Area Obituaries

SELMA SLOTH

Selma Sloth was born to Danish immigrant parents in Denmark, KS on March 1, 1928. She passed away in the presence of family and caregivers in Glenwood City, WI on July 7, 2021. Selma spent her growing-up years on the family farm in Michigan. Danish was Selma’s first language until she started school. After graduating…

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ORRIE ELTON BRETTINGEN

Orrie Elton Brettingen, age 92 of River Falls, formerly of Hudson, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2021 at Comforts of Home Assisted Living in Hudson. Orrie was born on November 23, 1928 in Otter Creek Twp, in Dunn County, to Morris and Bertha (Holte) Brettingen. He graduated from Glenwood City High School in 1948.…

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AUDREY L. WEAVER

Audrey L. Weaver, 91, of Sand Creek, WI, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer. Audrey was born July 22, 1929, to Harry and Margie (Madison) Weaver in the town of Sand Creek where she lived her entire life.  She left this earthly life on July 19, 2021, just…

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CLARENCE RUSSELL

Clarence Russell, age 82 of Elk Mound, passed away at home surrounded by family on July 23, 2021. A Celebration of Life service will be held on July 31, 2021. Service order will be: 10 a.m. Visitation, 11 a.m. Service followed by a luncheon at Grace Baptist Church, 11591 17th Ave, Chippewa Falls WI 54729.…

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ELAINE C. MUSZYNSKI

A funeral service for Elaine C. Muszynski will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 07, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 417 W. Menomonie St., Elk Mound with Father Timothy Welles officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. A lunch will be served at the church following…

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SHARON BUTLER

Sharon Butler, age 76, of Wilson, Wisconsin died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Park View Home, Woodville. Sharon was born June 27, 1945 to Albert and Vera (Bible) Larson in Menomonie, Wisconsin. She grew up in Downing, Wisconsin and attended Glenwood City Schools. She graduated with the Class of 1963. Sharon married Richard Butler on…

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VIRGIL A. SCHOONOVER

Virgil Allen Schoonover, age 89, of Boyceville, WI pass away Monday, July 19, 2021, at the Pioneer Nursing Home in Prairie Farm. He was born Aug. 3, 1931, in Menomonie, WI to Leonard Marion and Vernice Mae (Snyder) Schoonover of Otter Creek Township, Dunn Co. WI. He attended Oak Grove Elementary School and Colfax High…

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ALLEN D. LOEW

Allen D. Loew, 89, of Chippewa Falls, died Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. Allen was born October 19, 1931 in Cooks Valley, the son of Michael A. and Elsie (Wolf) Loew. He served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1953-1955. On August 12, 1967,…

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LILLIAN MARCELLA (NEE KNUTSON) HUDSON MONROE

Lillian Marcella (nee Knutson) Hudson Monroe, 90, of Milton, died at the Wisconsin Veteran Home in King on Friday, July 16, 2021. She was born on Oct. 24, 1930, in Colfax, WI, daughter of Clifford and Ella (Pederson) Knutson. She graduated from Colfax High School in 1948 and served in the U.S. Air Force from…

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THERESA LYNN MICHELS

Theresa Lynn Michels of Colfax, WI passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021 at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital. She was born on November 1, 1953 to Daryl and Marion (Roth) Owen. Theresa attended school at Boyceville High School, and later went on to work in the Healthcare Industry. She married the love of her life…

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