Archive for: December, 2021

Hospitals reach critical shortage amid COVID-19 surge

Hospitals reach critical shortage amid COVID-19 surge

Officials urge public to take appropriate safety precautions An emergency operations work group comprised of officials from Walworth County Public Health, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, Mercyhealth, and Advocate Aurora Health is asking the public to take appropriate COVID-19 safety precautions as local hospitals report a surge in emergency department […]

 
 

DONALD BRANTON

DONALD BRANTON

      Donald Lee Branton was born January 21, 1933 in Wisconsin to James and Agnes (Nelson) Branton. He passed away on Nov. 28, 2021. Don believed in relationships and the joy of laughter. He valued his interactions with family and friends above all. He never missed a party, a wedding, […]

 
 

KIMBERLY PEREZ

Kimberly Ann (nee: Klowsky) Perez, 63, of Delavan passed away peacefully Nov. 29, 2021. Private family services are being held. Lazarczyk Family Funeral Homes, Betzer Chapel of Delavan is serving the family.

 
 

GILBERT VALDEZ

Gilbert “Gil” Valdez, 80, of Delavan passed away Nov. 25, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Osseo. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10 at Monroe Funeral in Delavan. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at […]

 
 

DOUGLAS BIXBY

Douglas G. Bixby, 78, of Delavan and formerly Black River Falls, passed away Nov. 27, 2021, at Mercy Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford, Ill., following complications from heart surgery. A memorial gathering was held Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Betzer Chapel of Delavan. Lazarczyk Family Funeral Homes, Betzer Chapel of […]

 
 

BARBARA BURDICK

Barbara J Burdick, 76, of Delavan passed away into God’s graces after a brief illness Dec. 2, 2021. Barb is survived by her brothers, Walter Dobzynski Jr., Joseph Dobzynski; her sister Maryann Ochoa, her children, Richard (Gail) Fuller, Scott (Lori) Fuller, Ronald (Joy) Fuller, Debra (Michael) Miller and Bobbie Jo […]

 
 

ROGER GILES PETERS

Roger Giles Peters, 90, of Soldiers Grove went to be with our lord Dec. 1, 2021. Roger was born April 25, 1931, in Gilman, Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Veleta (Giles) Peters and his daughter, Elizabeth Ann Peters. He is survived by daughter Jayne […]

 
 

BRUCE ARNOLD

BRUCE ARNOLD

      Bruce Harmon Arnold, 66, of Ballinger, Texas, passed on November 10, 2021, at his Ballinger home. Born Aug. 7, 1955, to Robert William and Barbara Jeanne (Hoyt) Arnold while stationed at Camp Carson, Colo., they soon returned to their native Walworth County, where Bruce grew to early manhood in […]

 
 

Fire at Double D’s closes restaurant

Fire at Double D’s closes restaurant

Fundraiser established to help employees, tenant By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff A fire broke out at Double D’s Pub and Eatery in the Town of East Troy in the early morning hours of Nov. 26, heavily damaging the building and closing the restaurant. East Troy Fire Chief Joe Degaro said […]

 
 

Whitewater fixture Stewart passes at the age of 85

Whitewater fixture Stewart passes at the age of 85

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor   James McBridge Stewart, a fixture in the Whitewater community for his military, community and university service, has died at the age of 85. Stewart died at AngelsGrace Hospice Care Friday, Nov. 26. He is survived by his wife, Claire and several children, grandchildren and great […]