Obituaries

Ardella "Della" Skoug died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Morrow Nursing Home in Sparta, Wisconsin in the company of her family.

Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Black River Falls with Pastor Barbara Knutson officiating.

Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Evangelical Lutheran Church (115 N 5th St, Black River Falls, WI 54615) and Alzheimer’s Association (3313 Packerland Dr Suite E, De Pere, WI 54115).

Buswell Funeral Home (715-284-2231) is assisting the family with arrangements.

Tracy L. Syverson, 46, of Sparta, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus, Rochester, MN.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with President Walter Rakow officiating.

Family and friends are invited to call from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to Tracy's family at www.schanhoferfh.com

The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Michael “Stubby” J. Schaitel, 75, of Sparta, and formally of Janesville, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Morrow Memorial Home, Sparta.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sparta, with Fr. Keith Kitzhaber officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Family and friends may visit from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, May 15, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with a 7 p.m. Rosary to conclude the evening. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of Mass. Online condolences may be offered to the Schaitel family at www.schanhoferfh.com

The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements

Kenneth J. Marsolek, age 61, of Whitehall, died on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in the Gundersen Tri-County Hospital in Whitehall.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 4-7 p.m. in the Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall.

Louis E Rochester, 74, of Black River Falls was called to heaven Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at home surrounded by his family.


Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Pine Hill Church of Christ (W10385 Paquette Rd, Black River Falls, WI 54615) with Pastor Bill Betts officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Sullivan Cemetery, rural Black River Falls.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017 at Torgerson’s Funeral Home (408 N. Water Street) and again from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the church on Saturday.

Torgerson’s Funeral Home (715-284-4321) is assisting the family with arrangements.