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

Joan Susan Donahue

July 16, 1936 - August 24, 2018

Donahue, Joan S. (nee Buccowich). Passed away peacefully at Casa Adobe Memory Care in Tucson, Arizona on August 24, 2018. A former resident of Pewaukee, WI. She is survived by her sister Kathy (George) Nieman of Ely, Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert "YT" and her parents John and Joan Buccowich. A Memorial Mass to celebrate her life will be held on Tuesday, September 18...
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Mary J. Dorn

May 29, 1939 - July 31, 2018

Mary, age 79 years old, passed away peacefully at home in Pewaukee, Wisconsin on July 31, 2018. Mary was married to Robert B. Dorn for 60 years and lived in Pewaukee for over 48 years. Prior to living in Pewaukee, Mary lived in South Milwaukee. She was preceded in death by her mother Bernadine (Doome-Molzoff), father George Doome, and brother Robert Doome. Mary is survived by brothers James...
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Michael Ray Kiser

September 15, 1945 - June 29, 2018

Michael Ray Kiser, age 72 found eternal peace on Friday Jun 29, 2018. Michael was born on Sept 15, 1945 in Kentucky and resided in Wisconsin for the majority of his adult life. Michael is survived by his children Curt (Jessie) Kiser, Marian (Timothy) Farris and grand children Katie, Emily, Drew Kiser, and Patrick Farris. He is further survived by siblings and extended family. Michael proudly...
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Betty Jean Demshar

May 17, 1937 - June 18, 2018

Betty Jean Demshar (nee Albenberger), age 81, lost her battle with cancer June 18, 2018. Betty, a 2nd generation from Germany, was born in 1937, and grew up in Milwaukee, with her parents Betty and Lawrence, and brother Larry (all deceased). She graduated Messmer Highschool in 1956, and lived her entire adult life in New Berlin raising her children. Betty lived life to the fullest, and...
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Robert Gerard Casper

July 1, 1962 - May 16, 2018

Bob is survived by his loving mother Mary E. (Banda) Casper, caring brothers Philip (Connie), caregiver and loving brother Vincent, beloved nephews and nieces, family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father Charles Lawrence. Bob was a graduate of St. Lawrence School in Mt. Calvary, WI and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with a degree in Philosophy. Bob...
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Judith Ann Ronkoski

October 22, 1945 - May 8, 2018

Ronkoski, Judith Ann Judith Ann Ronkoski (nee Robertson) of Delafield passed away on Tuesday, May 8th 2018 at the age of 72 years. Judy was born on October 22nd, 1945 in Milwaukee to Ronald and Dorothy Robertson. She was the loving wife and best friend for over 41 years of Wayne. Dear sister-in-law of James (Donna) Ronkoski, Donald Ronkoski, Carol Wasley and Debbie Ronkoski. Fond niece of...
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Brian James Kienast

July 15, 1989 - April 19, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Brian James Kienast announces his passing on Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at the young age of 28. Brian will lovingly be remembered by his Mother Tammy Watts, Step-father Tony Watts, Sister Amanda Watts, Brothers Tony Jr. and Jacob Watts, Grandmother Rose Myska, Father Dave Myska, Son Trevor Caudle, and many other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He...
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Jeanette A. Janczak

February 7, 1936 - April 11, 2018

Janczak, Jeanette A. (Nee Nielsen) of Pewaukee. Born to Eternal Life Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the age of 82 years. Preceeded in death by her loving husband Chester. Jeanette and Chester were married for 51 years. Dear mother of Judy (David) Birch, David (Susan) Janczak, Michael (Kathy) Janczak and Sharon Janczak. Proud grandmother of Lauren (Mike) Roberts, Carl (Jodi) Birch, Alex (Katie)...
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Charles "Charlie" Maier

December 7, 1933 - April 5, 2018

Maier, Charles A. "Charlie" Entered Eternal Life on April 5, 2018 with loving family at his side. Survived by his beloved wife Judy (nee Karrer) of 52 years. Dear father of Amy (Tom) Bennett, Mary (Bill) Allen, Christine (Rick) Herbert. Proud grandfather to Ashley Allen and Carson Herbert; brother to Michael; brother-in-law to Larry Oppenheimer, Jane (Karrer) Larson and Ron (Eileen)...
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Mary Esther Shong Zemke

April 19, 1940 - April 1, 2018

Mary (Ester) Zemke entered eternal life on April 1st 2018, at 77 years old. Preceding her in death were her parents Robert and Armella Shong, her husband William Zemke, her sisters Stephanie Montegue, Roberta Opie Grimm, Shelia Walker and her brother David Shong. She is survived by her son David Zemke, her brother Charles Shong (Elizabeth), Peter Shong. Mary worked in the Masonic Home in Dousman...
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Delores "Dee" Morris

September 11, 1929 - March 29, 2018

Delores (Dee) Buntrock Morris entered God's Kingdom on March 29, 2018. Born September 11, 1929, she was the daughter of Detmar and Margaret (Schlei) Pritzlaff, who preceded her in death. Survived by very special friend and dearest love, Robert (Bob) Mauch. Also survived by daughters Margaret Mary "Mickey" (Scott) Witthun and Julie (Willy) Staupe. Preceded in death by son John Buntrock. Proud ...
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Lawrence Larry O'Connor

August 28, 1931 - March 27, 2018

Lawrence "Larry" O'Connor, age 86, died peacefully in his home in Pewaukee, WI on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Lawrence Charles was born in Red Wing, MN on August 28, 1931. He grew up on the family farm in Belle Creek, MN and attended a rural elementary school where he graduated as valedictorian, before graduating from Cannon Falls High School in 1949. He joined the US Army as a member of the...
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michelle E. Hoffmann

August 16, 1954 - March 23, 2018

Hoffmann, Michelle E. "Mickey" (nee Kerr) Of Milwaukee. Born to Eternal Life on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the age of 63 years. She was the loving sister to Edwin (Emily) Kerr, Jr. Fond aunt of Leisa Garcia, Debbie Arvizu, Evan Kerr, Ethan Kerr, and Eric Kerr. Preceding in death were her parents Edwin D. Sr. and Mary C. Kerr and her sister Patricia Pierdzioch. Funeral Services 7:00 pm, Thursday,...
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Elaine Iris Andersen

December 27, 1923 - February 17, 2018

Elaine Iris Andersen passed away peacefully with her son Eric at her side on Saturday, February 17, 2018, in Waukesha, WI. She was born on December 27, 1923 to Laura and Tony Gunderson in Necedah, Wisconsin. Elaine was baptized into the Lutheran Church on July 4th, 1926. Elaine met her future husband, LeRoy Andersen at the USO in Racine during his Naval military service. After a brief...
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Garrett Michael Groer

July 11, 1988 - January 31, 2018

Garrett Michael Groer, age 29 of Pewaukee, passed away January 31st, 2018. He was the loving son of Michael and Michele. Beloved brother of Janelle (Mitch) Tordoff, Brittany, and Becca. Loving grandson of Marie and the late Ralph Goodyear and the late Judith and James Groer. Dear nephew, cousin and friend of many.
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Gerald Lee Houser

May 2, 1946 - January 6, 2018

Gerald L. (Jerry) Houser, 71 years old, of Pewaukee, WI passed away January 6, 2018. Jerry is survived by his wife of 45 years Laura Houser (née Quinn); son, Shawn Houser and his wife, Diane; daughter, Shannon Bertsch and her husband, Darin; daughter, Kristy Swanson, and her husband, Tim; grandchildren, Sadie, Haley, Drake, Cal, Reese, and Brea; other family and many special family friends. ...
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