Obituaries

Mon
13
Jul

David Lee Bird

 

David Lee Bird, 68, of Denver, Iowa formerly of Wauzeka, died Tuesday, June 30, in Waterloo, Iowa. 

David Lee was born on Nov. 15, 1947 in Prairie du Chien, to Donald and Mildred Bird. He graduated from Wauzeka High School in 1965. 

David was self-employed, working with modular homes throughout Iowa and Wisconsin. He also was a bar owner. David was known by many as “Fuzz.” He enjoyed fishing, hunting, sports and spending time with friends. David was a member of the Moose Club in Beloit, and the NRA.

Thu
09
Jul

Jim Chambers

 

Jim Chambers, 69, formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away in Kent, Wash. on July 5.

Jim was born in La Crosse to Stan and Jane (Norton) Chambers on May 26, 1946. He graduated from Campion Jesuit High School in 1965 and the University of Santa Clara, Calf. in 1970 with a masters in business administration. He worked in electronic sales for many years and currently owned a consulting business for cable systems. He enjoyed golf, coin collecting, movies, music, and was an avid Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks fan.

Thu
09
Jul

Kristina L. “Krissy” Colson

 

Kristina L. “Krissy” Colson, 23, of Eastman passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, July 7, after an extended illness. 

She was born Nov. 4, 1991 the daughter of Ronald “Butch” and Ruth (Martin) Colson. Krissy worked as a certified nursing assistant and belonged to the Eastman First Responders. 

Wed
08
Jul

Mae A. Sprosty

 

Mae A. Sprosty, 93, died Sunday, June 21, at Crest Health Care Center, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport, Iowa.

Mae Agnes Fisher was born May 16, 1922 in Eastman, the daughter of Thomas J. and Anna (Wagner) Fisher. She was united in marriage to Leonard W. Sprosty on June 15, 1943 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Eastman. They had shared over 60 years of marriage prior to Leonard’s death June 2, 2004. 

Tue
07
Jul

Clifford “Cliff” Du Charme

 

Clifford “Cliff” Du Charme, of Baker, Mont., formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away July 4, 2015.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 11 at 11 a.m. in Baker, Mont. Military rites will be accorded following services.

Tue
07
Jul

Myra M. Lang

 

Heaven opened its gates to welcome Myra M. Lang on July 5. 

She was born 94 years ago on April 20, 1921 in Wauzeka, to Leslie and Mary Hazen.  Myra grew up in Wauzeka cultivating her love for family, cooking, dancing, reading, card games, history, and all things social. 

Mon
06
Jul

Margaret Aileen Perample

 

Margaret Aileen Perample (Marousek), a long-time resident of Tustin, Calif., passed away on June 30. She was 83 years old.

Peggy was born Dec. 31, 1931 in Prairie du Chien, to Joseph and Margaret Marousek. She graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1949, and attended the nursing program at Marquette University for two years. Peggy married John Perample on Feb. 3, 1951 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien.

Mon
06
Jul

Margaret J. Breuer

 

Margaret J. Breuer, 79, of Glen Haven, passed away Thursday, July 2, at Prairie Maison in Prairie du Chien.

 She was born on Dec. 22, 1935, the daughter of Edward and Frances (Crubel) Weber. Margaret married Burnell A. Breuer on Feb. 20, 1957. They lived and farmed near Glen Haven raising their family there until 1992 when they moved to Cassville. Margaret was a very caring and giving individual. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Glen Haven and later a member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville. Margaret loved keeping up with her family and their activities. 

Mon
06
Jul

T. Jan Wiseman

 

T. Jan Wiseman, 74, of Salisbury, Md. and native of Patch Grove, went to be with the Lord on June 30, after a brief illness. He was the son of C. Edward and Gertrude Wiseman, who owned Patch Grove Creamery.

A 1959 graduate of Patch Grove High School, he was active in school including being a member of the school’s outstanding basketball team which compiled a record of 67-10 from 1956-59. Wiseman was active in the drama and music programs, as well. During his senior year, he formed a sports scores reporting network to the media in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Prairie du Chien, and Madison. He also wrote a sports column under the pseudonym of Hank Hawkins.

Tue
30
Jun

Virginia K. Romanek

 

Virginia K. Romanek, 86, a longtime resident of Wauzeka, passed away Sunday, June 28, with her family by her side, at the Prairie Maison Care Center in Prairie du Chien. 

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