Author Archive: Vicky Wedig

Semi stuck on Highway 12 deviated from permitted route

Trucking company to pay cost of moving oversized load By Vicky Wedig Editor An oversized, overweight semi that was stuck on Highway 12 for eight days was moved without damaging bridges, according to the state Department of Transportation. The...

 

MARIE E. PETERS

Marie E. Peters, 95, of Sharon, died Jan. 6, 2015, at the Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn. Marie was born July 24, 1919, in LeRoy Township, Boone County, Ill. She was the daughter of Max and Louise (Reiher) Voss. She was united in marriage...

 

BEVERLY J. ARCHAMBAULT

Beverly Jean Archambault, 86, of Delavan, passed away Jan. 7, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Chicago on Nov. 18, 1928, to Fred and Irene (Hoezel) Pramer. Beverly was united in marriage to George Archambault on March...

 

WILLIAM J. CUMMINGS

William J. Cummings, 93, of Delavan, passed away on Jan. 8, 2015, at the Burlington Rehab and Care Center in Burlington. He was born in Darien Township, where he was raised, to William and Hildegard Cummings. William entered the U.S. Army in...

 

IRA R. DYKSTRA

Ira R. Dykstra, 80, died Jan. 3, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville with his family by his side. Ira was born April 11, 1934, in Van Buren County, Michigan, to parents Richard and Martha (Faurote) Dykstra. He married Loraine Russell on June...

 

Dog found shot eight times near White River Trail

Dog found shot eight times near White River Trail

A dead dog – shot eight times and wrapped in a blanket – was found Sunday in the White River Trail parking lot of Highway NN in the Town of Geneva.   Pictured is a Bullmastiff, the breed of dog that was found dead along the White River...

 

D-DHS teacher dies suddenly

D-DHS teacher dies suddenly

By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School community is mourning the loss of another beloved teacher, mentor and friend. Carrie Schuknecht Carrie Anne (Sisk) Schuknecht died Wednesday from a reported blood clot. Earlier...

 

Murder suspect will get new preliminary hearing

State amends complaint that said victim’s wife saw stabbing By Vicky Wedig Editor A murder charge against Rafael Olivarez will not be dismissed, but a new preliminary hearing will take place to determine whether sufficient cause is shown to...

 

JEAN B. BLACK

Jean B. Black, 74, of Delavan, died July 24, 2014, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. She was born Dec. 2, 1939, to Floyd and Cecil (Mauldin) Blashfield. She married Wallace Black. He preceded her in death on Aug. 21, 1996. She was...

 

RICHARD ‘BIG RED’ LEE WELLER

Richard “Big Red” Lee Weller, 78, of Delavan, formerly of Beloit died July 1, 2014, at Beloit Memorial Hospital in Beloit. He was born Jan. 13, 1936, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Earl and Vera (Boyer) Weller. He served in the United States Army...

 
 
 
 

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