Obituaries

RITA M. LEAHY

RITA M. LEAHY

      Rita M. Leahy, 81, Lake Geneva, died June 22, 2016, at Aurora Memorial Hospital, Burlington. She was born Feb. 12, 1935, in Mauston, to the late James and Emma Feldbruegge Powers. She married John F. Leahy June 15, 1957, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mauston. He preceded her in […]

 
 

COLLEEN J. ‘JILL’ SMITH

COLLEEN J. ‘JILL’ SMITH

      Colleen J. ‘Jill’ Smith, 80, Evansville, formerly Darlington, died June 22, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison. She was born June 11, 1936, at Jenks Maternity Home in Darlington, to Russell and Margaret (Mollrud) Curry. She graduated from Darlington High School in 1955 and later attended UW-Platteville for two […]

 
 

JEAN M. SORENSON

JEAN M. SORENSON

      Jean M. Sorenson, 95, Burlington, died peacefully on June 13, 2016. She was born in Racine on Jan. 9, 1921, to the late Edward and Julia (Moriarty) Chadek. She spent her early life in Racine where she graduated from Horlick High School, class of 1939. She further attended nursing […]

 
 

BERNARD J. STARK

BERNARD J. STARK

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.” –The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Bernard J. ‘Bernie’ Stark, 81, died June 18, 2016. He was born in Waterford on May 3, 1935, to the late Bernard ‘Ben’ and […]

 
 

ROBERT W. UHEN

ROBERT W. UHEN

      Robert W. Uhen, 81, Burlington, died peacefully on June 18, 2016, at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee. He was born in Burlington on Sept. 26, 1934, to the late William and Adelheid (Bracker) Uhen. He was a lifetime Burlington resident where he attended St. Charles Grade School and graduated […]

 
 

JUDITH L. NEWKIRK

JUDITH L. NEWKIRK

      Judith L. Newkirk, 63, Rochester, died peacefully on June 14, 2016, at her home.    She was born Jan. 24, 1953, in Burlington, to the late Leo and Beatrice (Gandt) Barbian. She grew up in the Wheatland area where she attended Wheatland Center School and graduated from Salem Central High […]

 
 

ROBERT E. FUNK

ROBERT E. FUNK

      Robert E. Funk, 92, died June 13, 2016. He was born in Caledonia on June 21, 1923, to the late Ernest and Marion (Geisner) Funk. He graduated from Racine County Ag School in Rochester in 1942. He then joined the Marine Corps and served three years overseas in the […]

 
 

ROBERT J. LILE

ROBERT J. LILE

      Robert J. Lile, 73, Elkhorn, died June 7, 2016, at Lifecare Hospital of Wisconsin in Pewaukee. He was born Jan. 10, 1943, in Milwaukee, to the late Robert W. and Helen Lucille (Kronberger) Lile. He was a graduate of Burlington High School. During his working career he worked at […]

 
 

RONALD WESTERDAHL

RONALD WESTERDAHL

      Ronald ‘Ron’ Westerdahl, 79, Bruce, Wis. (formerly Waterford) died June 9, 2016, after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Burlington on July 23, 1936, to the late Neil and Irma Westerdahl. Ron worked 30 years in Kenosha for American Motors. In 1974 he married Sharon Block […]

 
 

JOSEPH S. VACCARO

JOSEPH S. VACCARO

      Joseph ‘Joe’ Sol Vaccaro, 54, Marquette, died unexpectedly on June 10, 2016, at Waupun Memorial Hospital. He was born in Chicago on Oct. 2, 1961, to Sol and Nancy (Kowalczyk) Vaccaro. He graduated from Burlington High School and later attended UW–Stout. He was a journeymen mechanic and was also […]

 
 
 
 
 

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