Area Obituaries

EDWARD J. STYER

Edward J. Styer, age 78, of Colfax, WI passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at his home. He was born on Feb. 5, 1941 in Menomonie, WI to John and Martha (Doelle) Styer. Ed grew up on the family farm in the Town of Tainter and graduated from Menomonie High School. After high school he…

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KAREN L. HALVORSON

Karen L. Halvorson, 74, of Colfax, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Lake Hallie Memory Care. Karen was born on November 7, 1945, in Eau Claire, the youngest of eight children, to Melvin and Helga (Johnson) Hendrikson. She grew up in Colfax and was a survivor of the June 4, 1958 Colfax tornado.…

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JUNE A. MICHEELS

June A. Micheels, age 81, long-time resident of Ridgeland, WI passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Comforts of Home Memory Care in Menomonie, where she has resided since 2014. She was born June 14, 1938 in the town of Arland, WI to Carl and Selma (Anderson) Bergstrom. As a young girl, she lived on…

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MARIAN L. CRAPSER

Marian Lucille Crapser passed away November 24th, 2019 at her home in Downing, Wisconsin. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 17th, 2020, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyceville Wisconsin with Pastor Brad Peterson officiating. There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in…

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NORMA FAYE (MCINTYRE) SLIND WILLIAMS

Norma, age 92, of Knapp, WI passed away peacefully at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie on Monday evening, December 30th, 2019. She was born on August 9th, 1927 on her home farm in rural Boyceville to Floyd and Leona (Schlough) McIntyre. She attended Midway Grade School west of Boyceville and graduated from Boyceville…

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ORLO V. HEIFNER

December 20, 1948 – December 12, 2019 Orlo V. Heifner age 70, of Marion, died on December 12, 2019. He was born on December 20, 1948 to the late Thomas and Argen (Dickman) Heifner. He is survived by his daughters Missy White and Spring (Aaron) Doornink, 6 grandchildren Katelyn (Alex) Nuckolls, Kriston (Cory) Holloway, Kyle Leonard,…

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ELLEN ODEGARD

Ellen Odegard, 68, of Colfax, WI, passed away on December 21, 2019 in Black River Falls, WI. Ellen was born to Harold and Estlyn Harms on September 7, 1951.  She attended school in Colfax. She worked as a CNA and after her daughters were born she chose to stay home and raise them. She enjoyed…

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BARBARA K. LEDO

Barbara K. Ledo, age 76, of Glenwood City, WI passed away suddenly on January 1, 2020 at Mayo Health System of Eau Claire, WI. Barb was born January 3, 1943 in St. Paul, MN to David and Harriet (Johnson) Gobert.  She graduated from Harding High School in 1961 and later from Globe Business College. Barb…

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JEROME (JERRY) WYSS

A Celebration of Life for Jerome (Jerry) Wyss will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1039 Nordveien, Boyceville. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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Military funeral for Einar Jorstad

The veterans of Russell Toycen American Legion Post 131 of Colfax held a military funeral for Einar Jorstad on December 23, 2019, at the Big Elk Creek Lutheran Church cemetery. Legionnaires on the firing squad were Kathy Walters, Don Braaten, Tarry Turner, “Happy” Silva, Chris Larson and Tom Dunbar. Legionnaire in the Color Guard was…

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