Edward James Semb

Edward J. Semb, 94, of La Crosse, died on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Tomah. He was born on January 21, 1925 in La Crosse to Ludvig and Katherine Semb. Ed was a US Navy veteran, having served in WWII. He married Reddiece Stavlo on June 2, 1951 in La Crosse. Ed had worked in the art department at Trane Company for many years, retiring in 1986. He was a very talented artist who loved making drawings and cartoons for his family. He also enjoyed golf and photography.

Ed is survived by five sons, Mark (Pam), Michael (Gail), Jeffrey (Susan), Brian, and Gary (Missy), seven grandchildren, Aaron (Jaime), Lindsay (Chris) Meeusen, Christopher, Collin, Connor, Annie and Kitt, four great grandchildren, Haileigh and Harper Meeusen and Camden and Isaiah Semb. He was preceded in death by his wife Reddiece, his parents, an infant brother, and two sisters, Dorothy and Cleo.

Memorial services will be held on Friday, October 11 at 11:30 AM. Sister Kathy Stuttgen will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in the Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral & Cremation Services of La Crosse on Friday from 10:30 AM until the time of services.