Obituaries
Death Notices

Deanna Roen

Deanna Roen, 84, of Prescott died Jan. 3, 2022 at her residence. Arrangements are pending with the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Prescott.

Beau Wilkens

Beau William Wilkens, 36, of Prescott, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 at Fairview University Hospital in Minneapolis. A Celebration of Life for Beau Wilkens will be 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 8 at Old Ptacek’s Event Center in Prescott. Visitation and viewing will be one hour prior to the service. Memorials are preferred to the discretion of the family. Full obituary in next week's edition. Funeral services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Prescott.

Richard Hoffmann

Richard Walter 'Dick' Hoffmann, well know Prescott civic leader, age 86, of Prescott died Dec. 31, 2021 at Regina Medical Center in Hastings. A Celebration of life is being planned for April 30 at Joy Lutheran Church. More information will follow closer to the service date. A full obituary will appear in next week's Pierce County Journal. Memorial and cremation services entrusted to the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Prescott.

Daniel Sarnstrom

Daniel Sarnstrom, 63, of Ellsworth died unexpectedly at his residence from natural causes Jan. 2. A Celebration of life is being planned for spring. A full obituary will follow in next week's edition. Memorial and cremation services entrusted to the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Ellsworth.

John Mercord

John Mercord, of Prescott, WI, gained his angel wings and passed away at the age of 77 on Jan. 2, 2022, due to complications from COVID-19.

A funeral Mass, burial, and celebration of life will be planned for May or June of 2022. The family wishes to delay services in order to keep everyone healthy and safe since COVID is on the rise. A complete obituary will follow in next weeks edition. Memorial and cremation services have been entrusted to the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Prescott.

Donna Steele

Donna Mae Steele, 89, of Ellsworth died Jan. 1, 2022 at Preferred Senior Living in Ellsworth. Funeral service for Donna Steele will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 at Bethel Covenant Church rural Ellsworth. Masks are appreciated. Services will be live-streamed through the church’s Facebook page. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Bethel Covenant. Funeral services entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Ellsworth.

January 4, 2022