St Croix - Kay Walsh - (1995- 2008)
Picture of Kay Walsh - St Croix Register of DeedsAbout Kay Walsh: elected Register of Deeds and assumed her duties on January 3, 1995. Kathleen, better known as Kay, began as deputy in the office in January, 1978. She has served as Chair of District 5, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Vice President of the Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association and President of the Association June, 2000 – June 2001.  President of Wisconsin Association of County Officers June 2004 through June 2005

Kay is a lifelong resident of St. Croix County. She attended Hammond Public Schools and received a BS degree from UW-Stout in Menomonie. After graduation, she was County Home Extension Agent in Barron and Outagamie Counties. She taught adult sewing classes and was a substitute teacher at Somerset High School.

Kay and her husband, Patrick, have 2 daughters, 3 sons, 2 granddaughters, and 2 grandsons.

Kay has served on the Somerset Public Library Board of Trustees for 20+ years and is currently President. She serves as lector and Eucharistic minister at St. Anne’s Church and has served on the School Board at St. Anne’s School. For 15 years, Kay was the General Leader of the local 4-H club. She enjoys reading, sewing and family activities.

About the Register of Deeds office we have five permanent staff that provides efficient and courteous service. We automated our real estate recording process January, 1999 and now scan all the documents. Presently we have 6 computers available in the office for public access to the real estate records.

For people interested in genealogy, our Marriage records began in 1852, Birth in 1860 and Death in 1876.

More information on the office and services is available on our County website:

St Croix County Register of Deeds website

About St Croix County:  (Gateway to Western Wisconsin) is the fastest growing county in the state, located on Interstate 94, borders on the St. Croix River. It is 729.45 sq. miles. The population in 2000 was 63,155, a 25% increase from 1990. St. Croix County has a total of 21 towns, 9 villages, 3 cities and 2 wards of River Falls are located in St. Croix County. Hudson is the county seat. On June 14, 1993, county offices moved into the newly constructed Government Center.

There are four county owned parks plus Willow River State Park which offers beautiful scenery, camping, picnic grounds, nature trails, and cross country ski trails. There are approximately 100 miles of designated snowmobile trails in the county.

For more information on history, industry, and cultural aspects check out the county website: 

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