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Area Obituaries

GARY A. HOISINGTON

                 Gary Allan Hoisington, 61, of Turtle Lake died on November 10, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, MN. He was born April 19, 1961, in Cumberland, WI to Gordon and Judy (Bowers) Hoisington. Shortly after high school, Gary joined the United States Army Reserves. He was married on November 23, 1983, to Kathleen…

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GARY PICKNELL

Gary Picknell, age 79, of Barron, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, October 10, 2022 after a long battle with declining health. Gary was born to Walter and Dorothy (Hubbard) Picknell on February 25, 1943 in Barron.  Gary was one of 8 children, Wayne, Lois, Harry, Robert, Barbara, LeRoy, and Marilyn.  Gary attended school…

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THOMAS TOMCZIK

Thomas P. Tomczik, 68, Marshfield, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at his home after a courageous battle with COPD and emphysema for 14 years. Tom was born on October 16, 1953 in Saint Paul, Minnesota to Clyde and LaVerne (Frink) Tomczik. He graduated from Turtle Lake High School. On May 12, 1982, he…

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JOHN E. LUDY

John E. Ludy, 94, of Cumberland, WI passed away October 10, 2022 at the Cumberland Hospital. John was born to Swiss immigrants Fred and Rosa Ludy in rural Turtle Lake in 1928, the youngest son of three children. As a young man he helped his father at the family cheese factory, along with his two…

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MARY L. OLSON

               Mary Lou (Lulu) Olson, age 73, of Amery passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 28th, 2022 at Elim Lutheran Church in Range where she was a devoted member. She was born September 30th, 1948 to Victor and Beatrice Olson. Mary Lou was baptized and confirmed at Elim Lutheran Church and held many roles there…

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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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