Obituaries

Fri
11
Sep

Christine R. “Chris” Prew

 

 

Christine R. “Chris” Prew, 67, of McGregor passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Thursday, Sept. 10, at her home. 

She was born Aug. 30, 1948 in Dodgeville, the daughter of Jonathan and Ruth (Palzkill) Preston. She married Edward Prew on Feb. 24, 1968 at St. Gabriel’s Church in Prairie du Chien. She and her husband owned and operated a cleaning service and later Chris managed the Taco Bell restaurant in Prairie du Chien. She retired after working in the bakery at Wal-Mart for several years. Chris was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

Fri
11
Sep

Pauline K. McNett

 

Pauline K. McNett, 84, of Cuba City, died Thursday, Sept. 10, at Manor Care in Platteville. 

Pauline was born on Oct. 5, 1930, in Darlington, the daughter of Romano and Evelyn (Komprood) Luciani. She married Richard “Dick” McNett on Jan. 29, 1953, at the United Methodist Church in Cuba City. He preceded her in death on June 29, 2003. Pauline farmed with Dick and worked at Advance Transformer until 1973. She then worked at Sentry Foods.

Thu
10
Sep

Alvin G. Tollefson

 

Alvin G. Tollefson, 93, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9. 

Tue
08
Sep

Doris A. (Huggett) Spiller

 

Doris A. (Huggett) Spiller, 74, resident of Bethel Nursing Home Viroqua, died Friday Sept. 4, at the nursing home. 

Doris was born to Lorene Andrea (Hutson) and Floyd Wheaton Huggett, June 1, 1941.

Tue
08
Sep

Elaine R. Shedivy

 

Elaine R. Shedivy, 58, of Prairie du Chien passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, at Orchard Manor in Lancaster. 

She was born Feb. 16, 1957 with her twin brother Eli, in Prairie du Chien, the daughter of Harry and Mary (Mezera) Shedivy. Elaine was a lifetime member of St. Gabriel’s Parish and belonged to the Catholic Knights. She enjoyed greeting everyone who would pass her home on north Beaumont Road from her front porch. 

Mon
31
Aug

Michael K. Thompson

 

Michael K. Thompson, 80, of Prairie du Chien passed awy Thursday, Aug. 27, at his home surrounded by his family. 

He was born April 20, 1935 in Ann Arbor, Mich. the son of John and Fern (Bourassa) Thompson. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Mary Balk on June 9, 1960 in Phoenix, Ariz. Mike worked as a barber and later became a plumber. He held other various jobs until his retirement in 1997. 

Mon
31
Aug

Judy K. Paulus

 

Judy K. Paulus, 59, of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, at UW Hospital & Clinics in Madison. 

Mon
31
Aug

Roger B. Helgerson Sr

 

Roger B. Helgerson Sr., 79, of Prairie du Chien passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, at his home. 

He was born Dec. 5, 1935 in Westby, the son of Otto and Della (DeWitt) Helgerson. After his graduation from high school Roger entered the US Army and served during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War before retiring from service. He also farmed near Brodtville. 

Thu
27
Aug

Evelyn C. Oliver

 

Evelyn C. Oliver, 93, of Prairie du Chien passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Atrium Care Center in Lancaster. 

She was born Nov. 24, 1921 in Vernon County, the daughter of Edward and Virginia (Taylor) Sletten. She married Merlin Oliver on Feb. 27, 1943 in Waukon, Iowa. He preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1987. Together they farmed tobacco in the Bad Axe River Valley. Evelyn was an active member of the Bad Axe Lutheran Church. 

Thu
27
Aug

Patrica A. Smith

 

Patrica A. Smith, 72, of Prairie du Chien, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, at her residence in Prairie du Chien. 

Pat was born Feb. 23, 1943, in Lancaster, the daughter of Harley and Esther (Brandemuehl) Foster. On April 2, 1977, she married Dr. Clifford Smith. Together they spent many years raising Appaloosa horses in rural Prairie du Chien. Clifford preceded her in death on May 11, 2010. In later years, she enjoyed planting flowers, watching the birds and other wildlife that visited her home. Pat also enjoyed scrapbooking, card stamping, relaxing in the pool, and camping parties with her family at her home. 

Pages

Subscribe to Obituaries
Comment Here