Obituaries

Beulah G. Bautch, 86, of Blair died on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Grandview Care Center in Blair.

Beulah was born on December 16, 1930, in the Township of Montana, Buffalo County, Wisconsin to George J. and Ann G. (Konter) Adank. Beulah married Clarence B. Bautch Sr. in February of 1951, in Minneapolis, they later divorced. She was a home maker and farmer.
Beulah attended St. Boniface Catholic School and the Montana Ridge School, she received her GED at Chippewa Valley Technical College and received her CNA certificate.
Beulah is survived by her children: Cynthia (Joseph Jr.) Bautch of Galesville, Susan Bautch of Whitehall, Clarence (Shannon) Bautch Jr. of Winona; 9 grandchildren: Stacy, Corey, Jason, Barrett, Melanie, Darcy, Joe, Bailey, Ryan; 10 great grandchildren; sister: Juanita Schlesser of Arcadia. She was preceded in death by her husband, sons: Ronald G. and one in infancy; daughter: Linda L. Leer; and sister: Marie Bautch.

Gordon “Gordie” Lee Snider, age 92, of Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, passed away on June 1st, 2017.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 5, 2017, 11:30 a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Pastor Jeff Ruetten of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Shennington will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home. A luncheon will be provided at the Torkelson Funeral Home by St. Peter’s Lutheran church following the graveside services.

Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.

Mavis E. Hanson, age 93, of Pigeon Falls, died on Friday, June 2, 2017 in the Pigeon Falls Health Care Center in Pigeon Falls.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Peace Lutheran of Pigeon Falls with burial in the Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery both in Pigeon Falls. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

The Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall is assisting the family with arrangements.

David Pfaff, 88, of Melrose died Tuesday May 30th, 2017 at Atrium Post Acute Care, Black River Falls, WI.

Memorial services will be Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM from Zwickey Funeral Homes, Melrose Chapel.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to service time on Monday.

Leota M. Hancock, age 94, of Warrens, Wisconsin, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2017 at the Gundersen Healthcare Center in La Crosse, WI.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah, WI. Pastor Jerry Jennings will officiate. Burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Mather, WI. Family and friends are invited for visitation Tuesday, June 6, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and again on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.