Milwaukee County Obituaries

  • Funeral services set for local journalist Don Walker

    Funeral arrangements have been made for longtime editor and reporter Don Walker, who died...

    Posted on May 27th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Sheard captured jazz greats, civil rights movement through lens

    Chester Sheard used these images to share his vision of the history makers of...

    Posted on May 24th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Don Walker, longtime Journal Sentinel reporter and editor, dies

    Walker, 62, worked as an editor on the state, metro and national desks before...

    Posted on May 22nd,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Milwaukee native who died in avalanche lived his passion for the outdoors

    A father, friend, conservationist and explorer, Luke Lynch, a 39-year-old native of Milwaukee, died...

    Posted on May 20th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Irwin Purtell helped Harry Quadracci found Quad Graphics

    When Harry Quadracci wanted to launch his own printing company, he had no funding,...

    Posted on May 17th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Mendieta brought gourmet Mexican cuisine to Milwaukee with El Rey Sol

    Chef, gourmet, gracious host and restaurateur Jose “Pepe” Mendieta died Thursday after a battle...

    Posted on May 11th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Milwaukee TV personality Kay was widely known cookbook author

    To the world she was Sophie Kay, mistress of the kitchen, author of 14...

    Posted on May 8th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    As Waukesha County judge, Patrick Snyder was peacemaker

    Patrick L. Snyder, who died last week at 79, was considered an affable ‘giant...

    Posted on Apr 29th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Nurse Dockery dedicated her life to community wellness

    Brenda Dockery’s passionate commitment to the community and to people who have the least,...

    Posted on Apr 28th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Ice cream stand crooner Bobby Pitts delighted generations of Northwoods vacationers

    Bobby Pitts started singing to Dari-Maid customers one night in 1963, as the line...

    Posted on Apr 28th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Alberta Lessard, whose case changed laws for mentally ill, dies at 94

    Alberta Lessard, the former West Allis schoolteacher whose court case revolutionized the way people...

    Posted on Apr 26th,2015 | Milwaukee County

    Lost in senseless shooting, Brown remembered for dedication to family

    Archie Brown Jr. — a father of four daughters and uncle to dozens of...

    Posted on Apr 20th,2015 | Milwaukee County