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Wayne F. Linhart

Wayne F. Linhart, 76, of Clarendon Hills.  He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Linhart, children, Sarah “Sally” Gillett, Richard Allen Krepp, Jennifer Lynne Hill, John C. Krepp,  11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, 1 sister, Barbara Budris, brother in law to Irene Trowbridge, Delia McLeod, Annabelle Sieja, Albert Wonn, Hazel Luethi, Marge Kaufman, and Linda Nelson.

Memorial Services for Wayne Linhart will be Saturday July 21 at 1 PM at the Island Lake Church of Christ with Rev. David Willingham officiating.

Debra Jean Rymarkiewicz,

Debra Jean Rymarkiewicz, 67, of Cornell, passed away peacefully on June 29th, after a nine year courageous battle with cancer.  She was surrounded by her family and lots of love.  Debra is survived by her five children, Lori (Kurt) Gorsegner, Tami (Doug) Moore, Christi (Dan) McGinn, Robert (Danelle) Rymarkiewicz, and John (Chana) Rymarkiewicz, 15 grandchildren, two-great-grandchildren, and a great grandchild due July 11.  Debra is also survived by her sister Diane (Jim) Heath and three brothers Duane (Jean) Marten, Doug Marten, and Donny (Julie) Marten, many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and cousins who were all very important to her.

A Memorial service will be held at Noon on Friday, July 6, at Borton-Leiser Funeral Home in Cornell, with Pastor Burt Schultz officiating. Inurnment will be in the Cornell Cemetery following the service.  Family and friends may call between 10:30 and Noon before the service Friday at the Borton-Leiser Funeral Home in Cornell.  Lunch will follow the inurnment at the American Legion hall in Cornell.  Express online condolences at


Ruth G. Burch

Ruth G. Burch, 90, of Ladysmith passed away on Thursday, June 28th at Grace Lutheran Communities in Altoona.  She is survived by 3 sons, Scott of Eau Claire, Bob of Tomah and Jeff of Garretson, SD., 1 daughter, Christine Tippetts of La Crosse, 20 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 1 sister, Jean Bye, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services for Ruth Burch will be held at 11 AM on Friday, July 6 at the Sheldon Church of Christ.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Sheldon.  Ruth’s family will receive friends from 5 till 8:30 PM on Thursday, July 5th at the Ladysmith Care Community Cameo Room and then again on Friday for an hour prior to service time at the church in Sheldon.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

James A. Duberke

James A. Duberke, 83 of Ladysmith, passed away on Thursday, June 28th at Sacred Hear Hospital in Eau Claire.  He is survived by his wife, Diane, 1 daughter, Kathy of Woodbury, MN., 1 son, Craig of Hudson.

A Celebration of Jim Duberke’s life is going to be held at a later date.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Robert L. “Bob” Parker

Robert L. “Bob” Parker, 79. of Ladysmith, died on Friday, June 22, at his home in Ladysmith.  He is survived by 1 daughter, Stephanie Luecke, 1 son, Bobby Parker, 1 grandson, 4 step-sons, Jerry, Greg, Robin and Harvey Miller, 1 step-daughter, Marcia Shult, many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, 3 brothers and 1 sister, Bill, John, Jerry and Sylvia.

A Memorial service for Bob Parker will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, June 29, at Glen Flora Lutheran Church with Rev. Dwioght Hanson officiating.  There will be an hour of visitation beginning at 11 AM on Friday at the Church.

Thomas G. “Tom” Izdepski

Thomas G. “Tom” Izdepski, 72 of Conrath, passed away Friday, June 22, surrounded by his family.  He is survived by his wife, Linda, 5 children, Brian, Danielle, Michael, Shaun, and Derren, 6 grandchildren, 1 sister, Ann Rivard, several in laws, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services for Tom Izdepski will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, June 30 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Sheldon with Fr. Raju officiating.  Military burial rites will be provided by the York-Kolar Post 0136 American Legion.  A visitation will be held Saturday morning at the church from 9 AM until time of service.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Raymond W. “Ray” Adams

Raymond W. “Ray” Adams, 72, of Bruce, went home to be with the Lord he loved on Sunday, June 24th, at his home.  He is survived by his wife, Darla, 3 children, Amy Martin of Wittenberg, Troy Adams of Bruce, and Ginger Holbrook of Marion, 11 grandchildren, 4 siblings, David of Ashtabula, OH., Joan Klanderud of Fremont, MI., Dianne Martin of Roseberg, TX., and Jeff of Everett, WA.  He also leaves behind several in-laws and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and friends.

A Memorial service for Ray Adams will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, June 30 at Grace Bible Church in Bruce.  Visitation will be at the church on Friday, from 4 PM to 7 PM and on Saturday from 11 AM until the time of service.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to the Care Net Pregnancy Center, 1108 Port Arthur Road, Ladysmith, or to the Gideons.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Hazel E. Schmitz

Hazel E. Schmitz, 94 of Bruce, died on Sunday, June 24, at Ladysmith Care Community.  She is survived by,  2 daughters, Kathie Nielson, of Hilbert, and Mary Margaret Bebie of Grand Marais, 2 sons, Kenny of Ellsworth, and Joe of Bruce, 9 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren, 1 brother, Bill Swaney of Thorp, many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services for Hazel Schmitz will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, June 30 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bruce with Deacon Craig Voldberg officiating.  Burial will be in the Bruce Cemetery.  Hazel’s family will receive friends after 4 PM on Friday, June 29 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 prior to the service on Saturday at the Church.

Sonia Tinberg

Sonia Tinberg , 65, of Bruce, died Friday, June 22, at Mayo Health System Eau Claire.  She is survived by her husband, David, 3 daughters, Michelle Tinberg, Madison, Audra Tinberg, Fridley, MN., Shannon Tinberg, Fridley, MN., 2 sons, Nigel Tinberg, Orange County CA., Trevor Tinberg, St. Paul, MN., 1 granddaughter.

A Celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting the family.


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