Sunday, April 21st


Arvid Allan Georgeson, age 69, of rural Camp Douglas, passed away suddenly on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the VA Medical Center, Tomah, Wis.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at the Bethel Baptist Church, N9498 33rd Ln, Camp Douglas. Pastor Ronald Davidson will officiate. Burial will be at the Camp Douglas Cemetery.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the Bethel Baptist Church. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent

Michael J. Edwards, 51, of Sparta, died Monday, April 8, 2019 at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse.

A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend Scott Sheets and Darlene Pohl officiating. Burial will be in Mt Hope Cemetery, Sparta.

Family and friends are invited to call from 10 a.m. until time of services on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Sparta Area Cancer Support (SACS). Online condolences may be offered at

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

Ralph H. Cox, 85 of Tomah passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Tomah Memorial Hospital.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 11:00 AM at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Tomah. Pastor David Dahl will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in Mount Vernon Cemetery with military honors. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Monday April 15, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah and on Tuesday at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Online condolences and full obituary information can be found at

Donald J. Olsen, 69, of rural Fairchild, passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday evening, March 31, 2019.

Donald James Olsen, son of Einer and Lorraine (Thur) Olsen was born August 19, 1949 in Black River Falls, WI. Don lived most of his life in Cleveland Township of Jackson County, rural Fairchild. He attended Fairchild Elementary School and graduated in 1968 from Fairchild High School, which happened to be the last graduating class in Fairchild. While in high school Don enjoyed playing basketball and taking part with the local basketball team after graduation. He also looked forward to watching the college basketball tournaments and playing basketball at the Fairchild school.

Don grew up farming on the family farm and continued to farm in Cleveland Township in addition to working on the Jackson County Highway Department. Don started with the county in April of 1973 and in 1992, he assumed a supervisory position with the county highway system, and in 1999, he also became supervisor of the state highways passing through Jackson County.

Elvira J. Kolve, age 83, formerly of rural Blair, died on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in the Mulder Health Care Facility in West Salem.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in Blair Lutheran Church East with burial in the Rest Haven Cemetery
both in Blair. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. The Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with