Virginia Repp 10/01/2014

Virginia Repp age 83 of New Richmond died Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at the American Heritage Care Center in Hammond.  A Funeral Service was held on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 12:30 pm at the Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel 112 W 3rd Street New Richmond.  Visitation was also Monday from 11:30 - 12:30 at the funeral home.  Interment was in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.

Linda Crispino 9/27/2014

Linda Crispino ObitLinda L. Crispino age 63 of River Falls passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014 at United Hospital in St. Paul after a long illness.  She is survived by husband, Vincent; daughter, Michelle (Shaun) Hanson; son, Daniel (Alicia Ekegren) Crispino; grandchildren, Lily and Thomas Hanson; siblings, Donna (James) Richards, Susie LaCasse, Terry LaCasse, Kevin (DeAnn) LaCasse, Tammy (Ted) Wahtola, Peter (Dawn) LaCasse, Timmy (Lori) LaCasse, Tommy LaCasse; father-in-law, Mario Crispino; brother-in-law, William Crispino.  Linda is preceded in death by her parents, Roland and Virginia LaCasse; sister-in-law, Debbie LaCasse; and mother-in-law, Margaret Crispino.  A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, October 3, 2014 at 11 am at St. Bridget Catholic Church in River Falls.  Visitation was Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 4-8 pm with a prayer service at 7 pm at Bakken-Young Funeral Home in River Falls.  Visitation was also held Friday at church from 10-11 am before the service.  Interment was in St. Bridget's Catholic Cemetery.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.

Sue Cunningham 09/26/2014

Sophie Cunningham obitSue "Mrs. C" Cunningham, age 96 of New Richmond, died on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the St. Croix Health Center.  Sue was born the daughter of Kashmier and Constance (Coolige) Cwiklinski on March 17, 1918 in Blue Island, IL.  She grew up in Necedah, WI.  In 1946 she married Arnold Cunningham in New Albany, IN.  They lived in Mauston, WI until moving to New Richmond in 1961.  Sue was a homemaker and mother.  She loved to garden, rummage sales, and visiting with friends and family.  She was friendly and very outgoing.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Cunningham, Sr., infant son, Jeffery Cunningham; daughter, Rita Heideman; grandson, Bradley Preston; brothers, Joseph, Stanley, and Edward Cwiklinski; sisters, Mary Ferris, and Irene Schneider.  Sue is survived by her children, Arnold (Judith) Cunningham, Jr., Pat Cunningham, Leon (Sharon) Cunningham, Carol (Dennis) Preston, Sharon Cunningham, Dennis (Lisa) Cunningham, Richard (Annette) Cunningham; grandchildren, Lisa (Timothy Wall) Cunningham, Lori (David) Rinka, Kim (Chad) Carlsen, Barry (Christine) Cunningham, Michelle (Will) Cannady, Candace (Brian) Nash, Jason (Melanie) Heideman, Stacey (Scott) Hilmanowske, Travis Cunningham, Stephanie (Mike) Oksness, Rebecca Nutick, Lunden Cunningham; 18 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.  A Memorial Gathering was held on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 2-5 pm at the Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel 112 W 3rd Street New Richmond, WI.  Interment will be in the Mauston Cemetery in Mauston, WI.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.

Eric Doré 09/24/2014

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Eric Doré passed away suddenly at his home on September 24, 2014.  He was born in Loreauville, LA on January 13, 1968.  Eric was a loving husband and father who proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for 21 years.  He served in the Persian Gulf War and had several duty stations to include Ft. Lewis, WA, South Korea, Ft. Polk, LA, Ft. Hood, TX, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, Ft. Benning, GA, and Ft. McCoy, WI.  He was employed as a District Director for the Department of Labor, Minneapolis, MN.  Eric received his bachelor’s degree in history from Columbia College and his Master’s Degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Silver Lake College.  He is survived by his loving wife Lori of 24 years and his beloved daughter Brogan, mother, Patricia Dore, and brothers Kevin, Brian, Greg and Christopher.  He was preceded in death by his father Ronald Doré.  Eric loved to hunt, ride his Harley and spend time with his family and friends to include his dog Hunter, who he had a special loving bond with.  A Funeral Service was held on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 11 am at the Bakken-Young Funeral Home 805 E Division Street River Falls, WI.  Visiation was held on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 4-8 pm at the funeral home and also on Monday from 10-11 am.  As a proud Cajun, Eric's fianl resting place will be in the Northwest Louisiana Veteran's Cemetery.  Memorials will be directed to Suicide Prevention.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.

 

Carol Perkins 09/20/2014

Carol PerkinsCarol F. Perkins age 58 of Maiden Rock died unexpectedly on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN.  She was born the daughter of Frank and Eileen (Lambert) Hoffmeyer on November 18, 1955 in River Falls, WI.  She graduated from River Falls High School.  Carol married Bill Gibbs and they later divorced.  On January 24, 1981, she married Elmer Perkins.  Carol loved the outdoors, which included hunting and fishing.  She was a Green Bay Packer fan. She was a loving and caring person who enjoyed baking, cooking, cross stitching and other crafts.  Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Eileen; son, Gordon Paul Gibbs; grandson, Michael Arnold; sisters, Pam and Becky Hoffmeyer; step-daughter, Janet Perkins.  She is survived by her husband, Elmer; children, Crystal (John) Halpaus, Lisa Virnig, Patti (Douglas Hundley) Arnold, Sarah (Larry) Stokes, Jeanna Scott, Elmer (fiancé, Leora Petz) Perkins, Jr.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Donald Hoffmeyer; and many friends.  A funeral service was held Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10:30 am at Bakken-Young Funeral Home in Maiden Rock.  Visitation was held Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Bakken-Young Funeral Home in Maiden Rock and also Thursday from 9:00-10:30 am before the service.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Maiden Rock.