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Ian A. Remington, 24, was enthusiastic about several passions, loved motorcycles, his girlfriend

Obituary for Ian A. Remington November 20, 1998 – September 28, 2023 The world lost an adventurous, fun-loving, kind person who made friends with everyone he met. Ian A Remington’s wit and infectious smile and laughter was sure to light up the room. Words cannot begin to describe the extent of our despair. Ian A. […]

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Earl Sieverkropp, 93, was a lifelong engineer, built pontoon paddle boats, supported many charities

Obituary for Earl Sieverkropp August 2, 1955 – September 20, 2023 Earl Sieverkropp, 93, passed away after a short illness. Son of Earl H. and Pauline (née Wilke) Sieverkropp, he was a lifelong resident of Racine. Earl was a proud graduate of Wm. Horlick High School and UW-Madison. He also served in the Army during […]

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Louis Anthony Chavez, 89, adored time in the sun, listening to music, bonding with his grandchildren

Obituary for Louis Anthony Chavez September 9, 1934 – September 27, 2023 Louis Anthony Chavez, “Louie,” 89, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023. Louis Anthony Chavez Louie was born on Sept. 9, 1934, to the late Orestes and Hilaria (née Diaz) in Laredo, Texas. He was […]

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Verino Peter Flex, 94, held many roles in life – dance instructor, Roma Lodge member, husband, father

Obituary for Verino Peter Flex February 13, 1929 – September 16, 2023 Verino Peter Flex, “Pete,” 94, passed away Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023, at his residence. Pete was born in Smithfield, Penn., on Feb. 13, 1929, the son of the late Frank and Natalina Flex, both born in Italy. Verino Peter Flex, ‘Pete’ Pete graduated […]

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The rise of veganic farming – and what it means for traditional agricultural practices

Record numbers of people are switching to plant-based diets, with recent statistics showing that around 10% of the US population classifies themselves as vegan or vegetarian – in terms of world population, the number of vegans currently stands at around 79 million. Further, the veganic food market in the USA, already worth around $11 million, […]

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Mark J. Sherfinski, ‘Fuzzy,’ 69, enjoyed coffee clutching with buddies, playing Santa at holiday gatherings

Obituary for Mark J. Sherfinski, ‘Fuzzy’ May 11, 1954 – September 26, 2023 Mark J. Sherfinski, “Fuzzy,” 69, of Kenosha, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023, following a long battle with cancer. Mark J. Sherfinski Mark was born in Kenosha on May 11, 1954, the son of the late Harry and Irene (née Organist) […]

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Ambrose T. Pawlowski, ‘Doc,’ 94, was happily married to wife Shirley for 69 years

Obituary for Ambrose T. Pawlowski, ‘Doc’ April 4, 1929 – September 25, 2023 Ambrose T. Pawlowski, “Doc,” 94, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023. Ambrose T. Pawlowski Ambrose was born in Milwaukee on April 4, 1929, to the late Thaddeus Pawlowski and Marie (née Tomanski) Pawlowski. He married his […]

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Manuel Lopez, 84, believed in the power of collective action, passionately supported unions

Obituary for Manuel Lopez October 29, 1938 – September 19, 2023 With profound sadness, we bid farewell to Manuel Lopez. On Sept. 19, he laced them up one last time, leaving behind a legacy of inspiration, adventure, and an unwavering love that defined his remarkable life. Manuel Lopez When Manuel wasn’t out there lacing up […]

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Malvin Aksland, ‘Mal,’ 89, enjoyed deer and pheasant hunting, rolling dice at casinos

Obituary for Malvin Aksland, ‘Mal’ January 12, 1934 – September 22, 2023 Malvin Aksland, ‘Mal,’ 89, passed away at Ascension All Saints on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023. Malvin Aksland, ‘Mal’ A lifelong resident of Racine, he was born on Jan. 12, 1934, the son of the late Rudolph and Marie (née Monsen) Aksland. Mal proudly […]

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John Michael Engel, 78, graciously spent life serving others, from U.S. Air Force to Racine City Council

Obituary for John Michael Engel November 2, 1944 – September 19, 2023 John Michael Engel, 78, of Madison, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 19, 2023, after a three-year battle with ALS. He was born on Nov. 2, 1944, the son of the late Andrew and Patricia (née O’Brien) Engel. John Michael Engel After […]

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Barbara Kortendick, 91, delighted in making pajamas at Christmas for children, grandchildren

Obituary for Barbara Kortendick March 25, 1932 – September 23, 2023 Barbara Kortendick (née Williams) passed away peacefully around family members after praying the Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet on Saturday, Sept. 23. Barbara was born on March 25, 1932, in Racine. Because of her strong faith, she had a devotion to Saint Padre Pio […]

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Darius Raphael Davison, 44, loved art, technology, fitness, Little Debbie snack cakes

Obituary for Darius Raphael Davison January 30, 1979 – September 21, 2023 Darius Raphael Davison, 44, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, at Ascension All Saints Hospital in Racine. Darius Raphael Davison He was born Jan. 30, 1979, in Waukegan, Ill., to Dedrick and Delores Davison. He was a graduate of Tremper High […]

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