Obituaries
 

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Hollis S. Groom

Boscobel/La Crosse, WI

Donald M. Sander

Steuben, WI

Bill Beinborn

Boscobel, WI

Ronald L. Hogan

Soldiers Grove, WI

Norval Miller

Viroqua, WI

Juanita Tully

Bridgeport, WI

Candice Lu Kruszka

Thornton, IA

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Norval Miller
 


Ronald L. Hogan
 

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Donald M. Sander
 

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Norval Miller, 67, of Viroqua, Wis., passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Bland Bekadal Hospice Center in Viroqua.
   He was born on Feb. 8, 1948 in Richland County, Wis., to George and Lois (Smith) Miller.  He married Alma Bolstad on April 2, 1979.  He graduated from Kickapoo High School in Viola, Wis. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  Among his hobbies was the collecting of John Deere memorabilia.
   He is survived by his wife:  Alma of Viroqua; his step daughters:  Bonnie Hoiland of Ofallon, Missouri, Susan Clancy of Coon Valley, and Sherry Parr of East Peoria, Ill.; 2 sisters:  Aleda Marino of Madison, and Geneva Cerna of Texas; 1 brother:  Joe Miller of Florida; his aunt:  Elnora Nicks; his step grandchildren,  many nieces and nephews, and friends and neighbors.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters:  Ruth Wallace and Norma Dopp, and 2 brothers Anthony and Michael.
    Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 23, at 1 PM at Franklin Lutheran Church. Pastor James Folz will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Friends may call at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown on Sunday from 5 to 7 PM, and at the church on Monday from noon until time of services.  Online condolences may be sent to simefuneralforum.com.

Ronald L. Hogan, 76,  a resident of Waterford Memory care, formerly of Soldiers Grove, WI passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015 with his family at his side.
   He was born on July 12, 1938 in Barron, WI to Richard and Marian (Merriman) Hogan.  He married Susie( Boland) Hogan at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Seneca WI on April 15, 1967. They were married for 40 years.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1966.
   After marriage, they moved to Kenosha, WI where they both worked and started a family.  Ron worked for more than 30 years at the American Motors/Chrysler plant. He drove a fork-lift truck on the docks of the Kenosha Harbor, and had many friends from the Factory. 
   Among his special talents he enjoyed woodworking, making grandfather clocks, and restoring old tractors. He was a jack of all trades and could fix almost anything.
   He is survived by his daughter:  Kelly (Todd) Hogan-Howard of Kenosha; 2 special grandsons, Thomasjay and Jacob Howard; 2 sisters:  Jean Lubbe of Almena WI and Lucy Glaser of Prairie Farm, WI. and Brothers and sister in-laws  Michael (Jeanne) Boland from Gays Mills, Butch (Bonnie) Boland from Prairie du Chien, Tom (MaryAnn) Boland from Eastman, Tim (Barb) Boland from Eastman, Dennis (Robin) Boland from Reedsburg, Terry (Beth) Boland from Mt Sterling ,Dick (Sue) Boland From Gays Mills , Marleen (Gary) Venner from Genoa, Maureen (John) Nebeck from Lacrosse, Jerry (Ruth) Boland from Rochester MN,  Shirley (Walt) Hogan from Cameron. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.  
   He was preceded in death by his parents Richard & Marian Hogan, His loving wife Susie(Boland) and 4 brothers:  Arthur, Dick, Ralph, and Walter.
   Funeral services for Ron will be held on Saturday, March 28, at 11 A.M. at St. Patrick's Catholic church in Seneca, WI.  Father Zachary Beya will officiate services and burial will be at St Patrick's cemetery in Seneca WI.       Visitation for  Ron will be held on Friday Evening March 27 at Sime funeral home in Readstown  from 5-7pm.  There will also be visitation at the church in Seneca from 10:00am until time of services.
   Online condolences may be sent to simefuneralforum.com.

Donald M. Sander, 72, of Steuben, passed away Wednesday March 18, 2015 at Crossing Rivers Health, in Prairie du Chien. 
   He was born on November 2, 1942 in Crawford County to Fred and Dorothy (Hudson) Sander. He was married on September 19, 1964 at Eastman, WI to Theresa Swatek.
   Don loved to hunt fish and hunt mushrooms. He liked to wear his lucky hat and go gambling. He loved fast trucking, and he did have a few tickets because of the fast. He was known as Don the potato man. Most of all he loved his family, wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
   He is survived by his wife, Theresa Sander of Steuben; children Linda (Chad Clanton) Lathrop of Steuben, Jodi (Jim) Walz of Boscobel, Doug (Jolinda Bunders) Sander of Steuben, Mike (Barb) Sander of Boscobel, Tim (Porsha) Sander of Steuben, Tom (Deb) Sander of Highland, Brent (Melissa) Sander of Boscobel; 12 grandchildren, Lee (Kelly) Lathrop, Amanda (Casey Woodhouse) Lathrop, Cole, Trae, Hart, Ava and Holden Sander, Cody Gardner, Sophia and Ella Sander, Wyatt and Wesley Sander; 5 great-grandchildren, Braylin, Mikayla, Lexie, Aalyiah, and Brantley; siblings, Margaret Brandes of Boscobel, Wilma Rounds of Boscobel, Lena Tainter of Gays Mills, Bill (Ardith) Sander of Boscobel, Irene Cudney of Beloit, Alma Schleicher of Cassville, John Sander of LaCrosse, Mary (Jinx) Walters of Wauzeka, Jim Sander of Richland Center, Emily (Jim) Jeglum of Reeseville; sister-in-law, Phyllis Sander of Steuben. 
   He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Richard Sander and 2 infant siblings.
   Services will be held Monday, March 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM at United Methodist Church in Boscobel, 104 Buchanan St. Boscobel, WI  53805 with Pastor Stan Pegram officiating.  Burial will be at the Haney Ridge Cemetery.         Friends may call Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM or one hour prior to service time at the United Methodist Church in Boscobel 104 Buchanan St. Boscobel, WI 53805.
   The Beeman-Patchak Funeral Home of Boscobel. On line condolences may be made at www.beeman-patchakfuneralhome.com.
The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the family.


Hollis S. Groom
 

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Bill Beinborn
 

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Bill Beinborn, 85 of Boscobel died Tuesday, March 10 at Boscobel Gundersen Hospital after a long illness-
   Bill was born on July 1, 1929 to Herman and Anna (Elliott) Beinborn in Boscobel.  He graduated from Boscobel High School.  He married Orpha Kerschner on August 24, 1949 at Immaculate Conception Church in Boscobel. They recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
   He will be missed by all that knew him. Bill is survived by his wife Orpha , 7 sons; Dean of Decorah Ia, Dick (Annie) of Prairie du Chien, David (Joni) of LaCrosse, Dale (Ann) of LaCrosse , Daniel (Susie) of Boscobel, Doug (Julie) of Byron Mn., and Dwayne (Kari) of Holman. 20 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. A sister Gertrude (Roger) St. Vincent of Elizabeth Co. A brother Harold (Dorothy) Beinborn of Cuba City, and many nieces and nephews.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Charles, Fred, Vern and Herman.
   For most of his working years he owned and operated Bill's Dairy Service, doing home and wholesale of Borden's Dairy products for 33 years.  In 1987 built and operated Boscobel's Dairy Queen until retirement in 2000.
   Bills favorite things in life were his family, family activities, athletic events, card playing, visiting and cheering on his Bulldogs, Packers, Badgers and Brewers.
   He served as church trustee at Immaculate Conception, and was on the Boscobel Park Board.
   A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday March 14, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel. Father Peter Auer officiating. Burial in the Boscobel Cemetery. 
   Friends may call on Friday March 13, 2015 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic  Fellowship Hall and also on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service. 
   In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the family to be used in Bill's name for community projects. On line condolence can be sent to  www.kendallfuneralservice.com

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Boscobel/Lacrosse, WI -
Hollis S. Groom, age 51 of Lacrosse and formally of Boscobel, passed away on Friday March 13, 2015 in Lacrosse. 
   He was a proud Iron Worker until a severe injury.  He worked mostly in Madison for J H Findorff , J.P. Cullen and Chilstrom. 
   He is survived by his Mother Helen Groom of Steuben. 4 sisters: Linda Groom of Steuben, Barbara Blanchard of Marshfield, Donna Hutchison of Lacrosse, Kay Burns of Boscobel. 3 brothers: Michael Groom of Wauzeka, Alan Groom of Wauzeka, Todd (Kelly) Groom of Boscobel. Several Nieces and Nephews. Special Niece : Paula (Jack) Smith of Seneca. God son: Kane Groom of Steuben. Close friends Jim and Jolene Melcher of Sun Prairie, and also Ed.
   Hollis was preceded in death by his Father Fritz Groom, infant brother Tommy Groom. 2 brother in laws: Tom Hutchison, Mike Burns.
   Memorial services will be held on Saturday March 21, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel. Pastor Jen Johnson officiating. Private family inurnment in the Boscobel Cemetery.
   Friends may call on Saturday March 21, 2015 from 8:30 A.M. until the time of service at the Kendall Funeral home in Boscobel. On line condolence can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com

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Juanita Tully
 

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Juanita Tully, 93, of Bridgeport, Wis. passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Crossing Rivers health care in Prairie du Chien, Wis.
   She was born on May 17, 1921 in the Township of Clayton, Crawford County to Chris and Eva (Gorman) Flynn. She lived for many years in the  Prairie du Chien area.
   She worked at numerous restaurants in Prairie du Chien.  She liked to be outdoors and up until last year she had a large vegetable garden.  She also like to crochet and knit.  She loved cats and rehabilitated many strays.
   She was a long time member of St. John's Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien.
   She was preceded in death by her parents,  her companion of many years, Edmund Jelinek;  as well as Edmund's daughter,  Margaret.
   She is survived by  Edmund's children:  Jimmy Jelinek of Madison, Rita Ann Jelinek of Anchorage, alaska, and Walter Jelinek of Boscobel; her aunt Ruth Gorman of Gays Mills; and also nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
   Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at St. Johns Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien. 
   Friends may call at the church from 10 AM until time of services. Father James Weighner will officiate.  Burial will be at St. Philips Cemetery in Rolling Ground at a later date.          Arrangements are by the Sime Funeral Home of Readstown. Online condolences may be sent to simefuneralforum.com

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Candice Lu Kruszka
 

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Candice Lu Kruszka of Thornton, IA died on March 20, 2015 at the age of 66 after a courageous 15 year battle with cancer.
   Candice was born in Boscobel, WI, on November 16th 1948 to Carroll and Avonelle Glasbrenner.  She grew up in Marietta Valley.  She graduated high school in Boscobel in 1967 and went on to attend University of Wisconsin Platteville where she met her loving and devoted husband Alan.  Alan and Candice were married on March 9th, 1968 and recently celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary.  Later in 1968, they welcomed their first child, Dulcie, followed by Ethan, Erika, Courtney, Quinten, and Jordan. 
   Candice was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and daughter.  She was the matriarch of her family whom she spent her life caring for.             Candice loved the arts and was gifted with creativity.  She enjoyed planning family parties and was a perfectionist with every last detail.  She will always be remembered for her thoughtfulness and ability to make her children and grandchildren feel special and loved. 
   Candice was diagnosed with advanced stage multiple myeloma in 2000.  Her fight was a difficult one, undergoing two stem cell transplants and countless other treatments.  She was a strong woman and rarely complained even when she was at her worst.  She did not let cancer stop her from living.  She continued caring for her beloved parents and doing things she loved like traveling and attending important events for her children and grandchildren throughout her illness.
   Candice will be greatly missed by her loving husband, Alan; Children and grandchildren:  Dulcie, Amber, Blake (Naeve), and Logan Erickson of Belmond, IA; Ethan, Dobry, and Scout Kruszka of St. Paul, MN; Erika, Rob, Eden and Avonelle Fitzgerald of Des Moines, IA; Courtney, Ryan, Ashton, Ivy, and Cosette Willis of Oakdale, MN; Quinten, Rochelle, and Bijou Kruszka of St.Paul, MN; and Jordan Kruszka of Thornton, IA;  Sister-in-law: Sandy Glasbrenner of Boscobel, WI.  Nieces and nephews: Jeffrey and Elizabeth Glasbrenner of Colorado, Janelle and Julie Glasbrenner of Delevan, WI; Justin and Jamie Glasbrenner of Boscobel, WI; Jeremy and Jessica Glasbrenner of Boscobel, WI; and Jamie and Cody Adams of Boscobel, WI.
   Candice was welcomed to heaven by her parents Carroll and Avonelle Glasbrenner; brother, Jeffrey Glasbrenner; sister, Jill Glasbrenner; and son-in-law, John Erickson.
   A visitation will be held on March 26th from 4-7pm at Kendall Funeral Service.  Funeral services will be held Friday on March 27th at 11am at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boscobel, WI.

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