Marvin R. Truesdell

Marvin R. Truesdell, age 92, of Sparta and formerly of Ontario died Thursday October 30 at the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center of LaCrosse.

Funeral services will be held Monday November 3, 2014 at 2:00 p. m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Ontario. Visitation will be held on Monday from 12:00 p. m. until the time of service. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Hilltop Rest Cemetery in Ontario. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Ontario will be assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences will be available at www. torkelsonfuneralhome. com.

Bernerd E. Hubert

Bernerd E. Hubert, age 89, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at the Tomah Memorial Hospital.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, November 7, 2014, 10:30 a. m. at the St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tomah. Monsignor Richard Gilles will officiate. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Tomah, WI. Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, November 6, 2014, from 4:00 p. m. until 7:00 p. m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Friday from 9:30 a. m. until the time of service at the church. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. www. torkelsonfuneralhome.

Joseph A. Benoit

Joseph A. Benoit, age 72, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2014, at the Serenity House in Tomah.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 p. m. at the Bible Evangelical Free Church in Tomah, WI. Family and friends are invited to continue celebrating Joe’s life at 3:00 p. at Kelsey’s Class Act in Tomah. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the charity of your choice. Joe and his family would like to thank the staff at the Serenity House for their compassionate care in keeping him comfortable in his last remaining days.

Donald C. Ludke

Donald W. Ludke, age 71, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at the Tomah Healthcare Center.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 30, 2014, 11:00 a. m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Daren DeFord will officiate. Burial will follow in the Wood Cemetery, Tomah, Wisconsin. Family and friends are invited for visitation Wednesday, October 29, 2014, from 4:00 p. m. until 7:00 p. m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. www. torkelsonfuneralhome.

Carol L. Farrand

Carol L. Farrand, age 84, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Monday, October 27, 2014, at Close to Home in Tomah.

Funeral services will be held Monday, November 3, 2014, 12:00 p. m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Pastor Timothy Erickson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah, WI. Family and friends are invited for visitation Monday from 10:00 a. m. until the time of service at the funeral home. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. www. torkelsonfuneralhome.

Louise M. Schroeder

Louise M. Schroeder, 85, of Sparta, passed away Monday, October 27, 2014 at the Morrow Memorial Home, Sparta.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday at 11 a. m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sparta. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, St. Mary’s Ridge.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta on Thursday from 5 p. m. until 8 p. m. with a Rosary at 8 p. m. and on Friday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sparta from 10 a. until time of services. www. schanhoferfh.
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta is assisting the family with arrangements.