Obituary: Steve Vallone

Surrounded by his loving family, Steve C. Vallone, 84, passed away Saturday at his residence. Steve was born in Racine, May 1, 1932, son of the late Joseph and Bessie (Nee: Maglio) Vallone. On September 3, 1955 at Evangelical United Methodist Church he was united in marriage to Vannes “Casey” M. Torkilsen. Steve truly enjoyed […]

Obituary: Mary Thornberg

Mary Ruth (Miller) Thornberg, 71, passed away at Wheaton Franciscan Medical Center on Monday. A lifetime resident of Racine, Mary was born on April 4, 1945 to George and Ruth (Stauss) Miller. She was united in marriage to Roger Thornburg on August 15, 1981. Mary was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church. She was a […]

Obituary: Ruby Tomasek

Ruby M. Tomasek, 88, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center. Ruby was born in Racine, October 13, 1927, daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Nee: Hric) Pavlik. On July 20, 1957 she was united in marriage to Joseph J. Tomasek, who preceded her in death on […]

Ascension Now Owns Wheaton Franciscan Facilities

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, a holding company that owns a number of healthcare related facilities in the Midwest, has finalized the transfer of ownership of its southeast Wisconsin operations to Ascension, the holding company that owns Columbia St. Mary’s. Ascension signed a letter of intent in October with the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters to take over all […]

One Person Injured In Two-Car Crash

A woman was injured and taken to the hospital after she failed to yield the right of way and went into oncoming traffic at 11:17 a.m. Monday, according to the Caledonia Police Department. The woman was driving westbound on Five Mile Road at Highway 38 when she failed to stop at the stop sign and […]