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Dorothy L. Lane

Dorothy L. Lane, 90, of Hawkins, entered into eternal life on Friday, May 26th, at Ladysmith Care & Rehab.  She is survived by, 2 daughters, Sharon Hruby of Holcombe and Pamela Lane of Hawkins. 4 grandchildren.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy Lane will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, May 31st, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hawkins with Fr. Inna Pothireddy officiating.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Hawkins.  Dorothy’s family will receive friends for an hour prior to service time on Wednesday at the Church.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Bonita L. “BONNIE” Bocek

Bonita L. “BONNIE” Bocek, 85, died on Thursday, May 25th, at her home in Bruce.  She is survived by her husband Paul and their 4 children, Cheryl Gerber-Kinsley, Blake Bocek, Michelle Stout, Suzanne Fecteau, 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, Dorothy Nessell and Emma Spoolhoff, 5 nieces and 2 nephews.

A Christian Funeral for Bonnie Bocek will be held on Tuesday, May 30th at 11 AM at Nathaniel Lutheran Church in Bruce with burial in the Bruce Cemetery.  Rev. Mark Bartlett and Rev. Barb Koch will officiate.

The Bocek Family will receive friends at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Bruce on Monday after 4 PM and then on Tuesday at the Church for an hour prior to service time.

Mary A. Arts

Mary A. Arts, 73, of Ladysmith, died on Thursday, May 25th, at the Ladysmith Care Community.  She is survived by, two brothers, Phillip of Bruce and Tony of Tony, two sisters, Donna Hawkins of Hayward and Margie Wilson of Milwaukee, many nieces and nephews.

Private family services for Mary Arts will be held at a later date.  Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Jake Fye

Jake Fye, 35, of Ladysmith died on Thursday, May 18th in Ladysmith. A Memorial gathering for Jake Fye will be held on Saturday, May 27th from 3 PM until 5 PM at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to any of the following organizations: Ladysmith Police Dept., Ladysmith Fire Dept., Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Rusk County Ambulance Service, Bruce Fire Dept., New Auburn Fire Dept., Sawyer County Rescue, Life Link Helicopter, WI. DNR, Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission or the American Red Cross.

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