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Edward John Beckman Jr., 55, of New Auburn, Wis., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at the Mayo Clinic Health Care System in St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, Minn., with his family at his side.

William “Billy” Konvicka, 54, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, while in his home in Weyerhaeuser, Wis.

Hailey Jo Reed, age 16, of New Auburn, passed away August 30, 2021.

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Bernard W. Jaeger of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Aug. 23, 2021, at the age of 87.

John Robert Siran, 79, passed away at his home in Chetek, Wis., on Aug. 21, 2021.

Ellen Pearl Mark, 98, of Rice Lake, Wis., and formerly of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, at Cambridge Senior Living in Rice Lake.

Donna Davey passed away in her Chetek, Wis., home on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021.

Donald Lester Nielsen was born May 28, 1937, at South Shore Hospital in Chicago, Ill., and last resided in Birmingham, Alabama. Donald, 84, passed away peacefully in his home Saturday, July 31, 2021.

Leon William Jahn, age 62, was born in Saint Paul, Minn., on Nov. 4, 1958. He passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 12, 2021, with loving family by his side.

Judith “Judy” A. Larson, 74, of Rice Lake and Cameron, Wis., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, at Grace Woodland’s Adult Care Home in Eau Claire, Wis. Judy was born on April 13, 1947, in Rice Lake, the daughter of Patricia (Elwood) and Paul Larson.

Elsie M. Wilczynski (nee Gillett), age 89, of Woodridge, Ill., formerly of Cicero, Ill., and Chetek, Wis., passed away.

Lois L. North, age 96, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 8, 2021 at Dove Healthcare, in Bloomer Wis.

Carl Soren Hoveland died at age 93 in Athens, Ga., on July 4, 2021.

Debra A. Gunnufson, 51, of Cameron, Wis., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at her home with her family and lifelong best friends at her side.

Donald Gene Sumich, 80, of Cameron, Wis., passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021, at Meadowbrook in Chetek, Wis.

Elizabeth Frances Mares, 85, of Chetek, Wis., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at Just Like Home in Chetek.

The funeral service for Wanda Mae (Lenbom) Dahlberg, Chetek High School Class of 1949 and resident of Solon Springs, Wis., from 1959 to 2012, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Solon Springs. Visitation is one hour before the service. The c…

Barbara I. Sorensen, 82, formerly of Bruce, Wis., died Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Meadowbrook of Chetek, Wis., under the care of Lakeview Medical Center Hospice. Her daughter was by her side.

Cynthia (Cindy) Diane Schaller, of Chetek, Wis., passed away at her home on Sunday, July 18, 2021.

Howard K. Lindsay, age 88, died on Sunday, July 18, 2021, with his family by his side. How appropriate that he left this world on a glorious sunny Sunday morning to dance on the streets of heaven with his Lord and Saviour.

Cindy D. Schaller, 70, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at her home with her family at her side.

Sandra A. Severson, 76, of Eau Claire, Wis., died Nov. 17, 2020, at home under the care of Mayo Health System Hospice.

Verl V. Verhulst, age 77, of Barron, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Our House Senior Living in Menomonie, Wis.

Catherine E. Tubbs, age 69, of Chetek, Wis., and formerly of Ripon, Wis., died Friday, July 9, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wis.

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Jerry Anderson, age 67, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, peacefully at his newly built home in Godley, Texas.

Suzanna Challyn (Boles) Meilahn passed away peacefully on June 30, 2021, in McKinney, Texas at the age of 78 years and 10 months. She was born on Sept. 19, 1942, to Chalmers Morton and Helen Irene (Zink) Boles in Borger, Texas, and was fiercely proud to be a native Texan.

Darlene A. Solie, age 81, of Chetek, Wis., died Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at her home.

Myrtle Severude, 87, of Chetek, Wis., passed away peacefully on July 4, 2021. She was surrounded by family and supported by dear friends.

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Randy Ronald Bilderback, 66, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home.

Dolores V. Waterhouse, 95, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021, at Meadowbrook of Chetek.  

William “Bill” McCaughey died on Friday, July 2, 2021, at his home in Chetek, Wis., at the age of 76 after battling dementia.

Lois Louanne Wood (nee Leavens), age 84, passed away while under hospice care in Torrence, Calif., June 14, 2021. Lois was born in Barron County, Wis, on Oct. 26, 1936, to parents Willis (Bill) Leavens and Edith Leavens (nee Knutson) joining brothers Billie and Kenny on the Leavens family fa…

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Arvena J. Borgen, 92, of New Richmond, Wis, (formerly of Dallas, Wis.) was called home by our Heavenly Father on Tuesday evening, June 22, 2021. She passed on peacefully surrounded by her family.

Donna June Ebbert, 88, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at her home with her family at her side. Donna Henderson was born on April 16, 1933, the daughter of Mable and Elmer Henderson.

Pastor Richard Johnson, age 74, passed away on June 23, 2021, at home after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Richard was born on Feb. 22, 1947, in Rice Lake, Wis., the second of three children to George and Maybelle Johnson.

Catrina “Trina” M. Fox, age 52, of Eau Claire, Wis., died unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

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

John W. Wachs Jr., age 56, of Fremont, Wis., died unexpectedly in a boating accident on Lake Poygan on Saturday, June 5, 2021.

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Gene C. Peterson, age 87, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021, at Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center peacefully while surrounded by family.

Kenneth Richard Abrahamson, born Dec. 13, 1955, of Barron County, Wis., died at the age of 64 on May 25, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Richard Allen Knoll, age 63, of Rice Lake, Wis., passed away on May 12, 2021, due to a motorcycle accident.

Ruby Arlene Riewestahl, age 95, of the town of Sioux Creek, rural Chetek, Wis., died Monday, May 17, 2021, at her home.

Nathaniel S. Bull, age 24, of Barron, Wis., died Saturday, May 8, 2021, in the Town of Stanley, rural Cameron, Wis.

Mara Anne Hoffner, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 2, 2021. She was 13 years old.

Myron “Iron Mike” Orton, 82, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Friday afternoon April 30, 2021, at his home.

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Carol Joy Vogel, age 87, passed away Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Cumberland Care and Rehab in Cumberland, Wis.

Gerald D. “Jerry” Loken, Sr., age 85, of Chetek, Wis., and formerly of Turtle Lake, Wis. died Monday, April 26, 2021, at his home.

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Timothy E. Slayton, age 60, of Cameron, Wis. died Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Marshfield Medical Center in Rice Lake, Wis.