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Bernice Witkowski

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Witkowski, Bernice M. (1923-2014)

Bernice M. Witkowski, age 90, of Plymouth, WI, passed away on Friday afternoon (May 9th) at St. Nicholas Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on July 13, 1923 in Eden, WI, a daughter of the late John and Ida (Muench) Kranig.

She attended school in the Dotyville, WI.

On July 22, 1944 she married Steven Witkowski in Dotyville, WI. The couple resided in rural Plymouth since their marriage operating their farm. After retirement, Steve and Bernice enjoyed wintering in Donna, TX making lifelong friends along the way. Steve preceded her in death on March 21, 2007.

She was a former member of Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church and belonged to Christian Women's Society and a current member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth.

She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, gardening and traveling.

Survivors include: six children: Steve (Nancy) Witkowski of Grafton, Richard Witkowski (Jim) of Saukville, James Witkowski of Plymouth, Robert (Mary) Witkowski of Plymouth, Carol (Ken) Eirich of Plymouth and Joanne Witkowski (special friend: Todd Kringle) of Plymouth; one son-in-law: Pat (Julie) Lensmire of Cascade; eighteen grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; one brother: Paul Kranig (Special friend: Liz); brother and sister-in-laws: Joe (Dorothy) Witkowski, Donna (Harold) Smith, Rita Witkowski, Betty Witkowski, Joyce Witkowski (Special Friend: Jean), Mary Heiling and Mary Witkowski.

Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter: Susan Lensmire; mother and father-in-law: John and Helen Witkowski; one brother: William (Irene) Kranig; three sisters: Loretta (Scivio) Onesti, Rosella (Lester) Snyder and Betty (Bill) Boshley; six brother-in-laws: Carl (Norma) Witkowski, Ted (Charlotte) Witkowski, Leo (Eileen) Witkowski, Clarence Witkowski, Larry Witkowski and Lyle Heiling.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday (May 17th) at 11:30 A.M. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth. Father Dan Volkert, pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will be in Our Lady of the Angels Cemetery in Armstrong. Friends may call at the CHURCH on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Bernice's name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving her family. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to send special thanks to Dr. Gentine and Dr. Coulis and their staff, St. Nicholas Home Health and Hospice and the 4th Floor staff of St. Nicholas Hospital for all their care and compassion given to Bernice.


Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on May 14, 2014
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