Obituaries

IDA M. MILLER

Ida Mary Miller, 79, Wind Lake, died peacefully on her farm with family by her side on April 4, 2012. She was born in Palmyra, on July 26, 1932, to the late Leslie and Olga (Raudwer) Stockman. Her family moved to Merrill, where she had graduated high school. She went […]

 
 

ARTHUR BROWN BUSHING

Arthur Brown Bushing, 83, died April 3, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Home for the Aged in Kenosha. He was born March 19, 1929, to the late Arthur and Helen (Brown) Bushing at Kenosha Hospital. He lived his entire life on Iranna, the Bushing Farm in Salem, the same homestead settled […]

 
 

HELEN SHELDON

Helen Sheldon, 95, Rockton, Ill., died March 27, 2012. She was born in Charleston, S.C. She married George Sheldon in September 1944 and they shared 66 years together. He preceded her in death in March 2010. She was a homemaker devoting her life to caring for her family. She was […]

 
 

MURIEL E. MADAUS

Muriel E. Madaus, 95, Burlington, died March 31, 2012, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. She was born on Jan. 22, 1917, in Wheatland Township, to the late August and Laura (Steffen) Schulz. She spent her early life in Wheatland, attending grade school in Slades Corners and graduating Valedictorian from […]

 
 

EUGENE G. ZAREK

Eugene G. “Gene” Zarek, 89, Naples, Fla., formerly of Burlington, died March 21, 2012, at Lakeside Pavilion Care and Rehabilitation Center in Naples. He was born Oct. 8, 1922, in Milwaukee, the youngest son of the late Joseph and Frances (Szwanka) Zarek. He grew up and graduated from Pulaski High […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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