Obituaries & Condolences

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Edward F. Koch


December 30, 2014

Edward F. Koch, age 94 of Kenosha, passed away on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at Harmony of Kenosha. Born in Clifton, WI on October 9, 1920, he was the son of the late Reverend Otto and Paula (Lauber) Koch. From September 16, 1942 until his ho...

Sally Hirst (Kullberg )

January 2, 2015

Sally Kullberg Hirst, age 76, of Kenosha passed over quietly on Monday, December 22, 2014 at Hospice House of Pleasant Prairie with her family at her side. Born in Rockford, IL, on October 30, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Elvera...

Elfriede A. Schmidtke (Knabe)

December 27, 2014

Elfriede A. Schmidtke, age 91, of Pleasant Prairie, passed away at the Hospice House on December 20, 2014. Born on May 17, 1923, in Kassel, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Elizabeth (Krug) Knabe.  Raised and educated in German...

Alberta J. Dagon (Hudson)

December 22, 2014

Alberta J. Dagon, age 94, of Kenosha, entered into heaven on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Hospice House in Pleasant Prairie. Born on November 4, 1920 in Whitwell, TN, she was the daughter of the late Lecter and Florence (Annis) Hudson and later ...

Helen T. T. Miklasiewicz (Ajzel)

December 23, 2014

Helen T. Miklasiewicz, age 93, formerly of Kenosha, found her eternal peace on Thursday, December 18, 2014. Born on April 20, 1921 in Kenosha, she was the daughter of the late John and Stella (Karpinska) Ajzel.  She moved to Poland as an infant, ...

Luella “Lou” Guttormsen (Williams)

December 29, 2014

Luella “Lou” Guttormsen, age 86 of Kenosha, died on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Aurora Medical Center. Born on November 24, 1928 in Carpio, ND, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Rose (Mizeur) Williams. Later she moved with her fam...

Michael S. Taylor


Michael S. Taylor, age 64 of Kenosha, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at ManorCare of Kenosha. Born on October 26, 1950 in Chicago, IL, he was the son of the late James Taylor, and Dolores Hanson. He is survived by his daughters Jo...

Jerry Steven Krajnak


December 17, 2014

Jerry Steven Krajnak, 72, died unexpectedly on December 12, 2014. Born on May 30, 1942, in Racine, he was the son of the late Joseph and Ann (Adamovich) Krajnak. He attended St. Lawrence Seminary in Mt. Calvary, WI and graduated from St. Joseph...

Richard A Snyder


December 22, 2014

The stock market lost its greatest fan when Richard A. Snyder, 85, died on December 8, 2014, at St. Catherine’s Hospital. He was born on May 28, 1929, in Enid, Okla., the youngest child of the late Charles and Frances Snyder. After graduating...

Eugene Joseph La Macchia

December 16, 2014

Eugene Joseph La Macchia passed away into the heavenly realm at his home surrounded by those he loved most on Monday December 8th at 7:44 pm.  Eddie has been re-united with his cherished wife Anita, completing a blending of souls that began in 1952....