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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

Obituary | Maurice “Maury” G. Leverance, 93, of Slinger

July 30, 2019 – Slinger, WI – Maurice “Maury” G. Leverance, 93, of Slinger, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend.     Maurice was born on August 28, 1925 in Milwaukee to Emil and Barbara (nee Strupp) Leverance. He attended St. Peter

Obituary | Wilfred L. Gutschenritter, 86, of Hartford

July 29, 2019 – Hartford, WI – Wilfred L. “Fred” Gutschenritter, 86, of Hartford, passed away peacefully at the Aurora Medical Center in Hartford on Friday, July 26, 2019. Fred was born January 4, 1933 in the Town of Hartford to John and Adelia (nee Gehl) Gutschenritter. He was united

Fondy Marine vet, now Mrs. Wisconsin, sets sights on Mrs. USA crown

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July 23, 2019 – Fond du lac, WI – On March 5,  2019 Salute the Troops Executive Director and Fond du lac native Kim Galske ran for the Mrs. Wisconsin title – and won. At that time, the former Marine said running for the Mrs. Wisconsin title would allow

Obituary | William E. “Bill” Homuth, 90, of West Bend

July 22, 2019 – West Bend, WI – William E. “Bill” Homuth, 90, was called home to be with his Savior on Sunday, July 21, 2019, at his home. He was born on July 8, 1929 to the late Walter and Anna (nee Kuester) Homuth in the town of Barton.

Obituary | James Anthony Poetz, 71, of West Bend

July 16, 2019 – West Bend, WI – James “Jim” A. Poetz, 71, of West Bend found peace on Sunday, July 14, 2019. He was born in November 28, 1947 to the late Robert and Estelle (nee Suchocki) Poetz in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Jim Graduated from Riverside High School. He honorably

Obituary | Carl N. Tighe, 79, of Mayville

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July 13, 2019 – Mayville, WI – Carl N. Tighe, 801 Dayton Street, Mayville, was called home to his Lord and Savior on July 12, 2019, at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac after a brief battle with bone cancer. Carl was born September 23, 1939, in LeRoy

Obituary | Thomas Charles Legate, 73, of West Bend

July 12, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Thomas C. Legate, 73, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at his home in West Bend. He was born on April 6, 1946 in Hartford, WI to Robert and Laura (Nee Pitts) Legate. Thomas served in the U.S. Army during

Obituary | Francis Stephen Matenaer, 82, of West Bend

July 11, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Francis “Frank” S. Matenaer, passed away Wednesday July 10, 2019 at the age of 82. He was born on May 9, 1937 in West Bend to Albin and Sylvia (nee Schwabenlander) Matenaer. Frank graduated from West Bend High School Class of 1955,

Obituary | Del “Delbert” Schmidt, 90, of West Bend

July 11, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Del “Delbert” G. Schmidt, 90 of West Bend passed away on Tuesday July 9, 2019. He was born on March 4, 1929 to the late Erwin and Lila (nee Kibbel) Schmidt in the Town of Auburn. He graduated from West Bend High

Obituary | Timothy John Daly, 75, of Washington County

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July 4, 2019 – Washington County, WI –Timothy J. Daly, 75  passed away unexpectedly on Friday June 28, 2019. He was born on September 27, 1943 in Milwaukee to Robert and Eleanor (nee Kropidlowski) Daly and was raised in South Milwaukee. Tim graduated from South Milwaukee High School Class

Obituary | Harlow Stork, 61, of Slinger

June 25, 2019 – Slinger, WI – Harlow G. Stork of Slinger, Wisconsin died on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at the age of 61 years and 10 months. Harlow was born on August 23, 1957 in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin to Shirley L. (nee Smith) and Harold A. Stork. Harlow

Obituary | Kenneth “Ken” G. Stasiewicz, 83, of West Bend

June 24, 2019 – West Bend, WI –Kenneth “Ken” G. Stasiewicz, 83, of West Bend was called home to be with the Lord on Friday June 21, 2019. Ken was born on December 18, 1935 to the late John and Clara (nee Rydlewicz) Stasiewicz in Milwaukee WI. He graduated

Obituary | Wayne “Pops” Delcore, 79, of Allenton

June 18, 2019 – Allenton, WI – Wayne “Pops” Clarence Delcore was called home to the Lord on June 15, 2019. He was the son of the late Clarence and Gladys Delcore. Wayne is survived by his wife Carol (nee Laabs) and his children: Steven John (Sun) Delcore of Hazel

Obituary | Elmer Boesch, 92, of Thiensville

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June 12, 2019 – Thiensville, WI – Elmer Boesch, 92, passed away on June 13, 2019 at Serenity Villa in Slinger, Wisconsin. He was born on September 29, 1926 in the Town of Thiensville, WI, to the late Edgar and Mary (nee Barth) Boesch. Elmer was united in marriage in

Obituary | LeRoy C. Schmitt Sr., 91, of Kewaskum

June 14, 2019 – Kewaskum, WI – LeRoy was born on November 9, 1927 in Wauwatosa to Casper and Evelyn (nee Bence) Schmitt. He was raised in Hubertus on the family farm. He served in the U.S. Army from November 1950 until November 1952 at the Armored Center in

Obituary | Donald A. Gunderson, Sr., 88, of Lomira

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June 4, 2019 – Lomira, WI – Donald “Don” Gunderson, Sr., 88, of Lomira was called home to be with the Lord on June 2, 2019 at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Juneau. Donald was born on October 6, 1930 in Rio to Olaf and Laura Gunderson (nee Hamre).  He

Obituary | Dale E. Bell, 79

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May 31, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Dale E. Bell, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 29, 2019. He met his wife Karen, and they fell in love and married within four months, spending 36 wonderful years together. He loved caring and looking after his

VIDEO | Korean War veteran Gerald Wentlandt, 86, of Jackson on June 1 Stars & Stripes Honor Flight | By Samantha Sali

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May 30, 2019 – Jackson, WI – Korean War veteran Gerald Wentlandt, 86, of Jackson, is heading to Washington D.C. on the June 1 Stars and Stripes Honor Flight.   Wentlandt was born in 1932 and grew up in Milwaukee. “I graduated from Boys Tech in 1950 and then

Obituary | Larry Lee Krajcik, 79, of Town of Kewaskum

May 24, 2019 – Kewaskum, WI –Larry Lee Krajcik, 79, of the Town of Kewaskum, was called home to his Savior’s side on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center in the town of West Bend. Larry was born on July 4, 1939 in Milwaukee,
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