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Area Obituaries

Arlene Edith Hones

Arlene Edith Hones, 97, formerly of Colfax, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2024, at the Park View Home in Woodville, WI. Arlene was born on March 15, 1926, in Boyceville, WI to Arnold and Elsie (Grutt) Price. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. Arlene lived all her life in Wisconsin. Growing…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 3-20-2024

More money is always needed! Over the years that I have attended public board meetings, there seems always a need for more money to take care of business at the local government and all the way up to the state and federal governments. There always seems to be a need for more money at the…

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Arlene Edith Hones

Arlene Edith Hones, 97, formerly of Colfax, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2024, at the Park View Home in Woodville, WI. Arlene was born on March 15, 1926, in Boyceville, WI to Arnold and Elsie (Grutt) Price. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. Arlene lived all her life in Wisconsin. Growing…

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Bert Lansing

Bert Lansing, 82, of Spring Valley, Wisconsin, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 4, 2024 at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. Born in River Falls, Wisconsin in August,1941, he grew up in Waverly, the son of Orvie and Annabelle (Roatch) Lansing, and the adventurous and warm-spirited brother of six siblings.…

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David William Link

David William Link passed away on February 27, 2024. He was born on May 30, 1950 to Vernon Orville Link and Dorothy (Roettger) Link in New Richmond, Wisconsin. David attended school in Boyceville before switching to Glenwood City where he graduated in 1968. David began farming while still in high school, where he worked for…

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Lawrence W. Plaszcz

Lawrence W. Plaszcz, 82, of Elk Mound, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Mayo Clinic Heath System – Eau Claire. Lawrence was born, January 2, 1942, in Minneapolis, MN to Jeanette (Gilcowski) and Frank Plaszcz. He attended high school at Weyerhaeuser, WI and college in Superior, WI. During his schooling he was the President…

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Melvina A. (Lee) Evenson

Melvina A. (Lee) Evenson, passed away peacefully and gracefully at home in Menomonie, WI, on March 1, 2024. She was born on August 7, 1916 in Colfax, WI to Sam and Mabel (Bolstad) Lee. Melvina was the oldest of five children. After Melvina graduated from Colfax High School, she was trained as a teacher at…

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Melvina A. (Lee) Evenson

Melvina A. (Lee) Evenson, passed away peacefully and gracefully at home in Menomonie, WI, on March 1, 2024. She was born on August 7, 1916 in Colfax, WI to Sam and Mabel (Bolstad) Lee.  Melvina was the oldest of five children.  After Melvina graduated from Colfax High School, she was trained as a teacher at…

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Jerry Edwin Evenson

Jerry Edwin Evenson, 87, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed away on February 21, 2024. He was born on April 2, 1936, in Boyceville, Wisconsin. Jerry met the love of his life, Geraldine Marie Flesburg, during the summer of 1955 while both worked in the Canyon Hotel dining room at Yellowstone National Park. They married on August…

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Audrey Schindler

Audrey Schindler was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on February 26, 2024. Audrey was born to LaVern Wesley Moss and Elizabeth Wilhelmina Peterson Moss on July 27, 1932. Born in New Auburn, WI at home with 13 siblings. Audrey married Louis Schindler June 1, 1950 and they had 6 children. Louis worked construction and…

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