Obituaries

In Tribute To Those We Have Lost in 2013

January 15, 2014

Noted education reformer and civil rights activist Lauri J. Wynn passes away at the age of 83

January 15, 2014

Determined, driven and dedicated to her community are just some of the traits used to describe Lauri J. Wynn, who has engaged in a lifelong passion to nurture and empower youth, adults and communities across the nation. She is widely known for her work in education, public, political and human arenas as an organizer, leader,… [Read More]

Obituaries Dec. 26, 2013

January 15, 2014

Ella Jean Washington, noted music teacher and director, dies

October 3, 2013

   Ella Jean Washington, well-known Milwaukee music teacher and director, died on Wednesday at the age of 74 at Froedtert Hospital.  Mrs. Washington graduated from North Division High School and UW-Milwaukee with the Bachelor and Masters degrees. She taught at North Division High School, Robert Fulton and John Burroughs Middle Schools prior to becoming a… [Read More]