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Geraldine “Geri” Kendzior

Geraldine “Geri” Kendzior, 80 of Weyerhaeuser, died Friday, May 10, in Eau Claire.  She is survived by her husband, Robert, 2 sons, John of St. Paul and Kirk of Rice Lake, 1 daughter, Jacalyn Kendzior of Cameron, 3 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 1 sister, Patricia Niemotka of Elmwood Park, IL., 1 brother, Donald Kurtzer of Antoch, IL.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 16, at 11 AM at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Strickland, with Fr. Bala Policetty officiating.  Friends may call on Wednesday, May15 after 4 PM at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Bruce where a scripture service will be held at 7 PM. Friends may also call again on Thursday morning at the church one hour prior to the service.   


Bronko Tipsin, 62 of Ladysmith, died Wednesday, May 8, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.  He is survived by 2 brothers, Stan of Barron and Mike of Serbia, 2 sisters, Rose Nedeljkov and Vera Savic both of Serbia, 9 nieces and nephews and 3 great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Bronko Tipsin will be Monday, May 13, at 10:30 AM at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith with Pastor David Willingham officiating.  Burial will be in the Ingram cemetery. Friends may call on Monday morning at the funeral home from 8:30 AM until the time of service. 

Terry “TW” Wayne Wildt

Terry “TW” Wayne Wildt, 56, of Barron, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, after a year long struggle with cancer at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.  He is survived by his wife, Susan of Barron, 2 children, Megan Wildt and Brian Wildt both of Barron, a brother, David (Linda) Wildt of Clayton, 2 sister-in-law, Patsy Wildt of Balsam Lake and ViAnn Kuhn of Amery, stepbrother-in-law, Mylon Magnuson of Clear Lake, a brother-in-law, Jim (Gina) Cooley of Ladysmith, many nephews, nieces and cousins. 

A Celebration of his life will be held this Summer.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Appleyard’s Home for Funerals, Rice Lake.

Charles E. Hraban

Charles E. Hraban, 87 of Ladysmith, died on Thursday, April 25, at Ladysmith Care Community.  He is survived by 1 daughter, LaVonne Noel of Cornell, 6 granddaughters and 11 great-grandchildren, 1 sister, Phyllis Paul of Oak Creek and 1 sister in law, Joyce Hraban of Ladysmith. 

Funeral services for Charles Hraban will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, May 1 at the Sheldon Church of Christ with Jeremy Allard officiating.  Visitation will be from 4 until 7 PM on Tuesday, April 30 at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith and from 10 AM until service time on Wednesday at the church.

Glenn L. Thompson

Glenn L. Thompson, 85, of Gilman, died at the Cornell Care Center on April 24.  He is survived by his sisters, Joyce (George) Eckstrom of Jump River, Donna (John) Backe of Iowa, Wanda Mallo of Gilman, and Beverly Broyer of California, one brother, David (LaVonne) Thompson of Gilman, and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 11 AM on Monday, April 29, at Plombon Funeral Home in Stanley.  Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery-Chetek.  Visitation will be from 5-9 on Sunday at the Plombon Funeral Home and one prior to services on Monday morning at the funeral home.

Raymond Kostick

Raymond Kostick of Dodge City, Kansas (formerly of Bruce) died on Saturday, April 20th at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.  He is survived by his 2 daughters, Penny and Peggy, 2 brothers, Roman and Toby Kostick, 3 grandsons.

Funeral services for Raymond Kostick will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, May 4th, at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Bruce with Rev. Mark Bartlett officiating.  Burial will follow in the Blue Hills Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Bruce American Legion.  Visitation will be held on Friday, May 3rd from 4 PM until 7 PM at the funeral home and again on Saturday for an hour prior to the service.

Darlene L. Hoehn

Darlene L. Hoehn, 79 of Hawkins, died Saturday, April 13, in Rice Lake.  She is survived by 1 son Robert of Weyerhaeuser and 2 grandchildren.

A Memorial Service for Darlene Hoehn will be held on Saturday, May 4, at 3 PM at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Hawkins.  Friends may call on the day of the memorial service at the funeral home from 1 PM until the time of the service.

Louise D. Stevens

Louise D. Stevens, 86 of Bruce, died on Monday, April 22, at Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire.  She is survived by 2 sons, Craig and Arnold both of Bruce, 1 daughter, Anne McHugh of Bruce, 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, 1 sister, Eleanor Albrecht of Glen Flora.

Visitation for Louise Stevens will be held from 4 PM until 7 PM on Monday, April 29, at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Bruce.

Raymond Korzenieski

Raymond Korzenieski, age 64, of Radisson, died Friday, April 19th, at Marshfield Medical Center in Rice Lake.  A Funeral Service will be held for Ray at 5 PM, Friday, April 26 at the Hayward Funeral Home.  There will be a time of visitation beginning at 3 PM until the time of service. 

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