Monday, October 15th

Obituaries

Alan J. Bolger, 73, of Holmen, WI, passed away October 12, 2018 at Jellystone Campground in Warrens, WI.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 18, 2018 at St. Kevin’s Catholic Church in Melrose, WI with Monsignor Steve Kachel officiating. Burial will be follow at St. Malachy’s Cemetery in the township of Irving, WI.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Buswell Funeral Home in Black River Falls, WI and again one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

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

Vera M. Siekert, 94, of Sparta, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018 at St. John’s Ev Lutheran Church, Sparta, with Reverend John Meyer officiating. Burial, with full military honors provided by Sparta VFW Post 2112, will be in the church cemetery.

Family and friends are invited to call from 10 a.m. until time of services on Friday at the church. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com

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

October 12, 2018, our mother and sister, Brenda G. Towne went to her new home in Heaven.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at the Faith Evangelical Free Church on Hwy 16, Sparta, Wisconsin. A private family burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home, Tomah. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service at the church. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.

Betty J. White, 75, of rural Black River Falls, Wisconsin, passed away on October 12, 2018 at UW Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.

Traditional Hocak Services will be held 12:00 noon, Monday, October 15, 2018 at Doug Greengrass’ Residence (W8490 Palm Road, Merrillan, WI) with Roberta Funmaker officiating. Burial will follow at Decorah Cemetery in rural Black River Falls, WI.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Buswell Funeral Home (106 S. Second Street, Black River Falls, WI) and again from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at Doug Greengrass’ Residence.

Buswell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Claudia Odette Bloor, “Odette,” age 88, of Mount Tabor, WI, passed away, Saturday, October 13, 2018, at the Norseland Nursing Home in Westby, WI.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 19, 11:00, at Grace Community Church, 100 Monroe Street, Ontario, WI. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Hillsboro, WI. Pastor Bruce Milleman will officiate. Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, October 18, 2018, 4:00-7:00 PM at Torkelson Funeral Home in Ontario and will conclude visitation at 7:00 PM with a prayer service. Visitation will also be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Friday. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Ontario, WI, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.