Annette Mathes

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Mathes, Annette F.

Annette F. Mathes, age 95, of New Holstein, passed away Wednesday evening, June 18, 2014 at the Calumet Medical Center in Chilton.

The former Annette De Troye was born November 27, 1918 in Beaver Creek to the late Peter & Frances (Deierlein) De Troye.

Annette graduated from Kiel High School in 1936. On August 27, 1938 she married Raphael Mathes at Zion Lutheran Church in New Holstein, who preceeded her in death on July 29, 1991.

She worked at the Leverenz Shoe Company, Vollstedt Grocery, and was a Head Cook at the New Holstein High School until she retired in 1970. Annette was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in New Holstein, Fellowship Club, Altar Guild, and the Ladies Guild.

Survivors include her three daughters, Karen (Arthur) Wienke of Sioux Falls, SD, Kathleen Willmes of Lansing, Il, and Marilyn (Robert) Kerbs of Hampshire, Il; four grandchildren, Erick Wienke, Laura (Jesse) Yost, Brett Willmes, and Jason (Ladonna) Kerbs; four great-grandchildren, Flyn Yost, Ella Yost, Evelynn Kerbs, and Aiden Kerbs; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Peter & Frances (Deierlein) De Troye; her husband, Raphael Mathes; two brothers, Harley (Hilda) De Troye and Leonard (Delores) De Troye; and four sisters, Isabelle (Palmer) Lindow, Ione (Douglas) Alten, Lucille (George) Lodes, Luella Krebsbach Luehrs and husbands, Edmund Krebsbach and Richard Luehrs.

Funeral services will be held at a later date.

For additional information, please contact the Sippel Funeral Home (920) 898-4300 or visit

A memorial fund will be established in her name for Zion Lutheran Church.

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Sippel Funeral Home
2618 Altona Avenue New Holstein, WI 53061
(920) 898-4300
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Published in Sheboygan Press on June 22, 2014