Obituaries

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Richard J. “Dick” Pellock

 

Richard J. “Dick” Pellock, 80, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa. 

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12
Jan

Richard (Dick) Aschom

 

A former Lansing resident, Richard (Dick) Aschom, 73, passed away Jan. 9 at his home in Brookfield after a long illness.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons Stephen and Chris and one daughter, Melissa and several grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Norb of Prairie du Chien and Mickey of Rushford, Minn.; and three sisters Kathy Christopherson of La Crosse, Susan Ekern of Rushford and Julie Buel of Florida.

Funeral services are Wednesday, Jan. 14 in New Berlin, Wis.

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12
Jan

Norma J. Erdenberger

 

Norma J. Erdenberger, 83, of Prairie du Chien passed away Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Crossing Rivers Hospital.

She was born April 29, 1931 in Prairie du Chien, the daughter of Irvin and Emma (Rubel) Walz. Norma was a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy in Prairie du Chien. She married Jack Erdenberger on Nov. 5, 1952 at St. Gabriel’s Church in Prairie du Chien. He preceded her in death on Dec. 26, 1992. She and her husband farmed in rural Prairie du Chien for many years. Norma was a volunteer caregiver for many people throughout this community and was a proud past recipient of the Danny Ruehlow Award. 

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12
Jan

Fay L. McCullick

 

Fay L. McCullick, 95, of Wauzeka passed away Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Crossing Rivers Hospital. 

He was born Aug. 29, 1919 in Seneca, the son of Charles and Sadie (Comstock) McCullick. He served in the US Army during WW II in the European Theatre where he was the recipient of four Bronze Stars. He married Dorothy Eckleberry on June 20, 1945 and she later preceded him in death on Oct. 5, 2004. Fay worked as a heavy equipment operator for Becker and Tuckwood Construction in Lancaster. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish with his family. He was a member of the Wauzeka American Legion and was proud to have taken the Honor Flight with his son this past May. 

Fri
09
Jan

Bonnie Belle Cull

 

Bonnie Belle Cull, 91, Prairie du Chien, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at the Vernon Memorial Hospital, Viroqua. 

Bonnie was born on Feb. 24, 1923, on a farm in Grant County, near Bloomington, to John and Nina Belle (Brodt) Harris. She attended Military Ridge Country School in Patch Grove Township through the eighth grade where she won a local spelling bee competition at the state level.

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09
Jan

Mary A. McGrath

 

Mary A. McGrath, 90, of Prairie du Chien passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 at the Crossing Rivers Hospital. 

Wed
07
Jan

Daniel Eugene Hird

 

Daniel Eugene Hird, 56, of Prairie du Chien, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien. 

He was born on May 9, 1958 to Eugene and Delores (Coy) Hird in Boscobel. He attended Boscobel High School. 

Daniel worked for Lynch Livestock as a truck driver for 34 years. Daniel was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his friends. He was a member of the Eagle’s Club, Aerie #1502 in Prairie du Chien. 

Tue
06
Jan

Glen Eugene Cornwell

 

Glen Eugene Cornwell, 80, of Bagley, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 at Mayo Health System in La Crosse. 

He was born Oct. 26, 1934 to Frank and Edna (Ridpath) Cornwell in Independence, Iowa. He attended public school in Independence, Iowa.

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05
Jan

Thomas D. “Tom” Jordie

 

Thomas D. “Tom” Jordie, 63, of Prairie du Chien passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at the Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse.

He was born Aug. 26, 1951 in La Crosse, the son of NuVern and Beverly (Young) Jordie. He married Jeanne Crail in Glenview, Ill. on Aug. 26, 1972. Tom was an avid outdoorsman and truly enjoyed travelling and camping. 

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02
Jan

Loretta M. (Zach) Jelinek

 

Loretta M. (Zach) Jelinek, 78, of Janesville, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center following a brief illness. 

She was born in Bloomington, on Jan. 19, 1936, the daughter of Lawrence and Frances (Kirschbaum) Zach and was a 1954 graduate of Bloomington High School. Loretta married Arthur F. Jelinek on Oct. 6, 1956, in Glen Haven. A Janesville resident since 1956, she was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and a life member of the VFW Post 1621 Auxiliary. Loretta enjoyed sewing, traveling, baking, but most especially caring and spending time with her family.

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