Yonke & Son Funeral Home

It is our promise to provide genuine care and sincere compassion to everyone in our community when it’s needed most. Since our beginning nearly 60 years ago we have remained committed to giving every family we are honored to serve, gentle guidance, honest insight and true complete care. We pledge to make every effort possible to help our friends and neighbors understand that our home-grown care is available before, during and after the loss of a loved one.

Our Obituaries

Kyle Alan Hopkins

January 22, 1980 - November 12, 2021

Kyle Alan Hopkins Born to Eternal Life on Friday, November 12, 2021 at the age of 41 years. Beloved husband of 16 years of Jessica (nee Schultz). Loving father of Ryon. Dear son of Nelda Tuttle. Fond brother of Morgan Tuttle, Elizabeth Tuttle, Olivia Tuttle and Autumn. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
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Dorothy Virginia Unertl

April 5, 1935 - November 10, 2021

Dorothy Virginia Unertl, nee Dunnigan, 86, passed away on November 10, 2021 at Aurora Hospital in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin due to complications from COVID. She was born on April 5, 1935 in Wheeler, Minnesota to James and Evelyn Dunnigan. Dorothy grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She graduated from North Division High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1952. Dorothy married John Joseph Unertl in...
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Janet Carol Kowaleski

November 12, 1930 - October 25, 2021

Delafield resident, Janet C. Kowaleski (Goldscmidt) passed away at age 90 peacefully at her home on October 25th, 2021. Per her request, no service will be held. Janet, "Jan," was born on November 12, 1930 to Earnest and Florence Goldschmidt in West Aliis, WI. She was a big sister to Donald Goldschmidt and little sister to Russell Reutter. In young adulthood, she was always studious,...
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Ada Stokes Jarvis

August 31, 1929 - October 20, 2021

After a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis, my mother, Ada Jarvis passed away peacefully on October 20, 2021 in Pewaukee, WI. Born in August 1929 to Oral and Glades Long, in Albany, Kentucky, Ada was passionate about her education, career and family. Ada attended both Western Kentucky University and the University of Louisville. She met my father, James Hugh Jarvis in Albany, had a...
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Joan Ann Haas

December 18, 1930 - October 18, 2021

Joan Ann Haas went to her heavenly home on October 18, 2021. Joan was born to Raymond Grucza and Mary Thurnebauer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 18, 1930. She graduated from Riverside High School. Joan married the late Richard (Dick) Haas in 1950 and they raised five children together. Joan worked for many years as a hospital unit clerk and ran a tight ship on whichever unit she...
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Janemarie Hillier

June 27, 1934 - October 16, 2021

Janemarie Hillier, nee McKelvie, age 87. Beloved wife of George W. Hillier Sr; loving mother of David and George Hillier. Cherished grandmother of Caitlyn, Emily, and Jennifer Hillier and Matthew DaSilva. Janemarie was a long-time resident of Arlington Massachusetts where she was Chairman of the Library Trustees of Arlington and the first women elected as a Select woman for the town of Arlington...
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Steven Frederick Pennoyer

July 21, 1952 - September 24, 2021

Steven, a longtime resident of Pewaukee, was born to eternal life Friday, September 24, 2021, at the age of 69. Loving husband of Susan (Kretlow) Pennoyer. Father of Damon and Troy Pennoyer. Proud Grandfather of Riley and Jackson Pennoyer. Stepfather to Kenneth (Heli) Wolfgram, Tracy Wolfgram and Tammy (Maria) Morales. Brother to William (Kathleen) Pennoyer, Nancy (Patrick) Babe, Paul (Justine)...
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Robert Louis Vilar

November 12, 1929 - September 11, 2021

Robert Louis Vilar (a.k.a. Papa) was born on November 12, 1929 and was reunited with his beloved wife Nancy (a.k.a. Nana), oldest son Robin, brother Harold, and sister Ruth Weiss on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the age of 91. Robert was a resident of Pewaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from West Division High School where he met the love of his life. He later graduated college from UW...
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Jean Ann Scanlon

February 17, 1929 - August 30, 2021

We five daughters called her "Amazing Jean" for a reason. Simply, because she was. Jean Ann Scanlon of Pewaukee, WI passed away on Monday Aug 30, 2021 at a sharp 92 years old, surrounded by her family. Jean was an only child, lovingly raised by her late father William Harvey Varnum. She attended Brookline High School in Massachusetts. It was love at first sight for Jean when she saw Thomas...
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Dell Lawrence Moehr

April 1, 1933 - August 8, 2021

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Michael Alan Magnusson

January 30, 1953 - August 2, 2021

Michael Magnusson, age 68, passed away on August 2nd, 2021. He is survived by his wife Mary Jo; his brother Robert (Brenda) Magnusson Jr; his three daughters, Dawn Wyrobeck (Chris Groesbeck), Katie Gregory, Liz (Justin) Peare; his grandchildren Zachary Wyrobeck, Payten Wyrobeck, Tayler Wyrobeck, Ryan Gregory, Michael Gregory, Madelynn Peare, and Mason Peare; several nieces, nephews, extended...
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Gwendoline Elsie Cox

February 10, 1931 - July 30, 2021

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Richard Schoen

November 5, 1942 - Unknown

Richard "Dick" Matthew Schoen of Hartland Wisconsin, passed peacefully at the age of 78 on April 17th 2021 surrounded by his family. Dick, a loving husband and father, was born to Alta and Hayden Schoen on November 5th 1942. Dick was the oldest of four boys, and is survived by his brothers, David (Mandira) Charles (Mary Jane) and Hayden (Judy) Schoen. On November 20, 1981 he married...
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Denis Joseph Lloyd

March 13, 1954 - July 15, 2021

Denis J Lloyd was Born to Eternal Life Thursday, July 15, 2021, at the age of 67 years. He was the father of Jodi Lloyd and Jessica (nee Lloyd) Zebrasky (Christian). He is further survived by brothers and sisters, Daryl (Kristy) Lloyd, Donald (Catherine) Lloyd, Debbie Lloyd, Donna (Joe) Meissner, Douglas (Karen) Lloyd, and Louie (Kelly) Lloyd. Grandfather of Brianna McLaughlin. Dear friend Deb...
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Jean Elizabeth St.Lawrence

December 11, 1926 - July 5, 2021

Jean Elizabeth (Krueger) St. Lawrence, age 94, died at her home at Renaissance Senior Living in New Berlin, Wisconsin on the 5th of July 2021. Jean was born on the 11th of December 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to John and Louise (Klein) Krueger. She is survived by her two children, Randall St. Lawrence (wife Katherine) and Lisa Guidry (husband Jerome), along with her five grandchildren, Adam...
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Trent Allen Nienas

January 10, 1991 - May 31, 2021

Trent entered into the loving arms of Jesus on Monday May 31, 2021 at the tender age of 30 after surrendering his four year battle with brain cancer. Survived by his devoted parents Tony and Diane, adoring brothers Matthew (Valerie), and Oliver Nienas. Dear nephew of Terry (Rick) Helman, Diana Nettesheim, Colleen (Mark) Hoover, Allan Nettesheim, Dean (Debbie) Nettesheim, Kathy (Rick) Boerst, Jill...
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Doreen Frances Rohde

March 15, 1932 - May 22, 2021

Doreen Frances Rohde (Nee Schmit) of Pewaukee was born into eternal life Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the age of 89 years, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Alvin for 65 years. Loving mother of Susan (Shane) Wheeler of Elcho, WI., Karin (John) Johnson of Hartland, WI., Robert (Linda) of Pewaukee, WI., Mary Jo (Armando) Gomez of Carson, CA., and Peter (Paula) of Pewaukee, WI. ...
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Loy Harriet Gilbert

August 31, 1948 - April 27, 2021

Loy Harriet, Schuelke Gilbert departed her loving family and friends, peacefully at the age of 72, on Tuesday, April 27th of 2021. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 31, 1948, to parents, Harry and Jeannine (Schultz) Schuelke, and her late husband, Chris Marquardt, who went to heaven before her. Loy was blessed with two children, Cari Gilbert and Ryan Gilbert (Sarah Gilbert). Loy is...
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Nora Grace Nienaber

January 30, 1924 - April 12, 2021

Grace, as she was known by her family and friends, was 97 years old when she passed away on April 12, 2021 at Angel's Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc. Grace was born January 30, 2024 in Alamosa, CO and was the daughter of the late Juan and Pauline Lobato (Sanchez) Grace is survived by a daughter, Janet Grace Weinert (Van Arsdel) and her husband Dennis of Wisconsin. She is also survived by two...
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Theresa Mary Courtney

December 13, 1935 - March 8, 2021

Theresa M. Courtney(nee Hansen) born on December 13, 1935 to Frank J. Hansen and Anna M. Stuettgen died at age 85 on Monday. She passed away with peace and grace with her loving family by her side and was guided home by her two son's Steven and Dennis to everlasting comfort. Survived by her children Pamela, Richard (Jeanine), Paul (Patricia), Ellen Kuehl (Brian) and Cynthia Nissen (David...
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Carole Luann Campbell

July 17, 1955 - March 7, 2021

Carole Campbell of Pewaukee, WI passed away on March 7, 2021 after a 2 year battle with breast cancer. She was 65 years old. Born and raised until the age of 17 on Long Island, NY, Carole spent most of her summers on the water in and around Sag Harbor. A life long educator, Carole started her career in Viroqua, WI as a student teacher in 1977. From there, she worked in the Brodhead, WI and...
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Jane Carolyn Stadler

April 17, 1936 - February 28, 2021

Mrs. Jane Carolyn Stadler was called home on February 28, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Jane was born to the late Clarence and Olga (Wagner) Henricks, April 17, 1936, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Upon graduating from high school, Jane went to Wisconsin State Teachers' College, joined Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education in May,...
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Myrna Lois Ziebell

March 9, 1937 - February 21, 2021

Myrna Lois Ziebell (nee Aucutt) passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, at the age of 83, following a long journey with Alzheimer's. She will be laid to rest at Delafield Cemetery on Thursday, Feb. 25th following a 9:00 a.m. reception and 10:00 a.m. service at her childhood church, St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church at St. John's Military Academy in Delafield, WI. She is preceded in death...
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Marshall Todd Maynard

June 29, 1992 - February 16, 2021

Marshall Todd Maynard, 28, left us on February 16th, 2021 at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Just like Marshall's strength and stubbornness in life, he fought incredibly hard to live but ultimately lost his battle. Marshall was born on June 29th, 1992 in Oconomowoc, WI to Thomas and Kay (Thurnbauer) Maynard. This year would have been his golden birthday. He had many nicknames...
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Elizabeth C. Bingenheimer

December 18, 1929 - February 10, 2021

Bingenheimer, Elizabeth,(nee Hubmann,) February 10, 2021, age 91 years. Preceded in death by husbands James Daleiden and James Bingenheimer, grandsons Stephen and Daniel Sahs, and sisters and brothers. Surounded by children Anne (Steve) Sahs, Barbara (Glenn) Landis, Susan Daleiden, Liz (Wally) Bvocik, Jim (Chris) Daleiden; grandchildren Matt (Melanie), Theresa (Nate), Greg, Jason, Kimberly;...
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Karen Marie Hurd

July 1, 1949 - February 9, 2021

Karen M. (Mander) Hurd, 71, of Pewaukee, passed on to heaven Tuesday, February 9, 2021 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. For 45 years, Karen was married to William Hurd. She is survived by her son, Matthew and his wife, Danielle; and daughter, Annemarie (Schaff) and her husband, Brian. Karen was the amazing nana to Braydon, Brennan, and Zachary, and would have done anything for them or her...
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Susan Maria Volzka

September 13, 1966 - February 6, 2021

Susan was born on September 13, 1966 and passed away on February 6, 2021 at the age of 54. She died surrounded by her two children at Elmbrook Hospital. Prior to her illness, Susan was working on her Medical Coding degree at WCTC. Unfortunately, she was unable to complete her classes due to falling ill. Susan was an avid fan of Wisconsin sports, especially the Milwaukee Brewers. Her guilty...
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Joan Beverly O'Malley

June 20, 1932 - January 18, 2021

Joan Beverly O'Malley Of Pewaukee. Born to Eternal Life Monday, January 18, 2021 at the age of 88 years. Loving mother of Dennis, Donald (Corleen), Patti (Hilton) Newball, Ray (Korinne), Lisa (Robert) Skinner, Dawn (Tim) Riordan and Tom (Kris). Joan is further survived by 29 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and her sister Sandy Brown. Her husband Donald and son...
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Barry Francis Heinzelmann

April 2, 1957 - January 11, 2021

Barry Francis Heinzelmann Lifelong resident of Pewaukee. Born to Eternal Life Monday, January 11, 2021 surrounded by the love of his family at the age of 63 years. Barry was born and raised in Pewaukee and on July 7, 1984 he married Sandra Ruehlow, also a lifelong Pewaukee resident. As a hometown guy, he knew someone everywhere he went and would share a friendly smile and a cherished memory....
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Joyce Ann Urbanowski

March 29, 1937 - January 3, 2021

Joyce Ann Urbanowski, 83, of Pewaukee, passed away January 3, 2021, at home. She was born to the late Arthur and Leone Zarnoth, March 29, 1937, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Joyce is survived by her husband Bernard Urbanowski and two sons: Dean (Michelle) Urbanowski, of Hartland, Wisconsin; Mark (Elizabeth) Urbanowski, of Olathe, Kansas. Four grandchildren: Bruce "Boomer" Carroll, of Madison,...
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Brenda Marie Robarge-King

May 10, 1986 - December 26, 2020

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Deanna Klein

June 17, 1937 - December 12, 2020

Deanna Klein née Schroeder, age 83 of Pewaukee, has entered the glory of Heaven and returned to the loving arms of her beloved husband Henry (Hank) Klein. Dear mother of H. John Jr (Judy) Klein, Linda (Al) Tutino, Laurie (Tammy) Wall, and Greg Klein. Cherished grandmother of 14 and Grandma Great to 15. Fond aunt to many nieces and nephews, and a world of extended family and friends. Deanna's...
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Patricia Ann Bartlett

January 26, 1963 - December 11, 2020

Patricia (Flury) Bartlett was a loving grandmother to Scarlett and Arabella, mother to Rebecca and Kirstie, sister to Chris and Timothy Flury, and daughter to Ronald and Anna Flury. Patty was loved by many in the Pewaukee community and was often referred to as "Patty the lunch lady" or "Patty Pizza." She loved playing softball and golfing in her younger years, bowling, racing, and throwing...
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Robyn Manard-Behmke

September 15, 1954 - November 24, 2020

Robyn was a very compassionate lover of all humans and animals alike. She was a dedicated 30+ year employee of GEM Ventures and the Downtown Mini Warehouse. After a two year battle with cancer, Robyn was taken from all to soon. She graduated from Greendale HS in 1972. During her free time, she enjoyed showing her horses in the Hunter and Jump competitions. Her motto, 'go high and go fast."...
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Gary William Hawk

November 25, 1939 - November 21, 2020

Gary was born on November 25th, 1939, and passed away peacefully on November 21st, 2020. He was a resident of Delafield, Wisconsin. They just don't make 'em like Gary anymore. He was a helluva guy. Tough as nails and an incredible sense of character. All that and more likely came from his parents back in Toledo, Stan and Velma. He was a part of Devilbiss High's Class of '57, graduating two...
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Katrina Jean Baxter

May 11, 1984 - November 6, 2020

Katrina Jean Baxter, 36, of Milwaukee, WI passed away on November 6th, 2020. She was born May 11, 1984. Graduated from Pewaukee High School and went on to get her associates degree in accounting from WCTC. She worked for Burton & Mayer for over 13 years. Katrina was always bringing a smile to those around her, with her contagious laugh and bright spirit. She will be deeply missed by those who...
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Ronald Robert Perschon

April 16, 1947 - October 30, 2020

Ronald R. Perschon, age 73, of Pewaukee died on Friday, October 30, 2020, after a courageous fight with bone cancer. He was born April 16, 1947 in Milwaukee, WI and lived in Pewaukee, WI until the time of his death. Ronald enjoyed his time as a truck driver, loved watching old movies on Netflix, enjoyed collecting Lionel trains, and spending time with his best friend Ruby (his dog). He is...
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Jennifer Alice Gartley

May 16, 1973 - October 26, 2020

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Duane Walter Liazuk

October 10, 1945 - October 24, 2020

Duane Walter Liazuk was born October 10, 1945 in Thorp, WI. He proudly served in the United States Army. He was married to his bride, Barbara (Flynt) for 53 years. They were married on October 21st, 1967 and resided in Waukesha County, WI. Together they had a daughter, Susan and a son, Darren. Duane worked at and retired from Metal Tek (formerly Wisconsin Centrifugal) after 42 years. Duane...
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Stephen Vincent Halaska

July 23, 1955 - October 22, 2020

Stephen V. Halaska, 65, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020, surrounded by his family. Steve is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 23 years Mary Pat (née Conley); daughters Stephanie (Abel Nunez), Elise Stalker (Adam), and Morgan Halaska (Aaron Shaffer); and grandson Clark Stephen Stalker. Steve is further survived by his mother Virginia Halaska and siblings Claudia, Howard...
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Mary Ellen Willkomm

October 28, 1948 - October 21, 2020

Entered God's loving arms on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, age 71. Cherished wife of LeRoy J. Willkomm for 32 years. Devoted mother of Laurie Crowe. Caring step-mother of Steven, Jaime and Thomas (Laura) Willkomm. Loving grandmother of Crystal (Adam), Sabrina (Bret), Kameron, Kailey, Dominic, Skyler and Charlie. Proud great grandmother of Jenna Marie, Isabella, Amelyah and Ellie. Further...
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Christine Frances Ramos

June 19, 1957 - October 20, 2020

(née Schrank) passed away peacefully on October 20, 2020, after a long battle with chronic illnesses. It would be wrong to say that Chris lost her battle because she never stopped fighting. No matter how sick she was, she was always determined to get better. When anyone else would have broken, Chris stayed strong. Through her,we know what resilience and perseverance truly looks like....
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Colleen A. Teuteberg

May 1, 1941 - October 14, 2020

Colleen A. Teuteberg, age 79, of Athelstane, passed away peacefully at home on October 14, 2020. She was born in Waukesha, WI on May 1, 1941; daughter of the late Leonard and Betty (Capito) Christensen. Colleen graduated from Pewaukee High School. She was united in marriage to her husband Milton on May 9, 1964 and were together for the next 56 ½ years. They moved to Athelstane, Wisconsin in 1995...
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Christine Lee Hayes

January 15, 1947 - September 29, 2020

Christine L Hayes (Durfey) Called by Our Lord on 9/29/20. Christine was born in Fulton, NY Jan 15, 1947, to Charles A & Reba L Durfey & preceded in death by her parents and brother Charles A Jr. She is survived by her caring and loving husband James, daughter Monique Stovall, son Michael Zillmer & James's children Jennifer, Jimmy, Johnny, Joel & Jesse, and grandchildren & Christine's loving...
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Robert Clarence Mauch

February 21, 1925 - September 27, 2020

Robert "Bob" Mauch ,age 95 of Delafield Wi died Sunday 9/27/2020 at home. Bob was the son of Harvey and Agnes Mauch. Bob was married to Margaret "Marge" in 1948 until her death in 2002. He lived his life to the fullest with gentleness and great kindness.. Bob was survived by his 3 children-Jeffrey Mauch of Muskego, Wi, Karen(Richard )Drea of Lyndon Station, Wi, and Diane Dahl of Mauston, Wi. ...
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Genevieve (Hughie) Ann Conley

June 19, 1926 - September 23, 2020

Genevieve Ann Conley (nee) McGinnity age 94 of Pewaukee, was born on June 19, 1926 in Hollandale, Wisconsin. Daughter of Hugh and Lillian (Paul) McGinnity, she was born at home on the farm and graduated from Hollendale High School in 1943 at the age of 16 and worked at Mineral Point Power and Electric for one year until her enrollment at St. Mary's School of Nursing in Madison in 1947. She...
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Holly Ann Bergles

December 12, 1951 - September 17, 2020

Bergles, Holly Ann (Palmer/Kienast) of Pewaukee passed away on Thursday, September 17 at the age of 68. Beloved wife of Paul Bergles, who were blissfully married for forty-four years. Loving mother of Joshua Bergles and Jason (Crystal) Bergles. Adored grandmother of Curtis (17), Bradley (15), Talon (12), Hayden (11), Jocelyn (6), and Rowan (1). Cherished Aunt of Heather (Jeff) Rockwell, Rebecca ...
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Pearl Evelyn Mann

August 26, 1937 - September 8, 2020

Pearl Evelyn Mann (Krueger) passed away at the age of 83 September 8, 2020 at her home in Pewaukee with family by her side. This loving Wife, Mother, Stepmother, Nana and Grandma was preceded in death by her husband Roger, parents Henry and Evelyn(Schwede) Krueger and brothers Chester (Audrey) Krueger and Floyd (Joyce) Krueger. Born and raised in Marion Wisconsin she was a former Prom Queen,...
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James Frederick Babcock

February 25, 1939 - August 29, 2020

James Frederick Babcock "There is nothing comparable to an enlightened mind." Those are the words that Jim Babcock lived by until his last day, August 29, 2020. He was born James Frederick Babcock in the Town of Ottawa in Waukesha County, Wisconsin on February 25, 1939 to Earl and Mildred Buth Babcock. His early education was in western Waukesha County schools. Graduating from UW Madison with...
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Raymond Carl Zuercher, Jr.

July 14, 1933 - August 26, 2020

Raymond Carl Zuercher, Jr. (Tikie) July 14, 1933 - August 26, 2020 (Age 87) Raymond Carl Zuercher, Jr. (87yrs.) of Ashippun/Pewaukee passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Legacy Assisted Living in Pewaukee. Raymond was born July 14, 1933 in Milwaukee, the son of the late Raymond Sr. and Patricia Zuercher. He was united in marriage to the late Virginia Zuercher. Together,...
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Nancy Jean O'Neill

April 12, 1949 - August 24, 2020

VILLAGE OF PEWAUKEE Nancy Jean O'Neill April 11, 1949 – August 24, 2020 Nancy Jean O'Neill of Pewaukee passed peacefully and gracefully. At her side were her husband of 53 years, Robert M. O'Neill Sr., her life-long friend, Linda (Lehrke) Schumacher, and her beloved little dog, NJ. She passed in the early morning hours of August 24, 2020 after a rapid battle with Cholangio...
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Nathan Andrew Bayliss

January 3, 1990 - August 10, 2020

Nathan Bayliss, Heartbreakingly passed on August 10, 2020 at the age of 30 years. Nathan was born in Colgate, raised in Hartford and most recently resided in Sun Prairie with his loving partner Katie Paff. He was the cherished son of David Bayliss (JoAnn Goetzke) of Pewaukee and Kim Neuman (Dan) of Mount Morris. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Betty and Jack Bayliss and survived...
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Camilla Ann Pomasl

January 6, 1942 - August 9, 2020

Camilla Ann Pomasl (nee Steiner, formerly Schill) - Cam Heaven gained the brightest light as Cam joined her parents, her late husband George (Porky) Schill, and their dogs Noki and Fred (and Schmitty kitty) on the early morning of August 9, 2020 at just 78 years young. A cardiac event quickly took her from us very unexpectedly during a bout with colon cancer. She is survived by her beloved...
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Lorraine G. (nee Jones) Buske

October 22, 1930 - July 4, 2020

Lorraine Buske passed peacefully on July 4th, 2020 at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc. She was surrounded by her children. Lorraine was born on October 22, 1930, to parents John and Gladys (Lloyd) Jones. Lorraine grew up on a farm in Dousman, WI. She was the youngest of five children. Lorraine attended a one room school house for primary school, and graduated from Waukesha High School....
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Christie Lynn Engel

November 16, 1960 - June 19, 2020

A beloved daughter, sister, cousin and friend, Christie Lynn Engel left this world unexpectedly, at the young age of 59, on June 19, 2020. Born in Joliet, Il. on Nov.16th, 1960 to William and Catherine Spreitzer, Christie grew up in Joliet Illinois, where she attended St Mary's Nativity School, St Francis Academy High School and graduated from Northern Illinois University with a nursing degree. ...
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James "Shifty" Schaeffer

February 25, 1934 - May 8, 2020

Jim Schaeffer, also know as Shifty to most folks who knew him, passed peacefully on May 8th, 2020 at the family home – affectionately called Stonehill. He was surrounded by his loved ones. Shifty was born in Winner, SD to parents Arnold John (Arnie) Schaeffer and Irene Aletha (Hagenston) Schaeffer. Shifty was s salesman by profession but never worked a day in his life. He was always his...
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Richard Charles Abram

March 16, 1941 - April 25, 2020

Richard (Dick) Charles Abram, 79, of Hartland, Wisconsin, passed away, Saturday, April 25th, 2020 at his home surrounded by close family and friends. A celebration of life service to be held July 25th (Location and details forthcoming) Richard was born March 16, 1941 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Emil and Carolyn Maria (Heartly) Abram. On October 1st, 1963, he joined the United States Army...
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Anne Rose Bierce

May 11, 1934 - March 7, 2020

Loving wife for 62 years to the late Dean Bierce. Beloved mother to Kevin(Katrina)Bierce, Steve(Becky)Bierce, Amy(Brian)Hoefer, Sara(Peter)Geffert. Devoted Grandmother to Meg Bierce, Zoe Bierce, Gracie Bierce, Lily Bierce, Brandon Hoefer, Rachel Hoefer, Rajiv Geffert, and Melody Geffert. Anne devoted her entire life to her two great passions, her faith and her family. Anne never passed up an...
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Zoe Lorraine Stevens

December 15, 1920 - March 2, 2020

Zoe Lorraine Stevens, 99, passed away March 2, 2020 in Brookfield, Wis. Mrs. Stevens was born December 15, 1920 in Chicago to parents A.C. and Agnes Andrews. She grew up in the southern Chicago community of Harvey and graduated from Thorton Township High School there. She met her husband, Leon, in Harvey. After marriage, they moved first to Oshkosh and then Pewaukee in 1950. Her family and home...
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Dorothy Barbara Kemp

June 25, 1925 - February 25, 2020

Kemp, Dorothy Barbara Born June 25, 1925 in West Allis WI Died February 25, 2020 in AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 94 She lived in Pewaukee since the early 1950"s. She was a devout Catholic, devoted Mother and Grandmother. Her life was a model of Christian love. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Raymond Thomas Kemp. Her sister Mary Ann, grandchildren Rick, Michelle and...
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William "Bill" Leistiko

August 24, 1965 - February 3, 2020

2/6/2020 It is with heavy heart that I must inform William Leistikos family, friends, and coworkers of his passing. Bill went with God on the evening of 2/3/2020. He is survived by his (mother) Judith Leistiko, (wife) Debra Leistiko, (son) Dillon Gatzow, (brother) Russel Leistiko, (sister) Mary Leistiko, (nephew) Zach Leistiko. Bill worked for McKinstry Company where he was adored by many...
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Lois Leigh Royske

May 4, 1927 - February 2, 2020

WAUKESHA/PEWAUKEE Lois Leigh Royske May 4, 1927 – Feb. 2, 2020 Lois Leigh Royske (nee Kolander) went home to be with her Lord and Savior on February 2, 2020 at the age of 92. She was born May 4, 1927, the daughter of Rueben and Muriel Kolander (nee Bussian). She is survived by her sons Craig Royske and Eric (Jeanette) Royske, and her brother Russell L. Kolander (Lorena Rose). She is further...
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Joanne H. Kane

July 18, 1926 - January 26, 2020

Joanne H. Kane age 93, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on January 26, 2020 at her San Camillo Residence in Wauwatosa. She was born in Milwaukee to Joseph and Ethel Hayes. Joanne married the love of her life Joseph Kane on May 10, 1947, raising their family in Pewaukee. Her elementary teaching career started in 1947 and concluded with her retirement in 1985. Joseph and Joanne had a...
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Helen Anna Jones

December 11, 1918 - January 10, 2020

Helen Anna Jones (nee Bergles). Born December 11, 1918, in Pewaukee, Wisconsin to Richard and Lena (nee Draeger) Bergles. Passed away Friday, January 10, 2020, in Brookfield Wisconsin at the age of 101 years. She is survived by Cheryl (Jim) Poulter, Kathy (Cory) Stowe, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-children. She was preceded in death by her husband Alvin...
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Pheunphith "Pawn" Neumann

December 29, 1952 - December 23, 2019

Pheunphith "Pawn" Neumann Went to be with Jesus her Savior to her Eternal Home six days before her 67th birthday. Beloved wife for 26 years, 7 months of Glenn. Loving mother of Phatsarinh "Lynn" (Thomas) Gessner, Phaphatsone "Paulina" (Nathaniel) Beck and Tamara Neumann. Proud grandmother of Shanice Ladarom, Israel Gessner, Hadassah Gessner and Isaiah Gessner. Further survived by four brothers,...
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Shirley Harriet Edna Bentzien

June 6, 1926 - December 22, 2019

Shirley Harriet Edna Bentzien (Shirl The Pearl), born on June 6, 1926 in Milwaukee, WI, quietly slipped away on December 22, 2019 at age 93--Alzheimer's Disease. She was a resident at Majestic Heights Assisted Living in Hartford, WI. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Bentzien (Adorable Bob) in 2008. She was also preceded in death by her father Charles (1952) and Lydia ...
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Leonard "Butch" Brown

May 8, 1943 - December 1, 2019

Leonard "Butch" J. Brown Of Pewaukee. Born to Eternal Life Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the age of 76 years. Beloved husband of Gayle (nee Grenwis). Loving father of Melissa Rezner. Proud grandfather of Jacob and Matthew Rezner. Fond brother of LaVonne Egan. Dear brother-in-law of Denis Grenwis, Jeffery (Sue) Grenwis and Marjorie Kelly. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Leonard...
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Daniel Glen Campbell

July 1, 1962 - December 1, 2019

Sunday's child is full of grace. Daniel Glen Campbell, born Sunday, July 1, 1962 with Down syndrome, died on Sunday, December 1, 2019, surrounded by his parents and siblings. His loving family includes parents Fraland and Eileen Campbell; siblings Peggy Schneider, Mike (Betsy), Ellen (Ron Vermillion), Cindy (Brian Dean), Jeff (Suparna) and Jean (Josh Skogman); nieces and nephews Kate Campbell,...
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Olaf Theodore Harken

May 6, 1939 - October 21, 2019

Pewaukee lost a gentle giant when Olaf Harken passed away on Monday, October 21st. Olaf was a loving husband, dedicated father, doting grandfather, loyal brother, kind-hearted friend, generous neighbor, curious innovator, marveling astronomer, and a fierce competitor- both on the water and in business. Predeceased by his parents, Ulla and Johannes Harken, Olaf leaves behind a large, loving...
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Mary Elizabeth Casper

July 27, 1925 - October 17, 2019

Mary Casper passed away peacefully at Angels Grace Hospice on October 17. She will be greatly missed by her loving son and caregiver Vincent. Further survived by son Philip (Connie); her grandchildren Timothy, (Jennifer); Michael (Jassive); and Sarah (David Brady). Also survived by five great grandchildren; Colin, Anna, Meriel, Sebastian and Henry. Also survived by other loving nieces and...
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Dan H. Vircks

March 30, 1937 - September 2, 2019

Dan Vircks, age 82, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his own home on September 2, 2019. Dan is survived by his wife Peggy of 59 years, daughters Gale Olsen, Lisa (Garth) Rolbiecki, Lynn (Troy Hergert), and grandchildren, Kira Rolbiecki (John Stewart), Dani Olsen (Nick Hellenbrand) Hailey Henck (Mac Booth), Keely (Andrew) Vought, Cory Henck, siblings Marge (Don) Gebert, Roseann (Fred)...
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Judith Marie Braeger

January 29, 1943 - August 20, 2019

Judith Marie Braeger (Goetzke) Born January 29, 1943 - Passed August 20, 2019 Judy passed away peacefully at home with her family at her side. She was preceded in death by her husband Dennis, son James Goetzke, grandsons Andrew Goetzke and Michael Pfiefer and sister Patricia Judy was survived by her daughter JoAnn Goetzke and David Bayliss, son John and Connie...
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Willi G. Jurczyk

November 8, 1926 - August 11, 2019

Willi was "One-of-a-Kind!" Those who met him, never forgot him. Dr. Willi Jurczyk passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on August 11th, 2019 at the age of 92. He is survived by his devoted wife of 52 years, Mary Jeanne (O'Brien). Beloved "Pop" to daughters Julie (Ben) Verburg, Heidi (Pat) Kohler and Stephanie (Brian) Sutton. Cherished "Opa" of Savannah, Lilly, Kate, Noah,...
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Tania Cristina Demshar

November 5, 1976 - July 3, 2019

Tania Cristina Demshar Born 11-05-1976 Born to eternal life 07-03-2019 Loving husband James Proceeded in death by her parents,father Manoel and Mother Judith. Loving brothers and sisters Cesar (Sonia),Geancarlo,Nelzi,and Celia. Loving nieces and nephews Pablo,Pamela (Sergio) Miqueias,Bruno, Brenna (Paulo Henrique) Matheus,Gustavo,and Karolina. Loving cousins Jacinete,Janele,Joanice,Junil...
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Russell Clayton Ackley

January 4, 1941 - May 23, 2019

On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019, Russell Clayton Ackley, loving husband and father of three sons, found peace at the age of 78. Russell was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on January 4, 1941 to father Dr. H.M. Ackley and mother Marie (Krieger) Ackley . He graduated from St. John's Military Academy in 1958 and later from Ripon College in 1962. Russ served in the Army as a Ranger in the 82nd Airborne...
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Claire Lois Babe

August 25, 1931 - May 16, 2019

Claire Lois Babe (nee Keever). Of Pewaukee. Born to Eternal Life Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the age of 87 years. Beloved mother of Jim Jr. (Kathi) Babe, Jerry Babe, Debbie (Tom) Placek, Diane (Rex) Platke, Charlie (Linda) Babe, Patrick (Nancy) Babe and Janet (Dave) Back. Proud grandmother of nine grandchildren and great grandmother of nine great grand children. Survived by her sister Betty (Dave...
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Chris Alan Marquardt

July 27, 1950 - April 24, 2019

Born on July 27, 1950, Chris entered Eternal Life on April 24, 2019 at the young age of 68 years. Chris was a loving husband to Loy Gilbert, father to Bonnie Czarnik (Matt), stepfather to Cari Gilbert and Ryan Gilbert (Sarah), grandfather to Gabe, Greta, Carlie, Adriana, Jace, Dylan, Abby, and great-grandfather to Alexis (A.J.). Brother to Melanie Hilmer (Russ), brother-in-law to Jerry 'Bud'...
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Carol (Cookie) Kowalski

March 25, 1942 - April 23, 2019

Carol "Cookie" Kowalski went home to be with her Beloved Jesus on April 23, 2019. Although from a young age Carol faced physical limitations which resulted in the challenge of living in chronic pain each day, she was determined to overcome and live life to its fullest. For those who knew her, she was a generous, caring, and loving woman known for her love for the Lord, zest for life, sense of...
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Dennis Howard Hansen

February 15, 1949 - April 21, 2019

DENNIS H. HANSEN OBITUARY Dennis passed peacefully in his sleep at the age of 70 on Easter, April 21, 2019. He is survived by his mother, Eleanor Gore, and his father Howard "Buck" Hansen of Hansen Excavating (Gayle Brandt,) Park Falls, his sister Christine M. Brown (Robert Justin Brown) of Pittsburgh, and brother Brad Hansen of Pewaukee. In addition to many friends he will also will be...
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Ruth H. Bvocik

July 27, 1923 - April 4, 2019

Ruth H. Bvocik July 27, 1923 – April 4, 2019 Ruth Bvocik (nee Teich) 95, of Pewaukee, WI, passed away Thursday April 4, 2019. She was proceeded in death by her beloved husband of 63 years Walter J. "Pa" Bvocik. She is survived by her two sons Wayne (Jennifer Graham) Bvocik and Walter Jr. "Skip" (Elizabeth) Bvocik. Proud grandmother of Jason, Kimberly and Bryan, Great-grandmother...
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Alice Elizabeth Nettesheim

December 23, 1931 - March 29, 2019

Nettesheim, Alice E. peacefully passed away at her home and entered the loving arms of Jesus on Friday, March 29th, 2019 at the age of 87. Proceeded in death by her devoted and loving husband, William. Dear mother of Terry (Rick) Helman, Colleen (Mark) Hoover, Allan Nettesheim, Dean (Debbie) Nettesheim, Kathy (Rick) Boerst, Jill (Paul) Pichler, Lisa (Randy) Heinritz, David (Francine) Nettesheim,...
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David Keshan

November 3, 1924 - March 28, 2019

The greatly beloved David Keshan passed upward into the loving arms of his Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on March 28, 2019, at the age of 94. In the beginning, there were daddy Michael Keshansky, mother Elizabeth Schaeffer Keshansky, sisters Christina, Elizabeth, Dorothy, and Ruth, and brothers Henry, Eddie, Bill, and Johnny. Then, on November 3, 1924, along came David, being born in...
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Noel James Stegemeyer

February 24, 1935 - March 28, 2019

Noel James Stegemeyer Of Pewaukee. Born to Eternal Life Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the age of 84 years. He was preceded by his loving wife of 44 years Joan (nee Altergott). Noel proudly served his country in the United States Army. He retired in 1993 from Kearney and Trecker after 30 years, In his spare time he enjoyed bowling, working in his garden, woodworking and was an avid model railroader...
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Norman Michael Ostrowski

April 12, 1937 - March 25, 2019

Norman M. Ostrowski Of Pewaukee. Born to Eternal Life on Monday, March 25, 2019 at the age of 81 years. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years Joanie and daughter Sandy. Loving father of Sherry Williams and Shelly Ostrowski. Fond brother of Jeanette Menigoz. Further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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Howard Joe Manard

July 23, 1946 - March 24, 2019

Howard J. Manard Of Merton. Born to Eternal Life Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the age of 72 years. Greendale highscool graduate of 1964. US Air Force 1964-1968. Retiree of AT&T in 2000. Proud father of Travis Manard, Long time love of Lore Stein. Former husband of Robyn Manard-Behmke and Barbara Radtke. Cousin of Phylis and John Pollack of Eden Prairie, MN. Fond friend of Steve Gaulke and Scott...
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Linda Lee Schultz

December 19, 1946 - March 21, 2019

Schultz, Linda Lee. Of Pewaukee. (nee Ohm). Born to Eternal Life Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the age of 72 years. Loving wife for over 25 years of Carl. Beloved mother of Christopher (Melissa) Ohm, Tonya (Scott) Uglum, Natasha (Michael) Day, and Michael (Marla) Schulz. Proud grandmother of Brandon, Samantha, Miranda, Hunter, Jacob, Alexandra, Zachary, Nicholas, Patrick Whitcomb and Jacob Schulz....
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Jack Koepp

October 8, 1923 - January 28, 2019

Koepp, Harry Jack, 95, of Pewaukee, died peacefully, surrounded by his family on January 28, 2019. Jack was the loving husband of Nancy (Schneider) Koepp for 58 years. Cherished father of Michael (Debbie), Robert (Janine), Gregory (Tasha), Thomas (Kristine) and Jacquelyn (Jeffrey) Sklenar. Proud grandfather to Krystina (Justin) Kienast, Michael, Kendra, Amber, Alyssa, Levi, Colton, Dakota,...
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Dean Harry Bierce

March 24, 1927 - January 17, 2019

Dean has left the earth and gone to Heaven. He arrived on earth into the loving arms of his parents Burton and Amy (Miller) Bierce and his brother Gerald. He was soon joined by his brothers Conrad, James, Robert, and his sister Barbara. The morning after graduating from high school he enlisted in the army to go fight in WWII. After returning from the army, two things happened that would guide...
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David Paul Fichtner

December 2, 1942 - January 8, 2019

After a long battle of PTSD, David P. Fichtner, age 76, passed away unexpectedly on January 8, 2019. David is survived by his wife of 35 years, Yvonne, five children: Kitty (Paul) Slama, Camron, Kim (James) Westphal, Jeremy (Tina) Johnson, Aimee (Jeff) Johnson-Crass. David also leaves behind nine grandchildren: Josh (Kazmir), Brandon, Lucas, Dustin, Baylee, Alex, Jacob, Anjoli and Dylan. David...
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Agnes Sheehan Becker

August 13, 1926 - January 7, 2019

Agnes Becker was born August 13, 1926 to James and Ottilia Sheehan. She entered eternal life on January 7,2019. Reunited with Husband Clifford and son Clifford John. Also welcoming her were sisters Joan and Janie and brother Jim. She is survived by children Susan(Jim) Morris, Gary (Cheryl Marien)Becker and Barbara Becker. Also survived by four grandchildren Sean, Jamie, Justin (Christine)...
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Melvin James Praeger

June 19, 1933 - January 3, 2019

Melvin James Praeger was born on June 19, 1933 and went to heaven on January 3, 2019. He is survived by his devoted wife, Diane (nee Hahn) Praeger and his loving children, James (Cindy) Praeger and Janet Praeger. He leaves behind his precious grandchildren Dana (Jeremy) Sobotik and Brian (Jessica) Praeger as well as his great-grandchildren Ayven Sobotik, Liam Allen, Lily Allen and Evelyn...
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Leo Xavier Nienas

January 1, 2002 - December 28, 2018

Nienas, Leo X. Leo peacefully passed away at his home and entered into the loving arms of Jesus on Friday, December 28th, 2018 at the tender age of 16. Survived by his devoted parents Diane and Tony, adoring brothers Matthew (Valerie), Trent, and Oliver Nienas. Treasured by his Grandma Alice Nettesheim. Dear nephew of Terry (Rick) Helman, Diana Nettesheim, Colleen (Mark) Hoover, Allan...
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Nanette Ann Wein

March 4, 1962 - December 13, 2018

Nanette A. Wein (nee Webber) passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 13th, 2018 at her Pewaukee home, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on March 4, 1962, the daughter of Patricia (Pat) Webber (deceased) and Howard Webber Sr. (deceased) in Milwaukee, WI. She was a 1980 graduate of Pewaukee High School. She met her husband of 31 years, Gregory A. Wein (Gregg) and together...
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Gerald Franklin Breske

February 14, 1935 - November 24, 2018

Gerald F Breske was born on February 14, 1935. Welcomed into the kingdom of heaven on Saturday November 24, 2018 at 4:45 a.m. in Wausau WI. During his short time on earth, Gerald was a loving husband to Janice E. (Sprenger) Breske. They were married for 52 wonderful years. Gerald Sr. made a home in Pewaukee, WI., where he and Jan raised two children, Joni Rae Breske-Howell and Gerald Jr....
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Marilyn Alice Stock

May 9, 1943 - November 13, 2018

Stock, Marilyn A. (nee Anderson). Of Pewaukee. Born to Eternal Life Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the age of 75 years. Loving mother of sons Michael (Maurita), John and Robert. Fond sister of Winifred Randolph, Irene Keats and Pat Siemers. Proud grandmother of Jordan, Noah, Austin, Russell, Jesse, Clara and Fabi and proud great-grandmother of McKenna, Jase and Ava. Very special friend of...
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James Peter Komar

May 30, 1945 - November 8, 2018

James Peter Komar 73, of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, died peacefully in his sleep, holding his loving wife's hand, on Thursday November 8th, 2018. Jim is survived by his wife Georgetta (Krancki), His sons, James Komar II, Steven Komar (Dawn Bauer), and his daughter Beth Ann Soltow (Dale), his brother Robert Komar and sister Jane Daily (Daren). He was a loving Grandpa to Samuel Johnson, Grayson Soltow,...
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Daniel William Czerwinski

September 8, 1951 - November 6, 2018

Dan had loved classic cars especially 56" two door hard top Chevy., In his life time owning over a100 car,s. He gave up his struggle with Cancer peacefully on November 6, 2018. Dan was survived by his wife Kathy. Further survived by loving sister in-laws and brother in-laws, nieces, nephews, other family members,many good friends and fur babies. Dan would say that "if you were a friend once you...
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John Michael Caira

September 9, 1968 - October 29, 2018

John Michael Caira John beat cancer when he entered into everlasting life peacefully at his home, surrounded by his beloved family, on October 29, 2018 at age 50. He was born in Milwaukee on September 9, 1968. John married the love of his life Jennifer (Nee Schaf) on October 28, 1989 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Wauwatosa. The Lord blessed them with 5 children: Devin, Austin (Angelina),...
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Casimir S. Bemelburg

February 19, 1926 - October 16, 2018

Mr. Casimir (Casey) S. Bemelburg, of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, born on February 19, 1926 in Elblag, Poland, to the late Rozalia and Fryderyk Bemelburg, passed away at age 92 on October 16, 2018. Casimir served in World War II as a Paratrooper in the Polish Army as a member of the Allied Forces under the US. His service was recogonized by the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight (SE WI); the first Polish...
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Eljane "Jane" Blenker

November 16, 1925 - October 10, 2018

Blenker, Eljane Mary "Jane" (nee Dulske). Of Pewaukee. Born to Eternal Life Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the age of 92 years. Beloved wife for 49 years of the late Sylvan Blenker. Loving mother of Brenda (James) Brooks, Tim (Mary Jo), Michael (Cheryl), Rhonda, Jeff, and Joel (Cecelia). Proud grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Rose Martin. Preceded in...
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