Author Archive: Heather Perkins


Dorothy J. “Ma” Jordan, 89, of Delavan, passed away on Oct. 8, 2014, at Ridgestone Village in Delavan. She was born in Milton Junction, on Oct. 26, 1924, to Erving and Sadie (McCulloch) Klitzkie. Dorothy was united in marriage to Raymond “Jumbo” Jordan on Sept. 18, 1943. He passed away […]


‘Let’s play ball’ for Treyton

‘Let’s play ball’ for Treyton

Community support resonates at dedication ceremony, inaugural game By Tom Ganser Correspondent The warmth generated by the collective love and gratitude of a gathering of about 400 people more than offset the discomfort of a blustery, cold and damp afternoon last Saturday during the dedication of the “Treyton’s Field of […]



Kobus Bultman, 85, of Delavan, passed away Oct. 6, 2014, at Agrace Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Janesville. He was born in Birnamwood on June 3, 1929, to Gerrit and Alice (Mulder) Bultman. Kobus was united in marriage to Beverly Ed-wards on July 29, 1950, in Delavan. Together […]



Paul V. Donley, 89, of Sharon, died Oct. 6, 2014, at Azura Care Center in Beloit. He was born May 9, 1925, in Kempton, Ill. to Floyd and Arretus (Wilson) Donley. He married Harriet A. O’Banion June 4, 1949, in Aurora, Ill. She preceded him in death Oct. 19, 2006. […]



Kira Faith Spedale passed away on Oct. 4, 2014, at the precious age of 11, while surrounded by her loving family in the tranquility of her own home. She was the loving daughter of Joseph and Lisa, (nee Tessem), Spedale; fond granddaughter of Giuseppa and the late Salvatore Spedale and […]



Mervin “Merv” F. Linden, 83, of Delavan, passed away Oct. 5, 2014, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was born in Potosi on Oct. 12, 1930, to Joseph and Freda (Kreiser) Linden. Merv proudly served in the U.S. Army. He was united in marriage to Nancy Slater on […]



Lloyd C Johnsen, 97, passed away peacefully on Sept. 14, 2014, in his Lake Havasu City, Ariz., home where lived with his daughter for the past 12 years. Lloyd was born July 11, 1917, in Racine, raised in Chicago and lived most of his adult life in Delavan with his […]


Volleyball, swimming teams continue to improve

Volleyball, swimming teams continue to improve

By Adam Knoll Sports Correspondent The Whippets girls volleyball team was unable to pull out a victory in what appeared to be a winnable game this past week against Jefferson. Whitewater had difficulty from the outset, losing the first set handily before fighting through a rough patch and persevering to […]


Fall Early Literacy classes announced

The Fall Early Literacy Classes begin soon at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. Registration is required and can be one in person or by phone. Lapsit includes children from birth through 18 months and will meet Tuesdays at 10 a.m. for 30 minutes. Toddlers include children 18 months through […]


Voter registration locations announced

The League of Women Voters – Whitewater Area will be on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus several times in the coming days to register City of Whitewater voters and process change of name and/or address in advance of the Nov. 4 General Election. Registering voters are reminded that they must provide […]