Obituaries & Condolences

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Adela B. Franco (Valverde)

September 27, 2016

Adela B. Franco, age 94 of Kenosha, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family and into the presence of the Lord. Adela was born on November 29, 1921 in Thorndale, TX, the daughter of the late Ignacio and...

Judith Maraccini (Kasza)

September 28, 2016

Judith Maraccini, age 78, of Kenosha, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016, at Hospice Alliance’s Hospice House in Pleasant Prairie. Born in Milwaukee on May 18, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Julia (Ciesieski) Kasza.  Ra...

Lee Bodoh

October 3, 2016

Lee Bodoh, age 66, of Kenosha, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. He was born on February 27, 1950, son of the late Joseph M. “Shirley” and Rita (Wilber) Bodoh.  Lee was a graduate of Shawano High School, Shawano, WI. On S...

Roy W. Symonds


September 26, 2016

Roy W. Symonds, age 88 of Kenosha, died on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at United Hospital System – Kenosha Hospital Campus. Born on January 20, 1928 in Waltham, MA, he was the son of the late William R. and Margaret (Bass) Symonds. As a young bo...

Esther A. Despins (Leszkowicz)

September 22, 2016

Esther A. Despins, age 95 of Kenosha, died on Monday, September 19, 2016 at Brookside Care and Rehab Center. Born in Kenosha on February 5, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Julie (Domalik) Leszkowicz. She attended St. Casimir El...

William R. "Bill" Mattie

September 22, 2016

William R. “Bill” Mattie, age 73, of Kenosha, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2016, at Aurora Medical Center under the care of Aurora at Home Hospice. Born in Racine on August 1, 1943, he was the son of the late Roy and Dorothy (Fowlkes) ...

Joseph W. Kavalauskas, Jr.


September 23, 2016

Joseph W. Kavalauskas, Jr., age 83 passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, September 19, 2016. Joe was born in Kenosha on November 29, 1932 a son of the late Joseph W. and Mary (Lacika) Kavalauskas, Sr. He honorably served our country in ...

Mary Geraghty (Troy)

October 1, 2016

Mary Geraghty (nee Troy), age 56 of Kenosha, passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2016, following a brief illness. Mary was born on November 9, 1959 in Yonkers, NY the fifth child of the late William J. and Carmen A. (Zofrea) Troy. She received...

Lee Walley

September 21, 2016

Lee Walley, age 72 of Pleasant Prairie, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Born in Louisiana on August 4, 1944, he was the son of the late Charles Dewey and Mary Dillion (Simpson) Walley. Lee was employed with R...

Eleanor Jones (Manka )

September 24, 2016

Eleanor Manka Jones, age 101 of Kenosha, died on September 13, 2016 at Brookside Care Center. Eleanor was born on February 19, 1915 in the town of Hale in Trempealeau County, WI to the late John A. and Frances (Sluga) Manka. She relocated to the K...