Obituaries

OPAL M. AHLER

Opal M. Ahler, 77, Lyons, died March 21, 2012, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. Services are Saturday, March 31, at 1 p.m., at Steinke Funeral Home, 515 Center St., Lake Geneva. Visitation begins at 11 a.m.  

 
 

PATRICIA A. WHITMAN

Patricia Ann “Patti” Whitman, 70, Burlington, died March 26, 2012, at her home. She was born on Aug. 17, 1941, in Mount Clemens, Mich., to the late Worth Hoke and Jennie Mae (Carr) Humphrey. She spent her early life in Port Huron, Mich., where she attended Patchen Grade School and […]

 
 

IRENE EVERETT

Irene (Bennett) Everett, 85, of Union Grove, died peacefully at home March 21, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 13, 1926 to the late William and Ellen (Wilkes) Bennett in Bristol. She was very proud of her Welsh heritage. She was well known as one of the […]

 
 

LOUIS R. KARRAKER

Louis Rendleman Karraker, 84, Waterford, died March 20, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 2, 1927, in Jonesboro, Ill., to the late Ira Oliver and Elsie Karraker. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Lake Champlain. Later, he started his career […]

 
 

JACQUELINE NIEMYJSKI

Jacqueline “Jackie” Niemyjski died March 17, 2012, at home. Services are 7 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Union Grove Baptist Church, 417 15th Ave., Union Grove. The Rev. George Schlagel will officiate. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of services. Integrity Funeral Services, Waterford, is assisting the […]

 
 

KERMIT S. CRIST

Kermit Samuel Crist, 92, Springfield, Tenn., died Jan. 10, 2012, at Arbor View Assisted Living for Dementia in Burlington, after a health decline caused by four surgeries in two years. He was born in Marquette, Kan., on May 16, 1919, to the late Alice Andrews Crist and Nathan Crist. His […]

 
 

EVELYN R. MUELLER

Evelyn R. Mueller, 91, Burlington, died March 20, 2012, at the Waterford Care Center. She was born on April 16, 1920, in Milwaukee, to the late Ervin and Ann (Schoense) Ern. She spent her early life and received her education in Milwaukee, graduating in 1937. She married Ronald S. Mueller […]

 
 

LUCILE TRITTIN

Lucile Trittin, 86, New Glarus, died March 17, 2012, after a long courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease and dementia, at her residence of three years, The New Glarus Home. She was born Jan, 21, 1926, to the late Fredrick “Fritz” and Wilamena “Minnie” (Marking) Hilgendorf. The first of seven children, […]

 
 

GEORGE S. STREET

George S. Street, 87, Lake Geneva, died March 18, 2012, at Aurora Burlington Memorial Hospital. He was born May15, 1924, to the late George and Mabel (Momeny) Street in Albee, S.D. His early life was spent in Mankato, Minn., where he graduated from high school. After high school he served […]

 
 

ROGER A. MERTEN

Roger A. Merten, 82, Burlington, died March 17, 2012, at his home. He was born April 2, 1929, to the late Edgar J. and Elizabeth (Luke) Merten on the family farm in Burlington. He was a lifelong resident of Burlington and attended St. Mary’s Grade School and graduated from St. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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