Philomena M. "Phil" Lindholm, age 92, formerly of Exeland, died on Sunday morning at the Friendship Manor CBR in Eau Claire.
She is survived by a son, Robert A. Lindholm of Hammond; a daughter, Marjorie Wangen of Eau Claire; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Robert Seymour of Milwaukee; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Philomena Lindholm will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Radisson with Fr. Vincent Bromley officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Hayward in the spring.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Bruce, where there will be a Rosary Service at 6:30 p.m. There will be an hour of visitation on Wednesday at the church prior to the funeral.
Florence V. Olson, 91, of Menomonie, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 1999, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.
The former Florence Vera Denning was born Dec. 16, 1907, in the town of Weston, Dunn Co., Wisconsin, to Thomas and Anna (Neubauer) Denning. Florence graduated from Dunn County Normal and then taught school for two years.
She married Walter Olson May 26, 1928, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Menomonie. After their marriage they farmed in the town of Menomonie for many years. Florence later worked in the nursery at Memorial Hospital until retiring.
Florence was a member of New Hope Lutheran Church in Downsville and also belonged to the quilting group and the Ladies Aide at church. She was also a 4-H leader for the Willing Workers 4-H Club for many years.
Florence loved nature, and she especially enjoyed gardening, bird-watching, and her plants.
She is survived by two sons, Ralph (LuAnn) Olson of Meadville, PA, and Richard Olson of Chippewa Falls; two sisters, Vada Lierman of Menomonie and Ruby Weber of Menomonie; six grandchildren, Donald Olson, Beth Radke, Kathy Altman, Connie (Curt) Folska, Dale Olson and David (Tabitha) Olson; 9 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
Florence was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter in 1995; six sisters and three brothers.
Funeral services for Florence will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at New Hope Lutheran Church in Downsville, Wisc., with Rev. Richard Klabunde officiating. Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery in the town of Dunn, Dunn Co., Wisconsin.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and at the church one hour before the service on Thursday.
Romaine "Mike" Omodth, 79, Eau Claire, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, at Sacred Heart Hospital.
He was born in Eau Claire and was a lifetime area resident. He married Geraldine Berg on August 31, 1946. He had been employed at Uniroyal as a tire builder. Prior to serving with the Army during WWII, he was a member of Co. B 32nd Division.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine of Eau Claire; a son, Michael D. (Connie) of Eau Claire; a daughter, Debora J. (Darrell) Brooks of Altoona; two grandsons, Scott and Steve; and one granddaughter, Yahna.
Private services were held Monday, February 22, 1999, at Smith Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Ned Lenhart officiating.
The family prefers memorials to the donor's choice.
Michael A. Ward, 31, was born Oct. 11, 1967, and died Feb. 20, 1999.
Our Dear Michael was laid to rest, leaving us with a lifetime of memories.
He is survived by his loving wife, Angela and his six children, Karly, Tyler, Kelly and Gage, as well as Shane and Zachary Adams. His parents are Jean (Sobol) Ward of Altoona and Tom and Kay Ward of Grand Marsh. Michael's grandparents are Bob and Della Ward of Wisconsin Dells. Siblings include his sisters, Brenda, Su Hyon, Su Kyong, Su Hui; his brothers, Brandon and Yong. Aunts include Loretta Lunderville (his godmother) and Debbie Klawiter. Mike's uncle is Joe Sobol, and his godfather is Matt Meinholz.
Michael is preceded in death by his grandparents, Albert and Lucille Sobol and his brother, Robert.
Special mention goes to Karen Russo, Karol Chares, Randy Fogarty, Rick LaRocke and Rich "Deek" Gonzales, as they have each played an important role in Mike's life.
Michael was a man of many talents, from his service in the military to his most recent role as "Mr. Mom." Michael is loved and missed immensely.
Services for Michael will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Chapel in Eau Claire.
Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. until the time of services.
DOWNSVILLE -- Alma C. Cutler, 94, Downsville, Wis., died Monday, May 3, 1999, at Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.
The former Alma Clara Helena Lehman was born Mar. 9, 1905, in the town of Weston, Dunn County, Wis., to August and Minnie (Fuhrman) Lehman.
She married Roy Cutler May 25, 1933, in Michigan. After their marriage, they farmed in Michigan until 1938, when they came back to Wisconsin. They continued farming in the town of Weston, Dunn Co., Wis.
Alma loved her family and was a devoted Christian. She was also an avid gardener and enjoyed her flowers. Alma has resided at the Dunn County Health Care Center for the past year.
Alma is survived by three daughters and one son, Janet A., (Fred) Bixby of Winchester, VA, Wallace A. (Janet) Cutler of Downsville, Loraine C. Arsenault of Gallup, NM, Helen J. Cutler of Cuiaba, Brazil; seven grandchildren, Robert (Pamela) Cutler of Chippewa Falls, Ronald (Marcia) Cutler of Menomonie, Judith (Lewis) Clark of Mankato, MN, Jayanne Bixby of Winchester, VA, Robyn (Gary) Thibado of Downsville, Tanya (Michael) Yavari of Foster City, CA, and Jason Arsenault of Gallup, NM; ten great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Cutler in 1976; and two brothers, Oscar and Arnold Lehman.
Funeral services for Alma will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, with Ray Miller and Kevin Killen officiating. Burial will be in Lower Weston Cemetery in the town of Weston, Dunn Co., Wis.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and an hour before services Saturday at the funeral home.
Ida F. Darner, 87, Eau Claire, passed away at Dove Healthcare Center Sunday, May 2, 1999.
She was born on August 28, 1911, in St. Louis, MO, to Margaret and Michael Finnegan. She lived in St. Louis, MO, as a child. She attended classes at St. Louis University, where she enjoyed studying with the Jesuit Fathers. She married Wilson Darner on April 8, 1946, in St. Louis, MO. She lived in Minneapolis, MN; Spencer, Iowa; Black River Falls; Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire. She was active in politics, the Red Cross and various church circles in her younger years. Her love of music, entertaining, cooking, gardening and her strong faith will not be forgotten.
She is survived by nieces and nephews, Georgian (Bruce) Clark, Margaret (Guy) Moise, William Terns Jr., Mary A. Terns, Michelle (Anthony) Cibor, Kateri (Kenneth) Dupuy, Therese Terns, Karen (Stephen) Mitchell, Patricia (Stephen) Turley and Michael (Risha) Finnegan; 13 great-nieces and nephews; and seven great-great-nieces and nephews.
In Eau Claire, she is survived by neighbors and friends, especially Pat Rineck and family and Lorraine Hagen.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson; two brothers, Rev. Arthur Finnegan and Joseph Finnegan; and one sister, Estelle Terns.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 7, 1999, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with Father Eugene Klink officiating. Entombment will be in the Chapel of the Resurrection Mausoleum.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home, where there will be a 6:30 p.m. prayer service.
Wilmer Feldman, 83, Altoona, formerly of Augusta, died Monday, May 3, 1999, at his home in the loving care of his family and St. Joseph's Hospice.
He was born on March 30, 1916, in Stockholm, Nebraska, to Otto and Marie (Groelz) Feldman. He married Margaret Moore on June 1, 1941, in Augusta. He served in the U.S. Army during WW II in the African and European Theaters. The couple farmed near Augusta for 26 years and for 16 years, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service.
They also lived 15 years in Eau Claire and for the past year, lived at Eastridge Estates in Altoona. Wilmer was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Augusta.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret of Altoona; son, James (Colleen) of Shoreview, MN; daughter, Jenny Feldman of Eau Claire; twin granddaughters, Rachel and Rebekah Feldman; brothers and sister-in-law, Gerald Ball, Merlin and Gen Moore, all of Augusta; nieces; and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 1999, at First Baptist Church, with burial in West Lawn Cemetery, both in Augusta.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta and an hour before services at the church.
MENOMONIE -- Donald G. Feyen, 71, Menomonie, died Monday, May 3, 1999, at Dunn County Health Care Center after a courageous two-year battle with cancer.
Don was born August 20, 1927, in the town of Red Cedar, Dunn County. He was the son of George and Sylvia (DeMars) Feyen and grew up in that community. Don married Velma Morse, May 11, 1949, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Menomonie. After marriage, they lived in Chippewa Falls and St. Paul, Minn., before returning to Menomonie. Don was the manager of the Menomonie Skelgas for 31 years, retiring in 1990.
Don was an active member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Menomonie Moose Lodge #1584.
Don is survived by his wife, Velma; two daughters, Joan (Ray) Ellenbecker of Germantown and Jean (Michael) Niemeyer of Appleton; one son, Jeff (Diane) of Evansville, IN; five grandchildren; a sister, Betty (John) Werner of Elk Mound; and a brother, Michael (Barbara) Feyen of Sheboygan; and many nieces and nephews.
His parents and a brother, Robert, precede him in death.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 1999, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Menomonie, with Rev. Lyle Schulte officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Stanton-Goodrich-Rhiel Funeral Home, with a Moose Ritual Service at 6 p.m. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night.
Leonard A. Flesberg, 67, Eau Claire, died Monday, May 3, 1999, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.
Leonard was born April 12, 1932, in Eau Claire to Sigurd and Lillian (Solberg) Flesberg. He was raised in the Colfax area and graduated from Colfax High School. On June 12, 1954, he married Anna Mae Anderson at the Elk Creek Lutheran Church in Osseo. Leonard was employed at Hobbs Supply in the Electrical Division for 15 years and for the Wisconsin Northern Transportation Company for the last 25 years, booking tours and driving bus when needed. He was a member of the Eau Claire Lodge F&AM and had been active in the Drum Corps and Boy Scouts with his sons.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Mae of Eau Claire; three sons, Mark of Eau Claire, David of Dallas, Texas, and Terry (Jami) of Eau Claire; one daughter, Jody Lilly of San Francisco; one brother, Wendell (Vonnie) of Colfax; one sister, Dorothy Reisinger of Burnsville; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services for Leonard will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 7, 1999, at Big Elk Creek Lutheran Church, with Pastors Hal Schroetter and Lynn Ronsberg officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Sampson Funeral Chapel, Colfax, and an hour before services Friday at the church.
Robert R. Hevey, 77, Eau Claire, died Sunday, May 2, 1999, at Luther Hospital.
Robert was born September 24, 1921, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, to Lawrence and Elizabeth (LaFore) Hevey. He married Elaine DeRusha December 8, 1942, in Tulahoma, TN. Robert was a member of the American Legion and Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
He is survived by his loving wife, Elaine; son, Robert E. (Kathleen); grandsons, Steven (Stephanie) and Michael (Linda); granddaughters, Katherine (Joseph) Meyer, Susan and Lisa Hevey; three great-granddaughters; one great-grandson; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and grandson, Christopher Hevey.
Funeral services for Robert will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 1999, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father John Steiner officiating. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, at Prock Funeral Home, with a 6 p.m. rosary service.