Obituaries

Merlin P. Johnson, age 81, of Blair, died on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 in the Gundersen Tri-County Hospital in Whitehall. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. in Blair Lutheran Church East with burial in the Rest Haven Cemetery both in Blair. Visitation will be Friday, September 2, 2016 from 5-7 p.m. in the Jack Funeral Home in Blair and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday
Earl K. Parce, 87 of Warrens died Monday, August 29, 2016 at Tomah Memorial Hospital. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. with a graveside service to follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Mather. Pastor Jeff Fairchild will officiate. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com
Henry P. “Gee” Clatt, Jr. age 89, of Blair, died on Friday, August 26, 2016 in the Pine View Care Center in Black River Falls. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Jack Funeral Home in Blair. Burial will be in the Rest Haven Cemetery in Blair at a later date. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. The Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gaylord L. Rhoades, age 72, of Taylor, died on Friday, August 26, in the Grand View Care Center in Blair. Memorial services will be held on Monday, September 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Jack Funeral Home in Blair. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements.
Evelyn “Sally” Lydia Jackson, 82, of Sparta, died Wednesday,> August 24, 2016, at Mayo Health System, La Crosse. > A Memorial Service will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, August 29, at> the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Fr. Keith Kitzhaber> officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sparta.>> Family and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home on> Monday, from 3 p.m. until the time of services. Online condolences> may be offered to Sally’s family at www.schanhoferfh.com.>> The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the> family with arrangements.
Adeline D. Dabelstein, 81, of rural Fountain City, died Thursday, August 25, 2016, at her home. Adeline was born October 26, 1934 in Arcadia Township, Trempealeau County, to William and Mary (Pierzina) Jurowski. She married Richard Dabelstein on November 19, 1973 in Decorah, Iowa. He died January 23, 2011.Survivors include her daughter, Bernadine (Jerome) Waldera of Arcadia; three grandchildren, Toni (Eric) Sonsalla of Arcadia, Jennifer Waldera of Wisconsin Rapids and Natalie (Patrick) Byrnes of Eau Claire; three great-grandchildren, Chandler and Whitney Sonsalla and Payton Willis; brother, Richard (Margaret) Jurowski of Whitehall; two step-daughters, Marilyn Dabelstein of Trempealeau and Dawn (Virgil) Perry of Blair.Adeline was preceded in death by her husband and a sister, Theresa (Elmer) Ryan.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 29, 2016 at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Independence, with burial in the church cemetery.Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.Online condolences may be offered at www.edisonfuneralhome.com