Deau, Corleta E.
Corleta E. Deau, age 84, died peacefully Friday morning, March 14, 2014, in Milwaukee, WI.
Corleta was born to the late Donald and Corleta "Cookie" (Nee Girmscheid) Green on December 20, 1929 in Antigo, WI. She was a graduate of Manitowoc High School class of 1947. On December 5, 1949 she married William J. Deau in Crown Point, IN. He preceded her in death on January 26, 1992. Together Corleta and William owned BC Industries in Manitowoc, WI. Besides being an avid A-flight golfer, Corleta enjoyed swimming and walking. She loved golfing with her sons and playing sheepshead with family and friends.
She is survived by four children: Jennifer, James, William R & Lisa(Nee Cassini) and Thomas & Margaret(Nee Stangl); seven grandchildren: Beau Lucas, Ryan Whitehead, Emily Vlaj (Nee Deau), Megan Deau, Julia Deau, Michael Deau and Stephen Deau; and one great grandson: Jackson Vlaj.
Corleta was also preceded in death by two daughters: Mary and Cynthia.
Visitation from 2:00PM until 5:00 PM on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Max A. Sass and Sons Funeral Home, Greenfield, WI(4747 S. 60th Street Greenfield). A second visitation will be held in Manitowoc, WI at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, 1121 North 14th Street on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 10:00 AM until 11:00AM.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. William Brunner.
In lieu of flowers, donations accepted to the Corleta E. Deau Scholarship Fund.
Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Pfeffer Funeral Home
928 South 14th Street Manitowoc, WI 54220
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Mar. 16, 2014