Obituaries

Grace Phyllis Stevens, 93, of Humbird, WI, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015, at her home, while under the care of Black River Memorial Hospice. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 11:00 a.m., at Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, Hixton, WI.  Greg Mandigo will be officiating.  Burial will follow in Mentor Cemetery, Humbird, WI. Family and friends are invited for visitation Monday, April 27, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, Hixton. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Online condolences are available at www.jensenmodjeskifuneralhome.com. Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home of Hixton is assisting the family with arrangements.
Joan L. “Grandma Josie” Schanhofer, 86 of Sparta, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Rolling Hills Rehabilitation Center, Sparta.        A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sparta, with Father Jerome Patric officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.A luncheon will follow at the Greens in Sparta.      Family and friends are invited to call at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, on Friday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary and at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of services. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com      The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assiting the family with funeral arrangements. 
Ivan R. Stenberg, age 85, of Blair, died on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in the Grand View Care Center in Blair. Arrangements are pending with the Jack Funeral Home in Blair.
Vernon Frank Marx, 84, of Verona, WI, formerly of Cashton, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015, at the Badger Prairie Health Care Center in Verona, WI.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cashton.   Burial will follow at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Pine Hollow. Family and friends are invited for visitation at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Cashton is assisting the family with arrangements.  Vernon’s family would like to thank the Badger Prairie Health Center for the compassion, kindness and excellent care that they showed Vernon over the years.  
Lloyd Solum, age 82, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, April 16, 2015, at his home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 1:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Pastor Ed Stigen will officiate. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Warren Mills Cemetery, Warrens, Wisconsin. Family and friends are invited for visitation Monday, April 20, 2015, 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 Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
La Mont “Plink” W. Erickson, 87, of Melvina, WI, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at the Morrow Memorial Home in Sparta, WI.     Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 18, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton, WI.  Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday, April 17, 2015, 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial with full military honors will follow at the Melvina Cemetery.  Visitation will also be held Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton.