Area Obituaries

DORIS E. FORD

  Doris E. Ford, age 89, of Menomonie, formerly of Knapp, passed away Friday, August 09, 2019 at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie. Doris was born September 10, 1929 in Menomonie, WI. She was the daughter of Wayne and Grace (Smith) Thibado. At the age of 11, she moved to Menomonie from Dunnville…

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LYLE W. “BILL” KNUTSON

Lyle W. “Bill” Knutson, age 88, of Boyceville, WI passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 at his home. He was born Nov. 2, 1930 in Menomonie, WI to Lyle C. and Agnes (Sypnigwskie) Knutson. From 1949 to 1952 he served in the U.S. Army in Korea and Japan. On Sept. 20, 1952, Lyle married Eloise…

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ROBERT MAURICE BODSBERG

Robert Maurice Bodsberg, age 74, of Boyceville peacefully entered the kingdom of heaven on August 5, 2019. Surrounded by his family, Bobbie’s courageous battle with cancer came to an end. Bobbie was born on March 8, 1945 to Robert C. Bodsberg and Luella I. (Schultz) Bodsberg at the family farm in Knapp, Wisconsin. He graduated…

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RONALD RAYMOND McCARTHY

Ronald Raymond McCarthy 74 years of age passed away August 11, 2019. He was born to Raymond and Ruby (Nyhus) McCarthy. He helped on the family farm and graduated from Glenwood City High School in 1963. He married Lynda Wadsworth in 1965. He was drafted into the Army in 1966 and served active duty in…

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Military funeral for Leland E. Knutson

The veterans of Russell Toycen American Legion Post 131 of Colfax held a military funeral for Leland E. Knutson August 10, 2019, at Colfax Lutheran Church. Legionnaires in the Color Guard were Dick Larson and Roger Knutson. The flag was presented to Bonnie (wife) by Post Commander Chris Larson. Tom Dunbar played Taps.

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MILDRED M. ROUSAR

Mildred M. Rousar, age 98, of Glenwood City, WI died Saturday August 3, 2019 after being independent until she was 95, at Glenhaven Inc. Millie was born January 16, 1921 in Waverly, IA to William and Martha (Wellnitz) Hoog. Following high school she married Alois “Louie” Rousar on June 2, 1943 at St. Mary’s Catholic…

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DANIEL M. GIBSON

Daniel Mark Gibson, age 57, of Knapp, WI passed away Friday, August 3, 2019. He was born October 24, 1961 to Sam and Donna (Lewis) Gibson in St. Paul, Minnesota, attended North St. Paul High School, and graduated in 1980. Dan drove semi most of his life. He lived on a hobby farm where enjoyed…

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LORRAINE PIERSON

Lorraine Pierson, of Mora, MN, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Ecumen in North Branch, MN.  She was 90 years old. Lorraine Josephine Fansler was born on September 17, 1928 near Glenwood City, WI to Percy and Clara (Spaeth) Fansler.  She graduated from New Richmond High School in 1946.  On December 23, 1948…

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JOHN M. WALZ

John M Walz, age 60, of Glenwood City, WI died peacefully at his home in Woodville, WI on Saturday, August 3, 2019. John was born April 29th, 1959 in New Richmond to Lindy and LaVina Walz. John was raised on the family farm in Glenwood City, WI with his 3 older siblings. He graduated from…

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LYLE R. HOLM

Lyle R Holm, age 79, of LaMesa, CA, passed away July 30, 2019, at his home.  He was born in Eau Claire, WI on July 15, 1940.  He graduated from Colfax High School in 1958. Lyle is survived by his wife, Janet; 4 children Greg, Wendy, Mitch, and Eric, their spouses and 6 grandchildren; brother…

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