Eugene L. Vian, 76, of Sparta, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Ambassador Baptist Church, rural Sparta, with Pastor Clyde Ewers officiating. Full military honors, provided by VFW Post 2112 will follow the service at the church. Burial will be at a later time in Farmers Valley Cemetery, rural Sparta.
Family and friends are invited to call from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, and from 10 a.m. until time of services on Tuesday at the church. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Michael “Mike” V. Stahl, 62, of Sparta, died Monday, October 17, 2016, at the Tomah VA Medical Center, surrounded by his family.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 23, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Pastor Mark Kvale officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Sparta, will full military honors provided by V.F.W. Post #2112.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, on Sunday, from 11 a.m. until the time of services. Online condolences may be offered to Mike’s family at www.schanhoferfh.com.
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Joyce L. Eckelberg, age 79, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the Serenity House in Tomah.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 24, 2016, 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tomah. Pastor King will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah. Family and friends are invited for visitation Sunday, October 23, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
William P. Sheridan, Jr. (Bill), 84, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Agrace Hospice Care, Madison.
He was born in Sparta on February 12, 1932 to William and Alice Beryl (Senogles) Sheridan. Bill and his former wife, Ann (Deerwester) Sheridan, were blessed with a son, Christopher.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016, 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 307 Spring Street, Kendall. Reverend John Peter will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery followed by a fellowship luncheon. The Smith-Nelson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com.
– Kenneth C. Halama, 56, of rural Independence, died peacefully on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family.
Ken was born November 10, 1959, in Whitehall, to Edmund and Helen (Rombalski) Halama. On April 1, 1989, he married Kimberly Jensen at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Arcadia. Ken was a loving father to their three children Betsy, Katie and John. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Ken graduated from Independence High School. After graduation he served in the U. S. Air Force at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona. He enjoyed being an Avionics Specialist working on F-15s. Years later, Ken still kept in touch with his Air Force and high school buddies. After serving in the military, Ken moved back to Independence where he farmed for 20 years. In 2003, Ken became an insurance adjuster and worked for Crawford & Co.