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June R Voldberg

June R Voldberg, 94 of Ladysmith, died on Monday, October 8, at Marshfield Medical Center in Ladysmith.  She is survived by her 7 children, Darriel of Glen Flora, George of Ingram, Robert of Cornell, Patricia Lee of Ashland, Craig of Glen Flora, Pamela Mallo of Ladysmith, and Kelly of Glen Flora.  Multitudes of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial services for June Voldberg will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, October 20, at Glen Flora Lutheran Church with Rev. Bert Schultz officiating.  Burial will be in the Glen Flora Lutheran Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9 to 11 AM on Saturday at the church.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Beatrice E. Pilgrim

Beatrice E. Pilgrim, 97 of Hawkins, died on Monday, October 8, at her home in Hawkins.  She is survived by 1 daughter, Sharon Anderson of Greenfield, 1 son, Duane Pilgrim of Altoona, 2 grandsons and 2 great-grandsons.

Funeral services for Beatrice Pilgrim will be held at 1 PM on Monday, October 15, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Hawkins with Rev. Bert Schultz officiating.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Hawkins.  Visitation for friends and family will be from 11 AM until 1 PM on Monday at the church.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.


Rose A. Madlon

Rose A. Madlon, 82 of Jump River, died Monday, October 8, in Eau Claire. She is survived by 7 children, Duane of Jump River, Corrine Madlon of Jump River, Sandy Sundene of Jump River, Jerry of Green Bay, Cathy Reichert of North Carolina, Connie Meyer of Ladysmith, Bernie Madlon of Jump River, 17 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers, John Lorence of Milwaukee and Joe Lorence of Sheldon.

A funeral mass for Rose Madlon will be held on Saturday, October 13, at 11 AM at St John’s Catholic Church in Sheldon with Fr. Lourdu Raju officiating.  Burial will be in the Mt. Nebo Cemetery in Jump River.  Friends may call on Friday, October 12th at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith after 4 PM where a Scripture Service will be held at 7 PM and again on Saturday morning at the church for an hour prior to the Mass.

Vaughn R. Haskins

Vaughn R. Haskins, 66 of Ladysmith, died on Saturday, September 29th, at Lake House in Ladysmith. He is survived by the staff at Lake House who loved and cared for him.

Funeral services for Vaughn Haskins will be held at 11 AM on Friday, October 5th, at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith with Deacon Doug Sorenson officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Ladysmith.  Visitation will be from 10 AM until service time on Friday at the funeral home.

Raymond Francis Bloomer

Raymond Francis Bloomer, age 74 of Merrill, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 26.  Ray is survived by his loving wife, MaryAnn, children: Kelly (Gina) Bloomer, Gleason, WI., Kent (Wanda) Bloomer, Merrill, WI., Wendy (Jayson) Gosdeck, Beaver Dam, WI., 6 grandchildren, brothers, Edwin (Gwen) Bloomer, Daniel Bloomer, sisters, Priscilla VanHeesch, Patricia Roberts and countless other relatives and friends.

A celebration of Ray’s life will take place at the Lincoln County Spiorts Club, intersection of Schultz Spur Road and Schultz Spur Drive, Merrill, on October 13th, from 11 AM to 2 PM.  It is our hope all friends and family will join us for this informal celebration.  Help us honor dad by sharing a story, a joke, some laughs and smiles.  Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be made at

Anthony J. “Tony” Prasnicky

Anthony J. “Tony” Prasnicky, 87 of Sheldon, passed away on Thursday, September 27, at his home.  He is survived by 3 daughters, Ruth Olson of Medford, Antoinette Miller of Sheldon and Rachel Malinowski of Milladore, 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren an 4 step-great-grandsons.  3 sisters, Anna Marie Schueller of Ladysmith, Rose Anna Sokolowski of Bruce and Virginia Anderson of Merrifield, MN., 1 brother, John of Sheldon, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life for Tony Prasnicky will be held from 1 PM until 4 PM on Friday, October 5th, at the Jump River Community Center.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.


George W. Kettering

George W. Kettering, 92 of Glen Flora, died on Friday, September 28, at his home.  He is survived by his wife, Susie, 11 children, Barbara Kettering of Minneapolis, MN., Ward of Fall Creek, Cindy Turanski of Hudson, AnnStarkey of Sheldon, Keith of River Falls, Brad of Glen Flora, Roberta Kettering of Eau Claire, Billy of Madison, Charlie of Big Lake, MN., Rhonda Seifert of Ladysmith and Christopher of Fall Creek, 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for George Kettering will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 3, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Tony with Fr. Inna Pothireddy officiating.  Visitation for family and friends will begin 10:oo AM until service time on Wednesday at the church.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.


Frank Vreeland

Frank Vreeland, 93 of Bruce, died on Saturday, September 22, at the Ladysmith Nursing Home.  He is survived by his nieces, nephews and their families.

Funeral services for Frank Vreeland will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, October 2, at Nathaniel Lutheran Church in Bruce with Rev. Mark Bartlett officiating.  Burial will be in the Bruce Cemetery with military burial tires provided by the Bruce American Legion.  Visitation for family and friends will be from 9:30 AM until service time on Tuesday at the church.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Patricia A. (Seng) Jones

Patricia A. (Seng) Jones, 77 of the township of Ruby, passed away peacefully September 19, in the comfort of her own home and surrounded by family, under the care of St. Croix Hospice.  Patricia is survived by her children – Lorraine (Russ Anderson) Ankney, Donna (Bob) Richard, Jesse (Joy) Jones, Ron (Margaret) Jones, Rita (Dan) Budzinski, Wayne (Nicole) Jones, Anita (John) Valentine, 26 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, siblings, Martha Poppe, Dale (Josie) Seng, and Lavone (Roger) King, also by many others Patricia considered her grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, September 28, at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Cornell, with Father Eric Linzmaier officiating.  Interment will be at the Arnold Cemetery following the service.  Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 PM with a 7:30 PM rosary on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Borton-Leiser Funeral Home in Cornell.  Visitation also 1 hour prior to service on Friday at the church.  Express condolences online at

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