John B. Frisby

John B. Frisby, 65, of La Crosse, Wis., was born to eternal life on April 12, 2012. John was born Nov. 13, 1946, to Ray and Everdene “Joan” (Brethouwer) Frisby of Brillion, Wis. He graduated from Brillion High School and in 1971 earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lakeland College. He married Eloda Johnson and they had three children; Patti (Dan) Hougom, Gerrilynne “Gigi” Kunert and Galen Frisby. He was the proud grandfather of Johnathan, Marissa, Johanna and Michael Kunert and Dawson and Sawyer Hougom. In addition to these he is survived by his sister, Holly (Robert) Nash; aunt, Fay Graff; and many cousins. An avid sports enthusiast, John took particular delight in the Green Bay Packers. He was a history buff who enjoyed reading and had an amazing memory for historical events and dates. John loved sharing fond memories of his trips to Oklahoma where his father was raised and where John spent many happy times. Known for his lively spirit and sense of humor, John will be missed by those he loved and who loved him. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crosse. Pastor John Eumurian officiated. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred and will be used in John’s memory. Online guestbook is available at

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