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Thomas E. Griffin Jr. , Age 67, of Milltown, WI passed away September 6, 2014. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 4, 2014 – 11:00AM (visitation from 10-11AM) at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Siren, WI with Pastor Jeff Starnes officiating. Arrangements made by Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Homes.
Agnes A. Anderson, age 71, of Oak Grove, MN, passed away unexpectedly and was pronounced deceased on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at her summer home in Siren, WI. Visitation for Agnes Anderson will be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014, from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home - Siren Chapel. The memorial service honoring Agnes' life will be conducted at 11:00 am (visitation 10:00 to 11:00 am) on Monday, Sep.22nd, at Siren United Methodist Church with Pastor Gilbert White officiating. A fellowship luncheon will be held at the church followed by a committal service and burial at Lakeview Cemetery south of Hertel. Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Webster, Grantsburg, & Siren. Online condolences may be expressed at www.swedberg-taylor.com .
Debra L. Derks, 60, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Golden Age Manor in Amery, WI. Currently pending. An online guestbook is available at rowefh.com or wicremationcenter.com . Refer to these websites for updated information. Arrangements are entrusted to Rowe Funeral Home in Luck, 715-472-2444 and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown,715-825-5550.
Jane Cook, age 76, of Trade Lake, passed away Monday, Sept. 15. The memorial service honoring the life of Jane Cook will be conducted at 11 a.m. (visitation 10 to 11 a.m.), Saturday, Sept. 20, at Siren United Methodist Church, 24025 1st Ave., Siren, WI, with Pastor Gilbert White officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Ironton, Oh. Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Grantsburg, Siren and Webster, Wis. Online condolences may be expressed at swedberg-taylor.com.
Ione A. Jendro, 83, formerly of Minneapolis, passed away peacefully on 9/03 at Good Samaritan Home in St Croix Falls, Wis. A funeral mass will be said at St Joan Of Arc Catholic Church, 4537 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis on Thursday Sept 25, at 1 p.m. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota Heights, Minn.
Veronica "Roni" Lawrence, age 69, of Danbury died September 14, 2014. Memorial service will be Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 2:30 (visitation 1:30-2:30 PM) at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. A full obituary will follow next week. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com
Alvin L. Brand, age 92, of Grantsburg, Wis. died Sept. 11, 2014. A Memorial service will be held on Friday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. (visitation 1 to 2 p.m.) at New Hope Lutheran Church, Grantsburg with Pastor Emory Johnson officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Grantsburg. Online condolences can be made at swedberg-taylor.com.
Evalee R. O’Toole-Johansen, “Ev,” 86 of Belmond, Ia., passed away Sept. 5, 2014 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, Ia. In lieu of a funeral, a celebration of her life will be planned, when interment of ashes will be at West Denmark Lutheran Church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Northern Iowa. Ev was cared for by these fine folks for five days and they made her passing a peaceful transition. For this, the family is forever grateful. Memorials to: Mercy Medical Center Foundation - North Iowa, Attn: Jill Dean, 1000 4th St SW, Mason City IA 50401.
Harriet Hulsether died peacefully in her sleep on September 9, 2014 at the Bethel Home in Viroqua, Wisconsin. She was born on December 7, 1929 in Frederic, Wisconsin, sixth child of Reuben and Ruth (Hane) Wedin. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Viroqua. The Rev. Margaret Eiben Hoversten and Pastor Julie Wollman will officiate with burial in the Castle Rock Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 4:00 p.m until 7:00 p.m. at the Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home, 123 W. Decker St., (Hwy. 56) in Viroqua and at the church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Online condolences may be made to www.vossfh.com The Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family.
Edward C. “Ned” Kellogg, age 87, of Webster, Wis. passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. A Memorial Mass for Edward C. “Ned” Kellogg will be held Wednesday, Sept. 17 at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church (Crescent Lake), on CTH H, just north of CTH A, Webster, Wis. Full military honors were accorded at the church after the Mass. A time of fellowship and food followed at the Kilkare Lodge in Voyager Village. Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Webster. Condolences may be expressed online at swedberg-taylor.com.
Ellen Mortson Hartshorn, 99, of Ely, Minn. passed away Saturday, Aug. 30 at her residence at Carefree Assisted Living in Ely. The visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 26681 Lakeland Avenue North, Webster, Wis., from 10 to 11 a.m. Service to follow along with a 2 p.m. burial at the Danbury Cemetery, Danbury, Wis.
Ojars Arsts “OJ,” age 70 of Webb Lake, Wis. passed away on Sept. 6, 2014. The memorial service for OJ Arsts will be conducted at Lakeside Community Lutheran Church, CTH H north of A, on Friday, Sept. 12, at 11 a.m. (visitation 10 to 11 a.m.) with Pastor Bill Schroeder officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster, Wis. On line condolences may be expressed at Swedberg-taylor.com. In lieu of flowers, memories may be made to the First Responder program at Webb Lake Fire Department.
Janice Louise Fox, 52, of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side on Saturday morning, September 6, 2014. A Celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Balsam Lake. The family will greet visitors at the church from 11:00 A.M. until the service at 3:00 P.M. Janice will be laid to rest at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery near Centuria following the service. The family invites their guests to join them back at the church for fellowship and a light lunch following the cemetery service. The Kolstad Family Funeral Home of Centuria has been entrusted with arrangements.
James A. Branville, 68, of Luck, WI passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at St. Croix Regional Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Rowe Funeral Home in Luck on Friday, September 12th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. James will be laid to rest at Union Cemetery in Oakdale, MN at 3 p.m. on Friday next to his wife June. You are invited to sign an online guestbook at www.rowefh.com or www.wicremationcenter.com . Arrangements are entrusted to Rowe Funeral Home in Luck, 715-472-2444 and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown, 715-825-5550.
Thomas E. Griffin, Jr., 67, of Milltown died September 6, 2014. A memorial service will be heldSaturday, October 4, 2014 at 11:00 AM (visitation 10-11AM) at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Siren Chapel. A full obituary will follow. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Siren. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com
Edward "Ned" Kellogg, age 87 of Webster died September 5, 2014. Memorial service will be onWednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM (visitation10-11AM) at Sacred Heart of Jesus & Mary Catholic Church at A&H. A full obituary will follow. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com
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