(7-17-20) Merlin Joten, 88, of Taylor, WI, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 20, 2012, 11:00 a.m., at Taylor Lutheran Church, Taylor. Reverend Benjamin Ahles-Iverson will be officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Taylor. Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, July 19, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, Hixton, WI. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Friday, 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.