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Obituary | Joseph Mark Bazan, 68, of West Bend

September 17, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Joseph Mark Bazan, 68, of West Bend, died unexpectedly on Monday, September 14, 2020.   Joe was born July 9, 1952 in Milwaukee to the late Joseph and Violet (nee Kiraly) Bazan.  He attended James Madison High School in Milwaukee graduating

Obituary | Michael J. Wise, 29, of Kewaskum

September 16, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Michael J. Wise passed away unexpectedly on Saturday July 12, 2020 at Ft. Jackson South Carolina during basic training. He was born on July 25, 1991 in Leominster, MA to James and Wendy (nee Wallace) Wise. Mike graduated from Kewaskum High School

Obituary | Richard “Dick” “Witch Doctor” Lueneburg, 80, of Jackson

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September 14, 2020 – Jackson, WI – Richard “Dick” “Witch Doctor” Lueneburg, 80, of Jackson passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at his residence. He was born August 10, 1940 in Brown Deer to Louis and Marguerite (nee Krempien) Lueneburg. After high school

Obituary | Frank C. Kogler, 94, of West Bend

September 14, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Frank C. Kogler, 94, beloved husband, father, grandfather, son and brother, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2020 at New Perspective Senior Living in West Bend surrounded by family.   Frank is survived by his children Charles (Barbara, Liberty Lake WA),

Happy 72nd wedding anniversary Norbert and Lucy Carter

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August 28, 2020 – West Bend, WI – A belated happy anniversary wish to Norbert and Lucy Carter. The couple are celebrating their 72nd wedding anniversary. Norbert and Lucy met at the Newburg Picnic. They have 8 kids; four boys and four girls and 16 grandchildren. A brief story

Obituary | Neal Donald Weare, 77, of Campbellsport

August 5, 2020 – Campbellsport, WI – Neal Donald Weare, 77, of Campbellsport, was called home to be with the Lord on July 31, 2020. After a hard-fought battle with Leukemia, Neal peacefully passed while at home surrounded by his loved ones.   Neal was born December 9th, 1942

Obituary | Roy R. Gruenewald, 85, of Kewaskum

August 2, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Roy R. Gruenewald of Kewaskum, 85, passed away on Friday July 31, 2020 at his residence with his family surrounding him. He was born on December 14, 1934 in Escanaba, Michigan to Roy F. and Catherine (nee Good) Gruenewald.   He was

Obituary | Donald A. Dryfka, 88, of the Town of Kewaskum

July 23, 2020 – Town of Kewaskum, WI – Donald A. Dryfka, 88, of the town of Kewaskum passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa.   Donald was born on April 10, 1932 to the late Adolph and Anna (nee Drasel), and on October

Obituary | Gilbert A. “Gil” Derler, 90, of West Bend

July 19, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Gilbert A. “Gil” Derler was born January 11, 1930, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Albert P. and Alphonsa (Stuckenhoff) Derler. He entered the gates of heaven on July 16, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.   He is survived by his best

Obituary | Heinz Alwin Walther, 85, of Jackson

June 24, 2020 – Jackson, WI – Heinz Alwin Walther, 85, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020.   He leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Eva (Muelbl) Walther; his children, Heinz Walther, Paul (Anita) Walther, and Caroline (Ted) Ansani; six beloved grandchildren, Alyssa, Adriane and Heinz Walther

Obituary | Ivan W. Vorderbruggen, 88, of West Bend

June 8, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Ivan W. Vorderbruggen, 88, of West Bend, passed away on Saturday June 6, 2020 at the ProHealth Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin in Waukesha due to complications from a stroke. He was born on October 21, 1931, the son of Paul and

Obituary | Arvin E. Hoppe, 90, of Hartford

June 8, 2020 – Hartford, WI – Arvin E. Hoppe, 90, of Hartford, Wisconsin passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 at the Kathy Hospice in West Bend. Arvin was born November 13, 1929 in Milwaukee, WI to Eleanore M. (nee Hinze) and George F. Hoppe. He graduated from the

Obituary | Ronald “Ronnie” Leroy Hanson, 85, of West Bend

June 8, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Ronald Leroy “Ronnie” Hanson, 85, of West Bend passed away on June 6, 2020 at Cedar Bay West in West Bend. Ronnie was born on September 2, 1934 in Strum in Pepin County, Wisconsin to Ralph and Gladys Hanson (Larson). He

Obituary | Dennis P. Jacak, 69, of Kewaskum

June 3, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Dennis P. Jacak, 69, of Kewaskum passed away peacefully after his battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on November 22, 1950 to the late Lambert and Irene (nee

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of Military Honors for Navy veteran James V. Pritchett

May 30, 2020 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend Veterans Color Guard stood at attention as a flags flapped in a brisk wind on Friday afternoon at Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home.   West Bend Police and the Washington County Sheriff lead a military funeral procession from the county

Funeral today, May 29, for John P. Menke, 56, of West Bend

May 14, 2020 – West Bend, WI – John P. Menke, 56,  of West Bend, died on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at his home.  He was born on March 4, 1964 in West Bend to the late Norbert and Rosemary (nee Matenaer).  He attended area schools, later attending West

Memorial Service with Military Funeral Honors for Petty Officer First Class James V. Pritchett

May 29, 2020 – West Bend, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Department and West Bend Police Department will lead a military funeral procession on Friday, May 29 from the Washington County Morgue (lower level of Samaritan Home) to the Myrhum Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington Street, for

Memorial Service with Military Funeral Honors for Petty Officer First Class James V. Pritchett

May 28, 2020 – West Bend, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Department and West Bend Police Department will lead a military funeral procession on Friday, May 29 from the Washington County Morgue (lower level of Samaritan Home) to the Myrhum Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington Street for