John W. Nelson, 78, Prairie Farm, Wis., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022.

Irvin L. Humphrey, Sr., 71, rural Dallas, Wis., died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at his home.

Timothy Cook, Sr., 52, Oshkosh, Wis., died Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, in an industrial gas explosion in Shawano County.

Gregory D. Hammerel, 71, Cameron, Wis., passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, surrounded by his family.

Eldred "Tony" Merle, 93, Almena, Wis., died Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at his home.

Dorothy R. Ludy, 72, Chippewa Falls, Wis., formerly of Turtle Lake, passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at Chippewa Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation, Chippewa Falls, with family by her side after battling a chronic illness.

Thelma L. (Espeseth) Klugow passed away Friday, Jan. 7, at Cumberland Care and Rehab, Cumberland Wis., at the age of 98 years, 7 months and 11 days.

Sonny (Victor Harold) Kruse, 85, Cameron, Wis., died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at his home with Mary, his loving partner of 30-plus years, by his side.

Rev. Lawrence L. Bisonette, 90, went to his eternal home on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at the Mayo Clinic Health System – Northland, Barron, Wis.

Gary L. Hokenson, 78, rural Boyceville, Wis., died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at his home.

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Kenneth M. Riebe, 82, Almena, Wis., died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, at his home.

Deborah M. Rudie, 60, Ridgeland, Wis., died peacefully while surrounded by her family on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, Minn.

David Lynch, 73, Cameron, Wis., passed away at his home Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021.

Leondra K. Lentz, 77, Dallas, Wis., ended her long battle with dementia on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, at Cumberland Care and Rehab.

Dale D. Prine, 90, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, with his family at his side.

Etta E. Weise, 97, Prairie Farm, Wis., formerly of Barron, passed away Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, at Pioneer Nursing Home, Prairie Farm.

Connie J. Demers, 62, Rice Lake, Wis., died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021, at her home.

Linda G. Rogers, 77, Cameron, Wis., died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at Woodstone Senior Living, Rice Lake.

Caroline L. Meeker Meisegeier, age 80 years young, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at the Denali Center, Fairbanks, Alaska, from kidney failure.

Carol L. Madson, 90, Chetek, Wis., passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at Brentwood Memory Care, Rice Lake.

Evelyn (Erickson) Peterson, 88, Barron, Wis., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at Mayo Clinic, Eau Claire.

Our very special father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Roy “Fritz” J. Curtis, 81, Lac Courte Oreilles, Wis., left us Thursday morning, Dec. 9, 2021.

Jeffrey A. Olson, better known as Oly, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Grantsburg, Wis., on Nov. 25, 2021, at the age of 60.

Lorrel J. Ludy, 74, Soldotna, Alaska, passed peacefully from this world into the loving arms of Jesus on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, after a short fight with cancer. Lorrel was a dedicated and loving husband, a devoted father to his children, and a wonderful grandpa to his 11 grandchildren. We …

Mildred "Millie" (Roen) Bjugstad, 88, Rice Lake, Wis., left this world peacefully to meet her Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, at Woodstone Memory Care, Rice Lake.

Alan G. Hartman, 67, Ashland, Wis., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center, Ashland.

Ora M. Hahs, 99, passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at Cumberland Care and Rehab.

Luella “Sissy” DeGolier, 89, Turtle Lake, Wis., died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, at the Amery Hospital.

Michael D. Etlicher, 79, Almena, Wis., died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at Barron Care and Rehab.

LaVern R. Einum, 91, Rice Lake, Wis., passed away at his home Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.

On Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, Kathleen Louise (Jensen) King passed away at home peacefully in her sleep at the age of 79.

Leon R. Peck, 67, rural Ridgeland, Wis., passed away unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at his home.

Bernard “Bernie” E. Nelsen, 79, passed away Friday, Nov. 19, at Providence Hospital, Anchorage, Alaska, from complications due to brain cancer.

David L. Kahl, 83, passed away Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at his home at Cambridge Assisted Living, Rice Lake.

Shelly J. Wangen, 43, passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. After an entire day of being surrounded by loving family, she passed on peacefully the next morning with her Mother Annette and her Papa Terry by her side, holding her hand.

Tammany “Tam” L. Howie, 69, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at Osceola Medical Center.

Betsy Wolford Phillips, 78, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. This came after years of defeating diabetes, chronic kidney disease, a uterine tumor with resulting miscarriage, a shattered shoulder, a broken hip, other broken bones, two bouts of sepsis, a damaged heart valve, and congestive heart fai…

Shirley R. Kaiser, 84, Rice Lake, Wis., died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at Rice Lake.

Robert Christorf, Jr., 49, passed away Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at his home in Barron, Wis.

Darlene A. (Gunderson) McGiffin, 79, Rice Lake, Wis., passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021.

Richard J. Halvorson, 90, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at Glenhaven Nursing Home, Glenwood City, Wis.

Barbara H. Powell, 62, Cumberland, Wis., died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at her home.

Jacqueline I. Zimmerman, 82, Rice Lake, Wis., formerly of Dallas, gained her heavenly wings Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Dove Healthcare, Rice Lake.

Marlene J. Amdall, 75, Barron, Wis., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, peacefully at her home.

Geraldine Mary Margaret Vogt, 96, rural Comstock, Wis., passed through the Pearly Gates Sunday, Nov. 7, after a brief struggle with her ancestors.

Thomas “Tom” L. Haase, 63, Rice Lake, Wis., died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at his home surrounded by loved ones.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.