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Dr. William Bensheimer

Died: Thursday, May 04, 2006
Age: 58
Dr. William Bensheimer, 58, Delavan and Wausau, died from a heart attack Thursday, May 4, 2006, in

Irene Mayer

Died: Thursday, May 04, 2006
Age: 66
Irene Mayer, 66, Twin Lakes, died Thursday evening, May 4, 2006, at her home. A mass of Christian burial

Nora Doolittle

Died: Tuesday, May 02, 2006
Age: 72
Nora Doolittle, 72, W4350 Oriole Lane, Williams Bay, died peacefully at Williams Bay Care Center, Tuesday

Saluda "Sallie" McNeil

Died: Tuesday, May 02, 2006
Age: 95
Saluda “Sallie” McNeil, 95, Lake Geneva, died Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at Geneva Lake Manor. A graveside

Harlan B. Danz

Died: Monday, May 01, 2006
Age: 87
Harlan B. Danz, 87, 5860 Parliament Lane, Delavan, and longtime Black Earth and Middleton resident,

Robert J. Dupont

Died: Sunday, April 30, 2006
Age: 89
Robert J. Dupont, 89, Naperville, Ill., formerly of Lake Geneva, died April 30, 2006, in Naperville.

Marcia May Bogart

Died: Sunday, October 02, 2005
Age: 81
Marcia May Bogart, 81, Burnsville, Minn., formerly of Lake Geneva, died Oct. 2, 2005. Funeral services

Gerard (Gary) J. Wydra

Died: Sunday, April 30, 2006
Age: 52
Gerard (Gary) J. Wydra, 52, Townline Road, Lake Geneva, died Sunday, April 30, 2006, at Aurora Lakeland

Aaron J. Tobias

Died: Sunday, April 30, 2006
Age: 27
Aaron J. Tobias, 27, Johnsburg, Ill., formerly of Wilmot, died Sunday evening, April 30, 2006, in Twin

Arthur J. Stepenske

Died: Saturday, April 29, 2006
Age: 92
Arthur J. Stepenske, 92, Fontana, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov.
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1818: Karl Marx, German philosopher (The Communist Manifesto, Das Kapital).
1830: John B. Stetson, American hat maker.
1861: Peter Cooper Hewitt, electrical engineer, inventor of the mercury-vapor lamp.
1883: Charles Albert Chief Bender, baseball player.
1890: Christopher Morley, writer (Kitty Foyle).
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1865: The 13th Amendment is ratified, abolishing slavery.
1886: A bomb explodes on the fourth day of a workers' strike in Chicago.
1912: Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda begins publishing.
1916: U.S. Marines invade the Dominican Republic.
1917: Eugene Jacques Bullard becomes the first African-American aviator when he earns a flying certificate with the French Air Service.