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Obituaries

James L.Swiersz

James L. Swiersz, 78, died on Sunday, December 10th, at his home in Weyerhaeuser.  He is survived by his life partner Terry Benik of Weyerhaeuser, 1 daughter, Bernadette Schnell of Madison, 2 sons, Brian of Madison and Art of Huntly, IL., 8 grandchildren and 1 brother Joe Swiersz of Stillwater, MN.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, December 14th, for Jim Swiersz at 11 AM at SS Peter and Paul Church in Weyerhaeuser with FR. Inna Pothireddy and Deacon Tom Fuhrmann officiating.  Burial will be in the SS Pter and Paul Cemetery with Military Burial Rites provided by the Weyerhaeuser VFW.  The Swiersz Family will receive friends at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Bruce after 4 PM on Wednesday and also at the Church on Thursday for an hour prior to the Mass.

Barbra Ann Taylor

Barbra Ann Taylor, 80 of Bruce, went to heaven at 3:20 AM on November 24th, 2017.  Barbra is survived by her Daughter, Wanda, 2 sons, Tom and Peter (Linda), by one daughter-in-law Tabatha, 6 grandchildren Tammy, Christian, Lexie, Aleta, Tyrone, and Dale, by 6 great grandchildren, Joeanna, Azsa, Julien, Mason, Jordan and Cali.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, December 16th at 2 PM at the Bruce Federated Church with Rev. Mark A. Bartlett officiating.  Friends may call at the church from 1 PM until the time of service.

Robert J Schroeder

Robert J. Schroeder, 57, of Ladysmith died on Thursday, November 30th at his home.  He is survived by 10 brothers and sisters, Norman of Altoona, Alice Malinowski of Stanley, Ronald of Chippewa Falls, Nancy Scherr of Greenwood, Annabelle Bandoll of Chippewa Falls, Sally Redfern of Stanley, Maxine Fasbender of Chippewa Falls, Arthur of Chippewa Falls, Donna Jordan of Beaver Dam and Betty Schroeder of Weyerhaeuser.

No Services for Robert J. Schroeder will be held at this time.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Malon O. Phetteplace

Malon O. Phetteplace, 61, of Ladysmith, died on Monday, November 27th, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.  He is survived by 3 children, Katrina Aesoph, Earl and Brian Phetteplace all of Sioux City, IA., 5 grandchildren, his mother, Vivian of Ladysmith, 1 brother, Duane of Ladysmith, 3 sisters, Kathy Silvernale of Hawkins, Judy VanWey and Lisa Moreau of Ladysmith.

A Visitation for Malon Phetteplace will be held Friday, December 1st, at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith from 9:30 AM until 11 AM.

Merwyn E. Tatro

Merwyn E. Tatro, 81, of Bruce, died on Thursday, November 23rd, at the Lakeview Medical Center in Rice Lake.  He is survived by his wife Bonnie, 1 daughter, Georgia Locke, 2 step-children, Curt Copeland and Colleen Copeland, 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, 1 brother, Ronald Tatro, 3 brothers in law and 3 sisters in law, his mother in law, Blanche Rosolowski, nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service for Merwyn Tatro will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, November 29th, at the Bruce Federated Church with Rev. Mark Bartlett officiating.  Merwyn’s family will receive friends on Wednesday morning at the church 1 hour prior to the service.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Mildred L. Betley

Mildred L. Betley, 80, died on Tuesday, November 7th, at The Clark County Rehabilitation & Living Center in Owen.  Millie is survived by her daughter, Linda (Don) Miller, of Okeechobee, Florida, as well as two sisters-in-law, Loretta Lenser of Milwaukee, and Alice Lenser of Menomonie Falls, as well as nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, November 26th, at 2 PM, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ladysmith.  Millie’s nephew, Peter Betley, will be sharing comforting thoughts from the scriptures.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

 

 

Philip P. Thompson

Philip P. Thompson, 80, died on Friday, Novemebr 10th at his home in Exland.  He is survived by his wife Susan, 2 daughters, Jennifer Sati of Dayton, MI. and Christine Kliewer of Bloomer.  6 grandchildren and 2 step daughters, Sharon Swartz of Mikana and Barbara Biller of Winter, 7 brothers and sisters, Pauline Godfrey of Darlington, Max, Russ, Lorie Cohoon and Ralph, all of Exland, Mary Parsons of Monroe, WA., 1 sister in law, Elaine Thompson of Exland.

The Funeral Service for Phil Thompson will be held Monday, November 13, at 11 AM at the Radisson Evangelical Free Church with Tim Stillwell officiating.  Burial will be in the Windfall Cemetery in Exland.  The Thompson Family will receive friends at the church Monday from 10 AM until service time.

Nash-Jackan Funeral Home of Ladysmith assisted with the arrangements.

Mildred L. Betley

Mildred L. Betley, 80, died on Tuesday, November 7th, at the Clark County Rehabilitation & Living Center in Owen.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and a complete notice will be published later.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home of Ladysmith is assisting.

Jeanette C. Kowalski

Jeanette C. Kowalski, 89, of Hawkins, died on Thursday, November 9th, at the Ladysmith Care & Rehabilitation Center.  She is survived by 2 daughters and 2 sons, Kathryn Benish of Highland, Joann Cynor of Bloomer, William of Alexander, NC, and James of Hawkins, 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 25th, at 11 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hawkins with Fr. Inna Pothireddy officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  The Kowalski Family will receive friends at the Church on Saturday for an hour prior to service time.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home of Ladysmith is assisting with the arrangements.

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