12/27/13) Kerry "Gus" Beaman, 59, of Denmark, formerly of Taylor, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at the Jack and Engrid Meng Residence of the Campus of Unity Hospice.
Kerry was born on April 25, 1954 to Donald and Phyllis Beaman in Dextor, Iowa. The family moved to Taylor, WI where he spent his childhood. Kerry joined the Navy in 1972 and served on Nuclear Submarines until his honorable discharge in 1980. He then worked at the Kewaunee Nuclear Plant for 25 years. He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Maryland in 1989. He was a member of the V. F. W. and the American Legion Posts in Denmark.
He is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law Tim and Sarah Beaman; Matt and Haley Beaman, 3 grandchildren Carly, Braelyn and Lucas, his mother Phyllis, 3 brothers and sisters-in-law Pat (Diane) Beaman, Kevin (Lorrie) Beaman, and Brian (Julie) Beaman, 1 sister and brother-in-law Mary (Bill) Risch. He is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends and his former wife Joanne.
He was preceded in death by his father and brother Jim.
There will be a celebration of life gathering in the summer at his pond where he loved to fish, hunt and visit with whomever stopped by.
The family would like to thank the staff at Unity Hospice for the care given these last 2 months.
12/26/13) Thomas R. Burkwalt, 60, of Sparta, died Thursday, December 26, 2013 at his home.
A memorial service will be on Monday, at 11 a. m. at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta. Burial will be at a later time.
Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Monday from 10 a. m. until time of services. Online condolences may be offered at www. schanhoferfh.
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.
12/26/13) Robert Alan Kastad, age 77, of Whitehall, died on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 in the Gundersen Tri-County Care Center in Whitehall.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:00 a. m. in Saint John's Catholic Church in Whitehall. Burial will be in Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in Independence.
Visitation will be Friday, December 27, 2013 from 4-7 p. m. in the Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall with a rosary being recited at 7:00 p. m.
Friends may also call one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
12-23-13) Elfriede Bolyard, 86, of Sparta, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Bridgepath Assisted Living, Sparta.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a. m. at Calvary Baptist Church, Sparta, with Reverend Jeremiah Cochran officiating. Burial will be in Shamrock Union Church Cemetery, Shamrock.
Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday at the church from 9 a. m. until time of services. Online condolences may be offered at www. schanhoferfh.
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
12-21-13) Frederick A.
December 21, 2013 at the Black River Memorial Hospital, Black River Falls.
A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a. m. at St. Paul's Ev.
Lutheran Church, Melrose, with Reverend Floyd Brand officiating.
be in Printz Creek Cemetery, rural Sparta.
Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 5 p. m.
from 10 a. m. until time of services.
with funeral arrangements.
12-21-13) Francis E.
Gundersen Health System, La Crosse.
er 28, 2013 at 2 p.
visitation starting at 1p.
with Reverend Cassandra M. Sauter officiating.
honors provided by VFW Post 2112 will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sparta.
Online condolences may be offered at www. schanhoferfh.