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Robert Ortwein, M.D. was creative, hard-working, clever and generous

We lost our beloved “Da,” “Dad,” “Dado,” “Pappa,” “Gramps,” “Grandpa”,  Robert Keith Ortwein, M.D. on Sunday, October 7. With a twinkle in his bright blue eyes, he was our leader, organizer, coach, and always our cheerleader. He will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by the three families he loved most: the Racine families he […]

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Racine Symphony Orchestra Announces October 6 Masterworks Concert

The Racine Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to announce the first concert of our Masterworks series this season on October 6. Headlined by our 2018 Artist-in-Residence, hornist Jeremiah Frederick, this Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Siena Center Chapel, 5637 Erie Street. While ample seating is available, we encourage patrons to purchase tickets in […]

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Shirley Dandeneau Loved Life And Wasn’t Afraid To Live It

Shirley Dandeneau, 82, lost her long, courageous battle against multiple illnesses surrounded by her loving family on Thursday.  She will be sadly and dearly missed by her children; Linda Huber (Charles), Florida, Denise Rankin (William), Janesville, Renee Thomas, Racine, Roy Servais (Karla) Milwaukee, Yvonne Erdman (Marc), Racine and Jeff Dandeneau, Racine, brothers; David Leach,  Michael Leach, […]

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Obituary: Honorable John Jude

Honorable John S. “Jack” Jude, age 71, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday at his residence.  John was born in Racine, December 22, 1945, son of the late James M. and Arleen L. (Nee:  Barber) Jude. Jack attended St. Edward Elementary School.  Furthering his education he graduated from St. Francis de Sales Seminary High School, college, and […]

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Obituary: Sister Lois Vanderbeke, O.P.

Sister Lois Vanderbeke, O.P., 80, passed away at Lakeshore Manor, Racine, WI on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Lois Marie was born May 7, 1936 to Joseph A. and Leontine (nee: Blomme) Vanderbeke in Detroit, MI. On August 25, 1955 she joined the Racine Dominicans and at her reception in 1956 she was given the religious […]