Obituaries

Drunasky, Sophie D., age 95, of New Lisbon

Sophie D Drunasky, age 95, died peacefully on Thursday May 19, 2016 at her home in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, surrounded by loving family members. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11AM on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at St Paul’s Catholic Church, 408 W. River St in New Lisbon, with Father Robert Letona More >

Eddy, James R., age 73, of New Lisbon

James R. Eddy age 73 of New Lisbon died on Thursday May 19, 2016 at Hess Memorial Hospital in Mauston. Funeral services will be held on Monday May 23, 2016 at 5:00p.m. at the Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon with Fr. Robert Latonia presiding, military honors will follow the service. Relatives and friends may call More >

Michel, Gwendolyn M., age 93, of rural Kendall

Gwendolyn M. Michel, age 93 years, of rural Kendall, Wisconsin, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at her home. She was born on January 23, 1923 to Bert and Clara Long of the Melancthon Creek, rural Hillsboro area.  Gwen was united in marriage to Robert Michel on October 24, 1945. They lived in the More >

Franke, Arnold “Pat” Edward, age 85, of Lyndon Station

Arnold “Pat” Edward Franke, age 85 of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin went to be with his Savior on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 23 at 11 a.m. at the Bible Baptist Church, 148 Grayside Avenue, Mauston, Wisconsin with Pastor Peter Bergeson officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Maurice More >

Benson, Delmar, age 82, of Hustler

Delmar Benson, age 82, of Hustler, Wisconsin, died on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Elroy, Wisconsin. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016, at 11:00AM at the Hustler Cemetery.  Military Honors will follow the service.   The Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon is assisting the family More >

Mavis, Russell C., age 50 of Tomah

Russell C. Mavis, 50 of Tomah, died on Monday, May 16, 2016 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse.   A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016, 2:00 P.M. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 4:00 More >

Short, Jerry L., age 68, of Adams

Jerry L. Short, age 68, of Adams, Wisconsin passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at his home. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Jerry was born May 17, 1947 in Urbana, Illinois to Paul and Loretta (Buchanan) Short. He graduated from Adams-Friendship High School in 1965.  Jerry then enlisted with More >

Eisch, Betty Ann, age 78, of Mauston, formerly of Manitowoc

Betty Ann Eisch, 78, of Mauston, WI, and formerly of Manitowoc, went to meet her savior on October 18, 2015 at home in Mauston, WI, after a short battle with lung cancer. Betty was the daughter of Lester and Helen (O’Donnell) Hanson and was born in Waukon, Iowa on March 16, 1937. She was raised More >

Friske, Cora Rae, age 16, of Green Bay and New Lisbon

Cora Rae Friske, 16, of Green Bay/ New Lisbon drifted into God’s heavenly arms on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  A memorial service will be held Sunday May 15, 2016 at 3:00PM at the United Methodist Church in New Lisbon. A visitation  will take place from 1:00pm until the time of service.

Hoefs, Howard A., age 81, of rural Clifton

Howard A. Hoefs, age 81, of rural Clifton, WI., died on Wednesday May 11, 2016 at Mile Bluff Medical Center, in Mauston, WI. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:00AM at the Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon, WI.  Relatives and friends may call the Hare Funeral Home on Saturday More >