She was a spy, with cookies

With Valentine’s Day on Thursday, editors have been asking readers, “How did you meet your spouse?” Gerald Majewski’s reply: “I met my wife while working in the post office in Milwaukee, Wis. She was coming around with cookies. … She was doing this because another girl was wanting to find out more information about me […]

Backus, William C.

William C. “Bill” Backus, 58, of Clovis, died Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at his home after a brief battle with cancer. Born June 3, 1948, to Robert and Gertrude Hoyer Backus in Manitowoc, Wis., he married Nell Van Putten on July 12, 1968, in Amersfoord, Netherlands. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Manitowoc and […]

Hunting ‘will never be the same’

The Associated Press BIRCHWOOD, Wis. — Clovis resident Ron Pierson was “absolutely mortified” last week to hear that two acquaintances — Robert Crotteau, 42, and son Joey, 20 — were slain during a deer hunt 20 miles from his former home in Rice Lake, Wis. Pierson said he played softball and socialized with the Crotteaus […]

Pettay, Natalie

Natalie Pettay Services: Have been held. Natalie Pettay, infant, of Richardson, Texas, died Saturday, May 29, 2004. Survivors include her parents, Geoffrey and Trina Pettay; grandparents, Neil and Leticia Pettay of Clovis and Bradlee and D.D. Dansbee of Lubbock; aunts and uncles, Todd Dansbee of Lubbock, Paula and Ryan Martin of Shreveport, La., and Monica […]

Kronewitter, Kay

Kay Kronewitter Services: Have been held. Kay Francis Kronewitter, 64, of Kenosha, Wis., died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003, at her home. She was born on June 27, 1939, in Alaska, Mich., to Corliss E. and Alice K. Ish Crankshaw. She graduated from Freemont High School in Michigan and attended Grand Valley State University with a […]