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the Lake Geneva Regional News for producing these!


Jean A. Olson—1919-2015

Jean A. Olson, 96, of Racine, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 2, 2015.

Susan Tragesser—1940-2015

Susan Tragesser, 74, of Kenosha, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015.  See more about Sue here.

Thomas Lothian—1928-2015

Thomas Archer Lothian II, of Williams Bay, Wisconsin, passed away on May 14, 2015 at the age of 86.

Steve M. Varner—1957-2015

Steve M. Varner passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison.

Michael H. Rifken—1937-2015

Michael H. Rifken, 77, of Burlington, passed away Friday, January 30, 2015 at Burlington Health & Rehab.

Ann H. McMaster Dewey—1932-2014

Ann H. McMaster Dewey, formerly of Lake Forest, Illinois, more recently of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, died Monday the 18th of August, 2014.

Irene M. Sculley—1927-2014

Irene M. Sculley, a lifelong resident of Lake Geneva, died Saturday March 15, 2014 at her home.

Dr. Patrick Hourigan—1956-2013

Dr. Patrick M. Hourigan, age 57, of Williams Bay, Wisconsin, passed away December 7, 2013.

Pat founded the Richmond Veterinary Clinic in Richmond, Illinois in 1991, and practiced veterinary medicine for 30 years.

He67 VetC had a passion for life, his family and friends, as well as for wildlife and companion animals. For over twenty five years, he donated his time and expertise to Fellow Mortals Wildlife Hospital.

Read the story in his own words here.



Important Notice!

If you have found an injured or orphaned animal, it is absolutely necessary that you get help from a licensed rehabilitator as soon as possible. Only a trained rehabilitator can provide the care that will enable the animal to survive and return to the wild.


For more information, please see our Wildlife Insights.


If you have found an injured or orphaned wild animal,

Call us at (262) 248-5055. Leave a message on our answering machine and we will return your call.


Fellow Mortals, Inc. is a charitable corporation organized under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Our volunteer professionals provide rehabilitative care seven days a week, all year long. Fellow Mortals does not receive any funding from the Department of Natural Resources, any other government agency, or your tax dollars. Donations are the life-blood of the facility.


Fellow Mortals is licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to care for native mammals from Wisconsin, and by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to care for migratory birds from Wisconsin and Illinois.

Visit AnimalHelpNow.org for assistance with wildlife emergencies throughout the United States.


For information about the regulation of wildlife rehabilitation & transport, please consult the following links:


U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service


Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wildlifehabitat/documents/rule.pdf

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture,

Trade & Consumer Protection http://datcp.wi.gov/animals/animal_movement/index.aspx