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Nancy Zirkelbach spent 42 years as an elementary school teacher

Nancy Carol Zirkelbach, 85, passed away on Friday at Ascension All Saints Hospital.  Nancy was born in Racine on June 24, 1933, the daughter of the late Henry and Anna (Nee: Jung) Zirkelbach.  She graduated from St. Catherine’s High School, “Class of 1951” and earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Dominican College in 1955. […]

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Marie McLeod Loved Children, Sunshine And Music

Marie Martha McLeod, 88, passed away on Sunday surrounded with the love of her family following a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  She was born in Racine, Wisconsin on January 5, 1930, the daughter of the late Lucien and Marianne (Nee:Witkowski) Szymanski. Marie graduated from Washington Park High School “Class of 1948”.  She was […]

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Dan Mueller Loved Hunting And Fishing

Daniel Francis Mueller, 80, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at his home in Crandon, Wisconsin.  Dan was born in Racine on January 3, 1938, the first of eight children of the late Francis and Germaine (Nee:Rauguth) Mueller. Dan graduated from Washington Park High School “Class of 1957” and enlisted in the U.S. […]

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Jenny Sawasky Lived Life To The Fullest

Jennifer C. Sawasky, 45, passed away Thursday at Aurora Medical Center, Grafton, surrounded by her family.   Jenny was born in Racine, Wisconsin on October 28, 1972, and was the daughter of Richard T. and Elfrieda C. “Fritzie” (Nee: Dallmann) Sawasky. Jenny was born with Spina Bifida, of which some may consider a disability- but not […]

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Obituary: Doris Mae Lowe Enjoyed Playing Cards

Surrounded by her family, Doris Mae Lowe, age 89, passed away peacefully Monday, January 2, 2017, at her residence.  Doris was born in Racine, December 27, 1927, daughter of the late Peter and Margaret (Nee: Higgie) Verbeten.  Doris graduated from St. Catherine’s High School, “Class of 1947”. She attended Dominican College and had worked at […]

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Father-Daughter Band Takes Stage at St. Ed’s Fall Festival

Rebecca Famularo knows that breaking into the music industry is a long shot – and she would certainly welcome the opportunity – but playing with her dad in the band, Rebecca and the Grey Notes, is far from a second-place finish. “It would be ideal to get into the music industry but it’s tough to […]

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