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Obituaries

Larry E. Bowers

Larry E. Bowers, 78, of Ladysmith, died Sunday, January 14th, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.  He is survived by his wife, Thelma, brother, Danny of Sandwich, IL., sister, Patricia Anne Hutter of El Paso, TX., 1/2 sister, Constance Campbell of Clermont, FL.

Funeral Services for Larry Bowers will be Tuesday, January 23rd, at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith at 11 AM with Rev. Alice Ulrich officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.  Larry’s family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday morning for an hour prior to the services.

Dorothy Theresa Rogalla

Dorothy Theresa Rogalla, 74, of Kennan, died peacefully surrounded by her family in the Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire on Monday, January 15.  She is survived by Robert, her husband of 56 years, by one son Tom (Terry), White Pine, TN., by one daughter, Tracy (Curt) Anderson, Jordan, MN., by 10 grandchildren, and by 12 great-grandchildren, by one sister, Marilyn Van De Voort, Phillips, and by two sister-in-laws, Barbara Kempen, Muskego, WI., and Marilyn Kempen, Kennan.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, January 20, at St Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Catawba with Father Bob Koszarek celebrating the Funeral Mass.  Friends may call at the church on Friday Evening after 5 PM and a Parish Wake Service will be held at the church at 7 PM on Friday with Deacon James Celba officiating. Ffiends may also call at the church on Saturday from 11 AM until the time of services.  Interment will be in the Kennan Cemetery in the Spring.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.heindlfuneralhome.com

The Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Patricia A. Haller

Patricia A. Haller, 82, of Ladysmith died Friday, January 12th at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

She is survived by one 1/2 brother Harold Kanning, one 1/2 sister Kathryn Kanning, one aunt, and several cousins.

A memorial mass of Christian burial for Patricia Haller will be held Friday, January 19th at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Ladysmith with Father Inna Pothireddy officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. The Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Dorothy M. Nagel

Dorothy M. Nagel, 95, formerly of Jump River, died Wednesday, January 10, at Country Terrace of Ladysmith under the care of Hope Hospice.  She is survived by her children, John Roger (Phyllis) Nagel of Bruce, Robert (Carol) Nagel, Scott (Melanie) Nagel and Nancy (Galen) Story all of Sheldon, Laura Lynn (Richard) Culver of Pardeeville and Theodore (Pat) Nagel of Cornell, 18 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Services for Dorothy Nagel will be held on Saturday, January 20th at New Hope Presbyterian Church, Hannibal with Pastor Beverly Thompson officiating.  Burial will follow in Mount Nebo Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4-7 PM on Friday at the Gilman Funeral Home and Saturday one hour prior to services at the church.

LaMonte (Monte) Don French

LaMonte (Monte) Don French, of Chetek, Wis., passed away at his home early on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Monte was born April 16, 1964, to Lois and Lyle French. He is survived by his siblings, Layne, Lee, Larry, Vonnie and Lorrie; children Patrick, Jessie, James and Christy; and six grandchildren, along with many other relatives and friends he considered family.

The date of a gathering to celebrate Monte’s life and the love he brought to us is still to be determined. For updates visit Facebook.com, search for the group “Memorial for Monte French” and request to be added.

Monte, you were a kind, gentle father figure to many. You are deeply loved and will be missed.

Alex A. Nickel

Alex A. Nickel, 77, of Bruce died on Wednesday, January 3rd, at his home.  He is survived by his wife June, 2 daughters, Lora Van Blairicom and Diane Shult, 1 son, John, 6 grandchildren, 4 sisters, Mary, Roselea, Rosetta and Irene, 1 brother, Victor, nieces and nephews.

Private family graveside services for Alex Nickel will be held at Windfall Cemetery in Exland with Rev. Mark Bartlett officiating. Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Richard G. “Dick” Elwood

Richard G. “Dick” Elwood, 75 of Weyerhaeuser, passed away at the Atrium Center in Chetek.  He is survived by his wife Diane, 1 step-son: Ken Silvernail, 2 grandchildren, 1 sister, Barbara Prorok, 2 sisters-in-law, Donna Elwood and Karen Thompson, 1 brother-in-law, David Wierzba, mother-in-law, Gen Wierzba, 4 nieces and 4 nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial for Dick Elwood will be held at 10 AM on Thursday, January 11, at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Weyerhaeuser with Fr. Inna Pothireddy officiating.  Burial will be in the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner at 2 PM on Thursday.  Richard’s family will receive friends from 4 PM until 7 PM on Wednesday, January 10 at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Bruce where a Scripture Service will be held at 7 PM.  There will also be an hour of visitation starting at 9 AM on Thursday at the church.

Edward A. Velie

Edward A. Velie, 89, of Holcombe, passed away Wednesday, January 3rd at the Cornell Area Care Center with his family at his side. Edward was born on September 13th, 1928 to Oscar and Florence (Goebel) Velie in Omro, WI.

Edward was united in marriage to June Anderson on June 13th, 1953 in St. Cloud, MN. He graduated from Northwestern Bible College in Minneapolis, they started their lives together in the Elk Mound and Bloomer areas where Edward and June started and ministered in churches. They later moved to Holcombe, WI where he spent the rest of his life farming. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and the outdoors.

Edward is survived by his wife, June Velie; sons Keith (Linda), Ken (Karla), and (Kevin) Elizabeth Velie; daughters Kathy (John) Ailie, Kitty “Karin” (Steve) Mitchell, Karla (Andy) Kauffman, and Kay (Tom) Bradt; 34 grandchildren; one brother Phillip Velie; and sisters Julienne Kopp and Jeannette Herald.

He was preceeded in death by his parents Oscar and Florence Velie; brothers LaForest “Spoof”, Norman, and Daniel Velie; sisters Elaine Axtell and Joyce Slaughter; and a daughter-in-law Wendy Velie.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 8th at Faith Baptist Church in Cornell, WI with Rev. Mark Williams officiating. Interment will be in the Martin Cemetery, Town of Estella following the services.

Visitation will be from 2:00-5:00 PM on Sunday, January 7th at the Borton-Leiser Funeral Home in Cornell and also One hour prior to the services Monday morning at the church. Express online condolences at www.leiserbortonfuneralhome.com

 

Renee M. Lampman

Renee M. Lampman, 91 of Ladysmith, died on Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, at Lake Manor.  She is survived by her brother, John Lampman of Menomonie, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services for Renee Lampman will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, Jan. 10th at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith with Deacon Doug Sorenson officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.  Renee’s family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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