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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

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 | William ‘Bill’ Grosskreuz, 92, of West Bend

April 26, 2019 – West Bend, WI – William “Bill” Grosskreuz, 92, of West Bend, was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Samaritan Health Center in West Bend. Bill was born on December 26, 1926 in Milwaukee, WI, the son of the late

A Poppy for Remembrance Submitted by Master Gardeners of Washington County. By Rochelle Pennington

    Nov. 11, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The year was 1915, and the month was May.  The First World War was raging, a battle that ultimately engaged 70 million men and women from across the globe, from 32 separate countries.  Nine million of those soldiers never made

Hartford soldier accounted for from World War II buried with full Military Honors  

  Oct. 16, 2018 – Hartford, WI – The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced the remains of a U.S. serviceman from Hartford, accounted-for from World War II, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Army Pvt. John B. Cummings, 22, of Hartford, Wisconsin,
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