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Brian Brawner "Brian B"

Former WWIS Radio personality, Sports Director, and Sportscaster, Brian Brawner...also known as “Brian B.,” 58, of Phoenix, Arizona, formerly of Tomah and Black River Falls, died Thursday.

  • Written by Tony Hart
  • Category: Obituaries
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Rose Mary Short

Rose Mary Short, 72, of Ontario, WI, passed away in her home on Friday, December 29, 2017.
A Memorial Service for Rose will be held Saturday, January 6, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at the Brush Creek Lutheran Church, rural Ontario, WI. Ed Walters will preside.  Burial will be held at a later date.  Family and friends are invited to the visitation Saturday from noon until 2:00 pm at the church.  The Torkelson Funeral Home of Ontario is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be offered atwww.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.
  • Written by Tyler Bue
  • Category: Obituaries
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John "Gump" T. Proft

John "Gump" T. Proft, 55, of Arcadia and Melrose, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

  • Written by Mary Gerdes
  • Category: Obituaries
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Mavis Erickson

Mavis Erickson, 85, of Pigeon Falls, formerly of Black River Falls, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Pigeon Falls Health Care Center.

  • Written by Mary Gerdes
  • Category: Obituaries
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