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Area Obituaries

TRACEY J. PEETZ

Tracey Jean Peetz, 74, of St. Paul, MN, formerly of Clayton, WI passed away on December 25, 2021 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. She was born on February 24, 1947 in Virginia, MN to Bill and Myra Harrington. As a young girl, she moved with her family to St. Paul Park, MN where she…

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RUTH GRAUNKE

Ruth Ann Graunke, age 74, of Prairie Farm, WI died Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Cumberland Healthcare. Ruth Ann was born on December 2, 1947 to Alfred and Marie (Guibord) Flaw in Dallas, WI, where she was also raised and attended school. Ruth Ann enjoyed sewing, reading, jigsaw puzzles, watching & feeding the birds, tending…

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THELMA L. KLUGOW

Thelma Lorraine Klugow passed away on Friday, January 7th, at the Cumberland Care and Rehab, in Cumberland Wisconsin, at the age of 98 years, 7 months, and 11 days. Thelma (Espeseth) Klugow was born on the family farm on May 27th 1923, near Prairie Farm.  The farm was located about 4 miles north west of…

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DOROTHY R. LUDY

Dorothy Renee Ludy, 72, of Chippewa Falls, formerly of Turtle Lake, passed away on January 2, 2022 at the Chippewa Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation in Chippewa Falls, WI with family by her side after battling a chronic illness.  She was born March 24, 1949, in Rice Lake, WI to William and Leonore (Demers) Roff.  Dorothy…

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ELDRED “TONY” MERLE

Eldred ‘Tony’ Merle, 93, of Almena died January 7, 2022 at his home. He was born May 11, 1928, in Almena, WI to Tony and Anna (Ludke) Merle. He grew up in Almena. At the age of 15, he began hauling cattle with his dad. Soon after that he hauled cattle to South St. Paul…

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Luella “Sissy” DeGolier

Luella “Sissy” DeGolier, 89, of Turtle Lake died December 8, 2021 at the Amery Hospital.  Luella was born near Arland on August 9, 1932 to Andrew and Clara (Fornell) Anderson. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION.

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Eugene Lawrence Effertz

Eugene Lawrence Effertz, 79, passed away December 7, 2021. He was born June 5, 1942, in Minneapolis, MN to Lawrence John and Frances Mary (Kinkela) Effertz. He grew up in Cumberland, WI. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION.

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Michael Douglas Etlicher

Michael Douglas Etlicher, 79, of Almena died, on December 5, 2021, at Barron Care & Rehab. He was born July 6, 1942, in Barron County, WI to Paul Kruger and Pansy Amelia (Kuhnhenn) Etlicher. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION.

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GERALDINE VOGT

    Geraldine Mary Margaret Vogt, 96, of rural Comstock passed thru the Pearly Gates Sunday November 7th after a brief struggle with her ancestors. She was preceded in Death by her husband, Edgar Vogt, her mother and father Adelaide and Joseph Joyce, her infant son David, and her infant grandson Dylan Catlin. She was the…

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DEAN LEHMANN

Dean Andrew Lehmann, 87, of Spooner died, November 14, 2021, at Shell Lake Health Care Center. He was born April 28, 1934, in Barronett, WI to Charles and Clara (Bosell) Lehmann. He was married in Shell Lake on May 20, 1987 to Kathleen Friedli. Dean worked as a semi truck driver for Yellow River Supply…

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