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Fredean P. "Fritzie" Miller

Died: Saturday, August 23, 2014
Age: 81
Fredean P. “Fritzie” Miller, 81, Powers Lake, died Saturday morning, Aug. 23, 2014, at Geneva Lake Manor,

Milton J. Steinbraker

Died: Thursday, August 21, 2014
Age: 88
Milton J. Steinbraker, 88, Williams Bay, formerly of Arlington Heights, Ill., died Aug. 21, 2014, at

Brian W. Zitzler

Died: Thursday, August 21, 2014
Age: 33
Brian W. Zitzler, 33, Delavan Township, formerly of Lake Geneva, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. He

Manford Gordon Kirchoff

Died: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Age: 82
Manford Gordon Kirchoff, 82, died peacefully at Holton Manor in Elkhorn on Aug. 20, 2014. He was born

Beatrice J. Block

Died: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Age: 83
Beatrice J. Block, 83, Delavan, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Rosewood Assisted Living, Delavan. Beatrice

Martin H. Smith

Died: Sunday, August 17, 2014
Age: 66
Martin H. Smith, 66, of Lake Geneva, died Sunday Aug. 17, 2014, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center.

Frederick E. Clausen

Died: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Frederick E. Clausen of St. Petersburg Beach, Fla. and Lake Geneva, took his final bow on Aug. 16, 2014. He

Jerry Mistrata

Died: Monday, August 11, 2014
Age: 75
Jerry Mistrata, 75, a longtime Lake Geneva area resident, passed away on Monday, Aug. 11. Jerry was

Thomas Cox

Died: Sunday, August 10, 2014
Age: 94
Thomas Cox, 94, passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, in Delavan. He was born March 23, 1920 in Musselburgh,

Gerald "Jerry" Soberg

Died: Saturday, August 09, 2014
Age: 68
Gerald “Jerry” Soberg, 68, of Harvard, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 9, at his home, surrounded by his loving
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