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Ellen Sixel

Ellen Sixel of St. Germain and former longtime resident of Howards Grove, died Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was 89.

Mrs. Sixel was born in the town of Herman Aug. 12, 1924, the daughter of the late Oscar and Lula (née Mueller) Gierke.

She married LeRoy Sixel April 23, 1949, at Immanuel Church of Christ in Herman.

The couple farmed until 1961

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:37 AM
Karen Wessel

Karen Wessel (Poto­cki) passed away suddenly July 22, 2014, due to a tragic drowning.

Survivors include her daughter, Elizabeth; and son, Michael; along with her sister, Janice.

As per her wishes, she has been cremated and services will be held at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, 434 W. Park St., Arlington Heights, IL 60005, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers please,

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:36 AM
Shirley J. Doyle

Shirley J. Doyle, 78, of Eagle River, went to heaven on July 20, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.

The celebration of Shirley’s life will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Eagle River, with visitation prior to the service between 9 and 11 a.m. Please wear bright colors to reflect the vibrance of Shirley’s life. Pastor Bill Trosien will be officiating.

Tom and Shirley met Pastor through the

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:26 PM
Marie Hafer

Marie Hafer, a resident of Eagle River, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Eagle River. She was 76.

Mrs. Hafer was born July 6, 1938, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Fredrick and Johanna Hafer.

She worked as a principal and teacher at St. Peter’s school in Eagle River, and also worked at the Eagle River Nursing Home during her time at St. Peter’s.

She became a teacher at Shepherd’s Way

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:25 PM
John Hunter Higgins

John Hunter Higgins, formerly of Eagle River, died Monday, May 26, 2014, in Uriangato, Mexico. He was 71.

Mr. Higgins was born and raised in Chicago, Ill., the son of Royal J. Higgins and Dorothy H. Higgins.

He graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 1960 and the University of Notre Dame in 1964.

He was a teacher and administrator in the original Chicago Public Schools

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:25 PM

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