LouEllen Nestingen 04/25/2015

LouEllen Nestingen age 91 of River Falls died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Comforts of Home.  Arrangements are pending with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.

Donna Forrest 04/23/2015

Donna Forrest age 88 of Prairie Farm died Thursday, April 23, 2015 in Barron, WI.  A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the New Richmond United Methodist Church.  Visitation will also be Sunday from 1:00-2:00 pm at at the church.  Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Emerald, WI.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.

Jeffrey Boardman, Jr 04/23/2015

J Boardman obitJeffrey Scott Boardman, Jr. age 28 of New Richmond, died on April 23, 2015 from injuries sustained in an accident.  Jeff was born the son of Jeffrey and Heidi Boardman on February 12, 1987 in Waseca, MN.  The family moved to New Richmond in 1988.  Jeff attended New Richmond High School.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and socializing with family and friends.  He was a strong willed, free spirited man.  He had a kind heart, was a prankster, and could dish it out as well as receive it.  Jeff was an amazing son, brother, uncle and friend.  He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Benjamin Boardman and Allen Heinbuch; and aunt, Kim Norlander.  He is survived by his father, Jeffrey (Shari) Boardman; mother, Heidi Boardman; siblings, Becky Lutz, Elizabeth (Ed) Benyo, Jeremy (Lizzie) Ziemer, Joshua Ziemer, Jeb Ziemer; grandmothers, Elaine Boardman and Marcia Heinbuch; aunts and uncles, Brad Boardman, Greg (Renee) Boardman, Chris Boardman, Marlo (Lori) Fritz, Karen Fritz, Tom Schnitzler; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  A Celebration of Jeff’s Life will be held on Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 1-5 pm with a memory sharing service at 4 pm at the Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel 112 W 3rd Street New Richmond.  Private interment will be in Boardman Cemetery.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.

Rita Krueger 04/21/2015

Rita Krueger age 84, formerly of New Richmond, died on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in Texas.  A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 10:30 am at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in New Richmond.  A visitation will be held Friday, May 8, 2015 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel in New Richmond and also Saturday from 9:30-10:30 am at the church.  Interment will be in the New Richmond Cemetery.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.

Wallace "Wally" Johnson 04/19/2015

Wallace JohnsonWallace F. “Wally” Johnson  died peacefully in his sleep on  Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at the age of 91.
Wally was born on July 7, 1923 in Valley Springs South Dakota.  He worked for the 3Cs before joining the U.S. Navy in 1942.  He served in the Asiatic Pacific Campaign during World War II, participating in five D-Days.  After an Honorable Discharge he worked for the U.S. Corps of Engineers, as a a captain of the tug Duluth in the Duluth, MN and Superior, WI harbor.
He married the love of his life, JoAnne M. Johnson and had two children, daughter Melody (Frank) Lavelle of Lancaster, WI and son Craig (Sarah) Johnson of New Richmond, WI.  He was a proud grandpa to Rusty Lavelle, Megan (George) Kutterna, Natalie, Zach, and Zeb Johnson.  He was also a proud great grandpa to "Little" George Kutterna.
Wally was a generous, quiet man who loved to fish, garden and watch the Brewers. He will be missed by his family and those who had a chance to see the sparkle in his eyes.
A short Celebration of Life Service was 3 pm Saturday April 25th at The Deerfield Chapel.  Visitation was at 2 pm All are welcome to attend and celebrate Wally's life. 
The family would like to thank The Deerfield and Westfield Hospital staff for their care and dedication. Cremation services provided by Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.