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Fossum Elaine Funeral Director

510 2nd Avenue South
Onalaska, WI 54650
(608) 783-2218
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Fossum Funeral Home

510 2nd Avenue South
Onalaska, WI 54650
(608) 783-9777
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Onalaska WI Obituaries and Death Notices

Group Visits Nine Cemeteries, Memorials to Recognize Fallen Military Members - Centralia Chronicle

Monday, June 19, 2017

Veterans Wall of Honor. “I know a lot of them on the wall,” said Lewis Zion, of Onalaska’s American Legion Post 508. “As a kid growing up, you know a lot of people, but you didn’t know they were in the service.”The memorial wall honors both living and dead veterans. Don Buswell paused Monday near his own name, inscribed near that of his grandfather, wounded while fighting for the north in the Civil War, his brother, who flew 44 missions as a pilot in the Pacific during World War II, and his niece. “I probably know a fourth of them, or a third of them,” he said of the names on the wall.Buswell, like his brother Anor Buswell, was a pilot in the Air Corps, a precursor to the Air Force.“All I did was have fun when I was in the service,” he said. Members of Winlock and Onalaska American Legion posts 101 and 508, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3409, members of Boy Scouts Troop 324 and Girl Scouts Troop 40512 and other volunteers held Memorial Day Ceremonies throughout the day Monday in the south end of Lewis County, striving to leave no veteran’s sacrifice forgotten. “They deserve that honor,” said Mitch Davis, incoming post commander of Winloc...

Obituary: John L. Moe - La Crosse Tribune

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Mayo for the kind and compassionate care given to John over the last 11 days of his life.Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Coulee Region Cremation Group, 133 Mason St., Onalaska. A prayer service will follow at 7 p.m. Msgr. Kachel will officiate. Private inurnment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in John’s memory to either the Coulee Region Humane Society or Cashton Public Schools.“He was a man, take him for all and all. I shall not look upon his like again.”...

Obituary: William P. Skemp - La Crosse Tribune

Monday, February 20, 2017

Doris, whom he referred to as his “dearest darling.”William is survived by five children, Christine Skemp of La Crosse and her daughter, Katherine; Kelly Skemp of San Diego; Karen Skemp of Onalaska and her children, Noah and Devon; William (Stephanie) Skemp of Onalaska and their children, William, Landon, Carly and Isaac; Anthony Skemp of Franklin, Wis.; two sisters, Betty Curtis of Milwaukee and Eileen “Bea” (Don) Gass of Castle Rock, Colo.; two brothers, Robert (Fran) Skemp and Joseph Skemp, both of La Crosse; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris, in 2010; a son, Timothy Skemp in 2002; a sister, Katherine “Kay” Lotzer; and a brother, Thomas Skemp.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Private family burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. There will be no visitation held prior to the Mass. A reception in Blessed Sacrament Parish Hall will follow immediately after the Mass.In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Timothy R. and Doris J. Skemp Memorial Scholarship, c/o Aquinas Catholic Schools, 521 13th St., La Crosse, WI 54601. Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services of La Crosse is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.schumacher-kish.com.

Clarice Jane Zirk-Phillips, Janesville, WI/formerly of Black River Falls, WI - Janesville Gazette

Monday, December 26, 2016

Ronald (Susan) Zirk and Robin (Lori) Zirk, both of Janesville, WI, Rian (Kathy) Zirk of Rockford, IL, Cynthia Jordan and Corina Zirk, both of Janesville, WI; step children, James (Areka) Phillips of Onalaska, WI, and Susan Phillips of La Crosse, WI; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; step grandchildren; and step great-grandchildren; sisters, Carol Genz of Beloit, WI, and Joyce Evans of Oviedo, FL; other nieces; nephews; relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; parents, Clarence and Maxine; stepmothers; and two stepbrothers.Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 22, 2016, 1 p.m., at Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls, WI. Reverend Linda Marlett will be officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Black River Falls. Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls, WI, is assisting the family with arrangements.A leaf has fallen from your family treeShe hears a voice that says do not cry for meContinue with Our Crouch Connections, Our Ipswich Emerson’s, our family trees never ends-Our Markgraf”s and Phillips - Van Vleet Family tooGo on with my life passion of our families genealogy.I have enjoyed and loved our families many lives and memories!!Clarice Jane Markgraf Zirk-PhillipsMay 2, 1935Print...

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Group Visits Nine Cemeteries, Memorials to Recognize Fallen Military Members - Centralia Chronicle

Monday, June 19, 2017

Veterans Wall of Honor. “I know a lot of them on the wall,” said Lewis Zion, of Onalaska’s American Legion Post 508. “As a kid growing up, you know a lot of people, but you didn’t know they were in the service.”The memorial wall honors both living and dead veterans. Don Buswell paused Monday near his own name, inscribed near that of his grandfather, wounded while fighting for the north in the Civil War, his brother, who flew 44 missions as a pilot in the Pacific during World War II, and his niece. “I probably know a fourth of them, or a third of them,” he said of the names on the wall.Buswell, like his brother Anor Buswell, was a pilot in the Air Corps, a precursor to the Air Force.“All I did was have fun when I was in the service,” he said. Members of Winlock and Onalaska American Legion posts 101 and 508, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3409, members of Boy Scouts Troop 324 and Girl Scouts Troop 40512 and other volunteers held Memorial Day Ceremonies throughout the day Monday in the south end of Lewis County, striving to leave no veteran’s sacrifice forgotten. “They deserve that honor,” said Mitch Davis, incoming post commander of Winloc...

Obituary: John L. Moe - La Crosse Tribune

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Mayo for the kind and compassionate care given to John over the last 11 days of his life.Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Coulee Region Cremation Group, 133 Mason St., Onalaska. A prayer service will follow at 7 p.m. Msgr. Kachel will officiate. Private inurnment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in John’s memory to either the Coulee Region Humane Society or Cashton Public Schools.“He was a man, take him for all and all. I shall not look upon his like again.”...

Obituary: William P. Skemp - La Crosse Tribune

Monday, February 20, 2017

Doris, whom he referred to as his “dearest darling.”William is survived by five children, Christine Skemp of La Crosse and her daughter, Katherine; Kelly Skemp of San Diego; Karen Skemp of Onalaska and her children, Noah and Devon; William (Stephanie) Skemp of Onalaska and their children, William, Landon, Carly and Isaac; Anthony Skemp of Franklin, Wis.; two sisters, Betty Curtis of Milwaukee and Eileen “Bea” (Don) Gass of Castle Rock, Colo.; two brothers, Robert (Fran) Skemp and Joseph Skemp, both of La Crosse; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris, in 2010; a son, Timothy Skemp in 2002; a sister, Katherine “Kay” Lotzer; and a brother, Thomas Skemp.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Private family burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. There will be no visitation held prior to the Mass. A reception in Blessed Sacrament Parish Hall will follow immediately after the Mass.In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Timothy R. and Doris J. Skemp Memorial Scholarship, c/o Aquinas Catholic Schools, 521 13th St., La Crosse, WI 54601. Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services of La Crosse is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.schumacher-kish.com.

Clarice Jane Zirk-Phillips, Janesville, WI/formerly of Black River Falls, WI - Janesville Gazette

Monday, December 26, 2016

Ronald (Susan) Zirk and Robin (Lori) Zirk, both of Janesville, WI, Rian (Kathy) Zirk of Rockford, IL, Cynthia Jordan and Corina Zirk, both of Janesville, WI; step children, James (Areka) Phillips of Onalaska, WI, and Susan Phillips of La Crosse, WI; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; step grandchildren; and step great-grandchildren; sisters, Carol Genz of Beloit, WI, and Joyce Evans of Oviedo, FL; other nieces; nephews; relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; parents, Clarence and Maxine; stepmothers; and two stepbrothers.Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 22, 2016, 1 p.m., at Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls, WI. Reverend Linda Marlett will be officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Black River Falls. Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls, WI, is assisting the family with arrangements.A leaf has fallen from your family treeShe hears a voice that says do not cry for meContinue with Our Crouch Connections, Our Ipswich Emerson’s, our family trees never ends-Our Markgraf”s and Phillips - Van Vleet Family tooGo on with my life passion of our families genealogy.I have enjoyed and loved our families many lives and memories!!Clarice Jane Markgraf Zirk-PhillipsMay 2, 1935Print...