Archive for: June, 2020

Town of Delavan grants liquor license renewal to Cattails

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent A battle between Mike Jonas, owner of Cattails Bar and his neighbors went the way of the bar owner last week. The town board approved a liquor license renewal that several of the bar’s neighbors had opposed. Several neighbors spoke during public comments at the […]

 
 

MARIE E. PERKINS

Marie E. Perkins, of Delavan, was born June 29, 1929, in Stockbridge, to Richard and Louise Volp. She passed away on June 21, 2020, at Vintage on the Ponds in Delavan. Marie loved working in the garden. Her days were kept busy working as a waitress and cook at Hanny’s […]

 
 

JEFFERY L. THIELE

JEFFERY L. THIELE

      Jeffery L. Thiele, 59, of Mukwonago, passed away on June 17, 2020, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was the son of William and Janet (Dymond) Thiele of Eagle, and a 1978 graduate of Palmyra High School. Following high school, Jeff faithfully served his country in the United States Marine […]

 
 

Special sendoff

Special sendoff

Members of Big Foot High School’s Class of 2020, including John McHugh, above with his dad, Joseph, were celebrated in a parade May 31. Thanks to assistance from Walworth Police, it was led by fire trucks, included a drive past Golden Years where residents held signs, and a stop at […]

 
 

GEROLD J. ROHN

GEROLD J. ROHN

Gerold John Rohn, 69, died June 23, 2020. He was born “at a very young age” on May 2, 1951, in St. Francis, to the late Roland and Barbara (Luccasen) Rohn. To say that he will be missed is an understatement. He worked at Milwaukee Forge for 30 years and […]

 
 

LUCILLE J. HELL

Lucille Johanna Hell (nee Link), 98, of East Troy, found peace on June 25, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She will be deeply missed. Lucille was born in New Berlin but was a lifetime resident of the East Troy area. Upon finishing high school in East Troy, she graduated […]

 
 

JOLAINE SASS

JOLAINE SASS

      JoLaine Sass, 76, completed her earthly journey on 19 June 2020 at home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and in recent years combined with cancer. She was welcomed into this world on 7 June 1944 in Champaign, Ill. by her father and mother Fred and Eleanor (Frerichs) Lubben. […]

 
 

Council approves alcohol licenses for fair

Historic move expected to help reduce revenue shortfall By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent In a historic move for the Walworth County Fair – which has been a dry event for the past 170 years – the City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 4-2 in favor of approving temporary Class B wine […]

 
 

Aquatic and Fitness Center to reopen July 1 – with limitations

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After sitting dormant for more than three months amid COVID-19 precautions, the Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center is expected to reopen. But it will not be business as usual. The center, 580 S. Elizabeth St., will resume operations July 1. In the first phase of reopening, […]

 
 

Helping out

Helping out

More than 20 members from Trinity Church recently helped a Town of Bloomfield senior citizen, Gerri Dilloo (back row, center left), clean up her yard. Trinity Church is at W775 Geranium Rd., Genoa City. For more information, visit www.trinitychurchfamily.com or follow the church on Facebook. (Submitted photo)