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Marlowe Parklin Burgy

Marlowe Parklin Bur­gy, age 94, died June 1, 2014, at Eagle River, Wis., following a short illness.

Marlowe was born on Nov. 29, 1919, at the family farmstead in Conroy, Iowa, to John and Anna (Furler) Burgy.

He was raised on the family farm and when he was only 2, his father died from injuries received when the entire family was involved in the first fatal automobile accident in Iowa County.

In order to attend high school, Marlow stayed with the family of a local jeweler,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:03 AM
Alice Virginia Jolly

Alice Virginia Jolly, 84, of Geneseo, Ill., passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at her home.

Per her request, cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no services. Private inurnment will be at a later date at Rock Island National Cemetery.

Vandemore Funeral Home, Geneseo is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials can be made to Geneseo EMT.

Alice was born Jan. 19, 1930,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:02 AM
Sharon L. Gebhardt

Sharon L. Gebhardt, 62, a lifelong resident of Eagle River, unexpectedly passed away on June 9, 2014, after a brief illness.

She was born on March 14, 1952, in Phelps, Wis., the daughter of W. Russell and Lou (née Schaefer) Gebhardt.

Sharon graduated from Eagle River Union High School in 1970, and attended Nicolet College.

Sharon worked at various Eagle River businesses through the years, including Trees For Tomorrow, The Violet Express, and most recently, Northern Lakes Land­scaping.  Her exemplary knowledge of office management coupled with her love of gardening

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:01 AM
Bernhardt ‘Ben’ Haase

Bernhardt “Ben” Haase died Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Florida. He was 83.

Mr. Haase graduated from Lane Technical College Preparatory High School in Chicago, Ill., and served in the Illinois National Guard.

He was a veteran of the Armed Forces,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:00 AM
Donald J. Sojka

Donald J. Sojka, age 70, a resident of Eagle River, Wis., since 1973, formerly of Tinley Park, Ill., died Monday, June 9, 2014, in Eagle River.

He was born June 10, 1943, in Chicago, Ill., to Michael and Agnes Sojka.

He was raised in Tinley Park and graduated from Tinley Park High School.

Don owned and operated

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:59 AM
Scott ‘Scooter’ Youngquist

Scott “Scooter” Young­quist, age 57, a 23-year resident of Woodruff, Wis., died on Sunday June 15, 2014, at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff.

Scooter was born on Dec. 14, 1956, in Antigo, Wis., to Fred and Ruth Youngquist.

He was married to his wife, Sharon, on Aug. 3, 2002, in Woodruff.

He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:58 AM
Judge David Michael Hall

Judge David Michael Hall, 61, of Wau­ke­gan, passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at his home, surrounded by friends and family.

David was an active YMCA board member, musician in Target – the world’s greatest rock and roll band, and member of Waukegan City Club.

He had been an attorney in Waukegan since 1976, and a judge for 23 years, retiring in 2012.

He loved spending time with family

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:00 PM
Mildred E. Larson

Mildred E. Larson, age 96, of Phelps, Wis., passed away on June 6, 2014, at Phelps Inn Care, where she had resided for the past two and one-half years. Her family and her pastor were at her side.

She was born in Wausau, Wis., on Dec. 7, 1917, to Otto and Emma Klabunde.

Mildred was a member of the Phelps Congregational Church her entire life.

She liked to read, go to the casino,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:59 PM
Michael J. Paremski

Michael J. Paremski, age 63, of Rhinelander, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander, surrounded by family and friends.

He was born on Aug. 30, 1950, in Rhinelander, the son of David and Carolyn (Sen­sen­brenner) Paremski.

Mike was a 1968 graduate of Rhinelander High School and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Wisconsin- Superior in 1972.

He went to work the U.S. Forest Service as a Forest Ranger,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:59 PM
Haven ‘Charley’ Requa

Haven “Charley” Requa, a lifelong summertime resident and permanent resident  of Phelps since 1977, died Monday, June 9, in Rhine­lander. He was 97.

Mr. Requa was born May 20, 1917, in Lake Forest, Ill., to Haven and Gladys Requa.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:58 PM

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