Archive for: December, 2012

LON G. MORGAN

LON G. MORGAN

      Lon G. Morgan, age 74 of Packwaukee, passed away at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer, Tuesday morning, Dec. 25, 2012. He was born on July 23, 1938 in Janesville to John and Mildred (Guse) Morgan. Lon married Rhonda Hanson and together they had two […]

 
 

MARGARET J. LEWIS

Margaret “Peggy” J. Lewis, 82 of Country Estates Burlington, died Sunday Dec. 23, 2012 at Lakeland Health Care Center, Elkhorn. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday Dec. 29 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 107 W. Walworth Street, Elkhorn. Visitation will be Saturday from 9-11 a.m. […]

 
 

MATTHEW F. WINN

MATTHEW F. WINN

Matthew F. Winn, age 89, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital. Matt was born in Whitewater on Jan. 18, 1923, the son Howard and Mary (Roherty) Winn. Matt graduated from Wisconsin State Teachers College. He was active in the Phi Chi Fraternity and […]

 
 

ELLEN D. ‘BEA’ OBERHOLTZER

Ellen D. “Bea” Oberholtzer, age 77 of East Troy passed away at home on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. She was born Jan. 22, 1935 in Denmark to parents Soren and Valborg Jensen. She moved to North Prairie when she was 19. On Dec. 29, 1952 she married the late “Obie” […]

 
 

JERILYN I. HALLENBERG

Jerilyn I. Hallenberg, 65, of Elkhorn died Monday Dec. 17, 2012 at her residence. Services were held Dec. 21 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Elkhorn. Steinke Funeral Home assisted the family.

 
 

MAXINE J. RATHJE

Maxine J. Rathje, 90, of E. Third Ave., Elkhorn, died Friday Dec. 21, 2012 at Lakeland Health Care Center. She was born July 30, 1922 in Hebron, Ind., the daughter of the late Raymond and Marjorie (Barton) Stewart. Maxine was united in marriage to Marcel Rathje on April 19, 1941 […]

 
 

‘Secret’ memo released City’s insurer paid Geneva Ridge $2.1 million to drop lawsuit

By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT City of Lake Geneva officials have reluctantly released the memorandum of understanding that details the city’s agreement with Geneva Ridge Joint Venture in a dispute over a development proposal. The memo, which was signed June 13, 2011, shows the city’s insurer paid Geneva Ridge $2.1 million […]

 
 

Boys win first two games of season

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT   After a 0-4 start, the Lake Geneva Badger boys basketball team picked up its first two wins of the season back to back last week. The Badgers defeated Brookfield East 52-51 at home on Dec. 10 and Delavan-Darien on the road 61-50 last Thursday. […]

 
 

An author’s tale

Photo by ALEXANDREA DAHLSTROM
	Local author Trudy Schubert takes a quiet moment at home to page through her latest children’s book “The Wheel Christmas Story.”

Walworth resident writes book for a cause By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN STAFF   ‘“Santa called God and said, “I am finished with the Meeker family and on my way home to the North Pole.”       “Thank you Santa, I will send you the names and addresses of next year’s families […]

 
 

JEANETTE ‘JEAN’ MATOUSEK

Jeanette “Jean” Matousek, 92, Lake Geneva, formerly of Chicago, died Dec. 18 at her residence. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until time of services. Steinke Funeral Home is assisting the family with the […]