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MERVIN F. SOMMERFELD

MERVIN F. SOMMERFELD

Mervin F. Sommerfeld, 81, of Racine, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Ridgewood Care Center. He was born on March 3, 1938 in Waterloo, Iowa. Born the son of Clarence Sommerfeld and Alma Long. He married the late Gloria Larkin. Mervin served in the United...

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HOWARD R. WEISE SR.

HOWARD R. WEISE SR.

Howard R. Weise Sr., 93, of Racine, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was born on November 25, 1925 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Born the son of Frederick and Erna (NEE: Berndt) Weise. Howard married the late Eleanore E. DeRosier on April 3, 1948. Howard served...

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STAN A. FIJALKOWSKI

Stan A. Fijalkowski, 71, of Racine, passed away on Thursday, August 8. 2019 at Ascension All Saints Hospital. He was born on November 10, 1947 in Poland. Stan will be deeply missed by his wife and best friend Teresa Hanczur. He will be dearly missed by his children...

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DANIEL ROBERT BEDNAR

DANIEL ROBERT BEDNAR

Daniel Robert Bednar, 47, of Racine, passed away on August 1, 2019 at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa. Daniel was born on October 11, 1971 in Racine. Born the son of James and Mary (NEE: Kerkman) Bednar. Dan’s number one priority was his family. He was caring and...

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TANIA MARIE VANDER LEEST

TANIA MARIE VANDER LEEST

Tania Marie (Pisula) Vander Leest, 46, of Racine, WI, was born to June Milburn and George Pisula on May 11, 1973 and passed away July 31, 2019.  Tania married Daniel Vander Leest on August 21st, 2004.  Tania is survived by her husband and best friend Daniel Vander...

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ERICA HUAROTA

ERICA HUAROTA

Erica Huarota, 43, of Racine, passed away peacefully on July 24,2019 while surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous fight with cancer. She was born on February 8, 1976 in Racine, Wisconsin. Born the daughter of Jesus and Susana (NEE: Huerta) Huarota. Erica...

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JOHN JOSEPH GORECKI

JOHN JOSEPH GORECKI

John Joseph Gorecki, 86, passed away at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s in Mequon on Monday, July 15, 2019.  He was born on May 11, 1933 in Milwaukee to Thomas and Louise Gorecki.  John married Nora Hiets on September 14, 1985 in Milwaukee.  John was employed at Alverno...

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MARIA ENEDINA MARTINEZ

MARIA ENEDINA MARTINEZ

Maria Enedina Martinez, 89, of Racine, passed away on Monday, July 15th, 2019 at Ascension All Saints Hospital. She was born on May 14, 1930 in Mexico. Born the daughter of Leopoldo Martinez and Micaela Hernandez. She married the late Taurino Ayala. Enedina loved to...

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DA’VIDA NIKITA MINOR

DA’VIDA NIKITA MINOR

Da’Vida Nikita Minor, 33, of Racine, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at home. She was born May 29, 1986 in Waukegan, IL.  the daughter of David and Tincie (NEE: Mays) Minor. She married the late Paul John Kiple in 2003 in Waukegan, Illinois. Da’Vida...

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ROSEMARY S. WIGHTMAN

ROSEMARY S. WIGHTMAN

Rosemary S. Wightman, 91, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 with her children by her side. She was born on September 25, 1927 in St. Louis. Born the daughter of Joseph and Philomena (NEE: Sigmund) Schultz. She married the late Robert Wightman on May 10, 1947 in St....

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