Author Archive: Heather Perkins

DONALD E. CARLSON

Donald E. Carlson, 88, of Whitewater passed away on May 30, 2020, at home. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.

 
 

HAROLD E. REMY JR.

Harold E. Remy Jr., 79, of Elkhorn passed away on May 30, 2020, at his home in Elkhorn. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.

 
 

Never forget

Never forget

     Though Memorial Day was different this year without a parade or large ceremony, Elkhorn’s American Legion Post 45 and VFW Post 6375 made the rounds to several cemeteries including Mt. Olivet (above), Veterans Park and the Lake Como lakefront May 25 for remembrances. See more photos in the May […]

 
 

DDHS seniors to be honored with grad cruise

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The 2020 graduating class of Delavan-Darien High School will be remembered for a situation they had no control over and have lost many final events of their senior year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the traditional graduation ceremony. The school district has done its […]

 
 

Work begins along Highway 120

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation was tentatively scheduled to begin work this week along Highway 120, between Highway 36 and the Como Creek Bridge in the Town of Lyons and Walworth County. The proposed improvements include: Resurfacing 1.33 miles of Highway 120 and deck overlay of Ore Creek Bridge; Geometric […]

 
 

Ride of remembrance

Ride of remembrance

The District 1 American Legion Riders take a Memorial Day ride created to remember those who lost their lives serving the country. According to organizer Randy Timms, since many parades and ceremonies were canceled due to the coronavirus, members “could not see Memorial Day without some kind of tribute.” They […]

 
 

County reports new COVID-19 deaths

Five additional decedents resided at long term care facilities The Walworth County Division of Public Health reported earlier this week that an additional five deaths have been attributed to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. These deaths bring the county’s death total to 16. All five decedents resided […]

 
 

EMMA TORGESON

EMMA TORGESON

      Emma J. Torgeson, 89, of Delavan passed away on May 24, 2020, at home in Delavan. She was born in Dodgeville, on Jan. 2, 1931, to John and Mary (Tredinnick) Davies. Emma was united in marriage to Charles Torgeson on Nov. 25, 1950 in Rockford, Ill. Charles passed away […]

 
 

JACK L. GRAVES SR.

Jack L. Graves Sr., 80, of Janesville, formerly of Delavan passed away on May 26, 2020, at home in Janesville. Private family funeral services will be held on Monday at Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan.

 
 

Remembering the fallen

Remembering the fallen

Whitewater community honors deceased veterans By Tom Ganser Correspondent Members of the Whitewater community, including scouts from Pack 173 and their leaders, gathered together at Hillside Cemetery May 21 in recognition of Memorial Day. The recognition looked to honor deceased veterans and their sacrifices to keep America free. Prior to […]