Roberta F. Kelley
Roberta F. Kelley, formerly of 817 5th Avenue, Eau Claire, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at Lakeside Nursing & Rehabilitation in Chippewa Falls.
Roberta lived all of her life in Eau Claire. She worked at Uniroyal for 42 years. She was a receptionist for 13 years, in purchasing for 22 years and in traffic-shipping for 3 years. Roberta retired in January of 1984. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, Eau Claire, participating in the fireside friends and the Mary Martha Circle.
Roberta is survived by cousins and friends.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2001, at First Baptist Church, with Pastors Richard Goins and Norman Miller officiating. Private interment of cremains will be held at Lakeview Cemetery, Eau Claire.
Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church.
Stokes & Mundt Funeral Home, Eau Claire, is serving the family.
Earl Brownell, 83, 2133 Folsom St., died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at his home.
He was born December 14, 1917, to Roy and Iva (Lorentz) Brownell in the town of Drammen, Eau Claire County.
Earl married Emma Anibas on February 10, 1975, in Eau Claire. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945, in the Tank Corp under General Patton. Earl farmed in the Eau Claire area while also employed at Uniroyal Tire Company.
Survivors include his wife, Emma; a brother, Elmer (Dagny) Brownell of Eau Claire; and two nieces, Janet Cotton and Karen Marten.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home, with Pastor Norm Miller officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, with military graveside rites.
Friends and relatives may call one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials be directed to St. Joseph's Hospice of Chippewa Falls.
Richard A. Garsow
Richard A. Garsow, 85, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, passed away quietly at his home with his loving family at his side on Tuesday, February 27, 2001.
Richard A. Garsow was born in West DePere, Wisconsin on January 24, 1916, to Alexander and Ann Garsow. He was the youngest of four children. He moved to the Eau Claire Area in his teenage years. He enlisted in the regular Army in June, 1934, when he was a young man at Forte Meade, South Dakota with the 4th Calvary. In his course of a long and very honorable service, Richard had various assignments in the United States, Korea and Pacific to include the 188th Parachute Infantry, 728th Military Police Battalion, participating in four campaigns in Korea, New Guinea, Branch USDB Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and First Guard Company, United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Richard's awards and decorations included five Bronze Star Medals, Good Conduct Medal and clasp with four loops, American Defense Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korea Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and Combat Infantry Badge. He retired with honors in April, 1960.
Richard married Elaine Hanson in August, 1946, in Canton, Minn. They enjoyed 30 years of marriage. They were blessed with five sons. After living in Poynette, Wisconsin, they moved to Leavenworth, Kansas, until her death in 1976. While living in Kansas, he managed the Fort Drive-In Theatre and retired in 1977. In 1977, Richard married Margaret Barton Anderson, they lived in Eau Claire. They enjoyed 23 years of marriage, which included travel, family and fun.
He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #305, the American Legion and Moose Lodge Chapter #1408.
Richard is survived by his wife, Margaret; his sister, Elizabeth Anderson; his children, Mike Garsow, Bill (Ann) Garsow, Ron (Mystie) Garsow and Tom Garsow; his step-children, Gordon (Marge) Barton, Ronald (Dorothy) Barton, Joyce (Don) Boese and Peggy (Lee) Bitzer; his grandchildren, Alan Garsow, Ian Garsow, Brandon Garsow, Diane (Mark) Popenhagen, Elaine Garsow, Brian (Jen) Garsow, Brad (Brittny) Garsow, Christine Boese, Dave (Denise) Barton, Doug (Maria) Barton, Tim (Bia) Boese, Jenny (John) Eckardt, Duane (Jennifer) Barton and Diana (John) Olson; his great-grandchildren; Ellie Popenhagen, Victoria Garsow, Kyle and Jared Garsow, Ryan and Justin Barton, Dylan Barton, Danny Boese, EmmaLee, Jacob and Lucas Eckardt, Amanda and Alisha Olson; his two nieces, Joann (Richard) Wassel and Angie (Cecil) Page; and two daughters-in-law, Joan Garsow and Mary Ann Garsow.
Richard was preceded in death by his brothers, Fred and Joseph Garsow; his wife, Elaine Garsow; a son, Edward Garsow; and two grandsons, David and Tim Garsow.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001, at First Baptist Church, 416 Niagara St., Eau Claire.
There will be no visitation before the service. The family will receive friends following the service at the church..
The family has asked that memorials be addressed to Northwest Wisconsin Homecare Hospice at 2620 Stein Blvd., Eau Claire, WI 54701.
Military honors and burial will take place in Leavenworth, Kansas.
We will miss you dearly!
Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Doris L. McIntyre
Doris L. McIntyre, 77, of Eau Claire died Sunday, February 18, 2001, at Sacred Heart Hospital.
She was born August 22, 1923, in Knapp, Wisconsin, to Teresa and George Heller. She attended Augusta High School and graduated in 1941. Doris married Gilbert McIntyre on August 15, 1943, and they had 57 beautiful years together. She retired in 1992 from the Physicians Office Building of Sacred Heart Hospital where she was the receptionist for Dr. Jaghlit.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Betty Heller and Helen Troutman; her son, Gary McIntyre; and twins, Robert and Roberta McIntyre.
Doris was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and is survived by her husband, Gilbert; her son, Brent (Karen) of Eau Claire; her two daughters, Sandra (Gordon) Edington of Rhinelander, Wis., and Jill (Jon) Wittman of Howards Grove, Wis.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2001, at Trinity Baptist Church, 3439 Hester Street, Eau Claire, Wis., with Pastor Don Drury officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home and at the church on Thursday one hour prior to the service.
Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Arlene Sherven, 81, of Black Earth, formerly of Mt. Horeb, died Friday at the Heartland Country Village in Black Earth, WI. Services for Arlene Sherven will be Tuesday at 11 AM at the York Memorial Lutheran Church. Burial in the Church cemetery. Friends may call Monday 4-7 PM at the Ellestad Funeral Home in Mt. Horeb, WI. Survivors include: her husband, Eugene; her children: Nathan (Beverly) Sherven of Madison, Joanne (Robert) Hiltbrand of Richland Center, Gene (Julie) Sherven of Brooklyn, 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Katheleen Ann Figi, 58, of Rural Browntown, died Saturday at home. Graveside services for Katheleen Ann Figi will be Tuesday at 2:30 PM at the Saucerman Cadiz Township Cemetery on Highway-B. No visitation. After the graveside services, the family will receive friends at the Peace United Church of Christ in Browntown. Steil Camacho Funeral Home in Monroe serving the family. Survivors include: her husband, Thomas; two sons: Jerrald (his friend: Kathryn Strehlo) Figi, Jason Figi, both of rural Browntown;her parents Russell Sr. & Maria Werren(nee Haeni) of South Wayne; her sister: Paulette (Jasper) Williams of Browntown; six brothers: Stephen Werren of Monroe, Leslie Werren, David (Rhonda)Werren, Robert (Nancy) Werren, all of Browntown, Christopher Werren of South Wayne, Russell Jr. (his friend: Sheri Robertson)Werren of Blanchardville; two grand children: Michyl and Monika Ols of Winslow, Illinois; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Nola Stark, 92, of Beloit, formerly of Monroe,, died Friday at Mercy Hospital in Janesville after a long struggle with cancer. Services for Nola Stark will be Tuesday at 11 AM at the Peace United Church of Christ in Browntown. Burial in the Saucerman Cemetery in Cadiz Township. Friends may call Tuesday from 10 AM untl time of service at the Church. Memorial fund established. Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home in Monroe is serving the family. Survivors include: her husband, Gary; two sons, David (Sandy)and Steven; two grandchildren, Gary, Wayne and Michelle; her mother, Evelyn Marty; brothers Delano (Joan) and Ronald (Debra)Marty and many special friends.
Charles Anderson, 81, of Warren, died Saturday. Funeral services for Charles Norman Anderson will be held Wednesday at 11 am at the Wiota Lutheran Church. Friends may call at the Hanson-Hager Funeral Home in South Wayne Tuesday evening from 4-8 pm. Burial will be in West Wiota Lutheran Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established. Charles was born in 1919 in Jordan Township in Green County, the son of Andrew and Hannah Anderson. He married the former Melva Johnson in Rockford in 1936. He was a Carnation milk hauler in Gratiot, a Case Implement dealer in Wiota, and also worked for the DeKalb Seed Corn Company and then was employed for several years as a heavy equipment operator until his retirement in 1986. He then enjoyed farming with his brother Robert and grandsons Kevin and Tim Shager. He was a charter member of the Wiota Fire Department. Survivors include his daughter Mavis Shager of South Wayne; a son Michael Anderson of Warren; five grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; caregiver Loni Cooper of Nora; three brothers Harry of Richland Center, Robert of Browntown and Gene of Cassville; three sisters Nora Ruby, Alice Mami, both of Monroe and Janet Anderson of Prairie Du Sac; four sisters in law Helen Anderson, Julia Engebretson, Dorothy Johnson and Muriel Johnson. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife in 1997; brothers Charles, George, James, Morgan and Floyd and sisters Esther Stelter, Ruth Krebs and Mabel in infancy.