Saturday, July 22nd

Obituaries

Dennis P. Maule, 75, of Independence, died Friday, July 21, 2017 at his home.


Dennis was born June 11, 1942, in Arcadia, to Peter and Mary (Gamroth) Maule. He married Rebecca Weist February 20, 1965 at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Independence.
Dennis worked in highway construction and later at the creamery in Arcadia. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting and was an avid Badger fan.
Dennis was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and rosary society. He was a member Sura-Wiersgalla American Legion Post 186, serving two terms as commander.
He is survived by his wife, Becky Maule of Independence; daughter, Kim (Paul) Cassem of Holmen; son, Greg Maule of Rochester, Minn.; brother, Walter “Fox” Maule of Blair; sister, Lucille Fred of Houston, Texas; grandson, Alex Cassem of Holmen; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Maule and infant son.

David Jerome Tranberg, Age 70, of rural Ettrick passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, after a short time at the Grand View Care Center in Blair, WI, after a long hard fight with cancer.


Dave was born on March 28, 1947, in Ettrick, WI, to Oscar and Hilda (Sexe) Tranberg.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the North Beaver Creek Faith Lutheran Church in Rural Ettrick, WI, with Burial to follow in the church cemetery with Pastor David Hendrickson officiating.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 24, 2017, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the church.
Kratz Funeral Home (www.kratzfuneralhome.com) is assisting the family with arrangements.

Patricia L. (Rieder) Kling, age 64, of Tomah, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at her home.


Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 525 Superior Avenue, Tomah. The Pastors of St. Paul will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation Tuesday, July 25, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.

Norman D. Birkholz, age 88, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

Memorial services will be held Monday, July 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m. at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Kirby. Pastor Philip Enderle will officiate. Burial will follow at a late date in the Warren Mills Cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation Monday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service at the church. The Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.

Charles L. Lenz, Sr., 100 of Tomah, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 17, 2017 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tomah.

According to his wishes a private family gathering will be held. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com