Marylin J. Backes (Eveland), 74, of Chippewa Falls and formerly of Osceola, Wisconsin, passed away into the arms of her loving Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on October 4, 2021.

Beloved James French of rural Osceola died at home July 9, 2021, surrounded by family after a gtwo year decline in health. He was 90.

Margie Anne was born July 7, 1934, in Osceola, to Paul and Marjorie Kobs. She was the first of 10 children followed by nine brothers. Margie Anne graduated from Milltown High School. For several years after school, she worked as a telephone operator in St. Paul, Minn., and then moved back to…

Barbara Carolyn Peterson died peacefully at Christian Community Home in Osceola at 10:34 a.m., Sept. 20, 2021. Her children and their spouses were in close attendance until the time that she passed. She was 86. Despite having advanced dementia, her heart was broken by the death of her husban…

Donald (Don) Ray DeRosier was born Oct. 13, 1946, in New Richmond. He grew up in Osceola, enjoying a career as a standout wrestler, basketball enthusiast, and occasional minor delinquent – if Don hadn’t skipped out of a catholic retreat in River Falls in 1962, he may not have met his future …

Debbie M. Wallraff, formerly of Scandia, loving wife, mom, grandma and sister died peacefully surrounded by family and holding the hand of her husband of 43 years on Aug. 12, 2021. She was 62.

Kirk William Lawler died peacefully Feb. 15, 2021, after a long fight with Hodgkin’s and Colon Cancer.  He was 70. He handled this fight with strength and grace. 

With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Rita K. Lay, on July 26, 2021. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, and a loyal friend to all those whose lives she touched. After a long fight with Alzheimer’s, she died peacefully with her family surr…

Marilyn Joan Stever died with her daughter, Cindy, by her side on May 14, 2021, after a long, heart-breaking battle with Alzheimer’s at (Winnie’s Place) Edgewood Senior Living in Baxter, Minn. She was 79.