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Obituary: Richard Lennertz Lived A Profound, Dedicated Life

Surrounded by his loving family, Richard C. Lennertz Sr., 86, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at his residence. Born in Racine, July 24, 1930, Richard was son of the late Anthony and Margaret (Nee: Regas) Lennertz. Richard graduated from St. Catherine’s High School in 1950 and then he attended Marquette University. During the Korean War, […]

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Racine Remembers: The Case Company

Innovative Beginnings The foundations of the Case Corporation were laid when Jerome I. Case relocated in 1842 from Oswego County, in western New York State, to Rochester in Wisconsin Territory. Wisconsin would not become a state for another six years. He selected Rochester because it had been heralded as the center of new and wonderful wheat country. At the […]

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Obituary: Donald Robotka

Donald E. Robotka, 79, passed away Saturday at Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Medical Center. He was born in Racine, July 1, 1936, son of the late George and Stella (Nee: Stloukal) Robotka. Don was a graduate of William Horlick High School “Class of 1954”. On October 11, 1958 he was united in marriage to Carol J. […]

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