Death Notices

Published 10:14 am Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Lloyd and Mary Lou Bratsch
Lloyd Bratsch Jr., 75, of Portage, Wis., died, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Divine Savior Healthcare Hospital in Portage. Lloyd’s wife, Mary Lou (Pitcher), age 67, died peacefully in her sleep, Sunday, March 7, 2010, in Portage, after a battle with cancer. A double memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is assisting with arrangements.

John B. Menke
John B. Menke, 93, of Bancroft, Iowa, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in Kossuth County Hospital in Algona, Iowa. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Delores Somnis
Delores M. (Dee) Somnis, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Conger. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, and one hour before the service at the church.

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