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Richard “Dick” Dale

By Editor | June 1, 2022

Richard “Dick” Dale, 78, of Moundsview, MN passed away unexpectedly on May 19, 2022 surrounded by family. Dick is preceded in death by his parents Harold and Irene Dale and brothers, Jim Dale and Steve Dale; brothers-in-laws, Don Meyer and Ronald Hill. Left to cherish his memory are his spouse, Susan Gronwold, daughter, Wendy Dale,…

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LaRae L. Owens

By Editor | June 1, 2022

LaRae Lee (Lark) Owens passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Neighbors of Dunn County, in Menomonie, WI. LaRae was born on January 8, 1934 to parents Orsie and Vera (Otto) Lark in Menomonie.  LaRae grew up in Downing, WI, on her parent’s farm. She and her family resided in several other places…

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Chad Michael Martinson

By Editor | June 1, 2022

Chad Michael Martinson (48 years), Otsego, MN, passed away on May 24, 2022 from liver cancer, an unexpected diagnosis that robbed him of a life he loved and devastated his family and friends.  Chad was born on April 20, 1974 in St. Louis Park, MN to Ronald Martinson and Mary Farr.  He was confirmed at…

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David L. Churchill

By Editor | May 24, 2022

David Lee Churchill, age 74, of Downing, WI passed away unexpectedly due to a farm accident on Sunday May 22, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Rochester, MN. He was born February 4, 1948, in Wabasha, MN to Allyn and Eva (Ellringer) Churchill. In 1958 the family moved to Downing and David attended Connorsville…

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Terry L. Parzyck

By Editor | May 24, 2022

Terry L. Parzyck, age 73, of Colfax, WI passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 after a lengthy battle with several health issues. He was born February 10, 1949 in Minneapolis, MN to Constantine and Muriel (Peterson) Parzyck. Among four brothers Dennie, Terry, Ron and Tom all attended DeLaSalle High School. Terry joins his parent’s…

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Joanne Marie Bonte

By Editor | May 17, 2022

Joanne Marie Bonte, age 72, of New Richmond, WI, formerly of Glenwood City, passed away at her home on May 5, 2022. Private family services were held in honor of Joanne. Memorials may be sent to O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 1010 Newton St. Baldwin, WI 54002, to be forwarded on to the family.

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Christine R. Johnson

By Editor | May 17, 2022

Christine R. Johnson, age 70 of Glenwood City, WI died Monday May 8, 2022 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems -Red Cedar Menomonie, WI following a long health battle, Christine was born March 15, 1952 in West Bend, WI to Rodney “Doc” and Geraldine (Ewy) Richardson. Following graduation Christine married Kenneth Johnson on August 19, 1972…

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Ethel Bernadette (Sykora) Frogner

By Editor | May 17, 2022

Ethel Bernadette (Sykora) Frogner, age 87, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on July 16, 1934, in the town of Cooks Valley, Chippewa County, to James and Theresa (Fasbender) Sykora. She was the youngest of eight siblings. Ethel “Ecky” was raised on a farm. There…

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Larry G. Thorson

By Editor | May 10, 2022

Larry G. Thorson, age 77, of Menomonie, WI. died Thursday May 5, 2022 at home with hospice. Larry was born June 27, 1944 in Alexandria, MN to Francis and Irma (Gast) Thorson. Following graduating high school Larry married Virginia McGilton August 27, 1966 at the United Methodist Church in Menomonie, WI. He worked 20 years…

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Rev. Ralph M. Thompson

By Editor | May 10, 2022

On May 1st, 2022, our Lord and Savior called his good and faithful servant, Rev. Ralph M. Thompson, home to heaven. Ralph was surrounded by his wife and children and they ushered him into paradise with Psalm 23, The Lord’s Prayer, and the song Just A Closer Walk With Thee, sung by his son. Ralph…

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