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Bernard A. Waege

Bernard A. Waege, 64 of Sparta, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 in Tomah. 

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday, January 21, 2012, from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah.  Private family funeral services will be held at a later date

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George O. Gluch

(1/19/12) George O. Gluch, Jr., 65, of Tomah, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 with his loving family by his side at the Tomah Veterans Hospital.  A celebration of life service will be held at January 21, 2012, 11:00 A.M. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Tomah, Wisconsin. The Reverend Mark Benning will officiate.  Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery with military honors by the Curtis-McNutt V.F.W. Post 1382. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street,Tomah and on Saturday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service.

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Ernest G. Giemza

(1/18/12)  Ernest G. Giemza, 75, of Arcadia, died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at his home.

Ernest was born February 22, 1936 in Arcadia Township, Trempealeau County, to Albert and Angeline (Sobotta) Giemza.  He married Mary Ann Stanislawski on May 18, 1963 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, North Creek.

Ernest served in the U.S. Army.  He worked for Joe Roskos Distributing, was a milk hauler for Pehler Trucking, worked at the Blair Cheese Factory and farmed in North Creek.  He enjoyed watching horse pulling events.  He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 1654 in Arcadia.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann of Arcadia; three daughters, Mary Jane (Jon) Olson of Arcadia, Catherine (Mark) Kulig of Columbia, Mo. and Theresa Giemza of Arcadia; three brothers, Dominic Giemza of Arcadia, Albert Giemza Jr. of Independence and Joe Giemza of Arcadia; three sisters, Delores Welciek of White Bear Lake, Minn., Romelle (Loren) Subra of Blair and Mary (Dave) Hestekin of Whitehall; two grandchildren, Noah and Samuel Olson; a step-grandchild, Jonny Olson; two sisters-in-law, Doris Giemza and Jane Giemza, both of Arcadia; many nieces and nephews and his dog, Tippy.

Ernest was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Adrian Giemza; a sister. Elizabeth Giemza and a brother-in-law, George Welciek.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2012 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, North Creek, rural Arcadia, with Very Rev. Woodrow H. Pace officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Military rites will be conducted by Tickfer-Erickson American Legion Post 17.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. followed by a rosary, at Edison Funeral Home, Independence, and one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.

Online condolences may be offered at www.edisonfuneralhome.com .

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Robert Lindbo,

Robert Lindbo, 85, of Hixton, WI passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at Black River Memorial Hospital, while under the care of Black River Memorial Hospice.

Funeral service for Robert will be held, Friday, January 20, 2012, 3:00 p.m., at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Hixton.  Reverend Loren Anderson-Bauer will be officiating.  Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Trinity Rest Cemetery, Hixton.  Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday, January 20, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home of Hixton is assisting the family with arrangements

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