Author Archive: Heather Perkins

GARY ROY WALLEM

GARY ROY WALLEM

      Gary Roy Wallem, 69, of Elkhorn, died unexpectedly Aug. 6, 2019, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. He was born Oct. 4, 1949, in Chicago, the son of Ruth (Hovestol) and the late Roy O. Wallem. Gary attended Trinity College of Deerfield, Ill. He was united in marriage to Susan […]

 
 

WAYNE G. BENSTEAD

WAYNE G. BENSTEAD

      Dr. Wayne G. Benstead, 86, of Delavan, passed away on Aug. 10, 2019, at his home in Delavan. He was born in Beloit on Aug. 29, 1932, to George and Alma (Roehl) Benstead. He graduated from Darien High School in 1950. Wayne was a member of the Delavan Red […]

 
 

BONITA KEHOE-KNESS-WHITMAN

Bonita “Bonnie” Kehoe-Kness-Whitman, 84, of Land O’ Lakes, Fla., formerly of Elkhorn, died June 30, 2019, at her residence. Memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 at Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home and Crematory 730 N. Wisconsin Street Elkhorn, with the Rev. Tom DeGroot officiating. Visitation will […]

 
 

ANTONIO L. MATAYA

Antonio L. Mataya, 83, of Delavan, died on Aug. 6, 2019, at Mercy Walworth Hospital in Lake Geneva. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan. Visitation will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Monroe Funeral Home and an […]

 
 

KIMBERLY B. EVEN

Kimberly B. Even, 48, of Delavan, died Aug. 10, 2019, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn after a short illness. Memorial services will be at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14 at Briggs Road Evangelical Free Church, Elkhorn. Friends may call the church from 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday. Betzer Funeral […]

 
 

Bank hosting back to school drive

Annual event will help kids throughout the stateline area First National Bank and Trust Company recently announced it’s host the annual Back to School supply drive to help Stateline area kids as they prepare for their first day of school. The drive kicked off late last month and will run […]

 
 

On a mission

On a mission

      Trinity Church in Pell Lake recently sent Calvin Topf (front from left), Lyzzie Oviedo, Gretchen Tofp, Lizzie Melchi, Cameryn Heckel, (back row) Kloe Oviedo, Dale Williams, Evan Martin, Vicki Martin, Michele Irby and Michelle McClanahan on the Youthworks Mission Trip to Lake Traverse, South Dakota. The group learned about […]

 
 

Man charged with selling drugs near schools

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 12 for a Delavan man charged with selling drugs near Delavan schools. Brayan Anduaga Colin, 18, was charged Aug. 1 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two counts of manufacturing or delivering LSD, one near a school; and manufacturing or delivering marijuana near […]

 
 

It’s Christmas in July for local charities

It’s Christmas in July for local charities

Donations from Santa Cause’s annual festival distributed The third annual Santa Cause Tree Festival took place during the 2018 holiday season and raised more than $110,500 for local charities. Santa Cause is a super charity that supports existing charities in Walworth County, referred to as the ‘Charities of Christmas.’ Those […]

 
 

Aw-shucks

Aw-shucks

      At Elkhorn Corn & Brat Days last Saturday Shane Griffin and Jennifer Kiel help with serving. The event, formerly known as Festival of Summer, also featured live music and a variety of artisans and crafters. See more photos in the Aug. 8 Elkhorn Independent. (Dave Dresdow photo)