at Saint Mary Help of Christian Parish in C

Ruth L. Graffunder

April 9, 2019

Ruth L. Graffunder, age 85, of Abbotsford, passed away at Dycora Transitional Living on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.A Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford.  Interment

Mark A. Schmitt

April 6, 2019

Mark "Sparky" A. Schmitt, age 86, passed away peacefully at his home in Colby on Saturday, April 6, 2019.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 15 at Saint Mary Help of Christian Parish in Colby. Father Joseph Redf

Bernadette Ann Smith

April 5, 2019

Bernadette A. “Bernie” Smith age 62 of Dorchester, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019 at her residence.A prayer service will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm at Saint Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester. Father Tim Oudenhoven

Margaret Marie Oehler

April 1, 2019

Margaret Oehler, 93 of Mosinee died April 1st, 2019. She was born December 27, 1925 to Erhardt and Malinda (Hinke) Strunk in the town of Johnson, Marathon County.  She graduated from Athens High School, Wood County Normal School and UW Stevens Poin

Esther V. Rueden

March 28, 2019

Esther V. Rueden, age 93, of Abbotsford, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Waterford in Colby under the tender care of hospice.A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 at St. Pet

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James H. Nikolay

March 28, 2019

James "Jim" H. Nikolay, age 91, formerly of Abbotsford, died on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 2019 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Abbotsford. Father Joseph

Alice D. Ballerstein

March 24, 2019

Alice D. Ballerstein, age 89, formerly of rural Colby, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Atrium Post Acute Care in Marshfield under the tender care of hospice.A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sat

Arlie Hutchins

March 12, 2019

E. Arlie Hutchins, age 101, of Colby, formerly of Owen passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Marshfield Medical Center.A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:30 Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Curtiss Alliance  Church.  Pastor Carl Swarr w

Evelyn L. Kops Knuf

March 10, 2019

Evelyn Kops, age 87, of Unity, entered into eternal life on Sunday, March10, 2019 at Marshfield Medical Center.Evelyn was born September 13, 1931 to Ernest and Helen (Blaubach) Knuf.  She attended Stratford Public School. Evelyn earned her teach

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Thomas D. Hoffman, Sr.

March 9, 2019

Thomas D. Hoffman Sr., age 87, of Abbotsford, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his home under the tender care of Hope Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Saint Bernard’s

Richard Seaman

March 6, 2019

Richard "Rich" Seaman, age 65, of Marshfield, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at his residence.A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 11 a.m. until ? at the Lion's Shelter in Colby.   Lunch will be serve at 1

Alice Lillian "Kalepp" Kattre

March 2, 2019

Alice Lillian (Kalepp) Kattre, age 96, of Abbotsford passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 while in Hospice Care at Dycora Transitional Health in Abbotsford.Alice was born on July 28, 1922, the youngest of eight children, to Adolph and Minnie (S

John F. Zeiset

February 27, 2019

John F. Zeiset, age 74 years 10 months and 27 days.Funeral Services will be on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 9:30 A.M. at Meadow Brook Mennonite Church in the Town of Withee. Final resting place will be at the adjoining cemetery. Officiating ministry

Joan M. Welker

February 27, 2019

Joan M. Welker, age 85, formerly of Owen, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Dycora Transitional Health and Living in Abbotsford.A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church i

Gordon J. Jensen

February 26, 2019

Gordon "Gordie" J. Jensen,  age 76, of Abbotsford, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the House of the Dove in Marshfield.A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Christ

Larry A. Grewe

February 24, 2019

Larry A. Grewe, age 77, of Troy, Michigan passed away February 24, 2019.He was the son of Melvin and Theresa Grewe, Dorchester, and is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruth (nee Bockin), daughter Cheryl (John) Fatcheric, son Tim (Annie) Grewe an

Olga M Woik-Hoehn

February 23, 2019

Olga Woik-Hoehn, age 87, of Owen, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Withee.  Rev. Elizabeth Bier

Naomi Nolt Hoover Martin

February 20, 2019

Naomi N. Hoover, age 69 of Town of Withee, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at her residence.Services will be at 10:00 am on Monday, February 25, 2019 at Meadow Brook Mennonite Church in the Town of Withee. Nelson Newswanger, Elvin Fox

Steven D. Amacher

February 19, 2019

Steven “Beaver” Amacher, 56, Withee, Wisconsin, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the home of his parents, Nancy and Dale Amacher in Withee.  Beaver desperately wanted more days on earth but it was not to be due to pancreatic cancer.Bea