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Diane M. Boushon, 62, died July 1st, 2015
DIANE M. BOUSHON, age 62, of Loyal, passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

There will be no services held.

Diane Marie Newman was born on June 14, 1953 in Eau Claire, WI, the daughter of Daniel Sr. and Virginia (Kaskavitch) Newman. She was raised and received her education in Eau Claire, graduating from Memorial High School in 1971. After completing high school, Diane worked and raised her family in Mosinee, WI. She was united in marriage to Carl E. Boushon on August 4, 2001 in Loyal, WI. They resided in Loyal until the time of her death.

She had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, camping, fishing and gambling.

Diane will be dearly missed by her husband, Carl, of Loyal; her children: Jennifer Wile of Loyal and Jeremy (Wendy) Gray of Wausau; her step-children: Dan Boushon of Greenwood and Brandi Boushon of Mt. Morris, MI; her grandchildren: Dominique, Austin, Christopher, Destiny and Ashtyn; 2 step-grandchildren: Katie and Lillian; 3 brothers: David Newman of Rhinelander, Steven Newman of Wausau, Cory (Jenny) Newman of Onalaska; one sister: Wendy (Tony) Bong of Mosinee; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Kathy Hazard, and one brother, Dan Newman.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Kenneth R. Dolle, 82, died July 1st, 2015
KENNETH R. DOLLE, age 82, of Greenwood, died at his home on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Greenwood.

Visitation will be held at the church, on Saturday, from 9:30am until time of service.

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Greenwood, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Rodney W. Kennow, 70, died June 24th, 2015
RODNEY W. KENNOW, age 70, of Loyal, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 10am on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, in Loyal. Rev. Steve Brice will officiate and burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the church, on Saturday, from 9am until time of service.

Rodney William Kennow was born on August 31, 1944 in Marshfield, WI, the son of Wilder and Isabelle (Ryan) Kennow. He was raised and received his education in Edgar, and graduated from Columbus High School, in Marshfield, in 1962. With a love of farming, Rod spent his formative years working weekends and summer vacations on his Uncle Lawrence Ryan's farm north of Loyal. After completing his education, he continued working on the farm as well as working at Miller Cheese Factory north of Loyal. In 1966, Rod began employment at Land O' Lakes in Spencer. He retired in 2011 after 45 years.

He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, and had many interests, but especially enjoyed following local sports teams, the Packers, bowling and playing softball.

He will be dearly missed by 2 sisters: LucyAnn (John) Scheuer of Marshfield, Mary Jo Kennow of Marshfield; one brother: Kevin (Sara) Kennow of Marshfield; 3 nieces: Melissa (Ian) Bell, Monica (Tom) Paul, Amy Kennow; 4 nephews: David Scheuer, Patrick Scheuer, Steven (Tisha) Scheuer, Michael (Carrie) Scheuer; 6 great-nieces and 5 great-nephews.
Rod was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to St. Anthony Parish.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Rosalie Mary Becker, 95, died June 22nd, 2015
Rosalie Mary Becker, age 95, of Marshfield, formerly of Neillsville passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015 at House of The Dove in Marshfield with family gathered around her.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM on Monday, June 29, 2015 at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville. Rev. Varkey Joseph will officiate. Committal services will follow in parish cemetery.

Family and friends are invited to gather on Monday at the church in Neillsville from 10AM until time of services. Rosalie’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Rosalie was born May 9, 1920, the daughter of John and Christina (Hauser) Schmidt. She attended Pleasant View country school. Rosalie was united in marriage to Clarence E. “Curly” Becker on October 18, 1941 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Neillsville. The couple raised seven wonderful children. Rosalie and Clarence celebrated 67 years of marriage. Sadly, Clarence passed away on January 11, 2009. Along with being a dedicated wife and mother working to raise her family, she was also employed at Nelson Filter of Neillsville until her retirement at age 65.

Her hobbies included spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, canning and baking, gardening and crocheting, playing cards or marbles with family and friends. Rosalie enjoyed spending hours watching her deer, birds and other wildlife.

Survivors include her five daughters: Beverly (Walter) Schenk of Avon Park, FL.; Carol McManus of Lomard, IL; Dianne (Lewis) Gurney of Neillsville; Lynette (Mark) Schoengarth of Neillsville and Mary Kay (Michael) Noehring of Lakeville, MN; her two sons: Don (Lorna) Becker of Greenfield and Scott (special friend Barb) Becker of Neillsville; her 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Rosalie is further survived by one brother George (Mary Jane) Schmidt of Janesville along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Rosalie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister; seven brothers and one son-in-law Kevin B. McManus.

In lieu of flowers her family is accepting memorials in Rosalie’s name to House of the Dove-Marshfield or for a charity to be determined later.

Life Tributes Funeral Home and Cremation Service-Spencer is assisting Rosalie’s family.

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Donald Kauffman, 93, died May 26th, 2015
DONALD L. KAUFFMAN, age 93, formerly of Loyal, died Grace Edgewood Assisted Living Facility, in Altoona, on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Funeral services are pending with Cuddie Funeral Home, in Loyal.
Marilyn A. Ringstad, 85, died May 12th, 2015
Marilyn Ringstad, age 85, of Neillsville, WI died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the House of the Dove in Marshfield, WI.

Marilyn Ann Jones was born on September 21, 1929 in Amery, WI the daughter of Lee and Jessie (Torgerson) Jones. She attended Cylon Grade School and graduated from New Richmond High School. She then attended River Falls State Teacher’s College where she met her husband-to-be, John Ringstad. Marilyn earned her teaching certificate and taught at the Cylon and Baldwin Grade Schools. John and Marilyn united in marriage on December 28, 1949 at the Cylon Methodist Church. After their wedding, they lived in River Falls, WI, where their first child, Paula was born. Later, they moved to Viroqua where their second child, Jill was born and on July 15, 1956 they moved to Neillsville, where their last child, Thomas was born. In Neillsville, Marilyn substitute taught at the Neillsville School District for a few years. She also worked at Corey’s Jewelry Store. Marilyn also owned a sewing business, making curtains for various businesses in town. Eventually, she and Charlotte Lukes opened Charlyn’s Yarn Shop in Neillsville, where, among other things, they taught classes in knitting and needlepoint.

She participated in a knitting and bridge club. She was a member of the United Church of Christ and taught Sunday school. Marilyn was a beautiful seamstress and enjoyed knitting, puzzles and reading. Above all, she loved being a homemaker and caring for her family.

Marilyn is survived by three children, Paula (Bernie) Levitt of Houston, TX, Jill Comte of Oakland, CA and Tom Ringstad of Stoughton, WI, seven grandchildren, Jason Comte, Lauren (Nick) Floyd, Nicole (Matt) Thibodaux, John Ringstad, Jeremy Comte, Adam Ringstad and Michael Ringstad, two great grandchildren, Alice Hunter Floyd and Matilda Taylor Floyd and three siblings, Lorraine Palewicz of Glenwood City, WI, Joann Jones of St. Paul, MN and Curt (Carol) Jones of New Richmond, WI.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John, her parents and a sister, Barbara Sather.

A Memorial Service for Marilyn will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the United Church of Christ in Neillsville. Pastor Jacoba Koppert will officiate. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Norrie, WI.

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the United Church of Christ.

Online Condolences may be made at

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Marilyn’s family with Funeral arrangements.
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