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Obituaries

William W. Russell

William W. Russell, age 67, of Millston and Black River Falls, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 in the Univ. of WI. Hospital in Madison, WI. 

Bill was born in Mather, WI. on June 4, 1944 to Walter William and Angela (Higbee) Russell.    He was a member of the National Guard, he served in Vietnam, and he was discharged in 1970.  He married Dorothy Straight, and she preceded him in death.  Bill was employed as a mechanic at Big Chief Truck Stop in Black River Falls, he drove fork lift at Toro in Tomah, and he worked at Northern Engraving.  He and his wife operated a lawn mowing business in Jackson County. Surviving are 3-brothers, Harvey Russell, California, Fred Russell, Kentucky, and Robert Russell, Shell Lake, WI., one sister, Virginia Olson, Kendall, WI., 3-nieces, 2-nephews, 2-great nieces, 2-great nephews, and one great, great niece.  In addition to his wife Dorothy, he was preceded in death by 2-brothers, Wilbur and Archie Russell.

Graveside memorial military honors will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday, Februry 18, 2012 at Brookside Cemetery in Millston.  Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements, and online condolences may be sent to www.buswellfuneralhome.com

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Steven R. Wieman

 (2/14/12) Steven R. Wieman  59, of Tomah died at his home surrounded by his loving family  on February 12, 2012.  Funeral  Services  will be held on Thursday, February 16,2012, 11:00 A.M.  at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah . Pastor  Edwin W. Stigen. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday  from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial with military honors  by American Legion Post #201 will be at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Tomah.
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Rose Ann Dahl

(2/8/12) Rose Ann Dahl, 77, of Minneapolis, Minn., died Monday, February 6, 2012 at Bethany Covenant Health Care in Minneapolis. 

Rose was born September 18, 1934 in Trempealeau County, to Frank and Veronica (Marsolek) Pientok.

Survivors include a brother, Luke (Mary Lou) Pientok of Arcadia, Wis., two sisters, Clara Armbuster and Agnes (Melvin) Wilke both of Cudahy, Wis., a sister-in-law, Linda Pientok of Independence, Wis., and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Helen Kuka, Polly Pronschinske, Francis Pientok,  two infant sisters and an infant brother.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 13, 2012, at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Independence, with Rev. Tim Oudenhoven officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery. 

Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church.

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

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Marion M. Watenphul

(2/7/12) Marion M. Watenphul, 91, of Fairchild, died Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at Family Heritage Care Center, Black River Falls.  Funeral services for Marion Watenphul will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Fairchild.  Reverend Ricky Bertels officiating.  Friends may call at the church two hours prior to the service.  Burial will be in the Fairchild Cemetery.  The family is assisted by the Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta.

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