Grace M. Bentley passed away on January 23, 2015 at age 97 at the St. Croix Health Center. Grace was born in New Richmond, Wisconsin on January 27, 1917, the only daughter of Arthur and Mabel (Halvorson) LaVenture of New Richmond. Grace married Howard Bentley in 1943. He was a WW II US Army veteran who died on Grace’s birthday in 1973. Grace remained active volunteering with the First Lutheran Church and the New Richmond American Legion Auxiliary, Post 80. Grace and Howard did not have any children. The Bentley/Halvorson family thanks the wonderful staff at the St. Croix Health Center for their love and support of Grace. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11 am at First Lutheran Church 218 County Road K New Richmond. Visitation will also be Wednesday from 10-11 am at the church. Interment will be in New Richmond Cemetery. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.
Enola Joy Loney age 88 of New Richmond and formerly of Baldwin died Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Westfields Hospital in New Richmond. She was born the daughter of Ed and Bessie (Simonsen) West on January 15, 1927 in Wilson, WI. In 1944, Enola graduated from Milltown High School. She began working for Brown & Bigelow Co. On September 28, 1948, she married Edwin Loney in Milltown. The couple farmed north of Woodville for 39 years. She was a good money manager and kept the books for their business. Her family loved her cooking and baking, especially rosettes and pies. She enjoyed keeping everyone fed with home cooked meals and crocheting afghans for her family and friends. Enola was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edwin; and three sisters, Ruby (Mike) Krizan, June Frandsen, and Virginia Gullickson. She is survived by her sons, Steven (Beth) Loney and Clark Loney; grandchildren, Scott Loney and Lynnette (Emmanuel) Barrios; great granddaughters, Samantha Barrios, Ashley Barrios, Jordyn Loney, several nieces and nephews and special friends Jean Kamm and Elaine Ritter. A private graveside service was held Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Baldwin Cemetery. Arrangements were with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Baldwin.
Janice Bova Sellner, age 87 of Maplewood, MN and formerly of Newport, MN died Monday, January 19, 2015 at her home. She is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Evelyn; son, Anthony; husbands, James Bova and Roman Sellner; and brother, Donald. Janice is survived by her children, Christine (Bob) Waxon and Edward Bova II; grandchildren, Allison, Katherine, Jay (Nakia), Alanna, Nicole, Dana, and Lee; and 2 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 4 pm at the Bakken-Young Funeral Home 502 3rd Street Hudson, WI. Memorial Visitation will also be held on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 2-4 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Hudson.
Gilbert H. Lindabaur, 89, passed away January 18, 2015, surrounded by family. Born January 25, 1925, to Herman and Mathilda Lindabaur of Lake Elmo, Minnesota. Gilbert married Mildred Danelius in 1955. They raised two daughters. Carolyn and Colleen, near Spring Valley, WI, where they owned their dairy farm until retirement. Gilbert and Mildred moved to River Falls in 1985. Gilbert enjoyed hunting, fishing, old western movies and his beloved dog, Sandy. Preceded in death by parents and siblings. Survived by wife, Mildred, daughters, Carolyn of Minneapolis and Collen (Chris) Potswald of Red Wing, MN. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.
Kenneth J. Viellieux age 75 of Amery died Thursday, January 15, 2015 at his home. Services for Ken will be private. Cremation services arranged with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.