Obituaries

Vicky L. Bejma, 63 of Tomah died Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Tomah Memorial Hospital.   A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015 6:00 P.M. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah.  Pastor James Leston will officiate. Relative and friends are invited for visitation at the funeral home from 3:00 P.M. until the time of the service.  Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com.  Memorial may be given in Vicky's memory to the Tomah Skate Park. 
Ardell Marvin Hanson Sr., 91, of Pepin and formerly of Arcadia died at his home on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Ardell was born on October 20, 1923, in the Town of Arcadia to Arthur and Gertrude (Ruff) Hanson. He served in WW II, where he received a Purple Heart. Ardell was a truck driver and had owned and operated the Transport Bar in Bloomer, WI. He married Carmen Andre, on September 20, 1943, in Arcadia, she died on January 17, 1958, and he later married Murlee Myers, on July 6, 1958, in Belle Fourche, South Dakota.Ardell is survived by 2 sons: Robert Hanson of Woodville, WI, William (Judy) Hanson of Dodge, WI; 1 brother: Gaylord Hanson of Pigeon Falls, WI; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wives: Carmen and Murlee; son: Ardell "Sonny" Hanson Jr.; daughter: Judy Helgeson; granddaughter: Jennifer Nicole Hanson; 2 sisters: Verna Gilbertson and Lilah Klink.Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 3:00 PM at Christ Lutheran Church in Arcadia with Rev. Peter Jonas officiating. Friends may call on Saturday from 2:00 PM until the time of services at the church. Burial will be in the Arcadia Public Cemetery, with Military Rites by Tickfer-Erickson Legion Post 17.Wozney-Killian Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.wozneykillianfh.com.
Lee "Gander" George Andre, 78, of Arcadia died on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at Pine View Care Center in Black River Falls, WI. Lee was born on February 7, 1937, in North Creek, rural Arcadia to Angus and Thelma (Andre) Andre.Lee married Jeanette Wiench they later divorced. He was a member of the Arcadia-Glencoe Fire Department for 26 years. Lee was employed by the City of Arcadia on the Street Department.Lee is survived by one son: Gary Lee Andre of Arcadia; 3 daughters: Sue (Mike) Kotlarz of Arcadia, Betty Jo Krause of Holmen, Lisa (Mark) Lamberson of Whitehall; 5 grandchildren: Michael Lee Kotlarz, Amber (Dallas) Symicek, Samantha Lamberson, Andrew Lamberson, Alexis Krause; 2 great grandchildren: Harper and Jackson Symicek; 3 brothers: Harold (Darlene) Andre of Dodge, Richard Andre of Arcadia , Thomas Andre of Arcadia; 2 sisters: Rosemary (Tom) Klink of Winona and Kathleen (Dave) Glaser of Blair. He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 brother: Robert Andre and 1 sister: Patricia Misch.Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 10:00 AM at the Wozney-Killian Funeral Home with Rev. Sebastian Kolodziejczyk officiating. Friends may call on Saturday from 9:00 AM until the time of services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, rural Arcadia. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to "Family Wishes".Wozney-Killian Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.wozneykillianfh.com.
Robert "Bo" Schmitz, 64, of Onalaska and formerly of Bangor, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at his home. A Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2015, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bangor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m., with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m., and also from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass Tuesday all at the church. A complete obituary will follow. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, (Bangor Chapel), is in charge of arrangements.
Duane Matye, 83, of Osseo, died Tuesday at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Saturday at Osseo Evangelical Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Osseo Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 PM Friday at the church. Friends may also call from 2:00–3:00 PM at the church on Saturday. Schiefelbein Funeral Home in Osseo is assisting the family.
Terry L. Millis, age 69, of Black River Falls, WI died Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in his home in the Town of Brockway. Funeral services will be at 11 A.M. Monday, March 2, 2015 at the Buswell Funeral Home, (715-284-2231) 106 So. 2nd St. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Black River Falls. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of services. Online condolences may be sent to www.buswellfuneralhome.com.