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Remembering Blugold Alumni, Family and Friends

UW-Eau Claire alumni, faculty and staff deaths are recorded as we are notified. Friends and family can help by sending information and a link to the online obituary via a class note. Thank you.

2024 Faculty and Staff Obituaries

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. James Tubbs, who passed away Jan. 3. Tubbs, associate professor emeritus of political science, was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1998 until his retirement in 2014. View obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Judith Gatlin, who passed away Feb. 4. Gatlin was a staff member at UW-Eau Claire from 1992 until her retirement in 2018. Her last position was in the communication and journalism department. View obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Roger Tlusty, who passed away Feb. 3. Tlusty, professor emeritus of foundations of education, was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1979 until his retirement in 2008. A link to his obituary will be posted if it becomes available.

Condolences to the family and friends of Jean Hince. Hince, a retired Blugold Central staff member, passed away Jan. 2 in Eau Claire. View full obituary.

2023 Faculty and Staff Obituaries

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Alan Jackson, professor emeritus of English, who passed away Nov. 9 in Altoona. Jackson was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1967 until his retirement in 1990. View obituary.

Condolences to Dr. Michael Hilger, professor emeritus of English, whose wife, Melinda Smith, passed away Nov. 9 in Altoona.

Condolences to the family and friends of Joan Rohr Myers, professor emerita of communication and journalism, who passed away Nov. 5 in Bloomer. She was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1976 until her retirement in 2001. View obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Steven Slind, who passed away Nov. 12 in Boyceville. Slind was a staff member in UW-Eau Claire's purchasing department for 22 years before his retirement in 2014. View obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. William Robert Sampson. Sampson, professor emeritus of communication and journalism, passed away Oct. 31 in Woodbury, Minnesota, after a yearlong battle with cancer. He served on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1980 until his retirement in 2006. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dennis Hughes. Hughes, a staff member in UW-Eau Claire’s Mail Services from 1983-2006, passed away Sept. 24. View full obituary.

Condolences to Dr. Vicki Snider, professor emerita of special education, whose husband, Ansel Brooks, passed away July 4. Brooks was a graphic designer at UW-Eau Claire from 1999 until his retirement in 2015. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Susan Haugen-Behling, professor emeritus of accounting and finance, who passed away June 21 in Oshkosh. She served on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1985 until her retirement in 2006. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. David Gordon, professor emeritus of communication and journalism. Gordon, who served as professor and chair of the communication and journalism department from 1997 until his retirement in 2002, passed away June 11 in Altoona. His funeral is scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m. today, June 13, at Temple Sholom, 1223 Emery St., Eau Claire, followed immediately by burial at B’nai Brith Jewish Cemetery. The service also will be livestreamed on the temple’s YouTube channel. Learn more.

Condolences to Roger Groenewold, director emeritus of admissions, whose husband, Robert Carr, passed away May 27. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Allen Denio, professor emeritus of chemistry, who passed away March 29. Denio was a member of the UW-Eau Claire chemistry faculty from 1964 until his retirement in 1996. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Rita Sorkness. A UW-Eau Claire graduate, Sorkness had a 30-year career as a librarian in the Special Collections and Archives area of McIntyre Library until her retirement in 2007. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Wilmer Pautz, professor emeritus of education, who passed away Jan. 10 in Eau Claire. Pautz joined the UW-Eau Claire faculty in 1963 and served until his retirement in 1993. View full obituary

Condolences to the family and friends of Paul Blanchard, associate professor emeritus of mathematics, who passed away Sept. 4, 2022, in Eau Claire. Blanchard was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1962 until his retirement in 1993. View full obituary.

2022 Faculty and Staff Obituaries

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Adam Cahow, professor emeritus of geography. Cahow, a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1965 until his retirement in 1996, passed away Nov. 27 in Eau Claire. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Karen Woodward, associate professor emerita of foreign languages, who passed away Nov. 18. Woodward was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1984 until her retirement in 2002. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of UW-Eau Claire Chancellor Emeritus Larry Schnack, who passed away Nov. 28. View full story.

Condolences to the family and friends of Kevin Jones, former director of the Small Business Development Center at UW-Eau Claire, who passed away Nov. 16 in Indianapolis, Indiana. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. David Crowe. Crowe, professor emeritus of biology, passed away Oct. 3 in Traverse City, Michigan. He was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1963 until his retirement in 1994. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of James “Jim” Merkel, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy, who passed away Oct. 19 in Altoona. Merkel was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1967 until his retirement in 1994. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Daniel Rice, professor emeritus of philosophy and religious studies, who passed away Oct. 10. Rice was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1970 until his retirement in 1997. 

Condolences to the family and friends of Walter Schaffer Jr., who passed away Sept. 15 in Eau Claire. Schaffer served as the biology greenhouse manager and bird museum curator, and taught horticulture botany at UW-Eau Claire from 1973 until his retirement in 2002. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Tiit Raid, professor emeritus of art, who passed away Aug. 28. Raid was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1967 until his retirement in 2002. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Jarrod Hyam, associate lecturer in philosophy and religious studies, who passed away Wednesday, May 25, at his parents’ home in Las Vegas, Nevada, after a long illness. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 7, at Palm Northwest Mortuary in Las Vegas. A GoFundMe page has been established to help with funeral expenses and includes links to an online memorial.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Dale Johnson, professor and associate dean emeritus in the College of Business, who passed away May 8. Johnson joined the management information systems faculty in 1987 and served as associate dean of the College of Business from 1998 until his retirement in 2005. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. David Ponick, who passed away April 25. Ponick, professor emeritus of mathematics, was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1976 until his retirement in 1997.  View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Kathleen E. Henning, passed away April 13. An avid reader she loved her books and worked in the McIntyre Library at UW-Eau Claire from 1962 until her retirement in 1997, though she continued working there part-time after retirement. 

Condolences to the family and friends of John Baltes. Baltes, who passed away April 12 in Eau Claire, had served on the College of Business faculty for more than 40 years and retired as director of Loss Prevention and Safety. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Keith Leitner, professor emeritus of economics. Leitner, who served on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1974 until his retirement in 1999, passed away Jan. 10 in Williams Bay. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Walter Cogswell. Cogswell, a former staff member in the music and theatre arts department, passed away Jan. 13. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Michael Cunningham, professor emeritus of music. Cunningham, who served on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1973 until his retirement in 2006, passed away Feb. 10 in Eau Claire. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Keith Daniels, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy. Daniels, a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1963 until his retirement in 1997, passed away March 4. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Robert Elliott, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy, and planetarium director. Elliott, a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1965 until his retirement in 1996, passed away March 17. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of David Hansen, professor emeritus of communication and journalism. Hansen, a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1977 until his retirement in 2003, passed away March 19. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Gerald Jahn, professor emeritus of mathematics. Jahn, a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1964 until his retirement in 1988, passed away Feb. 17. View full obituary.

2021 Faculty and Staff Obituaries

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. John Woodruff, professor emeritus of biology. Woodruff, a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1964 until his retirement in 1996, passed away Dec. 28, 2021. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Richard Joslin, professor emeritus of art. Joslin, who served on the art faculty at UW-Eau Claire from 1965 until his retirement in 1992, passed away Nov. 23. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Otis Franke. Franke, who served in a variety of facilities-related roles at UW-Eau Claire from 1964 until his retirement as director of Facilities Planning in 1994, passed away Nov. 16. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Elmer Winters, professor emeritus of foundations of education. Winters, who served on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1967 until his retirement in 1992, passed away Nov. 17. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Edsel Grams, professor emeritus of accounting and finance. Grams, who served on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1963 until his retirement in 1996, passed away Nov. 22. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Adam Bors. Bors, a member of the UW-Eau Claire foreign languages faculty from 1967 until his retirement in 1998, passed away Dec. 30. View full obituary.

Condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Stephen Kurth. Kurth, a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1968 until his retirement in 2001, passed away Dec. 8 in Eau Claire. He served UW-Eau Claire in many different roles over the years, including professor of physical education, director of men's athletics, chair of physical education and athletics, and associate dean of what was then the School of Education. View full obituary.

2020 Faculty and Staff Obituaries

It is with much sadness that we share with the campus community that Dr. Diane Marcyjanik, assistant professor of nursing at UW-Eau Claire, passed away on Monday, April 13. Dr. Marcyjanik had taught in UW-Eau Claire’s nursing program since 2007.  A full obituary can be read online.

Condolences to Ron Keezer, associate professor emeritus of music, whose wife, Mary Keezer, passed away March 31 in Eau Claire. View full obituary.

Ronald W. Keezer, age 80, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Dove Healthcare West in Eau Claire, WI. Ron Keezer held the title of Associate Professor Emeritus of Music from UWEC. He taught percussion, and directed the percussion ensemble, marimba ensemble and Jazz Ensemble II at UWEC from 1969 until his retirement in 2001. View full obituary.

Robert D. Sather, age 86, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, surrounded by family members at his home in Eau Claire. View full obituary.

Classes 2020 - 2023

Class of 2023

  • Calvin Casper, 23, Sept. 24, 2023, Chilton, WI
Classes 2010 - 2019

Class of 2010

  • Benjamin Hendrick, 33, May 24, 2018, Ham Lake, MN

Class of 2011

  • Tammy Jo Jarecki, 56, May 12, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Tyler Pecha, 34, Nov. 26, 2020, Green Bay, WI
  • Garrett P. Vandergrinten, 30, Aug. 14, 2019, Green Bay, WI

Class of 2012

  • Breann Schossow, 31, Oct 5, 2020, Houston, MN
  • Stacie Hotujec 29, April 26, 2019, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 2013

  • Leif Torgerson, 32, Jan. 1, 2021, Blair, WI
  • David Schomberg, 31, June 9, 2021, Milan, Il
  • Kathryn Jensen, 23, BS, Oct. 5, 2014, Tomah, WI

Class of 2014

  • Nicole A. Foyt, 27, Aug. 14, 2019, Eden Prairie, MN
  • Alysha K. Larson, 29, Aug. 8, 2019, Wyoming, MN
  • Zachary Tabak, 26, April 22, 2018, Madison, WI
  • Steven Arentz, 25, April 25, 2017, Bloomington, MN

Class of 2015

  • Mai Kou Lee, 28, Feb. 25, 2021, Altoona, WI

Class of 2016

  • Matthew Koch, 27, Dec. 13, 2021, Plymouth, MN
  • Samuel Helmuth, 27, July 17, 2021

Class of 2017

  • Nicholas M. Wagener, 38, Sept. 5, 2018, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 2018

  • Sandra Toews, 49, May 26, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Zachary Gillis, 26, Oct. 7, 2021, Marshall, WI

Class of 2019

  • Justin Tubyeej Vue, 26, Aug. 4, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Matty Mikelson, 29, Dec. 24, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
Classes 2000 - 2009

Class of 2000

  • Michael Sinclair, 45, April 11, 2022, Saint Louis Park, MN
  • Marilee (Nipko) Dekarske, 72, Sept. 24, 2020, Spencer, WI
  • Ann C. Ahearn, 42, March 10, 2020, Cottage Grove, WI

Class of 2001

  • Matthew Greeson, 44, Feb. 21, 2022, Phoenix, AZ
  • Heidi (Neuheisel) Gumz, 47, Sept. 8, 2021, Milwaukee, WI
  • Jolita (Mountain) Grinolds, 55, Nov. 7, 2022
  • Wendy (Randall) Mac Dougall, 63, March 1, 2022, Menomonie, WI
  • Kent Kromrey, 48, March 5, 2021, Fall Creek, WI

Class of 2002

  • Cynthia Zach, 64, Dec. 3, 2020, Butternut, WI

Class of 2003

  • Korrine (Ihrke) Krause, 60, Nov. 25, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Adam Nichols, 43, Aug. 30, 2022, Minneapolis, MN
  • Amelia Brown, 41, Jan. 16, 2021, Minneapolis, MN

Class of 2004

  • Nicholas Stepaniak, 42, Dec. 19, 2023, Fate, TX
  • Crystal (Riley) Bell, 41, June 16, 2023, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Jill Taylor, 77, Oct. 7, 2021, Edina, MN
  • Jennifer E. Tornes, 38, April 28, 2019, Saint Paul, MN

Class of 2005

  • Abby (Hanson) Liberty, Aug. 19, 2023, Marquette, MI
  • Seth Moore, 38, June 4, 2019, Saint Paul, MN

Class of 2006

  • Katie (Nutting) Von Rueden, 39, Nov. 4, 2022, Wausau, WI
  • Emily Osiecki, 36, Nov. 4, 2020, Minneapolis, MN
  • Mark Rossow, 49, Aug. 11, 2021, Eau Claire, WI
  • Aaron Gruchow, 38, Jan. 29, 2020, Sterling Heights, MI

Class of 2007

  • Adam Griggel, 38, July 9, 2022, Sun Prairie, WI
  • David Radowski, 36, Oct. 13, 2021, Milwaukee, WI
  • Theran Riedel, 37, March 12, 2021, Durham, NC
  • Wendy Gerlach, 37, May 12, 2021, Broomfield, CO
  • Paul Johnson, 37, June 29, 2020, Stanley, WI
  • Diane L. (Bogdanski) Marcyjanik, 57, April 14, 2020, Bloomer, WI

Class of 2008

  • Eric Lindvig, 32, Dec. 5 2018, Robbinsdale, MN
  • Kenneth Vollendorf, 26, Oct. 7, 2011, Longmont, CO

Class of 2009

  • Laura (Napier) Walsh, Aug. 20, 2023, 36, Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Kurtis Schroeder, 37, March 13, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sara Ries, 38, Oct. 20, 2021, Soldotna, AK
Classes 1990 - 1999

Class of 1990

  • Renee (Cook) Smith, 55, April 27, 2023, De Forest, WI
  • Alan Jalowitz, 55, Sept. 5, 2022,
  • James Downey, 61, May 1, 2022, Fort Pierce, FL
  • Jeanne (Pecka) Eckert, 56, March 31, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Kimberly (Johnson) Carden, 55, Dec. 23, 2021, St. Louis Park, MN
  • Todd M. Paulson, 53, Dec. 15, 2020, Tomahawk, WI
  • Elizabeth Tillotson, 76, March 12, 2021, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Michael John Mayer, 53, Dec. 2, 2020, Glen Burnie, MD

Class of 1991

  • Sharon Modrijan, 75, Jan. 6, 2024, Saint Paul MN
  • Clifford Ramseier, 72, Oct. 30, 2023, Cadott, WI
  • Linda (Farmer) Zimet, 67, Nov. 8, 2022, Whitefish, MT
  • Darcy Brick, 54, May 18, 2022, Delavan, WI
  • Genevieve Freier, 63, Sept. 8, 2022, Saint Paul MN
  • Lisa Gray, 53, June 16, 2022, Hattiesburg, MS

Class of 1992

  • Brent Bailey, 52, Sept. 16, 2022, Appleton, WI
  • Carolyn (McKnight) Pritchett, 82, July 10, 2022, Houston, TX
  • Dan Petersen, 52, May 26, 2022, Overland Park, KS
  • Archie Tate, 75, April 12, 2022, Eleva, WI
  • Andrew Kovaleski, 43, Jan 14, 2014, Menomonee Falls, WI

Class of 1993

  • Joseph G. Johnson, 77, Nov. 15, 2022, Middleton, WI
  • Patrick Cleary, 52, May 2, 2022, Sheboygan, WI
  • Joseph Costa, 76, July 7, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Lydia Vitort, 63, Sept. 23, 2021, Birnamwood, WI
  • Kenneth R. Kothbauer, 76, Jan. 15, 2021, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1994

  • Keith Bergeson, 52, Jan. 22, 2024, Bloomer, WI
  • Anne Marie Brucker, 51, April 20, 2023, Stevens Point, WI
  • Mark Schaaf, 50, Nov. 29, 2021, Minneapolis, MN
  • Traca (Danzinger) Skogstad, 49, Oct. 29, 2021, Menomonie, WI

Class of 1995

  • Ned Hanson, 69, Dec. 15, 2021, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Shawn Bryant, 50, Sept. 11, 2022, Sun Prairie, WI

Class of 1996

  • Gladys Young, 90, Feb. 12, 2024, Carlsbad, CA
  • Neil A. Masanz, 47, Jan. 25, 2020, Mosinee, WI

Class of 1997

  • Janell (Wegner) Barlament, 45 June 8, 2020, DePere, WI
  • Kevin Roach, 46, May 18, 2021, Saint Paul MN
  • Mark Duda, 62, June 9, 2020, Helena, MT

Class of 1998

  • Lisa (Barz) Dombrowski, 47, March 1, 2023, Stevens Point, WI
  • Michael Hudson, 47, Jan. 21, 2022, Beloit, WI
  • Stacy (Oslie) Borchardt, 45, Dec. 30, 2020, Stevens Point, WI

Class of 1999

  • Constance Larson, 70, July 12, 2023, Elk Mound, WI
  • Aimee (Paradise) Wallace, 47, May 10, 2023, Merrimac, WI
  • Monica (Stegman) Luckett, 45, Nov. 11, 2021, Rockford, MN
  • Paul J Pelzl, 45, May 31, 2022, Lake Elmo, MN
  • Lori (Snieg) Bembnister, 45, Oct. 30, 2021, Holmen, WI
  • Jeffrey Metro, 47, Oct. 22, 2021, Jupiter, FL
Classes 1980 - 1989

Class of 1980

  • Marlene Driessen, 88, July 7, 2023, Superior, WI
  • Ronald Hall, 71, Oct. 6, 2022, Aberdeen, MS
  • Phyllis (Weaver) Olds, 64, Feb. 12, 2022, Minneapolis, MN
  • Michael Wiskowski, 64, Jan. 16, 2021, Wausau, WI
  • Paula Frank, 63, Oct. 23, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Duane Hull, 64, Oct. 6, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Jay Mayer, 64, Oct. 4, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Karen McNaughton) Buvala, 65, July 29, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Gary Geer, 64, Nov. 30, 2021, Columbia, SC
  • Steven Pedersen, 75, Feb. 11, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Jill (Jarvis) Pitek, 63, Jan. 11, 2022, Rhinelander, WI
  • Mark Trampf, 63, Jan. 4, 2022, Madison, WI
  • Susan (Grossman) Hayes, 62, Dec. 10, 2020, Pewaukee, WI
  • Jonathan Hutchinson, 66, Dec. 23, 2020, Excelsior, MN
  • Kerry John Calba, 61, May 13, 2020, Oneida, WI
  • Anh-Tuyet Thi Nguyen, 64, April 4, 2020, Incline Village, NV
  • Barbara A. (Daniel) Brandner, 63, June 16, 2020, Eau Claire, WI
  • Kerry J Calba, 61, May 13, 2020, Oneida, WI

Class of 1981

  • Kathleen Chase, 63, Sept. 22, 2023, Rice Lake, WI
  • Samuel Stagliano, 65, Dec. 29, 2022, Altoona, WI
  • Geralyn (Kuehn) Murphy, 67, Nov. 24, 2021, Madison, WI
  • Cari (Lewis) Zimmer, 64, Oct. 27, 2021, Martinsville, VA
  • Mary (Bayly) Thoen, 71, Sept. 13, 2021, Winona, MN
  • Johnny Washington, 62, June 24, 2021, Elgin, IL
  • Sally (Birkhead) Whitchurch, 62, May 21, 2021, Newport, NC 
  • Timothy Ihlenfeld, 72, Dec. 29, 2016, Waterford, WI
  • Scott Lenicheck, 62, Oct. 2, 2020, Woodruff, WI
  • Renee Rondeau, 59, April 23, 2020, Mount Pleasant, WI
  • Louis M. Larson, 61, March 10, 2020, Ashland, WI
  • Kathy Lou (Gilles) Nuenke, 64, March 24, 2020, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1982

  • Craig Willkom, 61, Aug. 26, 2022, Sheldon, WI
  • Wayne Strong, 62, June 20, 2022, Madison, WI
  • Diane Postler-Slattery, 62, March 8, 2022, Midland, MI
  • Gregory Parr, 70, Nov. 6, 2021, Strum, WI
  • Gordana (Prodanovich) Ritchie, 63, Aug. 16, 2021, Hagerstown, MD
  • Peter Buecher, 61, June 30, 2021, St. Louis Park, MN
  • Thomas Shannon, 59, March 11, 2020, DeForest, WI
  • Dennis Laramy, 84, Aug. 26, 2020, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Michael C Adams, 60, July 7, 2020, Liberty, MO
  • Julie Zeman, 60, March 27, 2020, Pewaukee, WI

Class of 1983

  • Monna (Moon) Clemons, 78, Jan. 20, 2024, Eau Claire, WI
  • William Bottger, 63, Sept. 24, 2023, Grove City, OH
  • Timothy McGillis, 62, June 9, 2023, Neenah, WI
  • Jay Reed, 63, April 1, 2023, Chisago City, MN
  • Lori (Pokrandt) Liddle, 61, Feb. 2, 2023, Bellevue, WA
  • Janet Lee Zilles, 60, March 27, 2022, Mebane, NC
  • Barbara Cutler, 69, Dec. 1, 2021, Portland, OR
  • Juan Chaves, 77, Dec. 1, 2022, Elk Mound, WI
  • Constance Fausett, 71, Sept. 9, 2022, Horicon, WI
  • Lisa (Smith) Graf, 60, June 30, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Kelley Chrouser, 64, May 31, 2022, Wausau, WI
  • Ruth (Schroeder) Gonlag, 92, March 14, 2022, Central, SC
  • Timothy Leis, 61, April 8, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Barbara Cutler, 69, Dec. 1, 2021, Portland, OR
  • Julia (Sand) Stanke, 59, March 29, 2021, Oconomowoc, WI
  • Joseph Berndt, 59, Sept. 25, 2020, Saint Petersburg, FL

Class of 1984

  • Susanne (Leslie) Breskin, 86, Nov. 25, 2023, Chandler, AZ
  • Scott Hirschler, 62, July 14, 2023, Madison, WI
  • Kerry Zurek, 62, June 15, 2023, Durand, WI
  • Delores Sirek, 60, March 17, 2023, Madison, WI
  • Duane Frerichs, 62, Jan. 23, 2021, LaCrosse, WI
  • Allen Steinkopf, 61, Dec. 21, 2022, Eagan, MN
  • David E. Johnson, 72, June 26, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Barbara (Johnson) Beaudreau, 69, Feb. 14, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Mary (Eddey) Demrow, 58, March 26, 2021, Footville, WI
  • Fay (Kauther) Mueller, 58, Feb. 14, 2020, Altoona, WI

Class of 1985

  • Jeannine Raycher, 58, Nov. 5, 2020, Greenwood, WI
  • Gretchen Friederich Field, 64, June 17, 2023, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Jone (Hart) Lindbo, 62, March 31, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Jeffrey Goodavish, 60, July 19, 2021, Arlington, TX
  • Ann (Clemons) Van Dyck, 58, May 19, 2021, Winona, MN
  • Diane (Stretz) Laws, 51, Sept. 24, 2010, Janesville, WI
  • Marion (Reichert) Jenson, 82, Aug. 5, 2020, Menomonie, WI

Class of 1986

  • Richard Carlson, 73, July 11, 2023, Beaver Dam, WI
  • Dan Walker, 59, March 21, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Gregory Lynch, 63, Oct. 20, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Frances Konsella, 94, Oct. 13, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Steven Kleinheinz, 59, June 4, 2022, St. Louis Park, MN
  • Lois Dempsey, 87, May 20, 2022, Eleva, WI
  • Lisa (Herzberg) Rand, 56, Aug. 20, 2020, Somerset, WI
  • Brian Nelson, 57, Feb. 9, 2021, Wausau, WI
  • Warren Bowe, 57, Oct. 18, 2020, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Francis W. Maenner II, 59, June 20, 2020, Altoona, WI
  • Steven T. Brackenwagen, 58, June 22, 2020, Eau Claire, WI
  • David W. Blaeser, 60, May 25, 2020, Saint Paul MN

Class of 1987

  • James Tallman, 59, May 3, 3023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sherri (Nelson) Patterson, 58, Nov. 24, 2022, Glorieta, NM
  • Kevin Jones, 70, Nov. 16, 2022, Indianapolis, IN
  • Sharon Peterson, 69, Nov. 17, 2021, Rice Lake, WI
  • Michael Grasee, 56, Jan. 16, 2021, Waunakee, WI
  • James Binder, 70, July 24, 2020, Eau Claire, WI
  • Robert Heath, 65, Aug. 12, 2020, River Falls, WI

Class of 1988

  • Sonja Doughty, 58, Sept. 9, 2023, Weyerhauser, WI
  • Rae Marlene (Anderson) Tipler, 87, Aug. 6, 2023, Altoona, WI
  • Kathy (Dummer) Morley, 75, May 17, 2023, Mesa, AZ
  • Lawrence Hadzima, 78, Nov. 23, 2022, Midlothian, TX
  • Eugene, Mortenson, 56, Oct. 21, 2022, Madison, WI
  • Jane Tetzloff-Jensen, 64, Aug. 16, 2022, Cadott, WI
  • Christine (Nelson) Gimber, 56, Dec. 31, 2021, Fall Creek, WI
  • Kim (Schjoneman) Dobbe, 54, June 14, 2021, Appleton, WI
  • Robert Crothers, 55, Oct. 19, 2021, Sun Prairie, WI
  • Virginia (Smigelski) Dugal, 87, Aug 4, 2021, Fort Collins, CO
  • Mary (Muldoon) Geisert, 74, March 2, 2020, Eau Claire, WI
  • William Girard, 54, Feb. 20, 2020, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sharon Ann (Hoberg) Krueger, 78, April 23, 2021, Eau Claire, WI
  • Maureen (Kelly) Burlay, 80, Nov. 2, 2020, Hager City, WI
  • Jeffrey A. Gauss, 55, June 17, 2020, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Class of 1989

  • Marion Strandberg, 72, Nov. 3, 2023, Saint Paul MN
  • David Lendle, 67, July 4, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Matthew Hostak, 60, July 23, 2023, Oshkosh, WI
  • Michael E. Walker, 57, Oct. 10, 2022, New Auburn, WI
  • Peggy (McCumber) Theisen, 68, July 4, 2022, Bloomer, WI
  • William Nagy, 55, May 31, 2021, Madison, WI
  • Tod Thorpe, 56, Aug. 2, 2020, Eau Claire, WI
  • Marie  (Dewitz) Vornholt, 61, Feb. 5, 2021, Eau Claire, WI
  • Jennifer (Svedjan) Valtierra, 55, Nov. 11, 2020, Middleton, WI
  • Gail Palmer, 68, Aug. 21, 2020, Thorp, WI
  • Gary Alan Miller, 53, January 11, 2020, Schofield, WI
Classes 1970 - 1979

Class of 1970

  • April Sue Rademaker, 70, May 14, 2015, Exeland, WI
  • Robert Berg, 75, OCt. 19, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Robert Carr, 80, May 27, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Richard Borgerson, 74, August 24, 2022, Peoria, IL
  • Judith (Lube) Mueller, 74, March 9, 2023, Altoona, WI
  • Valerie (Braunschweig) Wagner, 74, Dec. 26, 2022, Watertown, WI
  • Dale Ramthun, 76, May 17, 2022, Donalsonville, GA
  • Judith (Smith) Olson, 75, July 17, 2022, Big Lake, MN
  • Kristen (Korn) Clowers, 75, July 10, 2022, Savannah, TX
  • Michael Chance, 75, Jan. 14, 2022, Saugerties, NY

Class of 1971

  • Roger Tlusty, 76, Feb 3, 2024, Eau Claire, WI
  • Gwendolyn (Zech)Bauman, 77, JAn. 28, 204, Eau Claire, WI
  • Leonard Johnson, 87, Jan. 18, 2024, Eau Claire, WI
  • Steven Oas, 75, Dec. 31, 2023, Fall Creek, WI
  • Michael Shilts, 75, Dec. 26, 2023, Cameron, WI
  • Dennis Dingmann, 75, Sept. 7, 2023, Phoenix, AZ
  • Linda (Schwebach) McCosky, 74, Feb. 23, 2023, Green Bay, WI
  • Terrence Crowe, 74, July 4, 2023, Omaha, NE
  • Jane (Denissen) Duchemin, 75, April 30, 2023, Fitchburg, WI
  • Teresa Pagel, 73, April 3, 2023, Lake Deltona, WI
  • Marian Peterson, 90, March 13, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Dr. John Minors, 75, July 11, 2022, Foley, AL
  • Donald Ganther, 84, Sept 23, 2021, Rochester, MN
  • Douglas Thompson, 77, July 8, 2021, River Falls, WI
  • Robert E. Schuh, 77, April 11, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Joan (Zens) Murray, 91, Jan. 4, 2023, Clayton, WI
  • Elliot Kass, 73, Dec. 22, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Thomas McCarthy, 73, Nov. 10, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Thomas Davis, 74, April 18, 2022, Redondo Beach, CA
  • Thor Sande, 73, Oct. 15, 2022, Marshfield, WI
  • Arthur Harold, 82, Sept. 3, 2022, The Villages, FL
  • Michael Bean, 73, Aug. 15, 2022, Menomonie, WI
  • Elizabeth (Koop) Donner, 74, July 6, 2022, Frisco, TX

Class of 1972 

  • Marlene (Watson) Hanson, 90, Jan, 2, 2024, Osseo, WI
  • Mary Jo (Woletz) Anderson, 84, Oct. 6, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Rebecca (Bluhm) Cieslewicz, 73, April 4, 2023, Waupun, WI
  • Edward Knetter, 74, Nov. 6, 2023, Augusta, WI
  • Dr. Susan (Mickelson) Behling, 71, June 21, 2023, Foley, AL
  • Caryn Schultz, 72, June 6, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Shirley Karow, 72, Feb. 22, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Kenneth Chase, 77, June 10, 2022, Stevens Point, WI
  • Nancy Holtz, 74, April 28, 2022, Mount Pleasant, WI
  • Adella Hanson, 87, March 14, 2022, Boyceville, WI
  • Mary (Quinlan) Froelich, 71, March 13, 2022, Altoona, WI

Class of 1973

  • Patrick Vinopal, 75, Jan. 1, 2024, Las Vegas, NV
  • Leonard Zogg, 75, Oct. 3, 2021, Tillamook, OR
  • Michael Stein, 71, Aug. 16, 2023, Menomonie, WI
  • Dee (Baldovin) Taylor, 89, Aug. 10, 2023, Rice Lake, WI
  • Robert O'Brien, 74, July 30, 2023, Clermont, FL
  • Peter Fernholz, 72, July 1, 2023, Lakeville, MN
  • David C. Gillen, 72, June 5, 2022, Osceola, WI
  • Steve Jackson, 73, Feb. 4, 2023, Cadott, WI
  • Frank Knusta, 81, July 26, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Robert Shelton, 72, Sept. 4, 2022, Fitchburg, WI
  • Marcia Oftedahl, 71, June 30, 2022, Sugar Land, TX
  • Karen (Messer) Braun, 71, June 1, 2022, Mt. Prospect, IL
  • Jeffrey Volkman, 70, Feb. 4, 2022, Plymouth, MN

Class of 1974

  • Scott Rice, 72, Sept. 28, 2023, Vail, AZ
  • Robert Giles, 71, Oct. 27, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sally (Loucks) Ketelhut, 71, April 23, 2023, Medford, WI
  • Nancy (Buchanan) Mccarthy, 90, Sept. 21, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Susan Mullen, 69, Sept. 3, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Sheryl (Huxtable) Bendickson, 70, April 13, 2022, Mahtomedi, MN
  • Ronald Chairpar, 69, July 9, 2022, Minneapolis, MN
  • Rita (Brever) McCarty, 70, June 18, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Robert Wiltrout, 70, March 8, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI

Class of 1975

  • Terry France, 75, Jan. 4, 2024, Eau Claire, WI
  • Paulette (Thompson) Oas, 70, Nov. 7, 2023, Fall Creek, WI
  • Geraldine (Spear) Lardinois, 70, Oct. 27, 2023, Fort Atkinson, WI 
  • Gail (Greivell) Stroinski, 68, Sept. 24, 2022, Eden Prairie, MN
  • Jean P. (Olson) Anderson, 88, June 20, 2023, Grand Marais, MN
  • Betty Jean (Veverka) Harper, 91, June 8, Eau Claire, WI
  • Theodore Stearns, 79, May 1, 2023, Menomonie, WI
  • Paulette (Novotny) Russell, 69, Sept. 8, 2022, North Pole, AK
  • Linda (Breitbach) Erickson, 68, March 31, 2022, Platteville, WI
  • Steven Parker, 71, Feb. 22, 2023, Janesville, WI
  • David Fodor, 79, July 27, 2022, Tiffin, OH
  • Donald Gradeless, 73, Sept. 26, 2022, Winona Lake, IN
  • Gary Johnson, 72, July 28, 2022, Hayward, WI
  • Catherine Erickson, 68, Sept. 12, 2021, Minneapolis, MN
  • Susan Toms-Bronowski, 72, March 4, 2021, Oconomowoc, Wi
  • Nanette (Knutson) Rehling, 74, Nov. 1, 2021, Beloit, WI

Class of 1976

  • Robert Scholz, 68, July 16, 2023, Waukesha, WI
  • David Gee, 69, Sept. 6, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sharon (Kelly) Johnson, 70, Aug. 6, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Rita Sorkness, 74, Jan. 18, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • David Mc Duffie, 68, Dec. 15, 2022, Milwaukee, AZ
  • David Liebler, 67, June 23, 2021, Sun City, AZ
  • Daniel Gannon, 67, June 22, 2022, Palm Springs, CA
  • Suzanne Strowig, 68, Dec. 26, 2021, Neenah, WI 
  • Mary Ann Dickoff, 68, Aug. 12, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Linda (Luedke) Sullivan, 67, Jan. 1, 2022, Madison, WI
  • Richard Weith, 67, Dec. 4, 2021, Elkhorn, WI
  • Raymond Moore, 71, July 7, 2020, Milwaukee, WI

Class of 1977

  • Edward Brown, 83, Oct. 19. 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Diane (Ulrich) Elbin, 67, April 13, 2023, Deerfield, IL
  • John R. Johnson, 68, May 1, 2023, Chetek, WI
  • Mary (Johnson) Yahr, 66, Nov. 9, 2022, West Bend, WI
  • Kevin Tomm, 61, May 10, 2016, Madison, WI
  • Joy (Bradford) Borum, 80, June 18, 2022, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Daniel Cyr, 70, May 15, 2022, Englewood, OH
  • Alexander Prodanovich, 71, Oct. 12, 21, Fairchild, WI
  • Susan Conley, 65, Jan. 1, 2021, New York, NY
  • William H. Biggs, 70, Feb. 5, 2021, Colfax, WI
  • Robert Gruber, 60, Sept. 13, 2015, Milwaukee, WI
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Class of 1978

  • Mark D. Johnson, 67, Oct. 18, 2023, League City, TX 
  • Richard A Hudson, 73, Nov. 17, 2022, Altoona, WI
  • Joseph Pachura, 66, Oct. 20, 2022, Stone Mountain, GA
  • Janet (Lenz) Dieck, 66, Sept. 27, 2021, Wausau, WI
  • Daniel Naughton, 68, March 6, 2023, Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • Ann (Kargard) Heider, 67, Nov. 1, 2022, Marinette, WI
  • Charles Thompson, 74, Jan. 10, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • James Arndt, 66, Jan. 6, 2023, Racine, WI
  • Jane (Dahlheimer) Heinrich, 65, Jan. 4, 2023, Seattle, WA
  • Barbara (Zimmerman) Bennecke, 65, Nov. 30, 2021, DePere, WI
  • James Rohlik, 67, Dec. 20, 2021, Fall Creek, WI

Class of 1979

  • Mark Janke, 64, May 27, 2022, Louisville, KY
  • Jay Byers, 65, Feb. 28, 2022, Houston, TX 
  • Kay (Havlik) Heller, 63, April 13, 2020, Albany, WI
  • Laurie (Harden) Jensen, 66, Dec. 28, 2022, Elroy, WI
  • Susan Style, 65, Dec. 3, 2022, Saint Paul, MN
  • Kayla Mezera, 64, March 23, 2022, Prairie du Chein, WI
  • James Rubenzer, 75, March 24, 2022, Hammond, WI
  • David Sass, 65, Nov. 30, 2021, Ormond Beach, FL  
  • Theresa Foss, 71, Jan. 30, 2022, Middleton, WI
  • Patricia (Gilbert) Hoppe, 64, Jan. 15, 2022, Monona, WI

 

Classes 1960 - 1969

Class of 1960

  • Donald Southard, 85, Jan. 26, 2024, Eau Claire, WI
  • Connie Chumas, 90, Jan. 4, 2024, Eau Claire, WI
  • Judith (Brick) Vaudreuil, 84, July 14, 2023, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Carol (Mathewson) Moore, 84, April 11, 2022, Oshkosh, WI
  • Robert Monarski, 88, Sept. 15, 2022, Newark, DE
  • Adam Cahow, 93, Nov. 27, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Kathryn (Fults) Ver Hagen, 84, Oct. 24, 2022, Chesterfield, MO
  • Noel Ness, 90, July 3, 2022, LaMesa, CA 
  • Bernard Heit, 84, Feb. 7, 2022, Altoona, WI
  • Bruno Pawlowicz, 95, Jan. 15, 2021, Dorchester, WI
  • Bruce Furrer, 86, June 24, 2022, Wausau, WI
  • James Omernik, 85, June 22, 2022, Corvallis, OR
  • Henry Sletner, 89, May 9, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Barbary Peterson, 83, April 19, 2022, Bruce, WI
  • Agnes (Von Haden) Gierok, 83, Aug. 6, 2021, Independence, WI
  • Allen Christel, 87, May 28, 2021, Whitelaw, WI

Class of 1961

  • Dale Southard, 85, Sept. 4, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Robert Stroebel, 86, Oct. 20, 2022, Little Chute, WI
  • Marlene (Rademaker) McDevitt, 89, Feb. 20, 2023, Sarasota, FL
  • Lowell Glodosky, 86, Oct. 13, 2022, Hayward, WI
  • Charles Gavin, 83, July 18, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sharon (Hams) Olson, 82, July 1, 2022, Spokane, WA
  • Lawrence Bennett, 83, Jan. 5, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Ardell (Olceson) Christianson, 83, Sept. 7, 2021, Lodi, WI
  • H. Martin Hanson, 82, Aug. 15, 2021, Woodbury, MN
  • Don Christianson, 84, March 8, 2021, Wausau, WI

Class of 1962

  • Charles Skeels, 79, Nov. 9, 2017, Overland Park, KS
  • Diane (Anderl) Camberg, 69, April 28, 2010, Tigard, OR
  • Hilde (Guth) Bacharach, 101, Nov. 22, 2023, Altoona, WI
  • William Kuehn, 84, Nov. 9, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Douglas V. Knight, 87, June 9, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Judith (Todd) Ashworth, 82, Jan. 14, 2023, Bakersfield, CA
  • Nina (Jump) Stoner, 97, April 3, 2023, Longview, WA
  • Richard Turk, 84, Jan. 5, 2023, Wausau, WI
  • James Merkel, 90, Oct. 19, 2022, Altoona, WI
  • Robert Gunn, 82, June 30, 2022, Hendersonville, NC
  • Irvin Yelle, 85, April 9, 2022, Mondovi, WI
  • Bonia (Melby) Busson, 82, Feb. 12, 2022, Saint Paul MN
  • Timothy Russell, 81, Oct. 17, 2021, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Ronald Ganong, 82, Jan. 11, 2021, Janesville, WI
  • James Linna, 81, June 12, 2021, San Diego, CA
  • Donald Lund, 81, June 10, 2020, Denver, NC
  • Virginia (Mikula) Narlock, 80, Jan. 18, 2021, Marshfield, WI

Class of 1963

  • Barbara Nelson, 88, Dec. 5, 2023, Osseo, WI
  • Linda (Nelson) Bleskachek, 82, Feb. 16, 2023, Hudson, WI
  • Kenneth Palmer, 87, Aug. 25, 2022, Fond Du Lac, WI
  • Mary (Datta) Orfield, 82, Nov. 20, 2023, Menomonie, WI
  • Gary M. Hanson, 82, Sept. 27, 2023, Sun Prairie, WI
  • Lynn Lowman, 86, May 21, 2023, Kalama, WA
  • Donald E. Lee, 84, May 16, 2023, Saint Paul, MN
  • Janet Naumann, 81, March 20, 2023, Green Bay, WI
  • Robert E. Nelson, 81, March 22, 2023, 
  • Evelyn (Wilhelm) Sandvick, 82, Feb. 24, 2023, Ardmore, OK 
  • Allen Kosnar, 97, Dec. 20, 2021, Lena, WI
  • Donald Dinsmore, 84, Dec. 17, 2021, Lehigh Acres, FL
  • Wayne Qualheim, 82, July 9, 2021, Stanley, WI
  • Lynda (Lund) Hoffmann, 79, March 7, 2021, Stillwater, MN

Class of 1964

  • Mary Loomer-Oliver, 89, Nov. 8, 2023, Milwaukee, WI
  • Robert Walter, 85, Aug. 24, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Alice (Quick) Sannes, 91, May 15, 2023, Dallas, WI
  • Robert Segerstrom, 80, Feb. 11. 2022, Sterling, CO
  • Judith (Jensen) Williams, 80, April 15, 2023, Loveland, CO
  • Carolyn Barstad, 82, April 10, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • James Rude, 81, April 3, 2023, Rochester, MN
  • Lorenz Schreier, 88, Oct. 7,2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Vernett Peterson, 81, Oct. 12, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Thomas Krishka, 84, Oct. 7, 2022, Waunakee, WI
  • Michael Saumer, 83, Aug. 23, 2022, Galveston, TX
  • James Lloyd, 82, Dec. 1, 2021, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • David Ponick, 81, April 25, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • David Horan, 83, Nov. 14, 2021, Altoona, WI
  • John Hodgens, 81, Feb. 26, 2022, Red Wing, MN
  • Bruce Neuman, 81, Sept. 8, 2021, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Elizabeth (Einum) Eiseth, 88, Sept. 4, 2021, Menomonie, WI
  • James Zerrenner, 79, July 12, 2021, Ludington, MI

Class of 1965

  • Dorothy (Sluzewski) Gehrke, 81, Dec. 27, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Kay (Pratt) Furrer, 82, Aug. 13, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Thomas Frisbie, 90, May 2, 2023, Altoona, WI
  • Mary Whalen, 79, April 23, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Ellen Ness, 84, Nov. 27, 2015, Augusta, WI
  • Henry Baier, 79, March 21, 2023, Menomonie, WI
  • Karen (Flury) Liebeman, 80, Jan. 9, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Constance (Fults) Matson, 79, Dec. 24, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Rosemarie (Lueck) Norlin, 85, Feb. 20, 2022, Tomahawk, WI
  • Della  (Winrich) Lee, 83, Oct. 24, 2021, Cornell, WI
  • Ilene (Beyrer) Bjork, 93, Aug. 15, 2021, Colfax, WI
  • Robert Wemette, 91, Jan. 16, 2021, Alma, WI
  • Terrance Peterson, 77, Feb. 1, 2021, Avon, MN
  • Henry Pheifer, 81, Dec. 25, 2021, New Auburn, Wi

Class of 1966

  • Mary (Flint) Hellhecker, 80, Dec. 16, 2023, Menomonie, WI
  • David Anderson, 78, July 23, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Raymond Scheuer, 81, June 11, 2022, Fort Myers, FL
  • Dr. Ronald Haas, 82, April 11, 2023, Saint Clair Shores, MI
  • Sharon Tarr, 78, Oct. 20, 2022, Spooner, WI
  • George Arts, 79, May 16, 2022, Hackensack, MN
  • Lavonne Derousseau, 77, July 14, 2020, Stillwater, MN
  • John Loomis, 82, Nov. 3, 2021, Eau Claire, WI
  • Duane Kroseman, 77, Oct. 21, 2021, Rochester, MN
  • Nancy Caldwell, 76, Dec. 10, 2019, Winnipeg, MB
  • James Beede, 77, April 30, 2021, Tony, WI
  • David Hanson, 81, May 30, 2021, Mission, TX
  • Sharon (Sneen) Morse, 76, May 10, 2021, Saint Paul, MN

Class of 1967

  • Thomas Enslin, 75, Nov. 5, 2020, Milwaukee, WI  
  • Mary Ellen (Lucas) Fisher, 82, March 28, 2023, Rice Lake, WI
  • Raymond Ransom, 77, March 17, 2023, Merrillan, WI
  • Richard Rankin, 67, June 12, 2022, Ammon, ID
  • Noel Valley, 83, July 22, 2022, Northfield, MN
  • Alice Rose, 78, Dec. 26, 2021, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Joanne (Skoug) Fimreite, 77, Dec. 23, 2021, Eau Claire, WI
  • Kenneth Balts, 80, Sept. 30, 2021, Holmen, WI
  • Phillip Stickler, 77, Sept. 2, 2021, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1968

  • Edward Krcmar, 78, Jan. 20, 2024, DePere, WI
  • Carol Jane Lucas, 78, Jan. 5, 2024, Oshkosh, WI
  • Mary Cournoyer, 98, Dec. 25, 2023, Saint Cloud, MN
  • Robert Church, 80, Oct. 20, 2023, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Andrew Olson, 83, March 14, 2023, Altoona, WI
  • Thomas Korth, 80, Nov. 15, 2022, Leesburg, FL
  • Gary Kragness, 78, Nov. 13, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Frank Reith, 83, Oct. 1, 2022, Stanley, WI
  • Karol (Lindsay) Machmeier, 82, Sept. 22, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Diane (Bloomquist) Sasa, 76, Sept. 28, 2022, Beaumont, Ca
  • Richard Lund, 80, June 1, 2022, New Glarus, WI
  • Arlene (Trachte) Abrahamson, 82, May 7, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Ruth (Larson) Hendrikson, 92, Feb. 28, 2022, Menomonie, WI
  • Roland Woodbeck, 76, Dec. 9, 2021, The Villages, FL
  • Mary (Moore) Hummell, 75, Jan.9, 2022, Oshkosh, WI
  • William Holley, 77, June 11, 2021, Middleton, WI
  • Dean Brunner, 74, July 11, 2021, Durand, WI
  • James Chmelik, 75, Feb. 14, 2021, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1969

  • Marie (Green) Leonard, 86, Dec. 5, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Emmett O'Brien, 81, Oct. 1, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Beverly (Miller) Wolfgram, 76, May 18, 2023, Madison, WI
  • Thomas Lang, 78, May 5, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sandra Betz, 76, April 9, 2023, Altoona, WI
  • Gene E. Bussewitz, 75, Sept. 26, 2022, Cumberland, WI
  • Frederick, Dietrich, 76, Jan. 19, 2023, Cadott, WI
  • Kay (Pronschinske) Doelle, 72, Aug. 27, 2022, Fountain City, WI
  • Sandra (Bush) Gravunder, 78, Nov. 7, 2022, Abbotsford, WI
  • Gail (Derrick) Doyle, 74, March 5, 2020, Taylorville, IL
  • Gene Bussewitz, 75, Sept. 26, 2022, Cumberland, WI
  • Donald O'Dell, 78, Sept. 10, 2022, Middleton, WI
  • Michael Schhultz, 75, May 22, 2022, Janesville, WI
  • Emma (Foster) Boehmke, 89, April 30, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Betty Harms, 75, April 19, 2022, Mondovi, WI
  • RoseAnn (Smith) Husby, 75, April 7, 2022, Menomonie, WI
  • Denis Fandel, 75, March 7, 2022, Austin, TX
  • John K Enger, 75, Dec. 29, 2021, Menomonie, WI
  • Judy Derouin, 74, March 24, 2021, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Terrence Boardman, 73, Jan. 18, 2021, Greenville, NC
  • James Mikula, 73, Jan. 25, 2021, Marshfield, WI
Classes 1950 - 1959

Class of 1950

  • Betty (Bigler) Zievers, 91, Jan. 31, 2021, Rocky River, OH
  • Mabel Klingbeil, 93, Jan. 16, 2023, Bloomer, WI
  • Irwin Johnson, 98 Aug. 10, 2022, Marshfield, WI
  • Jean (Manchester) Harvey, 92, June 9, 2022, Altoona, WI

Class of 1951

  • Mary Lou (McCann) Keegan, 83, Nov. 15, 2023, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Margaret (Werner) Lamus, 93, June 22, 2023, Everett, WA
  • Marvin G. Larson, 93, Feb. 20, 2022, Waterville, MN
  • Kathleen Henning, 90, April 13, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Carol Endl, 92, Jan. 28, 2022, Altoona, WI

Class of 1952

  • Geraldine, Reiter, 93, Dec. 21, 2023, Anoka, MN
  • Gloria (Fomberg) Weiss, 92, March 5, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Kenneth Fremstad, 91, April 5, 2021, Stanley, WI

Class of 1953

  • Barbara (Brydges) Werner, 89, Aug. 20, 2021, Clinton, WI
  • Donna (Trammel) Van Dreser, 88, June 25, 2022, Stevens Point, WI
  • Gordon Schofield, 90, Nov. 18, 2021, Antigo, WI
  • Arthur Nickel, 90, March 19, 2022, Littleton, CO 
  • Patrick Gannon, 92, April 2, 2022, Ponte Vedra, FL

Class of 1954

  • Richard Klimek, 91, Jan. 16, 2024, Altoona, WI
  • Margaret (Donnelly) Benson, 91, Agu. 10, 2023, Fairchild, WI
  • Beverly (Repaal) Hill, 90, Feb. 20, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Orla Sather, 87, April 16, 2022, Mondovi, WI

Class of 1955

  • Donna (Henderson) Ebert, 88, June 19, 2021, Chetek, WI
  • Joan (Reiten) Snell, 87, May 21, 2021, Spooner, WI
  • Bette McLaughlin, 87, March 6, 2022, Sheridan, WY
  • Kathryn (Zaiser) Oelschlager, 88, Jan. 20, 2022, Lindenhurst, IL

Class of 1956

  • Ione (Klund) Wyss, 87, July 11, 2922, Janesville, WI
  • Barbara (Bloom) Garnett, 88, March 22, 2022, Duluth, MN
  • Marcia (Purvis) Finder, 87, June 28, 2021, Phoenix, AZ

Class of 1957

  • Donald Larson, 89, Dec. 24, 2023, Canton, GA
  • H. Gregory Green, 89, Nov. 6, 2023, Alma, WI
  • Joseph Hebert, 88, Oct. 4, 2020, Republic, MO
  • Marjorie (Odash) Reek, 87, July 13, 2023, Sun Prairie, WI
  • Joanne (Ganong) Horan, 87, Nov. 22, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Leroy Nelson, 88, July 7, 2022, Milwaukee, WI
  • Margaret (Vesperman) Heraly-Schmidt, 86, Oct. 13, 2021, Green Bay, WI
  • Donald E. Richards, 87, Jan. 17, 2022, Minong, WI
  • Naomi (Hackel) Smith, 87, Jan. 4, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Darlyn Krepsky, 78, Dec. 20, 2011, Koehler, WI
  • Lillian (Helwig) Janc, 82, Nov. 11, 2020, Elkridge, MD
  • Judith (Ziegler) Froseth, 84, Aug. 28, 2020, Gurnee, IL
  • Robert D. Sather, 86, June 16, 2020, Eau Claire, WI
  • Joan B Gilles, 83, March 24, 2020, Stevens Point, WI

Class of 1958

  • Jeanne (Brunner) Backes, 85, Jan. 22, 2022, Hot Springs Village, AR
  • Stanley Hillestad, 89, Sept. 28, 2022, Eau Claire, WI  
  • James Dejung, 91, Jan. 26, 2022, University Place, WA

Class of 1959

  • John Amundson, 90, Sept. 2, 2023, Eau Claire, WI
  • Gayle (Peterson) Brecka, 85, June 13, 2022, Cumberland, WI
  • Anne (McCoy) Mehls, 84, March 18, 2022, New Richmond, WI
  • Dorothy (Hoepner) Schneider, 86, April 17, 2023, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Carol Holtz, 83, Sept. 26, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Wayne LaGasse, 88, Jan. 7, 2022, Eau Claire, WI
  • Darlene Simon, 83, Feb. 11, 2022, Chippewa Falls, WI
Classes of 1930 - 1949

Class of 1930

  • Harriet Krom, Beverton, OR

Class of 1935

  • Mabel H. (Gutow) Gunderson, 103, Feb. 10, 2020, Strum, WI

Class of 1937

  • Claudia (Zwiefelhofer) Ryba, 102, Jan. 1, 2018, Rice Lake, WI

Class of 1938

  • Betty Strauch, 101, Jan. 12, 2018, Midland, MI

Class of 1939

  • Dorthy Hull, 100, Jan. 14, 2020, Carver, MN

Class of 1940

  • Margaret (Prissel) Poeschel, 99, Jan 2, 2022, Boyceville, WI

Class of 1941

  • Gladys Thorson, 98, April 5, 2020, Augusta, WI
  • Lois (Juneau) Bartels, 97, Nov. 4, 2018, Whapeton, ND
  • Marion Meyer, 101, Sept. 25, 2021, Eau Claire, WI
  • Margaret (Thalacker) Odegard, 99, Sept. 15, 2021, Eau Claire, WI
  • Beatrice (Sippel) Hill, 99, June 15, 2021, Rochester, MN

Class of 1942

  • Dorothy (Bullis) Carpenter, 100, June 1, 2021, Eau Claire, WI
  • Frances (Meng) Smith, 99, Feb. 15, 2021, Bradenton, FL

Class of 1943

  • Elizabeth (Heffernan) Stabenow, 100, Nov. 22, 2022, Altoona, WI
  • Eunice (Webb) Berg, 97, Oct. 30, 2021, DeSoto, WI

Class of 1944

  • Adeline (Lundberg) Goplin, 97, Sept. 22, 2021, Osseo, WI

Class of 1945

  • Margie (Kadin) Parker, 94, Jan. 11, 2021, Albany, OR

Class of 1946

  • Dixie (Theiler) Gansel, 93, Feb. 25, 2021, Black River Falls, WI

Class of 1947

  • Solveig Embretson, 98, Dec. 3, 2021, Sequim, WA
  • Beverly (Popple) Schmidmayr, 92, Oct. 15, 2020, Chippewa Falls, WI

Class of 1948

  • Gloria (Peuse) Blaede, 98, Oct.  17, 2023, Monticello, WI
  • Ardis (Berg) Erickson, 97, Feb. 20, 2023, Madison, WI
  • Louise (Thomley) Johnson, 93, May 21, 2021, Mankato, MN
  • Kathryn (Mower) Armstrong, 94, July 28, 2021, Chippewa Falls, WI

Class of 1949

  • Virginia (Churchward) Grant, 92, Feb. 6, 2022, Whittier, CA
  • Kenneth Lindner, 99, Dec. 4, 2021, Merrillan, WI
  • Samuel Young, 95, Dec. 31, 2022, Black River Falls, WI
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