Died: Thursday, August 18, 2016
Janet Hill, 80, Lake Geneva, passed away at her home on Aug. 18, 2016.
She was born Janet Bucannan Winward
Died: Sunday, August 14, 2016
Rudolph “Rudy” Lloyd Dupee, 66, Mayfield, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at 12:40 p.m.,
Died: Friday, August 19, 2016
Nancy Kay Karr Maiers, Williams Bay, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. She was
Died: Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Timothy H. Osborne, 64, died after a short illness on Wednesday Aug. 3, 2016.
Born Timothy Hoag Osborne
Died: Monday, August 29, 2016
Margaret (Marge) Jacobson Peterson, 94, died peacefully surrounded by family members on Monday, Aug.
Died: Monday, August 22, 2016
Donald Van de Bogert Jr., Fontana, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.
He was born on Oct. 2, 1924,
Died: Friday, July 08, 2016
Francis E. “Pete” Wall, 87, Lake Geneva, died Friday, July 8, 2016, at his home.
Francis Eugene Wall
Died: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Kathryn A. Wisniewski, 64, a longtime resident of Lake Geneva, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at her home.
|1918: Alan Jay Lerner, playwright and lyricist (Brigadoon, Camelot).|
|1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.|
|1935: Eldridge Cleaver, political activist and author of Soul on Fire.|
|1936: Marva Collins, innovative educator who started Chicago's one-room school, Westside Preparatory.|
|1945: Van Morrison, Irish singer, songwriter.|
|1940: Joseph Avenol steps down as Secretary-General of the League of Nations.|
|1942: The British army under General Bernard Law Montgomery defeats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps in the Battle of Alam Halfa in Egypt.|
|1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.|
|1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.|
|1951: The 1st Marine Division begins its attack on Bloody Ridge in Korea. The four-day battle results in 2,700 Marine casualties.|