Edna Willkomm

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Edna M. Willkomm

1924 - 2014

Edna M. Willkomm, 89, of Kenosha, died with her loving family by her side on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at St. Josephs Nursing Home.

Born on Oct. 17, 1924, in Woodworth, Wis., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Minnie (Sorenson) Hansen. She attended Woodworth Grade School and Wilmot High School.

On Oct. 16, 1943, she was united in marriage to Clarence Shorty Willkomm at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Paris, Wis. Their union was blessed with twelve wonderful children and a great life. He preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 2010.

Edna was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Pleasant Prairie Fire Department Womens Auxiliary. She was a member of the St. Catherines Ladies Auxiliary for many years and was a lifetime member of Friends of the Museum.

Edna enjoyed the beauty of her colorful flower beds and was a delicious baker. She loved baking pies, Christmas cookies and decorating many character birthday cakes for her grandchildren.

She will forever be remembered by her twelve children, Betty (Frank) Delfield, Jerry (Cathy) Willkomm, John (Penny) Willkomm, Rose (Ronald) Struthers, Kathy (Jack) Uttech, Linda Langenstroer, Phyllis (Tom) Rasmussen, Patty (Mark) Slobodianuk, Dan (Cindy Linstroth) Willkomm, Ronnie (Lisa) Willkomm, Barbara (Richie) Heuser and Mary (Robert) Johnson, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by nieces, nephews and extended family.

Edna is further survived by her brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Nick (Mary Lou) Willkomm, Sr. Generose Willkomm, O.S.F., Joan Willkomm, Ethel Willkomm and Maureen Willkomm.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Clarence; her siblings, Arnold, Doris, Hazel, Esther, Rosemary, Donna and their spouses. She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Hans Lothar Langenstroer.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 Noon at St. Mary Catholic Church, 7400 39th Avenue. Private entombment will take place in All Saints Mausoleum. A visitation for Edna will be held at the church on Tuesday, March 4 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass.

Memorial remembrances to the , 620 S. 76th St., Ste. 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214, Hospice Alliance, Inc., 10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd., Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158, or St. Marys Catholic Church Boiler Campaign, 7400 39th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142, would be appreciated.

The family would like to thank St. Josephs Nursing Home and Hospice Alliance, Inc., especially Julie, RN and Brenda, CNA for the gentle and loving care given to Mom.

Her battle with Alzheimers Disease is over at last. May Mom rest in the gentle peace that she has been longing for. We Love You Forever.

Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home

3720 39th Avenue

Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144


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Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home
3720 39th Avenue Kenosha, WI 53144
(262) 658-4101
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Published online at KenoshaNews.com on Mar. 3, 2014
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