Obituaries

Fri
18
Jul

Shirley Ann Thornton

 

Shirley Ann Thornton, 76, of McGregor, Iowa died Wednesday, July 16, at Crossing Rivers Health Center, Prairie du Chien. 

She was born on Aug. 6, 1937 to Harvey and Lucille (Miller) Wagner in Lansing, Iowa. Shirley was baptized at the Presbyterian Church in Rossville. She graduated from Waterville High School in 1955.

Wed
16
Jul

Mary Lou Kavon

 

Mary Lou Kavon, 72, of Madison passed away Monday, July 14, at Agrace Hospice Care after a short illness. 

Mon
14
Jul

Carl J. Reuter

 

Carl J. Reuter, 93, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday, July 12, at the Lancaster Care Center, Lancaster. 

Fri
11
Jul

Christina "Chrisy" (Lawrence) West

 

Christina “Chrisy” Jo (Lawrence) West, 46, of Hermitage, Tenn., died unexpectedly at home on April 11, 2014. 

Fri
11
Jul

Audrey Rymarz

 

Audrey A. Rymarz, 75, Prairie du Chien, passed away on July 10. 

She was born Jan. 29, 1939 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Erich and Adeline (Frederich) Krahn.

Tue
08
Jul

Joyce Nading

Joyce Nading, 80, of McGregor, Iowa died Thursday, July 3, at her home in McGregor.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services on Tuesday, July 8, at the First Lutheran Church, McGregor, Iowa

Memorial Services will be at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, at the First Lutheran Church, McGregor, Iowa. 

Tue
08
Jul

Jim O'Kane

James “Jim” O'Kane, 75, of Rolling Ground, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, after succumbing to a nine-week hospitalization due to pancreatitis.

Jim was born on Feb. 26, 1939, the son of Leo and Kathryn (Moran) O’Kane in Boscobel. He grew up in Prairie du Chien, where he attended Campion Jesuit High School. He married Sheryl (Sherry) Herdegen on July 12, 1969, in Wauwatosa. 

Tue
08
Jul

Arnold Bland

Arnold “Tony” Dean Bland, 87, of Marquette, Iowa, died Saturday, July 5, at his home in Marquette, Iowa. 

He was born on Aug. 12, 1926, to Freborn and Rosa E. (Billington) Bland in Waterloo, Iowa. Tony attended Lowell Elementary and Waterloo West High School. He entered the Army and served in WWII and the Korean War. 

Mon
30
Jun

Charles "Pat" Schreck

 

Charles “Pat” Schreck, 84, of Gays Mills and formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away on June 27, at the Bland Bekkedal Hospice House in Viroqua.

Charles was born to Charles and Katherine (Williams) in Steuben on Sept. 7, 1929. He married Jeannine (Larmore) on June 30, 1952. They farmed for 30 years in the Seneca area and later moved to Prairie du Chien where he was employed as the maintenance supervisor at Martin Luther Preparatory School for 25 years before retiring. Charles enjoyed playing Euchre, watching the Cubs and Badgers, reading, and doing jigsaw puzzles. He disliked talking on the telephone.

Mon
30
Jun

Dale Edward Bittner

 

Dale Edward Bittner, 61, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Saturday, June 28, at the Great River Care Center in McGregor, Iowa, after a courageous and hard fought battle with cancer. 

He was born Jan. 20, 1953, in Eldora, Iowa, the son of Dale and Gretchen (Bolich) Bittner. Dale and Theresa Mezera committed their marriage to paper on March 4, after being married in their hearts for nearly 25 years. He worked as a draftsman for Dillman Equipment, Gencor Bituma, and various other locations throughout Wisconsin and Iowa. 

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