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Obituaries

Debbie Kay (Orethun) Kroeger

(4/20/12) Debbie Kay (Orethun) Kroeger, 55, of Conover, WI, passed away April 16, 2012.  The Torkelson Funeral Home of Ontario, WI is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com
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Lester J. Olson

(4/20/12) Lester J. Olson, 92, of Sparta, WI, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI.  Funeral Services will be held Monday, April 23, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sparta.  Pastor Jeffrey Miller will officiate.  A private family burial will be held at a later date in the South Beaver Creek Cemetery.  Family and friends are invited to the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service for visitation.  The Torkelson Page-Smith Funeral Home of Sparta will be assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
 
  • Written by Bob Gabrielson
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Edward C. Shramek Jr.

(4-19-12) Edward C. Shramek, Jr., 83, of Alma Center, WI, passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the home of his daughter and surrounded by family, while under the care of Black River Memorial Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, April 26, 2012, 11:00 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Alma Center. Father Emmanuel Famiyeh will be officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Alma Center. Family and friends are invited for visitation, Wednesday, April 25, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a rosary starting at 7:45 p.m., at Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, Hixton, WI. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of mass at church. Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home of Hixton is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Calvin R. “Preacher” Niemeier

4-18-12
Calvin R. “Preacher” Niemeier, 57, of Janesville, WI, died from complications from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 21, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at St. Jacob’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Norwalk, WI, with Rev. Matthew Minzlaff officiating. Burial will follow at Pilgrim’s Home Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, April 20, 2012 in JANESVILLE, WI at the Whitcomb-Lynch-Albercht Funeral Home from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Visitation will also be held in Norwalk on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association to fund ALS research are appreciated.
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