Obituaries

Eric J. Kjos, 45 of Whitehall, Wisconsin passed away September 28, 2015 in an automobile accident in Arcadia, Wisconsin. Memorial services will be Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Whitehall, Wisconsin with Randolph Kjos officiating. Visitation will begin at noon until the time of service at the church. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.smithfuneralec.com.
Esther M. Red Hawk "Nac ge pi", age 93, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Monday, October 05, 2015, at the Tomah Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 8, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah, Wisconsin. Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. The Torkelson Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences and donations are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
Charles "Chuck" William Tester, age 72, of Tomah lost his battle with lung cancer and passed away on September 30th, 2015. Charles was cremated and a celebration of his life with his family and friends will take place on Saturday, October 24th at the Colonial Bowling and Banquet Hall in Sparta from 2pm to 6pm.Charles "Chuck" William Tester, age 72, of Tomah
Elizabeth "Betty" A. Schaub, 89, of Sparta, passed away Friday, October 2, 2015 at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, October 9, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Sparta. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta on Thursday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorials be given to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Mahlon J. Boisen, 78, of Cataract, died Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Golden LivingCenter, La Crescent, MN. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sparta. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 a.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 arrangements.
Thelma Louise Sampson, 95, of Black River Falls, WI, passed away Thursday, October 1, 2015, at Pine View Care Center, Black River Falls, WI. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015, 11:00 a.m., at Black River Falls United Methodist Church, with Pastor Kathleen Jury officiating. Friends may call from 10:0 a.m. until time of service at the church. Torgerson Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.