Lori A. Albertson

2-21-14)   Lori A. Albertson, 53, of Sparta, died Friday, February 21, 2014 at Black River Memorial Hospital, Black River Falls, WI.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 11 am at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Sparta, with Father John S. Manohar officiating. Burial will be in the St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Sparta.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta on Tuesday from 5 p. m. until 8 p. m. and at the church on Wednesday 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 funeral arrangements.

Roland Rollie J. Sonsalla

2-21-14) Roland "Rollie" J. Sonsalla, 78, of Arcadia passed way on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Gundersen Lutheran Health System in La Crosse.

Roland was born on May 22, 1935, in Arcadia to Clifford and Rose (Giemza) Sonsalla.

Roland was a Veteran of the United States Army serving from 1956 to 1958, being stationed in Japan. He retired from Wilber Lime Products of Arcadia, WI after being employed with them for 22 ½ years. During his retirement he enjoyed fishing, hunting, socializing, and going for rides. Roland was a member of the Arcadia Sportsman's Club, Whitetail Unlimited and was the "Mayor of Newcomb Valley".

Roland is survived by the love of his life, Verna Dabelstein of Arcadia; step son, James (Janel Sylla) Dabelstein of Independence; two step daughters: Dawn (Virgil Sr. Perry of Blair, Marilyn (Hal Boe) Dabelstein of Trempealeau; sister, Lorraine (James) Shoemaker of Whitehall; nieces: Donna (Gary Rebarchek) Shoemaker, Dee Ann (Mike) Anderson; great nephews: Drew and Micah Anderson; many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Bonnie.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Parish with Rev. Sebastian Kolodziejczyk officiating. Friends may call on Sunday at the Wozney-Killian Funeral Home form 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM where there will be a 7:00 PM prayer service followed by a rosary. They may also call on Monday from 10:00 AM until the time of services at the church. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, rural Arcadia.

Wozney-Killian Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www. wozneykillian. com.

Norman O. Froseth

2-21-14) Norman O. Froseth, age 80, of Pleasantville, died on Friday, February 21, 2014 in the Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

Arrangements are pending with the Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall.

Robert Robinson

2-21-14) Robert Robinson,  87, of Humbird, died Wednesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Tomah.

Arrangements are pending with Schiefelbein Funeral Home in Osseo.

Leone A. Pokrand

2-19-14)  Leone A. Pokrand, 91, of Sparta, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse, WI.


A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a. m. at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Cassandra A. Sauter officiating. Burial will be in the Angelo Oakgrove Cemetery.
Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Saturday 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.

James R. Wells

2-19-14) James R. Wells, 86, of Leon, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at his home.


A funeral service will be held Sunday at 1 p. m. at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend Don Ehler officiating. Burial will be at a later time in Leon Cemetery.
Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Saturday from 3 p. m. until 7 p. m. and at the funeral home on Sunday from 12 noon 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.