mediaplayer-copy1 mediaplayer3
Get Adobe Flash player

Obituaries

Steve Kuras

Steve Kuras, 73, of Bruce, died on Monday, Jan. 16th, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.  He is survived by his wife Andrea and their 2 daughters, Sherry Marshall of Waukesha and Lisa Strehmel of De Forest, 5 grandchildren, Riley, Katey, Eli, Stephen and Eden.

A Celebration of The Life of Steve Kuras will be held on Sunday, Feb. 5th, at J&S Supper Club from 1 PM until 5 PM.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home of Bruce is assisting with the arrangements.

Madison K. Sidenbender

Madison K. Sidenbender, 91, of Ladysmith, died Saturday, Jan. 14th, at the Rusk County Memorial Hospital.  He is survived by 4 sons, Max of Aurora, Ill., Donald and Reid both of Kennan and Steve of Jim Falls.  2 daughters, Judy Swenson of Catawba, Janet Johnson of Shaffer, MN., 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

The Sidenbender Family will receive friends from 10 AM until 11 AM on Saturday, Jan. 21st, at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith with burial following in Hillcrest Cemetery in Hawkins.  Military Burial Rites will be provided by the Hawkins American Legion Post 174.

Lillian E. Galetka

Lillian E. Galetka, 85, died on Tuesday, Jan. 10th in Chicago Ridge, Ill.  She is survived by a daughter Alice Marie Sperlak, 4 sisters in law and a brother in law, Lillian Bucz, Evelyn Galetka, Tillie Galetka, Dorothy Dusing and Larry Galetka.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lillian Galetka will be held on Monday, Jan. 16th at 11 AM at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Tony with Fr. Inna Pothireddy officiating.  Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.  The Galetka Family will receive friends at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith after 5 PM.  There will be a scripture Service at 7 PM.

Michael “MITCH” Oleskow

Michael “MITCH” Oleskow, 91, died on Wednesday, Jan. 11th at his home in Weyerhaeuser.  He is survived by 6 children, Debbie, Judy and Jim, all of Phoenix, Susan Richter of Oconomowoc, Tom of Weyerhaeuser, Jerry of Chetek, 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mitch Oleskow will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17th at 11 AM at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Weyerhaeuser with Fr. Inna Pothireddy and Deacon Tom Fuhrmann officiating.  The Oleskow Family will receive friends after 4 PM on Monday at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Bruce and also at the Church on Tuesday for an hour prior to service time.

Pearl R. Sampson

Pearl R. Sampson, 95, formerly of Exeland, died on Monday, Jan. 9th at Ladysmith Nursing Home.  She is survived by 5 children, Mike, Cheryl Ladenthin, Carl and Robert, all of Exland, Nancy Woods of Wilmington, OH. 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.  1 sister, Georgianna Wiegert of Chetek.

Funeral services for Pearl Sampson will be held on Friday, Jan. 13th at 1 PM at the Exeland United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Bartlett officiating.  Burial will be in the Windfall Cemetery in Exeland.  The sampson family will receive friends at the church on Friday from noon until service time.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home of Ladysmith is assisting with the arrangements.

Dolores M Fuhrer

Dolores M. Fuhrer, 88 of Tony, died on Sunday, Jan. 8th at The Country Terrace of Wisconsin.  She is survived by 2 daughters, Julie Carlson of Cedarburg, and Patti Duret of Eagan, MN. 2 grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Dolores Fuhrer on Friday, Jan. 13th at 1 PM at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with Fr. Inna Pothireddy and Deacon Doug Sorenson officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.  The Fuhrer Family will receive friends at the Church on Friday from Noon until service time.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home of Ladysmith is assisting with the arrangements.

 

Gertrude Gordon

Gertrude Gordon died on Friday, January 6th at her home in Kenosha.  She is survived by 4 children, Michael, Kim and Shelly Roe, all of Kenosha, Patricia Amaya of Racine. 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild, 3 sisters, Helen Stankowski, Carol Stankowski and Florence.

Funeral services for Gertrude Gordon will be held on Wednesday, January 11th at 11 AM at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Bruce with Rev. Mark Bartlett officiating.  Burial will be in Windfall Cemetery in Exland.  The Gordon Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Tuesday after 4 PM and also on Wednesday for an hour prior to  services.

Benjamine W. Zeman

Benjamine W. Zeman, 37, of Glen Flora died on Monday, Jan. 3rd, at the Rusk County Memorial Hospital.  He is survived by, his parents, Wilfred and Judy Zeman of Glen Flora.  2 daughters, Summer Zeman of Ladysmith and Trinity Zeman of Auburndale, 2 sisters, Pamela Olson of DePere and Amanda Guthman of Cameron, 3 brothers, Kenneth of Park Falls, Jeffrey of Silver Springs, MD., and Kevin of Ladysmith.  His Fiance, Teresa Woods of Ladysmith and her children, Keili, Ali and Zach.

Funeral services for Benjamin Zeman will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, Jan. 6th at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith with Deacon Craig Voldberg officiating.  Benjamin’s family will receive friends from 10 AM until service time on Friday at the funeral home.

 

Charles L. Cole

Charles L. Cole, 84, died on Thursday, Dec. 29th at his home in Bruce.  He is survived by 4 daughters, Betty Servis of Lake Villa, IL., Mickey Byrne of Ladysmith, Patty Irish of Ladysmith and Mary Bentz of Necedah. 16 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren, 1 brother George and a sister Margaret Hill, both of Exland, many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service for Charles Cole will be held on Monday, Jan. 9th, at 11 AM at The Living Waters Assembly of God Church at Imalone with Truman Stricklen officiating.  The Cole Family will receive friends at the Church for an hour prior to services.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home of Bruce is assisting with the arrangements.

ad-withus
  • Rusk County News January 19, 2017
    WLDY-WJBL NEWS 1-19-17 On Wednesday January 18, 2017 at 8:23am the Barron County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a semi vs. car accident on Hwy 8 east of Cameron-near 23rd Street. Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department along with the Cameron Fire Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Lakeview Medical Center Ambulance and Life Link […]
  • Steve Kuras January 19, 2017
    Steve Kuras, 73, of Bruce, died on Monday, Jan. 16th, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.  He is survived by his wife Andrea and their 2 daughters, Sherry Marshall of Waukesha and Lisa Strehmel of De Forest, 5 grandchildren, Riley, Katey, Eli, Stephen and Eden. A Celebration of The Life of Steve Kuras will be […]
ad-withus
  • Planet Football: Top countries where the sport is thriving January 20, 2017
    The NFL's International Series shifts to Mexico City this week, and coverage will focus on the enormous support from local fans. Estadio Azteca will be sold out on Monday night as the? Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders?face off, a confirmation of the continued interest in American football outside United States borders. Less visible, but no […]
  • Parity in NASCAR? Jimmie Johnson wins a lot, but so do others January 20, 2017
    When Jimmie Johnson won his seventh Sprint Cup title, it might have been his most improbable championship considering how he ran fourth among the title contenders for much of the season finale in November at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But he still won it. And the record books show that he has won seven of the last […]
  • League of Legends NA LCS offseason report cards January 20, 2017
    The roster shuffle is over and the NA League of Legends Championship series is about to kick off its 2017 spring split. After going through tons of swaps, drops and player imports during the offseason, how did the league's 10 teams do in their quest to build a winning roster? Team SoloMid Grade: B Welcome […]
ad-withus
ad-withus
ad-withus