Former register of deeds,
By Gary Ridderbusch
pioneer dies at age 81
Dona Richter, a former Vilas County register of deeds for 24 years, died Sunday, April 6, at the age of 81.
Richter was considered an Eagle River pioneer by many, growing up on the family homestead farm on Croker Road and attending the Croker School.
She was the Vilas County deputy register of deeds for nine years. She then ran for and won the office of register of deeds and held that position for 24 years. She retired Jan. 3, 1999, after serving the county for 33 years.
Richter hired Joan Hansen,