Jeff Hovind, a Milwaukee native and former Wisconsin newspaper publisher and owner, died Thursday, Oct. 25 in Lincoln City, Oregon. He was 62.
Charles “Tom” Coe, former owner of the Whitewater Register and the Palmyra/Eagle Enterprise, died Wednesday, Oct. 24. He was 74. Coe ran the Register from 1982 to 2001, when he ended 128 years of family leadership by selling it to Southern Lakes Newspapers. The family also owned The Enterprise for two stretches totaling nearly 45…
Donald Miller, a Fond du Lac native who worked for 44 years as a printer at The Reporter, died Oct. 28 at the Hospice Home of Hope. He was 88.
Sherman A. Gessert Jr., a longtime photographer for both the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel, died Oct. 22, at the age of 83. Gessert joined the Sentinel staff in 1956, after graduating from Milwaukee’s Layton School of Art. He started taking photos for both the Journal and the Sentinel after the Journal Co. purchased the…
Steve Wideman, a talented and versatile writer, photographer and videographer, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, after a four-year battle with cancer. He was 66.
Florence Berglund, along with her husband Robert Berglund, owned and operated the (Loyal) Tribune-Record-Gleaner from 1969 to 1998.
Blake Kellogg, a longtime journalist, editor, professor and newspaper consultant, died Wednesday, Oct. 3 in Madison. He was 87.
Glenn Surendonk, who worked 30 years at the (Racine) Journal Times, passed away on Sept. 22, 2018, at the Lakeshore at Sienna Center.
Clara Keenan, who with her husband owned the Tomahawk Leader for more than 25 years, died Sept. 20, 2018, under the care of Ascension Home Hospice.
Susan Brandscheid, a longtime UW-Madison employee and School of Journalism and Mass Communication adviser, died Wednesday at age 70.