Rosalie A. (Shager) Koschkee, 76, of Fitchberg, Wis., passed way on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at her home. She fought a very brave battle with ALS until the very end, and she is now at peace with God.

Almar “Junior” Larson, age 93, of Rice Lake, Wis., died Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Dove Healthcare in Rice Lake.

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Ideen Parks, 96, of Oxford, Wis., (formerly of Chetek, Wis.) passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Mikell “Mike” Shalaine Siepierski, died on March 24, 2021. She was born on March 30, 1956.

Wilfred John Berning, 97, of Hinsdale, Ill., formerly of the area of Chetek, Wis., passed away peacefully at home with his family on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Adeline Louise Poirier of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021.

Loren C. Horton, 95, passed away March 18, 2021, at Meadowbrook in Chetek, Wis., with hospice.

Ella M. Waterhouse, 88, passed away unexpectedly on March 21, 2021 in Chetek, Wis.

Scott Davis, 59, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on March 15, 2021, at the Mayo Clinic Health Care System, in Eau Claire, Wis.

Jerry David DeVoss, 74, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021, at his home in Dovre Township, Barron County, Wis.

Scott B. Davis, 59, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021, at the Mayo Clinic Health Care System in Eau Claire, Wis.

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Sandra Sue Springer, 79, of Fall Creek, Wis., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Oakwood Health Services in Altoona, Wis.

Patricia Louise Perusky passed away on March 6, 2021, at the Marshfield Medical Center in Eau Claire, Wis.

Darrell K. Dowden, 88, of Fairchild, Wis., passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis. He was born in Mondovi, Wis., Sept. 16, 1932, the son of Della (Heinsohn) and Fred Dowden.

Carol R. Dodge, 78, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, in St. Augustine, Fla.

Charlotte A. Ager, long time resident of Chetek, Wis., died Monday, March 1, 2021, at Country Terrace Care Partners Assisted Living in Bloomer, Wis.

On March 5, 2021, Merlin  “Butch” Alvin Meitner began his day like he usually did: prayer, coffee and looking into the face of the love of his life, Cinda Lee Meitner (nee Kemper), his wife of 48 years.

Kevin Everett Rhodes died at Azura Memory Care, in Beloit, Wis., on Feb. 26, 2021.

Janet Irene Tomas, 69, of Chetek, Wis., went to be with her Lord and Saviour on Feb. 27, 2021, after a long battle with a neurological disease.

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Wendell R. Stone passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, from complications of leukemia and COPD.

Long-time resident and resort owner, Marilyne Mackowiak of Chetek, Wis., passed away peacefully on Feb. 16, 2021, at Oak Park Place, of Burlington, Wis., at the age of 84.

William John Howie, 78, of Chippewa Falls, Wis., died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls.

Lorraine Schlueter, 89, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Sunday morning Jan. 31, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Chetek.

Steven Mitchell Peterson, 67, of Chetek, Wis., passed away Feb. 11, 2021, at his home with his wife Laura (Laurie) at his side.

Ardell H. (Abrahamson) Branville passed away peacefully Feb. 12, 2021, at her home in New Auburn, Wis.

Donald Wayne Novak, 67, of Chetek, Wis., passed away suddenly, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021.

Lauren J. Nashlund, age 81, formerly of Chetek, Wis., died Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at Barron Care and Rehab.

Carol “Caroline” Frances Foster went home to Jesus on Feb. 4, 2021.

Phyllis Evangeline (“Lena”) Jacobson (nee Naslund) was freed from this earth on Jan. 22, 2021, at age 91, following a lengthy illness.

Stephen Cauldwell Snyder, 66, of Cameron, Wis., was called to his Heavenly Home on Jan. 31, 2021, at Barron Care & Rehab. He was born Nov. 28, 1954, in Sullivan, Ind., to William “Bill” and Betty (Cauldwell) Snyder, was raised in Sullivan, and graduated from Sullivan High School in 1973.

Roger A. Kocherer, age 68, passed away at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wis., on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021.

Olivia Kathryn Larson, 23, of Clear Lake, Iowa, unexpectedly and tragically passed away in Bloomington, Ill., on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021.

Steven “Bubba” Cole, 36, of Chetek, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 25, 2021.

Rose Ann Jenneman, 66, of Barron, passed away Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Essentia Health–St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minn.

Francyne “Fay” Sarna Hamholm, 82, of Apache Junction, Ariz., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12. 2021, at Banner Heart Hospital, in Mesa, Ariz.

Herb A. Brodt died early in the morning Jan. 7, 2021, in his home, surrounded by family.

Judy Arlene Nielsen, 76, passed away Jan. 11, 2021, at Brentwood Memory Care in Rice Lake, Wis.

Larry Eugene Davis, 80, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, after suffering severe heart failure.

Geraldine McManus, 81, of Chetek, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.

On Jan. 9, 2021, Rev. Donald C. Thorson went to meet his Savior Jesus Christ whom he faithfully served and loved.

Katherine Mary Effertz, 79, of Chetek, Wis., died Dec. 20, 2020, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, from complications related to COVID-19.

Carol Juve, 98, of Siren, formerly of Barron, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Siren with family by her side.

Lois A. Elwood-Lindholm (nee Johnson) was born to eternal life after a brief illness on Dec. 28, 2020, at the age of 90.

Jerry Marvin Johnson, 76, of Chetek, Wis., died of COVID on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Luther Campus in Eau Claire, with his children, Jarrod and Melody at his side.

Dr. Orville A. Langhough, 92, of Chetek, was called home Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at the Mayo Clinic Health Care System in Eau Claire, Wis.

Ardell E. Bauman, 74, was born June 6, 1946, to Viola and Arnold Bauman. He took his last breaths on Jan. 3, 2021, due to complications of COVID-19.

James H. Smith Sr., 78, of Washburn, Ill., passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at his residence.

Owen Ott Young passed away Dec. 8, 2020, in Virginia.