Saturday, July 22nd


Keith D. Everson, age 59, of Blair, died on Monday, August 22, 2016 in his home.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Blair Lutheran Church West with burial in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery both in Blair.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 4-8 p.m. in the Jack Funeral Home in Blair and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Daniel R. Walters, 66, of Cataract, died Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend Randy Williamson officiating.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of services. Online condolences may be offered at

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

Douglas “Bumpa” Blang, 47, of Black River Falls, WI, passed away unexpectedly at his home Sunday, August 21, 2016.

A party for Doug, upon his wishes, will be held at Hideaway Bar, on Hideaway Road, Black River Falls, starting at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2016. His nephew’s band, Notify, will be playing. It’s a pot luck, so please feel free to bring a dish to pass. Remember he wanted a party, so let’s not let him down.

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

Donald J. Smith, Sr. 92, of Tomah died Monday, August 22, 2016 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tomah.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 29, 2016 11:00 A.M. at the Lighthouse Assembly of God, 762 W. Clifton Street, Tomah. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery with military honors. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Sunday at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 PM and on 10:00 A.M. at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. Online condolences may be given at

Thomas Kimball, 71, of Sparta, died Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at his home.

There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, August 27 from 12 noon until 3 pm at the family residence.
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Edwin “Ed” Emil Koskovich, 79, of Bangor, WI passed away peacefully on August 24th at Bluffview Memory Care in Holmen, WI.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Bangor, with Father Douglas Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Bangor.

Family and friends are invited to call from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta and on Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church. Online condolences may be offered to Ed’s family at

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