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School Closings, Delays & Cancellations

These are for: Thursday, February 20, 2020


Schools DELAYED Two-Hours:
Black River Falls       
Melrose Mindoro                                          

Other Cancellations:
Jackson County Interfaith Caregivers: A Time for You Programs - CANCELLED

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Milwaukee Police: Molson Coors Invest…

February 27, 2020 by Wheeler

Milwaukee police are saying the investigation into the Wednesday afternoon shooting at Molson Coors offices is still in its early...

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Mass Shooting At Molson Coors Leaves 6…

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Patricia "Pixie" Cravins

  • Written by Mary Gerdes
  • Published in Obituaries

Baby Patricia “Pixie” was born July 2, 2019 in La Crosse, WI to Donita Lockington and Armas Cravins II of Melrose, WI. She gained her angel wings before the sun rose on September 4th, 2019.

She likes cuddling mommy, receiving loves and kisses from her big brothers and sister, loves her milk and homemade blanket.
“Her mommy loves her more than anyone, always and forever.”

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brothers; Elijah Volden, Zane Lockington and Armas “Massi” Cravins III, sister; Anna-Madison Cravins, maternal grandparents; Kelly Lockington and Todd and Cheryl (Tewes) Lockington, maternal great grandmother; Christena Lockington and life partner; Jim Bielfeldt, aunt and uncle; Darren and Lacey (Lockington) Block, Uncle; Donald Arneson, paternal grandparents; Therese Cheryl Giles and Georges and Yelena Cravins, paternal grandfather; Arthur Giles, Aunt and Uncle; George and JeQuette Cravins, Uncle; Jeremy Migner, Jean Luc Cravins, Aunt; Clarina Cravins, Adele Cravins; and a host of loving family and friends.

Patricia was preceded in death by her maternal great grandparents; August “Gus” and Patricia “Pat” Iverson, maternal great grandfather; Don Lockington

Honorary Pallbearers will be Pixie’s siblings.

Pallbearers will be Casie Renning, Jayda Fry, Jennifer Zolper and Anika Zolper.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to:
Co-Op Credit Union
Attn: Patricia Maxine Cravins Memorial
409 N Washington St
Melrose, WI 54642

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00AM Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Mindoro Presbyterian Church with Pastor Allen Hanson officiating.

Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the time of the services. Burial will follow in Black Oak Cemetery. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home and Crematory-Jostad, West Salem is helping the family at the time of need.


Black River Falls

Partly Cloudy

Humidity: 61%

Wind: 18 mph

  • 03 Jan 2019 39°F 8°F
  • 04 Jan 2019 37°F 26°F