(5/21/12) Martha Koehne, 85 years old, originally from Rantoul, Illinois, and a 16 years resident of Black River Falls, died Friday, May 18, 2012, at Family Heritage Nursing & Rehab in Black River Falls. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Margaret; and her daughter, Nancy. Martha is survived by her two sons, Richard and Daughter-in-law, Cheryl Madley and John and his wife, Nancy Madley; two daughters, Cathy and son-in-law, Dick Okleson, and Ramona Smith; she is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. At Martha’s request there will be no funeral services. Chippewa Valley Cremation Services is serving the family. To express condolences online, please visit www.chippewavalleycremation.com
Evaristo "Speedy" DaSilva
Evaristo “Speedy” DaSilva, 73, of Tomah, WI, passed away at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Tuesday, May 15, 2012.Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 19, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah, WI, with Pastor Jay Cronholm officiating. Family and friends are invited for visitation on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah, WI is assisting the family with arrangements
Beth Maija Hilliker
(5/17/12) Beth Maija Hilliker of Black River Falls, WI passed away at the House of the Dove, a Ministry Health Care hospice facility in Marshfield, Wisconsin, on May 15, 2012. A visitation will be held for Beth at the United Methodist Church in Black River Falls, Wisconsin on Thursday, May 24, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with a memorial service to follow. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com. Memorials should be designated to the Karner Blue Garden Club of Black River Falls, in care of Christine Hagen, N5335 Hill Rd., Black River Falls, WI 54615.
Jeanette A. Buchholz
(5/17/12) Jeanette A. Buchholz, 75, of Independence, died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse surrounded by her loving family.
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Jeanne Ellen Schlack
Jeanne Ellen Schlack, 58, of Fairchild, WI passed away Monday, May 14, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire, WI.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 17, 2012, 4:00 p.m., at Wrightsville Chapel, rural Black River Falls, Highway 12/27. Reverend Terry Marg will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mentor Cemetery, Humbird. Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.
Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home of Hixton is assisting the family with arrangements.
Elethe H. Nichols
(5/15/12) Elethe H. Nichols, 74, of Black River Falls, WI passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at her home, while under the care of Black River Memorial Hospice.Traditional Native American services will be held Thursday, May 17, 2012, 12 noon, at Elethe’s residence, N6801 Eddy Rd, Black River Falls. Burial will follow in Decorah Cemetery, Black River Falls. Family and friends are invited for visitation Wednesday, May 16, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the services at the residence. Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.buswellfuneralhome.com.
Grace May Beilke
(5/14/12) Grace May Beilke, age 77, of Northfield, died on Sunday, May 13, 2012 in Luther Midelfort Health Systems in Eau Claire. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 21, 2012 at noon in the Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall. Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service.
(5/14/12) Janis Bentheimer, age 70, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 13, 2102, at her home in Tomah.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 6:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Family and friends are invited for visitation Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
Barbara Ann Wiench
Barbara Ann Wiench, age 71, of Eau Claire, died on Thursday, May 10, 2012 in the Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in Saint John’s Catholic Church with burial in the Lincoln Cemetery both in Whitehall. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
The Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall is assisting the family with arrangements.