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

Jennifer Alice Gartley

May 16, 1973 - October 26, 2020


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Duane Walter Liazuk

October 10, 1945 - October 24, 2020


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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 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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Alvin "Bobby" Rohde

December 12, 1927 - October 4, 2018

Rohde, Alvin L. "Bobby" Lifelong resident of Pewaukee, WI. Born December 12, 1927, Born to Eternal Life October 4, 2018 at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband of Doreen (nee Schmit) for 65 years. Loving father of Susan (Shane) Wheeler of Elcho, WI., Karin (John) Johnson of Hartland, WI., Robert (Linda) of Pewaukee, WI., Mary Jo (Armondo) Gomez of Carson, CA., and Peter (Paula) of Pewaukee, WI...
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Ursula J. Willkomm, (nee Schwoerer)

April 25, 1927 - September 24, 2018

Entered God's loving arms on Monday, September 24, 2018. Cherished wife of 64 years to the late LeRoy F. Willkomm. Devoted mother of LeRoy J. (Mary), Kenneth, Dennis, John (Donna), Robert, Ann. Loving grandmother of Mark Mueller, Steven, Jaime, Thomas (Laura), Kenneth, Scott, Daniel, Sara, Kathryn Prushiek (Christopher). Proud great grandmother of Kailey, Dominic, Skyler, Charlie and Brady....
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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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Robert Herman Bentzien

November 12, 1916 - April 10, 2008

Robert Herman Bentzien (Adorable Bob), age 91, passed peacefully at home on April 10, 2008 while sitting in his favorite chair where he could see the lake and watch TV. He passed away 7 days after his 60th wedding anniversary. He was the third son born to Paul John and Adela H.M.(born Thode) Bentzien. His older brothers and their wives, Richard Paul and Linnea Bentzien and Leonard Thode and...
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