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Area Obituaries

CLARENCE MUSCHIK

Clarence Muschik, age 103, of Clayton, WI, passed away on April 28, 2022, at Golden Age Manor, Amery. He was the husband of Arcenia (Moravitz) Muschik who preceded him in death on March 9, 2015.  They were married for 74 years and had two children. Clarence was born March 5, 1919 in Barron County, WI…

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DONALD L. FREER

Donald Lee “Tiny” Freer, age 74, of Turtle Lake died peacefully on May 6th, 2022 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, WI. Tiny was born May 1st, 1948 in Frederic, WI to Leon Frank and A. Patricia (Quatrone) Freer. He was the middle child between his older sister Cherie and his kid brother Van.…

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MARY L. OUTCALT

Mary L. (Fischer) Outcalt, age 76 of Plymouth, MN passed away peacefully in her home on April 16 after a courageouse battle with cancer. Mary loved music and played several insturments. Her passion was playing the oboe. She enjoyed speding several hours in her beautiful gardens. She never attended cooking school but was an accomplished…

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GERTRUDE REAMER

Gertrude “Gert” Reamer, 86,  died Monday, May 9, 2022 at Frazee Care Center in Frazee Minnesota. She was born September 10, 1935 in Turtle Lake, WI to John and Frances (Krecker) Nottom. Gert always wanted to be outdoors. She loved working in her vegetable garden and feeding the birds.  Her gentle and loving nature embraced…

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PHYLLIS YELLE

Phyllis Jeanette Glaubitz Yelle was born in Turtle Lake, Wisconsin on March 6, 1925 the daughter of William and Agnes (Chelstrom) Armstrong.  She grew up in Beaver Township of Polk County, Wisconsin.  She graduated from Turtle Lake High School and went on to attend Polk County Normal where she received her teaching degree. She taught…

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SONJA J. BUCKMAN

Sonja Jean Buckman, 78, of rural Turtle Lake passed away April 5, 2022.  She was born November 5, 1943 in St. Paul, MN to Edward and Ruth Johnson. In 1962 she, and the love of her life, Jim, married after knowing each other since they were children. They made their home in St Paul for…

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EDITH E. KRECKER

Edith ‘Ede’ Marie (Garling) Krecker, 90, passed away March 18, 2022.  She was born May 13, 1931 in Almena, WI to Cecil and Eda (Lovaas) Garling.  She graduated from Cumberland High School in 1949 and married Gordon Krecker on June 4, 1949. Ede was first and foremost a dedicated mother and a hard-working farmer’s wife. …

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GARY R. PETERSON

Gary Raymond Peterson, age 83, of Clear Lake, WI, passed away peacefully with family at his side on Wednesday, March 16th, 2022, at his daughter’s home in Turtle Lake, WI after his battle with cancer. Gary was born on April 27, 1938, to Frank and Mildred (Ritzaur) Peterson. He was born the 3rd of five…

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EUNICE I. CHILDERS

Eunice Irene Childers, 93, of rural Comstock passed away March 18, 2022 at her home.  She was born on July 10, 1928 in Turtle Lake to Herman and Agnes (Johnson) Groehler. She married Jack Schabell on April 3, 1948 and moved to Ely, MN. They later divorced.  She tended bar in the Ely area for…

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ELLEN FREDERICKS

Ellen Lou Fredericks, 96, of Turtle Lake, passed away peacefully on March 13, 2022.  Ellen was born on August 1, 1925, in Rice Lake, to Ed and Ida (Fredrick) Butler.  She attended country grade school at Meadow Creek and graduated from Rice Lake High School in 1943.  For 15 years, she worked as a supervisor…

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