Every life tells a story, here are some of the honored loved ones Olson Funeral Home has had the pleasure of helping. Click on the names below to view the obituary and send condolences online.
|Frederick W. Alf, Jr. - December 3, 2013|
Frederick W. Alf Jr.
Frederick W. Alf, 81, of Menomonie, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the American Lutheran Home of Menomonie under the care of Hospice.
Fred was born January 3, 1932 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to Frederick W. (Bill) and Alice (Crooker) Alf. Fred served proudly in the United States Army in Korea. He married Phyllis Donnelly May 28, 1955. They had three children, Melody, David and Gary.
Fred worked for the...
|Anna Hoff - December 2, 2013|
Anna M. Hoff, age 91, of Menomonie, WI, formerly of Wheeler passed away Monday, December 2, 2013 at The Neighbors of Dunn County, surrounded by her family.
The former Anna Margaret Engebretson was born February 8, 1922 in the Town of Sand Lake, Burnett Co. WI to Martin and Cora (Winkler) Engebretson.
On Sept. 21, 1940, Anna married Alfred Hoff in Stillwater, MN. They lived in the Town of Otter Creek, Dunn County all of their married life....
|Marie Quilling - December 2, 2013|
Marie E. Quilling, age 96, of Menomonie, WI passed away Monday, December 2, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Menomonie.
The former Marie Ethel Rogers was born July 27, 1917 in the Town of Lucas, Dunn Co. Wisconsin the daughter of Robert and Mary (Givney) Rogers.
In her younger years Marie was a member of the Ridge Road 4-H Club and through their 4-H exhibits met Alvin at the Dunn County Fair. On May 25, 1937, Marie married Alvin Quilling...
|Sylvia Jensen Grutt - November 23, 2013|
Sylvia M. (Jensen) Grutt, age 85, of Prospect Heights, IL, formerly of Menomonie, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on November 23rd, 2013 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
Sylvia Marie was born in Dunn County on November 23rd, 1928 to Emil and Carolena Jensen in the town of Menomonie, Wisconsin. Being born and raised in the town of Menomonie, she always considered it to be her home.
|Mary Jane Orfgen - November 22, 2013|
Mary J. Orfgen, age 69, of Downsville, WI passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire.
Mary was born April 1, 1944 in Menomonie to Elmer and Florence (Cockeram) Olson. She graduated from Menomonie High School. On December 16, 1961 she married Donald Orfgen at Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church.
Mary was a life-long resident of Menomonie and a member of Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church, where she worked as...
|Catherine "Cathie" Thibado - November 22, 2013|
Catherine "Cathie" L. Thibado, age 57 of Downsville/Menomonie, WI died Friday, November 22, 2013.
Cathie was born June 25, 1956 in Menomonie, WI to Charles L. and Leatus M. (Turner) Thibado. She graduated from Menomonie High School and went on to further her education. Cathie lived in or near Downsville all her life with the exception of two years. She loved the "town", the people, everything about the area and she came "home", never to...
|Dallas Chryst - November 21, 2013|
Dallas E. Chryst, age 88 of Menomonie, WI passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Menomonie with his family by his side.
Dallas was born to Neil and Hazel Chryst on April 9, 1925 in St. Paul Park, Minnesota. The family moved to Wisconsin in approximately 1933. He was one of five children born to that union. The Chryst family lived in various locations in the City of Menomonie settling on 9th
|Dawn E. Miller - November 16, 2013|
Dawn E. Miller, age 54, of Boyceville, WI passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at her home.
The former Dawn Elaine Poach was born Nov. 22, 1958 in Mora, MN to Donald and Shirley (Walther) Poach. She moved with her family to the Boyceville, WI area in 1973 where she has lived since.
For the past ten years, Dawn has been a hard worker at the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Menomonie.
Dawn enjoyed being outdoors, riding horses and helping...
|Mary Lou Heintz - November 13, 2013|
Mary Lou Heintz, age 85 of Menomonie, WI died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at her home for the past two years, Country Terrace of Menomonie.
Mary Lou was born January 25, 1928 in Menomonie, WI to Harvey and Hattie (Keck) Yoder. She attended school in Menomonie and took numerous cooking courses over the years. She married Marshall Heintz in Stillwater, MN. She and Marshall farmed for their entire life in Dunn County, doing crop and dairy...
|Dale A. Schindler - November 13, 2013|
Dale A. Schindler, age 61 of Menomonie, WI died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire with his wife by his side.
Dale went to heaven after courageously dealing with several illnesses over the years.
Dale was born July 24, 1952 in Dunn County Wisconsin to Louis and Audrey (Moss) Schindler. Dale graduated from Colfax High School and on May 3, 1975, he married Carol A. Reidt at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in...
|Richard A. Meade - November 10, 2013|
Richard Allen Meade lost his battle with dementia on November 10, 2013.
Richard was born on August 1, 1933 in Springfield, MA to Harold and Margaret (DeNucci) Meade. After graduating from East Haven High School in Connecticut, Richard enlisted in the US Army in 1954 which he served for 2 years.
He met and married the love of his life, Mary (Mazzacane) Meade, on August 31, 1957 and together they had 3 daughters. Richard was a drummer his...
|Laurane A. Wendt - November 9, 2013|
Laurane A Wendt, age 91, of Menomonie, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie.
The former Laurane Almeda Cummings was born on April 13, 1922 in the Town of Dunn, Dunn Co., WI, to Earl and Edith (Weeks) Cummings.. She attended Valley View School, graduated from Menomonie High School and attended evening classes at the Technical School.
She was formerly married to Allen Wendt and together they...
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