Obituary: Donald Christiansen, Avid Golfer

Donald L. Christiansen, 79, passed away Monday at Manor Care, Kenosha. Born in Racine on May 28, 1938, he was the son of the late Louis and Inez (Nee: Langberg) Christiansen. Don graduated from Washington Park High School in 1956. He also proudly served in the U.S. Army. He owned and operated Siam Transportation. Previously he was […]

Obituary: Juventino Aquino Enjoyed Anime

Surrounded by his loving family, Juventino “Tino” L. Aquino, age 32, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Wauwatosa after a courageous battle with leukemia.  He was born in Racine, December 18, 1984, son of Gerardo and Olga (Nee:  Chacon) Aquino.  Juventino was a graduate of Washington Park High School.  A talented […]

Excellence in Racine: Park Automotive Keeps National Accreditation

Congratulations are once again in order for the Washington Park High School automotive training program; it has been fully accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) for the 25th year in a row. NATEF is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing secondary and post-secondary automotive education programs that give students job-ready skills or […]

Obituary: Andrew James Sawisky

Andrew James Sawisky, “Swiss”, 25, passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 5, 2016. He was born in Racine, April 17, 1991, son of Daniel and Debora (Nee:Schmidt) Sawisky. Andrew graduated from Washington Park High School “Class of 2009” and had attended Gateway Technical College. Andrew was currently employed at Holiday Inn Express. He enjoyed fishing, camping, boating, sports, and music […]

Obituary: Abdul Qadir Jeelani

Abdul Qadir Jeelani, 62, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, in Racine, Wisconsin. Born Gary Cole Feb. 10, 1954 in Bell, Tennessee to Luna Mae and Frank Cole, he graduated from Washington Park High School in Racine, Wisconsin. He developed his love for basketball there and then attended the University of Wisconsin-Parkside where he became a stand-out basketball […]

Obituary: Michele Babu

With her children at her side, Michele Marye Babu, 72, passed away peacefully Friday at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center. She was born in Fall River, MA on July 2, 1943. She was the daughter of the late Felix and Estelle (Nee: Horyza) Mankowski. Michele graduated from Washington Park High School “Class of 1961” […]