Obituaries

Ryan Scott Mutschler, 50, died from ALS, Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at his home in Sparta, under the care of his family and Gundersen Hospice.


Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sparta, with Reverend Mark Kvale officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, and on Tuesday, at the Church from 10 a.m. until time of services. Online condolences may be offered to the Mutschler family at www.schanhoferfh.com

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

Eugene “Bub” A. Pierce, 90 of Tomah passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at his home.

A Memorial Service will he held on Monday, March 27, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, 525 Superior Ave., Tomah. The Pastors of St. Paul will officiate. Burial will be in the Mount Vernon Cemetery with military honors by the Grassman-Sowle-Larsen-Senz American Legion Post #201. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Monday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be given www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com

Clara Swan, 86, of Black River Falls, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at her home.


Traditional services will be 1:00 pm, Friday, March 24, 2017, at Andrew Blackhawk American Legion Post #129 in rural Black River Falls. Burial will be in Decorah Cemetery.
Friends and family may call from 11:00 to 1:00 pm, Friday at the legion post.
Buswell Funeral Home in Black River Falls is assisting the family.

Lawrence Thundercloud, 89, of Black River Falls, WI, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, WI.

Traditional Native American services will be held Friday, March 24, 2017, 11:00 a.m., at Lawrence’s Residence, W9081 Wa Ka Ja Huk Road, Black River Falls. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Decorah Cemetery, rural Black River Falls.

Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, March 23, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls and again Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the services at Lawrence’s residence.

Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.

Marilyn Vasquez, 63, of Black River Falls, WI, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI.

Native American services will be held Thursday, March 23, 2017, 1:00 p.m., at the Indian Mission Community Center, rural Black River Falls. Burial will follow in Decorah Cemetery, rural Black River Falls.

Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the services at the Community Center.

Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.