Archive for: December, 2020

TRUDY A. ELFERING

TRUDY A. ELFERING

Trudy A. Elfering, 73, of East Troy found peace Dec. 19, 2020. She was born in Woodstock, Illinois, to Donald and Evelyn Hensel. She graduated from high school in Texas. Trudy served in the U.S. Army also in Texas. She married Bernard Elfering and they relocated to the East Troy […]

 
 

Telling the story

Telling the story

Fontana Community Church’s EPIC Youth Group put on a Christmas nativity scene recently, from the left: Clayton Flies, Eli Laing, Jacob Laing, Brooklyn Flies (Mary), Logan McHugh (Joseph), Declan McHugh and Joshua Lebaron (angel.) It featured a one-way drive-thru with signs telling the Bible story along the path, marked with […]

 
 

Seasonal sounds

Seasonal sounds

Elkhorn Area High School choirs and bands recently held annual holiday concerts at the school. Though they had a different look this year, from the students wearing masks to social distancing guidelines being observed where necessary, guests report it was great to be able to hear them show off their […]

 
 

Spreading joy

Spreading joy

COVID-19 led to some changes to Delavan-Darien’s Shop with a Cop program but organizers said overwhelming support made it a great success, as Christmas gifts were provided to 50 children in 24 families. Police department and Delavan-Darien School District staff and volunteers did the shopping and wrapping and, on Dec. […]

 
 

Special stop

Special stop

The Walworth Fire Department and Big Foot High School FFA Chapter teamed up to host a special meeting with Santa Dec. 12. Hayes Hinzpeter, 2, could hardly contain her excitement about meeting and take a photo with Santa and captain J. Rowland. See more photos in the Dec. 25 Times/Reporter. (Penny […]

 
 

If you light it, they will come

Vehicles make their way through a lighted tunnel at Let It Glow. The event was organized by the Elkhorn Chamber, the Walworth County Food Pantry and the United Way of Walworth County and featured numerous displays, decorated trees and more. (Dave Dresdow photo)

Let It Glow event deemed a success by organizers By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Let It Glow, a new event created for the greater community this holiday season was a success because countless people stepped up, according to organizers. The first-ever Let It Glow was held the evening of Dec. […]

 
 

Report: Contractor spent job money on trip, clubs

An initial appearance is scheduled for Jan. 15 for a Lake Geneva contractor charged with taking more than $62,000 for projects in the towns of Walworth, Linn and LaGrange but failing to do the work. Shannon W. Bullis, 43, was charged Dec. 3 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two […]

 
 

Kunes donates vehicle to Seeds Of Hope

Kunes donates vehicle to Seeds Of Hope

The van will help with field trips, Meals on Wheels and more The Kunes Family Foundation recently teamed up with Seeds Of Hope, a local nonprofit organization in Elkhorn, which “plants possibilities” for adults with developmental and other disabilities. Seeds Of Hope was the recipient of a transit, 15-passenger van […]

 
 

RUTH KLEMKE KELLING

RUTH KLEMKE KELLING

Ruth (Sidona) Klemke Kelling, 85, of East Troy, Wisconsin passed away Dec. 11, 2020, at Fairhaven Senior Residence in Whitewater, after succumbing to the coronavirus and other complications. Ruth was born Feb. 27, 1935, to Fred William and Evelyn Louise (Gehl) Klemke at St. Anne’s Hospital in Chicago. She spent […]

 
 

FRANK F. KELLING

FRANK F. KELLING

Frank Ferd Kelling, 91, of East Troy, passed away Dec. 13, 2020, at Fairhaven Senior Residence in Whitewater, after contracting the coronavirus and developing other complications. Frank was born July 30, 1929, to Frank J. and Erna A. (Mundt) Kelling at Mercy Hospital in Janesville. He spent his early years […]