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Josephine Sophie Lock, 91, ‘grandma teacher,’ was an artistic inspiration

Obituary for Josephine Sophie Lock Josephine Sophie Lock, age 91, passed away Friday, March 3, 2023, at Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital. She was born in Sheboygan, WI, on Sept. 29, 1931, the daughter of the late Walter and Mary Zawatzke. Josephine Sophie Lock Josephine was employed by Western Publishing for several years until her retirement. […]

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Rick Jackson Jr. Loved Coaching All Sports

My best friend and husband, Richard A. “Rick” Jackson Jr., 73 passed away on Wednesday at our home surrounded by me, our sons, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, 2 dogs Cougar/Blanco, and our grand puppy Link following a courageous battle with 4th Stage Glioblastoma Brain Cancer. Rick graduated from St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1963”, where he […]

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Jeffrey Brandes Proudly Served in the U.S. Army

Jeffrey S. Brandes, 60, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, following a battle with Mesothelioma. Jeffrey was born in Kenosha on October 17, 1957, and was the son of the late Raymond and Joyce (nee: Robinson) Brandes. Following graduation from Bradford High School, Jeff proudly served in the United States Army. On July 26, 1986, […]

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Obituary: Mary Ann Svoboda Bowled For 90 Years

A wonderful life — Mary Ann Svoboda, 101, passed away Wednesday at The Villa at Lincoln Park. Born in Racine, July 18, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Nee: Halcsik) Walek and was a lifelong Racine resident. On June 7, 1941 she married Edward J. Svoboda, who preceded her in […]

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Obituary: Michele Peters

Michele J. Peters, age 71, passed away Wednesday July 6, 2016 at Willowcrest Care Center. Michele graduated from St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 62”.  She worked in the insurance industry and in project management. Michele is survived by her children, Christopher (Lisa) Sorenson, Laura Mulvenna, Wendy (Guy) Leach and their children; siblings, Marcia Ortiz, […]

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Obituary: James Troestler

James “Jim” P. Troestler, 68, passed away Monday after an almost two year hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. He lost his fight after suffering a massive brain bleed.   Jim was a great husband, dad and grandfather. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 44 years, Linda (Nee:  Braun); his children and […]

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Obituary: Eugene Cantele

Eugene “Gene” J. Cantele, 86, passed away Wednesday at Morningside of College Park, Indianapolis, IN.  Gene was born in Chicago, IL, Sept. 2, 1929, son of the late John and Ann (Nee: McGowan) Cantele. After graduating from high school in Chicago, Gene enlisted in the United States Coast Guard.  He then attended Maryknoll Mission Seminary, […]

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Obituary: Josephine Paraganian

Josephine E. Paraganian, “Josie”, 92, passed away Wednesday at The Woods at Caledonia. She was born in Racine, Feb. 15, 1924 daughter of the late Benjamin and Stephanie (Nee: Zayenchkowski) Wolk. She graduated from Washington Park High School “Class of 1942”. Josie was a member of St. Lucy’s Catholic Church. She was employed as a […]

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Obituary: Lucian Scruggs

Surrounded by his loving family, Lucian J. Scruggs, 80, passed away peacefully, Sunday at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center. He was born January 16, 1936 in Nashville, TN, to the late Charles and Christine Scruggs. Survivors include his wife, Eileen; son, Patrick; daughters, Kathleen and Diana; grandchildren, Tabitha and Brian; brother, Charles (Carolyn); and many nieces, […]

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