Obit: Stenulson, Sanford J (1927 – 2009)

Contact: Dolores


Surnames: Stenulson, Kalstad, Soper, Johnson, Thoreson


----Source: Banner Journal (Black River Falls, Jackson Co., WI.) October 7, 2009


Stenulson, Sanford J. (7 November 1927 – 1 October 2009)


Sanford J. Stenulson, 81, of Black River Falls died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009 in the Black River Memorial Hospital.


He was born Nov. 7, 1927, in Black River Falls to Samuel and Julia (Kalstad) Stenulson.  He was raised in the Squaw Creek area of Jackson County.


Sanford worked on farms and also at the former Jackson Box Company.  He loved to read Western books.  He enjoyed being outdoors and going for rides through Squaw Creek and Pine Creek. 


Sanford was a compassionate and friendly man.  He never complained, and he was well-liked.


Surviving are his sister Ruth Soper, La Crosse, and numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by six brothers, Kenneth, Sanford, Mahlon, Lawrence, Irwin and Truman, and his sister, Esther Johnson.


Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, at the Squaw Creek Lutheran Church, STH P rural Black River Falls.  Pastor Calvin Thoreson officiated, and burial was in the church cemetery.  Relatives and friends called at the church Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.


Torgerson’s Funeral Service (715-284-4321), Black River Falls, is assisting the family with arrangements.



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