Ethel Radewan

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  • "This is going back a few years, but I think Mre. Radewan..."
    - Lee & Gail Pullen
  • "My dear "Auntie Ethel," which I always responded as a boy..."
    - Ken Kopro
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NE - Ethel Radewan, age 93, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at All Saints Medical Center. She was born in Kenosha, January 5, 1921, daughter of Charles and Katherine Kopecki. Ethel graduated from Bradford High School in Kenosha. On September 7, 1941, she was united in marriage to Elmer Radewan who preceded her in death, June 3, 1980. Ethel had worked as a secretary at McKinley and Roosevelt Schools. She volunteered for many years at St. Mary’s Hospital Gift Shop. Ethel was a longtime member of St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing cards, watching the Packers, spending winters in Arizona, dancing at her grandchildren’s weddings and beating them at sheepshead. Above all, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be dearly missed. She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen M. (Lawrence) Benjamin; a son, Richard E. (Mary) Radewan; grandchildren, Jeff (Heather) Benjamin of Milwaukee, Tim (Anna) Benjamin of Milwaukee, Jill (Andrew) Cusack of Huntsville, AL, Karen (Mark) Hellendrung of New Brighton, MN, Kevin (Rachel) Radewan, and James Radewan; 6 great grandchildren, Hunter, Logan, Isaac, Noah, Alexis, and Max; brother-in-law, Richard Kopro; many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and neighbors. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Lawrence Benjamin; great granddaughter, Gracie Cusack; her sister, Mildred Kopro; and brother, Ernest (Jean) Kopecki. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, 1903 Green St. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet Wednesday, April 9 at the funeral home 5-7 P.M. and on Thursday at the church 10:00 A.M. until time of Mass. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Ethel’s many friends and neighbors for their support. MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME 803 MAIN ST. RACINE, WI 53403 (262) 634-7888 Please send condolences to

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803 Main Street
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 634-7888
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Published in Racine Journal Times from Apr. 6 to Apr. 9, 2014