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Port Washington Police Say They Were T…

January 23, 2020 by Wheeler

A 36-year-old woman is accused of being verbally and physically abusive to police officers when they tried to help her...

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Governor Focuses On Successes, Ag Need…

January 23, 2020 by Wheeler

Governor Tony Evers focused on Wisconsin successes in his second State of the State address Wednesday at the Capitol.

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January 22, 2020 by Wheeler

A Kentucky-based restaurant franchise owner has been fined 157-thousand dollars for violating child labor laws.

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Russell Lankey

  • Written by Mary Gerdes
  • Published in Obituaries

Russell Lankey died peacefully at the Morrow Home in Sparta, WI on July 25, 2019 at the age of 93.


A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 12, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, 525 Superior Ave. Pastor King will officiate. Burial will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery with military honors.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday, August 11, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau St., and at the church on Monday, August 12, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Online condolences may be sent to www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com


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