8-2-13) Hugh W. Kenworthy, Jr. 80, of Kendall, died Thursday, August 1, 2013 at the Serenity House in Tomah surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 11:00 A. M. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, corner of Foster and McLean Avenue, Tomah. Pastor Michael S. Tuionetoa will officiate. Burial will be in Mt Vernon Cemetery, in the Town of Tomah. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah on Monday from 4:00 P. M. until 8:00 P. M. and at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 A. M. until time of the service.
Online condolences may be sent to www. sonnenburgfamilyfh.
8-2-13) Vernon L. Berg, age 81, of rural Taylor, WI died on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at his home.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday August 4, 2013 at 1:30 pm. in the Taylor Lutheran Church in Taylor, WI. Rev. John Ashland will be officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday August 3, 2013 from 4 till 8 p. m. in the Jack Funeral Home in Blair, and one hour prior to the services at the church on Sunday. Burial will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Rural Taylor.
8-2-13) Stevie A. Jorgensen, 29 of Tomah, died Thursday, August 1, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral Service arrangements are pending. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements.
8/2/13) Geraldine Mach, 76, of Hixton, WI, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Black River Memorial Hospital, Black River Falls, while under the care of Black River Memorial Hospice.
A memorial service will be held Friday, August 9, 2013, 7:00 p. m. at Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, Hixton. Reverend Meg Erickson will be officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday, from 4:00 p. m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial may be given to the Hixton First Responders or Black River Memorial Hospice.
Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home of Hixton is assisting the family with arrangements.
Peter D Proft, 56, of Melrose passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer, his family at his side. Pete was born on May 22, 1957, in Tomahawk, Wis. to Jerry and Dolores (Mitchell) Proft. He graduated from Melrose-Mindoro High School in 1976.
He was a carpenter by trade and worked that industry his entire life being a member of Carpenters Union 1143 until his illness forced him to retire. He enjoyed spending time with family, friends and grandchildren, flipping houses, woodworking and camping. Sports, his passion being baseball, were also a big part of his life.
He married the love of his life, Kristine Gerdes, on Aug. 4, 1990. After living at various places in the area, they settled in Melrose in 1999 in one of the houses that Pete had built. They spent any available time together after his diagnosis and took several extended trips when his health permitted.
Survivors include his wife, Kris; his children, Ashlea (Tim) Willms, Paxton Proft and Wyatt Proft. His grandchildren, Isaiah, Kenzie and Kallen Willms. His mother, Dolores Proft-Anderson; brothers, Mike (Paula) Proft and John Proft and sister, Debbie (Tim) Kreibich. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
Preceding him in death were his father, jerry, step-father, David Anderson, his grandparents, and many aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be at 11 a. m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Melrose Methodist Church with burial in the Melrose Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 5 to 8 p. m. on Monday, Aug. 5, at Zwickey Funeral Home in Melrose and at the church on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 10 a. m. to the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are preferred.
7-31-13) Nina Kimpton, age 89, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at the Serenity House in Tomah.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 3, 2013, 11:00 a. m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Tomah. Pastor Scott Mann will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Tomah, WI. Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday, August 2, 2013, from 5:00 p. m. until 7:00 p. m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Saturday 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.