Monthly Archives: September 2013

Lewis Milner

Lewis E. Milner, age 86, of Horicon died on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam.

The visitation will be at Murray Funeral Home in Horicon on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM. The funeral service will follow at the funeral home on Friday with Rev. Paul Hudson officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam with military honors provided by the Horicon American Legion Post #157.

Lewis Edmund Milner was born at home on March 13, 1927 in rural Aledo, Illinois to Charlie and Edythe (Davis) Milner. He was a 1945 graduate of Seaton High School. After graduation, Lewis worked at the Monmouth Airport where he learned to fly. Lewis enlisted in the United States Marines during World War II and spent seven months in China. He was proud to be on the first Badger Honor Flight. After his discharge from the military, he moved to Beaver Dam and did crop dusting for eight years and flew a stearman plane. Lewis was united in marriage with Edith Canniff on September 25, 1954 in Dubuque, Iowa. He started Lewie’s Garage in Beaver Dam and later operated the Texaco Station in Horicon for 27 years. Lewis was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Horicon and a member of the Horicon American Legion.

Survivors are his brother, Larry (Donna) Milner of West Liberty, IA; sisters, Dariel Milner of Galesburg, IL, Gloria (Wilburt) Swihart of Arnold, CA, and Shirley (Dale) Tornquist of New Windsor, IL; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dale and Ioma Canniff of Kerrville, TX; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife in 2004; brother, Charles Milner; and sisters, Ilah Logsdon and Mary Brown.

The Murray Funeral Home, 716 Clinton Street in Horicon, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at

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Enid Maniscarco

Enid Carol Maniscarco, 83, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at United Hospital System-Kenosha Campus.
She was born in Tucker County, WV, on November 19, 1929, the daughter of the late Lowell Talmage and Cecelia Olive (Watring) White. She was educated in the schools of Thomas, WV, and came to Kenosha in 1949 to make her home.
On January 22, 1949, she married John J. Maniscarco in Oakland, MD. He preceded her in death on November 15, 1995.
Enid was an amateur artist and was a member of the Kenosha Art Association and the Senior Citizen Center. She enjoyed many kinds of arts and crafts, enjoyed bowling in various leagues throughout the years, and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.
Survivors include her two daughters, Elaine C. Tihen of Kenosha and Carol “Susy” Buchholz of Muskegon, MI; three grandchildren, Tina (Lori Rivera) Tihen, Shawn (Emily) Buchholz and Geoffrey Buchholz; a great-granddaughter, Elliana; and a sister, Winifred Gatto of Eglon, WV.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Donald White.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd, at Proko Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. James Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association would be appreciated by the family.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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Phillip Reiley

Jerry Reiley, 70, Janesville, WI died Sunday Sept. 29, 2013 at the Mercy Hospital Janesville. Jerry was born August 31, 1943 in Alexandria, Indiana, the son of Edward & Georgia Carroll Reiley. United in marriage to Brenda S. Turner, Feb. 6, 1965 in Alexandria, Indiana. Was employed for 27 years at the International Harvestor Dresser Industries, Libertyville, IL and for the past 6 years was Harbor Master in Linn Township. Served in the U.S. Marines during Viet Nam. Surviving is his wife Brenda, Daughters, Elaina (Jim) Bayer, Pell Lake, WI and Kathy (Dave) Bryce, Mesa, AZ. Sons Gary (Kimberley) Reiley, Walworth, WI and Mike (Sabrina) Reiley, Ashley L’Anse, Michigan. Grandchildren, Falish & Andy Bayer, Hannah & Miranda Reiley, Ashley & Nick Linhart, Jacob & Daneil Bryce, Tyller Milanczuk, Steven Reiley II, and Paige Reiley. Preceded in death by his parents, a sister Phillis Ledford and 2 Brothers Jack & Dick Reiley. Services will be held at 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Oct. 2. 2013 at the Steinke Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Lake Geneva, WI with Pastor Jason Turner of the Beloit New Life Church, Beloit, WI. officiating. Visitation will be helld at the Funeral Home from 4:00 P.M. to time of services.

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