1-20-14) Ralph Wagner, age 62, of Tomah, WI, passed away Friday, January 17, 2014, at his home.
1-20-14) Chad Michael Rosier, 33, of Tomah died unexpectedly in a motor vehicle accident near his home in Tomah on January 19, 2014.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2014, 12 Noon, at the Open Door Baptist Church, 7294 County Highway 0, Tomah. Pastor Jay Cronhalm will officiate. Burial will be at a later date.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home on Wednesday from 3:00 P. M. until 8:00 P. M. and at the church on Thursday from 11:00 A. M. until the time of the service.
1-20-14) Marvelyn K. Pedersen, 85 of Tomah died Monday, January 13, 2014 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. La Crosse.
A Celebration of Life will be held on January 25, 2014, 1:00 P. M. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah. Monsignor Richard W. Gilles will officiate. Burial will be in the Warren-Mills Cemetery at a later date. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Jan. 25 at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon until the time of the service. www. sonnenburgfamilyfh.
Virgil Larson Age 73 of Oakdale, MN Died suddenly 1-14-14 Preceded in death by parents & two brothers. Survived by wife, Shelby (Duerkop) of Alma Center, of 52 years; daughters Brenda (David) Jeremy & Josh Hosek, Tammi (Rande) Jake, Jamie & Jordan Jackson; son Jason (Dana Faust) Daniel Larson; brothers Kenneth (Wava) and Rueben (Marlene); many nieces, nephews, & friends. Virgil was a special man & a friend to many, we will miss him greatly! Thanks to all that supported & helped me that night!
Benedict "Ben" Kampa, 87, of Independence, died Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse.
Ben was born February 1, 1926, in Trempealeau County, Wis. to Tom and Agnes (Miemietz) Kampa. He married Dorothy Lyga on January 13, 1947 at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Independence. She died June 29, 2004.
Ben was known for entertaining people by playing the accordion!
Ben is survived by four children, Diane (special friend, Ed Sonsalla) Lisowski of Arcadia, Mary (Darrel) Pronschinske of Independence, Sheri (John) Zilla of Independence and Ron (special friend, Pam Flikkeshaug) Kampa of Whitehall; a sister, Rose Bautch of Whitehall; nine grandchildren, Donald (Carmen) Lisowski, Darrel Lisowski, Amy (Brian) King, Sara Pronschinske, Jenny (fiancé, David Gamroth), Jessi and Jeana Manka, Brent and Bryan Kampa; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife; two sisters, Clara Riley and Gertie Miemietz; son-in-law, Dominic Lisowski and grandson, Dalton Lisowski.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a. m. Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Independence, with Very Rev. Woodrow H. Pace officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p. m. Tuesday, with a prayer service at 7:30 p. m. followed by a rosary, at Edison Funeral Home, Independence, and one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday.