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Betty Pearl Skille

December 17, 1921 - July 7, 2014

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Helen Virginia Cosgrove

June 6, 1925 - July 6, 2014

Helen Virginia Cosgrove was born to eternal life on July 6, 2014. She was born in Chicago, earned a B.A. from Barrat College, and a Masters in Library Science from Rosary College. She began her career as a librarian in the Chicago Public Library, where she specialized in opera and classical music. She relocated to Mobile, Alabama and then to Mequon, Wisconsin, where she retired as a librarian...
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Bradley Scott Avery

July 23, 1959 - July 3, 2014

Avery, Bradley Scott, 54, of Spooner passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014.Brad was born on July 23, 1959 to Jack Harold and Carol Jean (Taylor) Avery in Superior, Wisconsin. He was the brother to Jacque and Cindy Avery. Brad was happily married to Jean Rothenbuhler on May 10, 1980. Brad was proud to be a Union 601 welder/pipefitter. He worked on many pipelines. Brad loved making knives,...
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Robert Oliver McDonald

January 4, 1947 - July 2, 2014

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Frances Marie Hanson

October 5, 1919 - June 25, 2014

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Dean Desmond Adams

August 15, 1921 - June 19, 2014

Dean Desmond Adams, 92, of Spooner Nursing Home, passed away on Tuesday of natural causes. Born August 15, 1921, to Avetus Adams and Grace Adams in Spencer, Iowa, Dean joined the Navy in 1942 after two years at Iowa College and served seven war patrols aboard the submarine USS Redfin, one of the "Manitowoc Boats," from its commissioning in 1943 through the end of World War II. Dean married Alice...
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Geneva Marie Mulligan

September 9, 1924 - June 18, 2014

Geneva (Gen) Marie Mulligan, 89, formerly of Trego and Spooner died surrounded by her children at the Rice Lake Convalescent Center on June 18, 2014. She was born on September 9, 1924. Married first to Donald Hudek and later to John (Jack) Mulligan, Gen was the mother of nine children. Gen and her family moved often and she explored a number of occupations including waitressing, secretarial work,...
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Albert Henry Irvine

November 19, 1940 - June 10, 2014

Albert Henry "Better Known as Butch" Irvine, 73, of Trego passed away on Tuesday, June 10, at Spooner Health Systems ER. Albert was born on November 19, 1940 to Lenson and Cleo (Hughes) Irvine in Bass Lake Township, Wisconsin. He graduated from Spooner High School in 1958. Butch married Ethel Nelson in Spooner at St. Alban's Episcopal Church on November 25, 1962. He worked as a heavy equipment...
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Lillian Carole Georgick

May 15, 1922 - June 5, 2014

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Juanita Joyce Marshall

July 23, 1929 - May 30, 2014

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Warren Glen Anderson

January 30, 1924 - May 29, 2014

Warren G. Anderson, of Spooner, Wisconsin, formerly of Niagara, Wisconsin, died at the Benedictine Living Center in Spooner on May 28, at the age of 90. Warren was born on January 30, 1924 in Marinette, Wisconsin to Harry S. and Carolyn K. (Hansen) Anderson. Warren was the oldest of 5 children; Joyce, Beverly, Nyna, and Karen. Warren grew up in Niagara. He attended Niagara public school...
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Joy Lorraine Parker

December 25, 1928 - May 26, 2014

Parker, Joy L., 85, of Spooner passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at Spooner Health Systems.Joy was born on December 25, 1928 to Frank and Grace (McNitt) Bartle in Gull Lake Township, Wisconsin. She graduated from Spooner High School in 1946. She married Warren Parker on August 23, 1948 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. They ran the family farm in Gull Lake Township until 1960. She also worked at...
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Donna Mae Fairbanks

September 13, 1946 - May 11, 2014

Donna Mae (Ackerblade) Fairbanks, 67, passed away on Sunday, May11, 2014, in Duluth, Minnesota. Donna was born on September 13, 1946, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Raymond and Harriet (Bouley) Ackerblade. Donna and Clement G. Fairbanks were united in marriage, in St. Paul, Minnesota, on November 6, 1965. Donna is survived by: her husband of 48 years, Clement, of Minong, WI, her son, Timothy ...
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Frank J. Jellen

July 31, 1911 - May 5, 2014

Frank J. Jellen, 102 years old, residing at Anson House, Santa Rosa, California passed away peacefully on May 5th. Frank was born on July 31, 1911, in Bruno Saskatchewan to Joseph and Theresa Jellen. The family settled in Washburn County to farm in the early 1900's. Frankie attended a 1 room school house at Tozer Lake with his siblings. He stayed on the family farm near Spooner and was still...
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Gordon Luther Thorpe

April 30, 1955 - March 26, 2014

Gordon Thorpe, age 58, a resident of Spooner, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.Gordon was born on April 30, 1955, in Shell Lake, Wisconsin to parents Glenn and Gloria (Wood) Thorpe. On May 31, 1986, Gordon was united in marriage to Patricia Kowalski in Trego, Wisconsin. Gordon worked for 33 years as a conductor with the Chicago Northwestern and Union Pacific Railroads...
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Beverly Jean Frendt

June 28, 1945 - October 9, 2013

Beverly "Bev" Jean (Magnus) Frendt, 68, of Spooner, WI passed away peacefully at home with her devoted husband, George at her side on Wednesday, October 9, 2013.Beverly was born in Spooner, WI June 28, 1945 to Edward and Geraldine (Thompson) Magnus. She graduated from Spooner High School in 1963. On June 20, 1964 she married the love of her life, George Frendt. They lived on the East side of St....
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Paul Howard Frey

February 12, 1922 - August 18, 2012

Paul Howard Frey of Spooner WI past away on Saturday August 18, 2012. He was born February 12, 1922 to Carl and Doretta Frey of Gilman, Illinois.Paul attended the Gilman High School and attended the University of Illinois, obtaining a degree in Chemical Engineering. He was part of the Manhattan Project, through the Army Corps of Engineers and Union Carbide Corporation, to develop the first...
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Joseph George Ahlm

March 19, 1957 - October 24, 2011

Funeral Services for Joseph "JoDaddy" Ahlm will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at the Spooner Wesleyan Church (1100 W. Maple St. in Spooner, WI 54801) with Pastor Ronald Gormong officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Church prior to the service. Promptly at 10:00 am on Friday, October 28, 2011 we will be leaving the Dahl Funeral Home at 221 Elm St. in...
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William James Welter

March 7, 1956 - October 21, 2011

. A Celebration of Bills life will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday October 29, 2011 at the Lakeside Community Lutheran Church. Pastor John Mills will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday 4:00 p.m. to 7:00p.m. at the Dahl Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Rocky Ridge Cemetery following the service. Honorary Bearers: Austin Calderon, Anthony Bolado, Greg Brantner, David, Michael Welter, Bill,...
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Peter R. Huntowski

April 6, 1929 - October 18, 2011

Peter Richard Huntowski, 82, formerly of Minong and a current resident of Spooner, died on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at the Essential Health System-St. Mary's in Duluth, MN. Peter was born on April 6th, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois to Peter John and Helen (Olinski) Huntowski. On June 9th, 1951 he was united in marriage to Dolores Kolasinski in Chicago, Illinois. Peter joined the US Navy in 1945...
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Eileen Dorothy Lillian Gelhar

May 3, 1930 - October 7, 2011

Eileen Dorothy Lillian Bennett was born on May 3, 1930 in Pierce County, WI to George and Edna (Warn) Bennett. She graduated Red Wing High School in 1947. Eileen was united in marriage to Arthur Gelhar on November 7, 1953 at the Suea Lutheran Church in Hager City, WI.Eileen Gelhar, age 81, a resident of Spooner, WI, died on Friday, October 7, 2011 at the Spooner Nursing Home in Spooner.Eileen...
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Edward Joseph Ellsworth

August 3, 1935 - October 2, 2011

Major Edward Joseph Ellsworth 76 of Rice Lake, surrounded by his family, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, October 2nd. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Edward George Ellsworth and Gretrude (Finn) Ellsworth; sisters Luella and Mary Beth ; brothers Patrick and Michael, and grandchildren Paul Ellsworth and Grace Elizabeth Wolf. He is survived by his devoted wife, loving sister, 4...
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Kenneth Roger Leckel

June 18, 1944 - September 10, 2011

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Ruth Dorothy King

October 8, 1929 - September 8, 2011

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Leona Bell Carpenter

January 18, 1925 - September 6, 2011

Leona Bell Beggs was born at Tamarack, MN on December 18, 1925 to Oliver and Hilda (Paxson) Beggs. In 1928 she moved with her parents to Backus, MN where she attended school and graduated from high school in 1943. After graduation she worked in Minneapolis, MN and Seattle, WA for Boeing Aircraft until her marriage to Ernest "Cap" Carpenter on August 20, 1944. They lived in Florida and North...
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Glenna Gault Carlson

November 18, 1939 - September 3, 2011

Glenna Carlson, age 71, currently residing in Spooner, WI & Weslaco, TX, passed away Sat. Sept 3, 2011. Preceded in death by son Robert Carlson. Survived by loving husband, Edward; daughters, Sandie (Phil) Johnson, Sharon (Mick) Saul; daughter-in-law Sheila (Rudy) Youngbauer; son Scott Bassett; grandchildren, Cyndi (Tom) Armstrong, Jenna (Travis) Totz, Jackie Carlson; sister-in-laws Margie...
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Joanne Olive Adams

July 18, 1930 - August 28, 2011

JoAnne Adams, age 81, of Chippewa Falls, WI formerly of Minong, WI, died on Sunday, August 28, 2011, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Bloomer, Wisconsin. JoAnne Olive Postl was born on July 18, 1930, in Minong, Wisconsin to parents Alfred Vetus and Lilah Fern (Devonport) Postl. She attended and graduated from the Minong Schools and furthered her education by receiving a degree as an operating...
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Margarette A. Hanson

June 1, 1919 - July 20, 2011

Margarette Hanson, age 92, a resident of Spooner, died on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at the Spooner Nursing Home.Margarette A. Hanson was born on June 1, 1919, in Montgomery, Alabama to parents William and Alice (Moody) Royson. During her working life, she spent time as an archivist for the Beloit Daily Newspaper and also the Minneapolis Star Tribune. She also worked for Lutheran Social Services...
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Thomas Alvin Bastion

February 13, 1924 - July 8, 2011

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Albert Thomas Karger

April 29, 1944 - June 16, 2011

Albert "Tom" Karger was born on April 29, 1944 in Portland, Oregon to parents Gordon and Josephine (Zeismer) Karger. He grew up and attended school in Parker's Prairie, MN., then moved to Minneapolis, MN in 1963. On April 23, 1966, he was united in marriage to Susan Hoffman in Minneapolis. Most of his life he spent working as a Machinist working 23 years at Ver-sa-til Associates Inc. in the...
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Robert Douglas Busch

August 21, 1948 - June 11, 2011

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Elmer R. Rheingans

January 8, 1938 - June 9, 2011

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Lloyd George Hendricks

April 9, 1936 - June 4, 2011

Lloyd Hendricks, age 75, a life long resident of the Springbrook- Spooner area died on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at the Spooner Nursing Home. Lloyd George Hendricks was born on April 9, 1936, at home in Springbrook to parents Lloyd W. and Elsie (Lereback) Hendricks. After high school, Lloyd served in the U.S. Army from December 1958 until his Honorable Discharge in March of 1962. Lloyd was a...
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Reilley George Hammond

June 18, 1942 - May 27, 2011

Reilley G. Hammond, 68, of Almena, WI, passed away on Fri., May 27, at the Cumberland Extended Care Unit in Cumberland, WI. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his "favorite" dog. He is survived by his wife, Carol of Almena, WI, one daughter, Rose Marie (Wayne) Doose of Germany, four step-children, Sharon, Jerry, Sandie, and Terry, 12 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He was...
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John H. Brovan

July 15, 1944 - May 16, 2011

John H. Brovan was born on July 15, 1944, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to parents LeRoy and Shirley (Caldwell) Brovan. After attending school in Eau Claire, he joined the US Navy at the age of 17 and spent time in the Mediterranean and Caribbean. After the Navy, he moved back to Eau Claire and became a longtime Professional Master Painter. In the mid 1980's, John left Eau Claire and moved to...
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Myron Byron Sweeny

July 20, 1936 - May 9, 2011

Myron B. Sweeny was born July 20, 1936 in the Town of Weston. He lived in Earl, WI, until 1946 and upon the death of his father, moved to the Menomonie area. Mike worked for the City of Menomonie as a Firefighter from September 1963 until June 1990. He then worked at Mills Fleet Farm from 1992 until 1999, when he and his wife Sandra retired to Rice Lake, WI. Mike is survived by his wife of...
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Edith M. Cunliffe

January 4, 1932 - May 7, 2011

Edith M. Petty was born on January 4, 1932, in Chicago, Illinois to parents R. Hamlin and Edith (Blount) Petty. After graduating High School, she received a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa in Biology and History in 1954, and received a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University in Chicago in Physical Therapy in 1956. After taking time to raise her children, she...
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William G. Lake

June 20, 1920 - May 6, 2011

William was born in Cadott, Wisconsin on June 20, 1920 to the late Warren and Edith Lake. He was raised on the family farm along with his brother Burton. He was married to Veronica Hetchler in 1942. They had three children: Keith, Kathryn and Timothy.Bill was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Army - Mechanized Calvary; he was awarded the Bronze Star and was discharged as a Captain. He...
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Wyona Caroline Strunk

June 24, 1914 - March 12, 2011

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Elnora J. Hotchkiss

Unknown

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Ann Huston Stevenson

March 30, 1921 - Unknown

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Perry Keith Dahlgren

January 14, 2014 - Unknown

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