Wilke, Antoinette "Toni" Eleanor
Antoinette Eleanor Wilke, age 85, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014. She was born June 28, 1928 in Sheboygan to parents Stanley and Margaret (Kardiko) Reklaitis. She attended Longfellow - Junior High and Central High School. In 1946 she met the love of her life, Albert Richard Wilke. They were married in 1948 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. They then preceded to build a new home and by 1950 were able to move in. "Toni" was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church. A former member of the Senior and Funeral Choir.
During her years, she enjoyed taking care of James Reklaitis her nephew. Judy, Wendy, Debbie and Jack Zurheide, nieces and nephew. Also her visits with Angie and Joe Reklaitis. Her special times were spent with her husband Al, fishing and riding their boat. Also playing cards with friends.
Toni is survived by her brother; Stanley (Telatha) Savinski, sister; Mary Reklaitis, brother; Joe (Jane) Reklaitis, sister; Ann (John) Zurheide, sister-in-law; Pearl Savinksi, caretaker and niece, Wendy Koll and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, loving husband Al, brothers; William, Andrew and Paul, also two infant sisters and nephew James Reklaitis.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 4 at 10:00 AM at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 2133 N. 22nd St., with Rev. Philip Reifenberg presiding. Committal to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at church from 9:00 AM until of Mass.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Harmony East, Meadow View Manor, St. Nicholas Home Health and Hospice for their care and compassion. Please visit www.zimmerfuneralhome.com to sign the guestbook.
Zimmer Westview Funeral Home
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan, WI 53081
Published in Sheboygan Press on June 2, 2014