Obituaries

Karen J. (Fahrenkrug) Brockman, 65, of Sparta, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Rolling Hills Rehabilitation Center, Sparta.


A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 10, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Elder James Edwards officiating. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery, Rural Sparta.
Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday, from 10 a.m. until time of services. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.schanhoferfh.com
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to a charity of your choosing.
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Dorothy C. Vito, age 94, of Whitehall, died on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in the Pigeon Falls Health Care Center in Pigeon Falls.

Arrangements are pending with the Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall.

Diane L. Berry, 64, of Cataract, died Thursday, March 2, 2017 at her home.


A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017 at United Methodist Church in Cataract with Reverend Roberta Nowicki officiating. Burial will be in the Cataract Cemetery.
Family and friends are invited to call from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, and on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Eileen June Decorah “Naagu Wakacak Maani” (Walking the Sacred Path), age 67, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017, at the Serenity House in Tomah after a short battle with cancer.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 6, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Burial will follow in the Blue Wing Cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation Sunday, March 5, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Tomah Area Cancer Support or Tomah Hospice Touch.
Online condolences may be offered at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com

Philip W. Brueggen, 85, of Cashton, left this world on a high note, Friday March 3, 2017, at the Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice, in Viroqua, WI.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday March 6, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cashton. Burial with full military Honors will follow in the Church Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited for visitation at the church on Sunday from 2-6 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 1:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are also invited for visitation at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. The Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton will be assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfunerfalhome.com.