Vera (Habhegger)Williams, 104, of Exeland, WI, formerly from Sparta, died on September 26, 2015.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta with Reverend Michael Swartz officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sparta.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta on Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of services. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Francis E. Gasper, age 90, of the Town of La Grange, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at the Tomah Memorial Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Queen of Apostles Parish at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tomah, WI, Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 10:30 a.m. with Monsignor Gilles officiating. Family and friends are invited for visitation Tuesday, September 29, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a rosary beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Visitation will also be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will be held at a later date. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
Margaret Lambert, age 97, of Tomah, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 25, 2015 at the Villa Pine Nursing Home in Friendship, WI.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church in Tomah, WI, Thursday, October 1, 2015, 10:30 a.m. with Monsignor Gilles officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 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. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
Robert Ray Johnson, 78, died Friday September 25, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born July 22, 1937 in the Township of Brockway, Wisconsin. The son of Otto and Edna (Serverson) Johnson, the forth born of five children. He married Shirley Hanby in 1967 in Black River Falls, Wisconsin.Bob proudly served his country starting in the National Guards, then to the Navy 1956 to 1962. He worked at the Old Box Factory, then worked in Janesville at the GM Plant, and a few other places. He then went to school for welding, then started at Nelson Muffler. He retired there after 26 years of service. Bob was well liked by many people. He made friends easy, many times when camping with his family and no one could find him he would be off at another campsite chatting with others and making friends.Bob is survived by his wife Shirley, his six lovely children, Richard (Kim) Johnson, of LaCrosse, Philip Johnson, of Black River Falls, Becky (Bill) Kibler, of LaCrosse, Peggy (Kevin) Cook, of Black River Falls, Vicky (Tom) Chandler, of CA; and Maria (Tim) Burlingame; Twelve grandchildren, Jacob Johnson, Misha Schramek, Daniel Reynolds, John Cook, Skyler Cook, Sean Cook, Nicholas Kibler, Shantylle Kibler, Kim Somer, Philip Aaron, Tina Fields, and Bryan Fields; eight great grandchildren, Hailey, Jayce, Lindsey, Bryson, Alex, Levi, Emma, and Aleda,; and two great nephews Justin, and Steven; one brother Edward Johnson, of NV; and one sister Chris Dormady, of Black River Falls.Bob was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Leroy, and Irwin Johnson.I will miss him very much. I have lost the love of my life, he will always be in my heart until we meet again. I LOVE YOU.Funeral service for Bob will be held 5:00 P.M. Tuesday September 29, 2015 at Buswell Funeral Home 106 Second Street Black River Falls, WI; with Rev. Terry Marg Officiating, Military Honors will be Follow with Honors conducted by the American Legion Post # 200. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 3:00 P.M till time of service.
Buswell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mildred May (Thonesen) Wille, 95, of Sparta, WI, passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday, September 23, 2015.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 2, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church, Sparta, WI. Pastor Jeremiah Cochran will officiate. Burial will be held at a later date in The Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Madison, WI. Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, October 1, 2015, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Page-Smith Funeral Home, Sparta. Visitation will also be held Friday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Online condolences may be offered at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
Rebecca Legarde, 62, of Black River Falls, died Friday at her home.
Friends may call from 9:00 AM, Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Black River Falls.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Monday at the church. Burial will be in Decorah Cemetery.