Friday, January 19th

Obituaries

Richard “Bill” Millis, 80, of Black River Falls, WI, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017, at his home, while under the care of Black River Fall Memorial Hospice.

Funeral services are pending.

Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.

Wendy Lynn Sasman, age 60, of Black River Falls, Wisconsin, passed away on June 9, 2017 at Gundersen Health System Hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church (351 West Jefferson Street, Black River Falls) with Pastor Steve Stork officiating.
Friends may call from 12:00 noon until time of services at the church on Wednesday.
Torgerson’s Funeral Home (715-284-4321) is assisting the family with arrangements.

John W. Lydon, 77, of Sparta, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health System, Rochester, MN.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sparta, with Father Keith Kitzhaber officiating. A Celebration of John’s life will continue at Jake’s Northwood’s immediately following the mass.

Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com

The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Eugene O'Neill, 99, of Black River Falls, WI, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Country Terrace Assisted Living, Black River Falls.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 11, 2017, 2:00 p.m., at Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls. Reverend Terry Marg will be officiating. Burial will be held at a later date.

Family and friends are invited for visitation Sunday, from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial may be given to the Jackson County Wildlife Fund.

Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.

Elaine Lambert, age 90, of Sparta, Wisconsin, passed away Thursday, June 08, 2017, at Rolling Hills Rehabilitation Center.


Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sparta. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. The Torkelson Page-Smith Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.