Posted inObituaries

Obituary: C. Judley Wyant

C. Judley Wyant, 71, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Wheaton All Saints Hospital. He was born in Milwaukee, WI, December 8, 1945, son of the late Charles and Julie (Nee: Zemanovic) Wyant.  Jud graduated from St. Catherine’s High School, Marquette University and Marquette University Law School.  On June 8, 1968 at St. John Nepomuk […]

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Racine Remembers: The Welsh in Racine

People of Welsh ancestry have been a vital part of the Racine community since its earliest beginnings. In 1841, 67 immigrants from North Wales, led by Griffith Richards, a well-to-do farmer and merchant, settled on homesteads near Green Bay Road in Pike Grove. The 1850 census recorded almost 100 Welsh residents in Mount Pleasant and […]