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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