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Jeanne Myers Allis

Died: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Age: 56
Jeanne Myers Allis, 56, Fontana, died peacefully in her home on Saturday Oct. 18, 2014, surrounded by

Ila Mae Jacobs

Died: Sunday, October 12, 2014
Age: 85
Ila Mae Jacobs, 85, Mountain View, Mo., formerly of Lake Geneva, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at Mercy

Hilda A. Richter

Died: Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Age: 94
Hilda A. Richter, 94, Lake Geneva, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Tiffany’s Caregivers, Genoa City.

Laurene A. "Laurie" McKaig

Died: Sunday, October 05, 2014
Age: 64
Laurene A. “Laurie” McKaig, 62, Big Bend, formerly of Lake Geneva, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at Waukesha

Landon E. Petrie

Died: Friday, October 03, 2014
Age: 93
Landon E. Petrie, 93, a lifelong resident of Lake Geneva, passed into the presence of his Lord on Oct.

Richard "Dick" Vlasak

Died: Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Age: 84
Dr. Richard “Dick” Vlasak, 84, Fort Atkinson and Largo, Fla., formerly a resident Lake Geneva, died

George J. Adams

Died: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Age: 84
George J. Adams, 84, Williams Bay, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Lakeland Health Care Center in

Clarence W. Schawk

Died: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Age: 88
Clarence W. Schawk, 88, Fontana, and Park Ridge, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Mercy Walworth

Sara Jo Matthews

Died: Friday, September 19, 2014
Age: 63
Sara Jo Matthews, 63, died peacefully listening to her favorite music on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at

Jane A. Maus

Died: Friday, September 19, 2014
Age: 82
Jane A. Maus, 82, Lake Geneva, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at her home. She was born April 4, 1932,
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Born October 22nd
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
1925: Rober Rauschenberg, pop artist.
October 22nd
in history
1836: Sam Houston sworn in as the first president of the Republic of Texas. In March 1843, 176 members of an unauthorized army of Texans captured in Mexico drew beans from a jar to determine which 17 among them would die for their alleged crimes.
1859: Spain declares war on the Moors in Morocco.
1862: Union troops push 5,000 confederates out of Maysbille, Ark., at the Second Battle of Pea Ridge. Cherokee Stand Watie exhibited bravery and leadership while fighting for two lost causes.
1907: Ringling Brothers buys Barnum & Bailey.
1914: U.S. places economic support behind Allies. When the United States entered World War I, propagandist George Creel set out to stifle anti-war sentiment.