BLAIR/CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. -- Ima E. Lee, 95, of Blair, formerly of Chippewa Falls died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Grand View Care Center in Blair. A celebration of Life will be held this summer. Arrangements are pending with Edison Funeral Home, Independence and Pederson-Volker Funeral Cha…

Palmer A. Raawe, 87, of Chippewa Falls died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his loving family under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice.

CADOTT — Harry Joseph Spiegel, of Cadott, born on Jan. 23, 1938, in Mellen, Wis., to the late Ruth Johnson and the late Harold Spiegel, passed away at age 80 on Feb. 13, 2018, in the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., due to a combination of health issues.

Karen Marie Larsen passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.

Dolores M. Gibson, 90, of rural Chippewa Falls passed away with her family at her side on Thursday morning, Feb. 15, 2018, at Lake Hallie Memory Care and under the care of Mayo Home Hospice.

COLFAX, Wis. — Wilfred J. Morning, 88, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bloomer with visitation two hours prior to service. Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer is assisting the family.

Pioneer educator, Helen Pauline (Pechmiller) Salow, went to join her husband Roy in Heaven, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at age 106 years, 9 months, and 13 days.

APPLETON, Wis. — Anthony “Tony” R. Rowan, 55, of Appleton passed away suddenly as a result of a heart attack Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Appleton.

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THORP — Dean Leo Peterson, 88 of Thorp died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at House of the Dove-Marshfield. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Plombon Funeral Home-Stanley, with visitation 11 a.m. to time of service. Burial will follow in Big Drywood Cemetery-Cadott.

Gregory B. Cigan, 53, of Chippewa Falls died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Arrangements are pending. Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, Chippewa Falls is serving the family.

BLOOMER — Elmer Fred Ferg, 94, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Dove Healthcare, Bloomer.

EAU CLAIRE — Raymond A. Kaczmarczyk, 86, of Eau Claire died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Eau Claire. Services will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Eau Claire, with visitation one hour prior to services. Chippewa Va…

EAU CLAIRE — Dale Babbitt, 90, of Eau Claire died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at home, surrounded by his family, from complications of Parkinson’s disease.

EAU CLAIRE — Dennis J. Tallman, 60, of Eau Claire passed away peacefully at home with his wife at his side. He had a strong faith in Jesus Christ and went home to his Lord and Savior Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018.

Dennis A. Shufelt Sr., 76, of Chippewa Falls passed away and is now reunited with his beloved wife, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer.

Raymond “Ray” Kaczmarczyk, 86, died peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, in Eau Claire.

Milton A. Sedlacek, 71 of the town of Anson died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Thursday, Feb. 15, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church Drywood, Wis., with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will b…

EAU CLAIRE — Dale O. Babbitt, 90, of Eau Claire died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at his home while under the care of Mayo Clinic Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, Chippewa Falls.

GILMAN, Wis. — Frances Komanec, 95, formerly of Gilman died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Our Lady of Victory Hospital-Stanley. A funeral Mass will be held at noon Monday, Feb. 12, at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church-Gilman, with visitation from 10 a.m. to time of service. Burial will f…

BLOOMER — Carol J. Anderson, 78, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at MCHS in Bloomer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Bloomer, with visitation from 11 a.m. to time of Mass. Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer is assisting the family Inter…

REEDSVILLE, Wis. — Carol Marie Winrich, 78, of Reedsville passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Manitowoc Health and Rehabilitation Center in Manitowoc, Wis.

BLOOMER — Joanne F. Black, 80, passed away at MCHS in Eau Claire Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.

BLOOMER — Alice J. Schindler, 97, of Bloomer passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System Chippewa Valley, Bloomer.

Paul C. Strandberg, 67, of Chippewa Falls died suddenly and unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls.

CUMBERLAND, Wis. — Robert Duane Ruff, 70, of Cumberland died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at his home.

Catherine (Kutch) Brenner, 90, passed away Tuesday Feb. 6, 2018, at the Chippewa Manor Nursing Home under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice.

Patricia Ann Rust, 71, of Chippewa Falls passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.

Lloyd F. Siddons, 81, passed away peacefully at his winter home in Arizona.

LADYSMITH, Wis. — James A. Schreiber, 82, of Ladysmith died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at Cornell Area Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Ladysmith Baptist Church, with visitation one hour prior to services. Interment with Military Honors will be at The Nor…

HOLCOMBE, Wis. — James A. Short, 80, of Holcombe died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at Cornell Area Care Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Borton-Leiser Funeral Home In Cornell. Private Interment will be at the Cornell Cemetery.

CHIPPEWA FALLS/CADOTT — Catherine M. Brenner, 90, of Chippewa Falls and formerly of Cadott, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at Chippewa Manor Nursing Home in Chippewa Falls. Arrangements are pending with Leiser Funeral Home Cadott.

Barry L. Blunt, 54, of Chippewa Falls died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are pending. Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, Chippewa Falls is serving the family.

Paul C. Strandberg, 67, of Chippewa Falls died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls. Arrangements are pending at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, Chippewa Falls.

BLOOMER — Dorothy E. Tessmer, 91, of Bloomer died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at Dove Healthcare, Bloomer.

Myrl “Pat” Patricia (Severson) Ahneman, 89, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer and long stay at Clearwater Care Center, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018.