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A (Very) Brief History of Whitewater By Carol Cartwright,
Whitewater Historical Society
A Guide to Touring Historical Whitewater
Daily Jefferson County Union
County Walworth County
Today (Janesville Gazette)
Wisconsin State Journal
Whitewater Community TV - Channel 990 Schedule
Radio AM 940 WFAW - Fort Atkinson
WINTER SCHOOL CLOSINGS LIST
Jefferson County Living/
Urban Forestry Committee
CITY - 2017 John's Garbage, Recycle and Bulk Collections
TOWNSHIP - 2017 John's Garbage, Recycle and Bulk Collections
District Adminstrator's Twitter
Irvin L. Young Memorial Library
Community Development Authority
Whitewater Food Pantry P.O. Box 63 Whitewater, WI 53190
Located in the Armory at 146 W. North St., 2nd Floor
Open Wednesday &
Thursday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon. ~ 262-458-2720
/Greater Whitewater Committee
Whitewater - Calendar
Rainbow Hospice Care - Whitewater plus
Rock River Free Clinic - free
health services low income and uninsured individuals. Check eligibility and for
UWW Young Auditorium
Whitewater Police Department Face Book
Whitewater Country Club
Whitewater Police Department Newsletters
Whitewater Area League of Women Voters Newsletters
Whitewater Arts Alliance Newsletters
For Seniors in the Park Newsletters
Assembly of God
For Area Jewish community - Beloit
Ev. Lutheran Church
Community of Christ the Servant
/Congregational - United Church of Christ
Church of the First Born
Kettle Moraine Baptist
LaGrange United Methodist Church
Richmond United Methodist Church
John Evangelical Lutheran (WELS)
Universalist Church of the Lakes - For area Unitarian members - Elkhorn
First Citizens Bank
University of WI Credit Union
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would like a link in this column please use Email at the bottom of the page to
request a posting, thanks!
Bethel House -
Ecumenical Program for Families in Need
Cub Scouts Pack
Friends of Noah - Animal Rescue
Greater Whitewater Committee
Fourth of July
Kiwanis Breakfast Club - Facebook/
Pig in the Park - Event
Touched By A Paw -No kill cat shelter and
UWW Women's Ultimate Frisbee Club
W3 - Working for
VFW Post 5470
will be meeting at the American Legion/Veterans Building on Wisconsin Street
the 3d Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.
Whitewater Fiber Guild
Whitewater Hang Gliding Club
Women Voters - Whitewater Area
Whitewater Youth Basketball Club (WYBC)
Whitewater Youth Football League (WYFL)
Youth Soccer Club
Christian Science Monitor
Roll Call Capitol
Wisconsin Taxpayer Alliance
WHS Whippets Facebook
Lake Geneva -
PALOMA COLLECTION - The Ridge Hotel - The Inns of Geneva National - The
Cove of Lake Geneva - Geneva National Golf Club - Hunt Club Steakhouse and
Positions avaiable (over 80 types at 6 locations in Lake
Geneva and including the following 10 Departments: Accounting, Building
Maintenance; Food and Beverage; Front Desk; Golf Department; Grounds
Maintenance; Group Sales & Weddings; Housekeeping; Receiving and Salon
FOR LIST OF AVAILABLE POSITIONS:
FOR POLOMA WEB PAGE
701 Highland Avenue Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 They are a supplier and
manufacturer of cast iron and related power transmission products throughout
North and South America. They are seeking to fill a Full Time Customer Service
Position. Applicants must have excellent phone skills, and work well with
others in an occasionally fast past environment. Knowledge of Excel, Word,
email etiquette, and PDF attachments is required. Power transmission knowledge
is helpful, but not necessary.
MasterDrive offers competitive wages and
benefits. You may apply in person Monday-Friday, 8:00 - 4:00 pm. Applications
are online at . Completed
applications can be mailed or e-mailed. Please return Applications no later than August 11th, 2017. EOE.
Wheelchair Ramps Southeastern Wisconsin, Amramp is the nation's leading
provider of accessibility solutions and steel modular wheelchair ramp systems.
Based in Whitewater, Wisconsin, we are a local company with a fully stocked
warehouse. More company information
Inquiries and resumes can be
emailed to email@example.com
Part time position, flexible hours.
We are looking for an individual or individuals to fill two to four days a week
based on your availability. We are willing to guarantee a minimum of 16 hours
per week to the right candidate. Mostly outdoor work. Preferred candidate
should possess good customer relation skills as well as construction abilities.
Job requires lifting (70 pounds), carrying and installation of modular steel
sections to assemble ADA compliant wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, platform
lifts, grab bars and other accessibility modifications for private homes and
commercial locations. We are looking for a hard working, self-motivated
individual to be part of a two person installation team. Additional duties
include warehouse work, ramp maintenance, inventory stocking, monitoring and
cleaning/painting. Hours initially would be 16 hours a week minimum but likely
to increase per your availability and skill set. Steel toe shoes, clean driving
record and ability to pass a background check necessary.
In this job we
get calls from individuals who wish to remain in their homes and have full
access to their community. We rent and sell equipment in Southeastern and
Mid-state Wisconsin. Our services include modular steel ramps, portable ramps,
platform lifts, straight and curves stair lifts, grab bars, and other items as
requested. On the job training is provided.
Job Type: Part-time Salary:
$12.00 /hour with raises based on performance and skills ~ Required education:
High school or equivalent ~ Required license or certification: Driver's
Registered Nurses (RN)Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) Licensed Practical
Nurses (LPN) Laundry, Dietary and Activities Aides at Atrium
Post Acute Care of Williams Bay 146 Clover St Williams Bay WI,
Bellezza Hair Design
& Spa is looking for talented stylists and massage therapists. Email
inquiries and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Precision Machining LLC
Brotoloc South Inc.
Driver Openings - Nelson's Bus Service
City of Whitewater Job Openings
HealthCare Job and Provider Openings
Generac Power Systems Job Opportunities
iPacesetters - data management, and CRM
UWW Job Opportunities
Whitewater Unified School District Job
(Aug. 18) First United Methodist
Church Sunday Program following 10am service!
(Aug. 18)J-HAWK Swim Lessons start
Monday 18 September.
Click on flyer to
(Aug. 18) UW-Whitewater provides
financial planning assistance for military connected & family members
Most veterans have more financial issues than other
groups and that relatively minor snags, like bounced checks, can spiral into
much more serious problems, like poor credit, for this group. To help military
connected (i.e., veterans, active duty, reserves) and their family members with
the whole range of financial concerns, from debt management to planning for a
healthy retirement, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, with funding from
the Foundation for Financial Planning, is offering Financial Front: One-On-One
Financial Planning for Military Connected and Family Members.
connected and family members from the campus and southeastern Wisconsin are
invited to sign up for free financial planning-a service worth around
$300-through the following portal:
. In preparation for their one-on-one
appointment, participants will attend a large-group orientation. They will then
be matched with a financial advisor from their region.
(Aug. 17) REMINDER - WHS - Class of
1957 Reunion - 60th
(Aug 14) Multiple City parking lots
be closed for maintenance this week
Monday, August 14 - All lots
are considered closed until all signs have been removed from the entrances.
Lots F, H, I and the Police Department (where the squad cars are parked) will
be closed for paving. For those parking in lots F, H and I, you may find
alternate parking in lot G.
15 - Thursday, August 17 - All lots are
considered closed until all signs have been removed from the entrances. Lots G
and E will be closed for milling and paving. Alternate parking will be in lot F
or lot H.
Tuesday, August 15 - Thursday, August
17 - All lots are considered closed until all signs have been removed
from the entrances. The Fire Department/Staff parking area behind City Hall
will be closed for milling and paving. Alternate parking will be in lot A or
Mr. Mike Lovenberg
(Aug. 14) Please welcome
two new Whitewater High School administrators: Mr. Mike Lovenberg (Principal)
and Mr. Nate O'Shaughnessy, (Associate Principal) to the Whitewater community
and the Whippet Family!
The District will hold a meet and greet at the
High School M.P.R. (cafeteria) on Friday,
August 18th, 5:30 - 6:30 PM prior to the Whippets' first home football
game. Both administrators have been meeting with staff and families in
preparation for the 2017-18 school year.
Mr. Nate O'Shaughnessy
(Aug 14) The Whitewater High School
Girls' Tennis Team held their 11th annual Gilda's Club JV Tennis Tournament on
the campus of UW-Whitewater at the Ron Wangerin Tennis Courts on August 12th.
A total of eight teams participated in the tournament.
Those teams include East Troy, Hartford, Janesville Parker, Jefferson, Lodi,
Middleton, Union Grove, Westosha Central and Whitewater. Money raised from the
tournament and the raffle all benefit Gilda's Club of Madison.
mission of Gilda's Club ensures all people impacted by cancer are empowered by
knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. The innovative
programming Gilda's Club offers is an essential complement to medical care,
providing networking and support groups, workshops, education and social
activities. The co-chairs of the tournament were Maggie Hough and Ali
Ketterhagen. Many members of the WHS Girls tennis team help make the tournament
As a note, the tournament color for the past ten years
was pink for breast cancer and this year, the gold color for childhood cancer.
Susan Gribsby, Director of Events and Corporate
Partnerships, Gilda's Club, Madison receives check from Tournament Co-chairs
Ali Ketterhagen and Maggie Hough
The JV Team!
Susan Gribsby, Director of Events and Corporate
Partnerships, Gilda's Club, Madison; Maggie Hough and Ali Kettterhagen
Co-chairs of the tournament and Abby Frank, Honorary First Serve.
Every year the tournament begins with an Honorary First
Serve. This year Abby Frank (above) was selected to kick off the tournament.
Abby is an up and coming 7th grader from Whitewater. She was diagnosed with
Leukemia in November of 2007 and remained on treatment until February of 2010
and is now a 7 year survivor.
Gathering at the welcoming location for the teams as
they arrived and received their Tournament t-shirts (L-R) Ali Ketterhagen, Abby
Gnatzig, Maggie Hough, Abby Frank, Marissa Mueller, Kaitlyn Partoll and Susan
(Aug 14)Is it easy to make pizza?
Ask any of the 30 plus children and 6 teachers enrolled in the "Kids Escape"
and "Mega Mornings" Parks & Recreation Department programs. Most agreed
when asked the question at the end of a pizza program hosted by Toppers Pizza
that it was not easy! It was both entertaining and informative for
Employees taught the children how to make the perfect
pizza. They all were given hands on experience to make their own delicious take
on their favorite pizza! Cheese pizza appeared to be first choice with
pepperoni in the second position. Picture potpourri
Toppers Pizza General Manager Lisa Leone uses the
book "Secret Pizza Party" to introduce making pizza.
First the dough!
Tossing the dough!
Using a special flat spoon to spread the
Let's work on our own personal pizza!
Can't forget to toss it!
The special toppings pizza from the Toppers Pizza
on Center St were delivered for lunch!
The favorite lunch!
(Aug 14) Wisconsin Requires Tdap
Booster and Other Vaccines for Preteens
As you are making your back-to-school checklist for your
preteen, making sure your child has all of the vaccines that are required and
recommended for their age is essential. Vaccines protect your child from a
number of serious diseases, including cancers caused by HPV (human
papillomavirus). And the State of Wisconsin requires a Tdap booster for school
entry by the 30th day of 6th grade.
The Wisconsin Department of Health
Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory
Committee on Immunization Practices recommend preteen children receive the
One dose of Tdap vaccine is required for preteens as they enter 6th
grade to continue providing protection against tetanus, diphtheria, and
pertussis (whooping cough).
Quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine is recommended for
preteens at the age of 11 or 12 for protection against bacteria that cause
meningococcal disease. A second dose is recommended for teens at age 16.
HPV vaccine is
recommended for preteens age 11 or 12 to protect against cancers and other
diseases caused by HPV infection.
Preteens and teens should also get the flu vaccine
every year, ideally as soon as the vaccine is available.
To learn more
about the state immunization requirements, visit:
To learn more about adolescent vaccines, visit
the CDC's Vaccines for Preteens and Teens website
(Aug. 11) REMINDER - JOB
OPPORTUNITIES LISTING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE LEFT RED COLUMN - CHECK IT
(Aug. 10) The St. Patrick
Catholic Church Country Fest Committee would like to extend a big "Thank You"
to the following area businesses for their support of our 2017 Country Fest
841 Brew House; Badger Basement Systems; Burtness
Chevrolet Buick GMC of Whitewater; Catholic Financial Life; China House;
Culver's; Dale's Bootery; Edward Jones; Fanatico; First Citizens State Bank;
Floral Villa; Frawley Oil; Green Links Lawnscaping, Inc.; Hawk Bowl; Jersey
Mike's Subs; Jessica's Family Restaurant; Johns Disposal Service, Inc.; Jones
Dairy Farm; Ketterhagen Motor Sales; Kona Ice; Level Up Games; Mulberry Glen;
Quiet Hut Sports; Robin's Nest; Rocky Rococo; Rosa's Pizza; Sammy's Place;
Shiny Penny & Co.; Sky Blue Salon; Spring Creek Golf Center; Sta-Lite
Electric; Staller Estate Winery; Subway; Taco Bell; Taco Fresco; The Black
Sheep/Casual Joe's Restaurants; The Real MacCoy's; The SweetSpot; Theatres of
Whitewater; Toppers Pizza; UWW Bookstore; Wal-Mart; Whitewater Country Club.
Thank you. Your support of this important fundraiser is greatly
(Aug. 8) Fundraiser for
Herma Heart Center at Children's Hospital - Jack Hartmann Open at Whitewater
Country Club - Sat. Sept. 9th
For more information and a list of auction and raffle items visit -
Facebook: JACK Hartmann Open
(Aug 9) REMINDER - First Citizens
State Bank Gallery and The SweetSpot Gallery have special Drawing, Paintings
and Photographs on display.
(Aug 6) Sergeant Tom Rich,
nationally known Keynote Speaker and Cybersafety Expert will be featured at a
timely program sponsored by the School District for area parents and residents
(adults only, but childcare and supervised open gym for children and students
will be available). Program at WHS Auditorium, Monday, Sept. 18th, 6:30pm.
Sgt. Rich is a national speaker whose goals are
increasing education and awareness about the misuse of technology, social
media, and popular apps like Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and so many others.
He addresses the challenges individuals face using technology, and how these
pitfalls not only lead to cyberbullying, but also to other dangerous behaviors.
Furthermore, he reinforces character education and supportive climates as a
means to changing our youth's experiences.
The School District
staff are hoping for a large turnout. It is free to the public, and babysitting
and translation will be made available, along with light refreshments and door
giveaways, including a Kindle Fire.
(Aug. 6) Marsh's Produce open
Mondays and Fridays at Main Street and Second Street - 8am 2pm or until corn
Mariah Linse (granddaughter of Carmen and Phil Marsh)
picked out corn for Bruce Schroeder (an annual event) last Friday on a cold
(Aug. 6) Irvin L. Young Memorial
Library Program - Eclipse Viewer Thursday, August 17th 3:30-4:30 p.m. Prepare
for the upcoming solar eclipse by making a viewer box! All supplies will be
provided by the library on a first come, first serve basis. This program is
free and open to the public. No registration is required.
On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be
treated to an eclipse of the sun.
(Aug 5) Whitewater's home town ski
team traveled to Wisconsin Rapids and performed in the State's annual water ski
championship tournament recently.
The team has been working hard all year to showcase
their "USO tour" theme that was envisioned by team member the late Ron Wolfe
who unfortunately passed away before seeing this show brought to the water. The
team honored him with their best performance of the year and earned a 4th place
trophy and best pyramid for Division 3!
The team still has several
shows yet this summer they are all free and family friendly and they welcome
new members who would love to ski with them!
August 12th 6:30 pm * benefit
show for Vets Roll*
August 19th 6:30 pm
August 26th 6:30 pm
are held at Scenic Ridge Campground on Whitewater Lake N7991 R&W Townline
Rd Whitewater, WI
(Aug 5) REMINDER - The Community
Clothes Closet Crew Information
As the Community Clothes Closet Crew prepares for their
5th Annual Backpack Distribution Day they are again asking for your HELP.
Together it can happen!
Following is a list of suggestions:
School Supplies (For every grade level)
preparation (Sorting socks or counting pencils)
Continued support (Donations of School supplies,
Money and Moral Support)
Volunteering (Carrying thing up the steps, Washing Coats and any requests
Pass the word about them ( Continue to
raise awareness of their Mission)
Backpacks (Any Size or style will serve the purpose)
Cut them a check.. They will shop. (Any amount
Large or Small is greatly appreciated)
Keep those Glue
sticks coming (They can never have too many)
Donations of Supplies and
Backpacks can be left at: Congregational U.C.C. 133 S. Franklin St; Winchester
True Value at 1415 W. Main St. or at the Public Library on Center St.
Monetary gifts can be sent to or dropped off at Whitewater
Congregational - United Church of Christ at 133 S Franklin - checks to
Whitewater Congregational UCC and in memo Community Clothes
They thank you in advance for your continuous support. It
DOES make a difference to so many.
(Aug. 5) REMINDER - The Whitewater
Unified School District Leadership Team, comprised of school principals,
district coordinators and administrators, is hosting the 3rd Annual Golf Fore!
Whitewater Kids Outing on Sunday, August 20, at Prairie Woods Golf Course.
Consider registering a foursome, sponsoring a hole,
donating silent auction items/prizes, or attending the dinner reception
following the outing.
(July 31) Kettle Moraine Land Trust
is excited to present Meet the Monarchs! for the second year.
Held at Price Park, N6418 Hodunk Road, East Troy, the
program is suitable for people of all ages.
Visitors will learn the
lifecycle of the Monarch butterfly with interactive experiences at four
stations, and then choose a treat for the butterflies. Upon entering the
secured tent, butterflies will come to eat the treats from the visitors
New this year is native planting in the park. Visitors will be
guided through planting future flowers for pollinators in the grassy area near
the shelter. There will be an optional guided hike through Price Park,
featuring gently rolling hills along a mile and a half wooded footpath. The
hike is a great way to learn about all the features in the park. Comfortable
walking shoes and bug spray are recommended.
Admittance to Meet the
Monarchs! is free to Kettle Moraine Land Trust members, with a suggested
donation of $5 for non-members.
For more information or to register for
this great event, go to the Kettle Moraine Land Trust website:
or the Facebook page
(July 31) Wisconsin Makers is
hosting twice-monthly Senior Shop Class and Open Shop activities.
The nonprofit regional makerspace invites the public to
these free community events. No registration or special skills are necessary.
Senior Shop Class for persons 55 and older are held from 2 to 4 p.m. on the
first and third Tuesday of each month. Each week's "class" features a different
machine or project, rotating between the various workshops. There also is a fun
quiz and door prize. "Senior Shop Class is designed for both novices and
craftsmen," said Peter Spangler, a member of Wisconsin Makers and retired
technology education instructor. "Members of the public - both men and women
age 55 and up - will be able to learn how to use some of the makerspace's
equipment while enjoying an afternoon with other 'makers.'"
Summer dates are Aug. 15 and Sept. 5
Meanwhile, Wisconsin Makers also is offering a public
Open Shop from 6 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Each
Open Shop night will feature a different machine or project. Aug. 2 and 15 will
highlight electronics, while Sept. 6 and 20 will showcase the welding/machine
All shop areas will be available for public general use as well
those evenings. Attendees should bring their projects and materials; they will
be required to exhibit knowledge to operate certain machines (Check beforehand
to see whether a particular piece of equipment will be available for use). The
Fabric Arts Workshop will be open all nights for interested persons of all
skill levels to try out the long-arm quilting machine (instructional DVDs are
available to check out for viewing beforehand), height-adjustable Big Board
cutting table, industrial sewing machines and more. Wisconsin Makers is a
nonprofit makerspace with an educational mission. It is located at 200 E. Clay
St., across from the American Legion Hall at the corner of Wisconsin and Clay
The building is handicapped accessible, and has off-street
parking. Welcoming residents of Jefferson, Walworth, Rock and Waukesha counties
and beyond, Wisconsin Makers houses machine, welding/fabrication, electronics,
automotive, 3-D printing, laser engraving and woodworking shops. It also offers
ceramics, metal art, quilting, fabric arts, matting/framing and more.
(July 27) UW-Whitewater Offering
Free Online Class "Beer Matters"
Calling all craft beer lovers, home brewers and history
buffs! UW-Whitewater Continuing Education is excited to announce its first
massive open online course (MOOC) Beer Matters this fall. Beer Matters is a
free online class, open to anyone 21 and over. The online class begins
September 6 and will explore beer and brewing from prehistoric times to the
present. Lessons will also cover brewing around the globe, as well as beer in
America, from Prohibition to the current popularity of craft brewing. The
six-week course will be taught by Karl Brown, assistant professor of history at
UW-Whitewater and former professional brew master in the U.S. and Europe.
The online course, Beer Matters, is completely free but registration is
required. Beer pairings are suggested each week and class lessons will be
complemented by three optional "meet ups" where classmates have an opportunity
to meet each other and the instructor at local venues in the beer and brewing
industry. There is a small fee for meet ups, and registration is also required
Join them this fall to learn why beer matters. Bottoms
Dates and locations of meet ups are as follows:
16: Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, WI Join us to watch brewers from the
Museum of Beer and Brewing use equipment and techniques from the 1800s to brew
beer using heirloom hops grown at OWW. Purchase craft beer on site from
MobCraft. Fee: $16
Saturday, October 7: Bent Kettle, Fort
Atkinson, WI We will visit Bent Kettle Brewing, one of the region's
newest breweries, serving craft brews like Insolence Double IPA and Thwack! An
American Smoked IPA. See you in the Taproom! Fee: $10
Saturday, October 21: Second Salem, Whitewater, WI Our last
meet up will bring us to Whitewater and the Second Salem Brewing Company. We'll
learn about the strange events, figures, and architecture providing rich
stories that translate into extraordinary beer. Fee: $10
online for course only or course and meet ups at
. Call 262-472-3165 for registration
(July 18) THE WALWORTH COUNTY LAKES
ASSOCIATION WILL HOLD ITS SUMMER QUARTERLY MEETING AT THE CRAVATH LAKE BUILDING
IN WHITEWATER ON AUGUST 19, 2017 FROM 9 - 12.
Walworth County Lakes Association
is a group of people interested in lake
health and welfare in Walworth County. They meet to provide a resource of
information for Walworth County lake communities to share lake-related concerns
among one another. There are 36 member lake groups.
The public is
invited to come and see what other lake groups and municipalities have
accomplished with their waters. Perhaps this will give residents in Whitewater
ideas as to what they might address and accomplish with Trippe and Cravath
(July 18) Big BASH featuring the
10th anniversary of the Whitewater Arts Alliance at the Cultural Arts Center,
402 West Main Street.
(Aug 17) Elores Valala
Hulen, 83, of Fort Atkinson, passed away on Aug. 10, 2017, due to complications
Elores was born in Elkhorn on Feb. 19, 1934, to
Leslie and Dorothy Uhe.
She graduated from Whitewater High School where
she met and married Donald Harris, who preceded her in death. She later married
William Hulen. Elores loved to cook and garden. Her children will miss the
wonderful desserts, deviled eggs and baked beans she cooked for family
She is survived by four of her five children: Geri
Harris, Robin (Kent) Seamars, Robert (Lisa) Harris and Denise (Rick) Johnson;
15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and
Elores also was preceded in death by her daughter, Leslie
Anderson; son-in-law, Ralph Goessling; sister, Noreen Kesterson; brother,
Norman Uhe; sisters-in-law, Adele Uhe and Mary Uhe; and her parents.
Celebration of Life will be held at the Whitewater Lions Club, N7462 Kettle
Moraine Drive in Whitewater, on Aug. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m.
(Aug 17) Shirley J. Kilpin, age 66 of Whitewater, Wisconsin passed away on
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson
Creek, Wisconsin after a courageous battle with ALS.
born in Greenwood, Wisconsin on February 24, 1951, the daughter of Daniel and
Ada (Fitzpatrick) Deegan. She grew up on a farm in Greenwood, Wisconsin and
attended Milton and Whitewater High Schools.
On May 27, 1971, Shirley
married the love of her life Richard Kilpin. Shirley worked at Thomas
Industries in Fort Atkinson, WI. She was a member of the First English Lutheran
Church in Whitewater, WI. Shirley enjoyed bowling and fishing and was an avid
deer hunter. She loved the Packers, Badgers, and Brewers, her many vegetable
and flower gardens, and especially loved the time spent with her grandchildren.
Surviving are: her husband Richard of Whitewater, WI; daughter Shannon
Emmerich of Medford, WI; son Shane (Lyn) Kilpin of River Falls, WI;
grandchildren: Amanda, Austin, Ian, Drew, Luke, and Carson; great-grandson
Connor; siblings: Lewis (Connie) Deegan of Withee, WI, Rose (Terry) Krance of
Milton, WI, Daniel Deegan Jr. of Greenwood, WI, Mary Schilt of Medford, WI,
Betty (Ron) Schilt of Whitewater, WI, Donald (Debbie) Deegan of Whitewater, WI,
and Ronald (Laurie) Deegan of Whitewater, WI; sisters-in-law: Marilyn (Bill)
Fuerstenburg and Terri Kilpin; brother-in-law Rusty (Kay) Kilpin; and many
special nieces and nephews.
Shirley was preceded in death by her
parents Ada and Daniel Deegan Sr.; sisters: Helen Messier and Jeanette Colton;
and brothers: Robert Deegan, James Deegan, and John Deegan.
Services will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the First
English Lutheran Church, 401 W. Main Street, Whitewater, WI with Pastor Jerald
Wendt officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00PM on Saturday, August 19, 2017
at the church until the time of the services. There will be a luncheon
following the services.
Per Shirley's request, her funeral services
will be casual dress, and she asked that all attending the services dress in
Packer, Badger, or Brewer apparel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be
made to the First English Lutheran Church, Whitewater, WI, the ALS Society, or
to the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Facility, Johnson Creek, WI.
Funeral Home is assisting the family
(Aug. 17) Brian Blucher passed away on August 10th, 2017 due to a fatal car
Brian George Blucher was born on June 21, 1991, in Mince
Germany, and passed away August 10th, 2017. Brian graduated in 2009 at
Whitewater High School. Brian was an adventurous and outgoing man who enjoyed
hiking and cars. Brian was a son, a brother and an uncle/godfather to his only
Surviving are his father, Ricky (Nancy) Blucher,
Whitewater WI, sister and niece: Tina (Maddison) Blucher, Whitewater WI, aunt:
Jude Blucher Mukwonago, WI, uncle: Ronnie Blucher, Waukesha, WI, aunt: Laurie
(Marvin) Smith, Mukwonago, WI, and aunt: Sharon (Fred) Frank, Orangevale, CA
and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Ricky
A. Blucher Jr., in 2011.
The funeral will be held at the Congregational
- United Church of Christ in Whitewater WI, August 19th, 2017.
Visitation starts at 2 PM and the service will be at 3 PM. All are welcome to
Memorials may be made to the family.
(Aug. 12) Mike Squire "Squidy", age 57, a lifelong resident of Palmyra, passed
away unexpectedly on July 28, 2017 at Aurora Medical Center in
A memorial service for Mike will be held at 4:00PM on
August 19, 2017 at Haase Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home 320 W. Main St.
Palmyra, WI with Pastor Karen Klatt officiating. Following the service, there
will be a celebration of his life at Squidy's Bar.
Associates Funeral Homes in Palmyra, WI, is assisting the family. For the