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Obituary | Nicholas A. Habersetzer, 83, of Town of Trenton

November 15, 2019 – Town of Trenton, WI –Nicholas A. Habersetzer, 83, passed away on Thursday November 14, 2019 at the Clement Zablocki VA Center in Milwaukee. He was born on June 22, 1936 in the Town of Trenton to Nicholas L. and Loraine (nee Schaefer) Habersetzer. He graduated

Obituary | Julius Peter Waldkirch, 89, Town of Trenton

November 15, 2019 – Town of Trenton, WI – Julius Peter Waldkirch, 89, received his angel wings on Saturday, November 9, 2019. He was born in the Town of Trenton on August 4, 1930 to George and Mary (nee Wegener) Waldkirch, and was the third of eight children.  

Obituary | Ronald J. Honeck, 78, of Hartford

November 13, 2019 – Hartford, WI –Ronald Honeck, 78, of Hartford, Wisconsin passed away in his home on Monday, November 11, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Ronald was born July 27, 1941 in Wauwatosa, WI to Eleanor L. (nee Duemke) and John F. Honeck. He served our country

Obituary | Gary P. Laubenstein, 73, of Saukville

November 7, 2019 – Saukville, WI –Gary P. Laubenstein of the Town of Saukville died of pancreatic cancer on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the age of 73. Gary was born in Port Washington on June 13, 1946 to Adolph and Esther Laubenstein. He was baptized, confirmed and married

The History of the Veterans Day Observance at Kettle Moraine Lutheran HS | By Megan Himm

November 6, 2019 – Jackson, WI – The annual Veterans Day Observance at Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School (KML) is Thursday, November 7.  Former student Elizabeth Bieberitz said of the service, “It’s inspiring to see all these amazing men and women come together and be able to honor them

Obituary | Dorothy E. (Stellhorn) Bein, 99, of Slinger

November 4, 2019 – Slinger, WI –Dorothy E. Bein (nee Stellhorn), 99, of Slinger died on Thursday, October 31, 2019. On September 12, 1920 she was born to the late Arthur and Frieda (nee Schumacher) Stellhorn in Watertown, WI. With her sisters, Mildred, Selda, and Ruth, Dorothy sang on

Obituary | Kenneth R. Woller, 93, of West Bend

October 30, 2019 – West Bend, WI –Kenneth R. Woller, 93, of West Bend died Monday, October 28, 2019 at the Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon. He was born December 10, 1925 in Milwaukee to Otto and Freida (nee Hein) Woller. Ken proudly served his country in the United

Obituary | Anthony Joseph “Sonny” Worzalla, 74, of West Bend

October 29, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Anthony J. “Sonny” Worzalla, 74, passed away on Sunday October 27, 2019. He was born on August 13, 1945 in Stevens Point, WI to Anthony A. and Margaret (nee Skrzypkowski) Worzalla, was raised in Milwaukee, and graduated from South Division High School.

Obituary | Richard J. Reichel, 79, of Jackson

October 24, 2019 – Jackson, WI – Richard J. Reichel, 79, passed away peacefully on October 24, 2019. He was born on January 20, 1940 to Richard and Doris Reichel. He was an avid fisherman, and served his country in the Army National Guard. He was a devoted husband to

Obituary | Michael Thomas Roemer, 75, of Hartford

October 21, 2019 – Hartford, WI –Michael T. Roemer, 75, of Hartford, Wisconsin passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. Mike was born on March 19, 1944 in Hartford to Margaret L. (nee Lohr) and Donald C. Roemer. He graduated Hartford High School. He served

Obituary | Warren Paul Luedtke, 96, of Hartford

October 13, 2019 – Hartford, WI – Warren Paul Luedtke passed away quietly on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the age of 96. The longer you knew him, the more you realized how remarkable a man he was, how remarkable a servant, how devoted to his family, how loyal to

U.S. flag flying at half-staff to mark death of WWII veteran John E. Bainbridge

September 29, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – The U.S. flag at Firefighters Memorial Bluff in Barton has been lowered to half-staff as part of an executive order as a mark of respect for Army Tech. 5th Grade John E. Bainbridge of the Wisconsin National Guard who lost his

92-year-old WW II veteran from Germantown on Sept. 28 Honor Flight

September 28, 2019 – Germantown, WI – World War II veteran Richard Mihalek, 92, of Germantown is one of 17 veterans from Washington County on the September 28 Honor Flight to Washington D.C. Mihalek was 17 years old and living in Chicago when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy.

Obituary | Richard A. Larson, 89, of West Bend

September 27, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Richard A. Larson, 89, of Mequon, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon. Dick was born on June 18, 1930 in Stevens Point to the late Albert and Isabel (nee Cooper) Larson.  He moved to West

Obituary | Richard C. “Dick” Mueller, 86, formerly of Wauwatosa

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September 24, 2019 – Wauwatosa, WI – Richard C. “Dick” Mueller, 86, of Princeton, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away at his home on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Dick was born on October 6, 1933, in Wauwatosa, the son of the late Julius and Emma (nee Jastrow) Mueller. On August 18,

Obituary | Richard V. Salava, 81, of Hartford

September 24, 2019 – Hartford, WI – Richard V. Salava, 81, of Hartford, Wisconsin, found peace on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Angels Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc, WI. Richard was born on June 15, 1938 in Milwaukee, WI to Vincent and Lillian (nee Gerard) Salava. He served his country

Obituary | Robert D. Rublee “Bob”, 89, of Hartford

September 24, 2019 – Hartford, WI – Robert D. Rublee “Bob”, 89, of Hartford, Wisconsin passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 in his home, with loving family by his side. Robert was born October 18., 1929 in Eau Claire, WI to James E. “Emery” and Florence M. (nee Hoage)

Obituary | Richard V. Salava 81, of Hartford

September 23, 2019 – Hartford, WI –Richard V. Salava, 81, of Hartford, Wisconsin, found peace on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Angels Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc, WI. Richard was born on June 15, 1938 in Milwaukee, WI to Vincent and Lillian (nee Gerard) Salava. He served his country in

All are welcome on the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight | By Representative from the Honor Flight

September 12, 2019 – Tonight we heard something that really upset us. A veteran who was confirmed for an upcoming flight called us to tell us he was removing himself. He said he is a “Vietnam Era veteran” and some fellow veterans in his vets’ group told him he

Obituary | Andrew John Schneider, 88, of Fredonia

September 6, 2019 – Fredonia, WI – Andrew “Andy” J. Schneider, 88, of Fredonia was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born on July 1, 1931 to the late Andrew and Margaret

Obituary | Donald Henry Gnewikow, 88, of West Bend

September 2, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Donald H. Gnewikow, 88, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019. He was born on July 30, 1931 in Tomah, WI to Harold and Florence (nee Schmeckel) Gnewikow.     Don served in the US Army and was a plasterer by trade. He

Obituary | Dr. Anthony “Tony” Joseph Strigenz DDS, 87, of Kewaskum

August 29, 2019 – Kewaskum, WI – Dr. Anthony “Tony” Joseph Strigenz, DDS, 87, of Kewaskum was born into Eternal Life on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at St. Francis Home in Fond du Lac, WI. He was born on November 25, 1931, to the late Anton and Catherine (nee Hoffer)

Articles about Honor Flight Veterans appreciated | By Tanya Burg

August 29, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Thanks for all the healing you are helping to facilitate.  So many of these veterans, especially the Vietnam ones, don’t even realize the healing they need.   Back in October I had a personal reflection regarding the Honor Flight experience. I

Obituary | Chester B. Woerishofer, 83, of Slinger

August 25, 2019 – Slinger, WI – Chester B. Woerishofer, 83, of Slinger, passed away on Friday, August 23. He was born on September 17, 1935 to Chester and Cathryne Woerishofer (nee Berthold) in West Allis, WI. He attended Milwaukee West Division High School. Chester married Betty J. Knaack

Obituary | Frank S. Pazera, 86, of West Bend

August 7, 2019 – West Bend, WI –Frank S. “Horse” Pazera, of West Bend, formerly of Milwaukee, died on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at The Kathy Hospice at the age of 86. He was born on February 19, 1933 in Gary, IN to the late Anthony and Angela (nee
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