This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap ...
Arlene F. Anderson, 86, of Eau Claire died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at Syverson Lutheran Home in Eau Claire, under the care of Northwest Wisconsin HomeCare.
Beatrice Lenz Cooper, formerly of Altoona, died the day following her 87th birthday in Sun City, Ariz.
Dorothy E. Anderson, 88, of 1905 N. 130th Ave., Fall Creek, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.
Julie K. Hacker, 50, of Eau Claire died suddenly Friday, Oct. 30, 2009.
Richard "Dick" Gordon Leiser, 55, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at home.
Linda Joy Pabst, age 61, of Mondovi, formerly of Durand, died peacefully at her home in Mondovi, with her family by her side under hospice care, on Friday, Oct. 30, 2009.
Dale Eugene Johnson, 60, of Eau Claire died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at Sacred Heart Hospital.
Betty Lorraine Paulson, 87, died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Syverson Lutheran Home.
Merle D. Monson, 76, of Eau Claire passed away at home after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009.
Wayne Edward Peterson, age 88, of Menomonie passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Red Cedar Medical Center in Menomonie.
Mary M. Rapin, 95, of Mondovi passed away Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at the American Lutheran Home in Mondovi.
Eleanor V. Olson, 88, of Eau Claire passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, in Las Vegas.
Malinda M. "Linda" Buchholtz, 93, a resident of Wissota Springs, Chippewa Falls, died Friday morning, Oct. 30, 2009, at Wissota Health and Regional Vent Center in Chippewa Falls
Roy P. Cooper, age 94, of Rock Falls died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, at Chippewa Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation in Chippewa Falls.
MAIDEN ROCK - Kathleen I. "Kate" Herbison, age 83 of Ellsworth, formerly of Maiden Rock, died Oct. 29, 2009, at her home in Ellsworth, with daughters Pat and Ann, and son-in-law, Mike at her side.
Melvin A. Johnson, age 90, of the town of Stanton died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.
Terry J. Laschinger, age 48, of Durand, formerly of Arkansaw, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, in the Town of Knapp, rural Black River Falls of heart complications.
Mary Ann Bucheger, 87, of 10520 Highway S, Chippewa Falls, town of Anson, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Chippewa Falls.
Lana M. Teed, age 67, of Ridgeland died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, at Colfax Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Wallace W. Smetana, age 84, of Menomonie passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at his home.
BLOOMER - Jean Marie (Packer) Bartley, age 53, passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.
Betty Jo Miedema, 45, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at her Altoona home.
Lloyd George Behling, age 82, of Boyceville passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, at Our House Assisted Living in Chippewa Falls.
Lloyd Charles Toutant, 86, of Fort. Myers, Fla., and formerly of Hudson, was killed in a car accident Oct. 7, 2009.
Rodney M. Anderson "Andy," 58, of Chetek passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at his home.
Charles W. "Chuck" Kraska, 69, of the town of Rock Creek, Dunn County, died unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at his residence.