Norman, Marion G.

Marion G. Norman, age 92, formerly of Tower Drive and Thomas Circle, Port Washington, WI passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 15, 2017 with family at her side.

She was born on April 14, 1924; daughter of Herbert “Hap” and Gertrude Biever Ewig in Port Washington, WI.  She was the daughter of a Lake Michigan commercial fishing family – the Ewig Bros. She attended St. Mary’s parochial school and graduated from Port Washington High School, class of 1943.  She married Jerome “Jerry” Norman at St. Mary’s Church in Port Washington on April 24, 1946 after he returned from the war.  Together they started their family.  Jerry operated Gantner-Norman Insurance in Port Washington for many years. He preceded her in death on August 10, 2003.

Marion enjoyed her role of grandma and great-grandma.  She was always on the move; playing Bridge, shopping with family and friends; enjoying the company of others.  She had been a member of the Port Washington Woman’s Club and St. Mary’s Parish Christian Women for many years.

She is survived by her children Georgine Norman of Alpharetta, GA, Jim (Susan) Norman of Portland, OR, Bob (Karen) Norman and Mary (Mike) Ratatori, both of Port Washington; grandchildren Brian (Amy) Norman, Erica (Adam) Silberman, Jessica Norman, Jennifer (Bryan Lam) Ratatori and Kristin (Thao Do) Ratatori, great-grandchildren Abbey, Ben and Delaney Norman, Akio, Kyan and Lucia Lam and Otis Do, sister-in-law Betty (the late Bob) Ewig of Port Washington, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 12Noon Saturday, March 25, 2017 at St. John XXIII Parish-St. Mary Church, 430 Johnson St., Port Washington.  Reverend Patrick Wendt will be the celebrant.  Family will receive friends from 10AM-Noon with a 10AM Rosary.  Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington.  Memorials to St. Jude Children’s Hospital (stjude.org) appreciated.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington assisting the family.  Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

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Miller, Kaye N.

Kaye N. Townsend Miller, age 67, of Grafton, WI; formerly of Port Washington, WI passed away peacefully Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Anita’s Gardens in Port Washington due to complications of a recent stroke.

She was born on November 30, 1949 in Port Washington; daughter of Robert L. and Kate E. Williams Townsend.

Kaye grew up in Port Washington; graduating from Port Washington High School in 1968. She went on to obtain her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kaye had worked at the Allen Bradley Company in Milwaukee. She later moved west to California and resided there for many years.

Upon her retirement, Kaye returned to Ozaukee County in 2011, taking up residence in Grafton.

Upon her request, no funeral services are planned.

Kaye is survived by her siblings Debbie Hoffman of Hales Corners, June Kroll of Madison, Joan (Richard) Mistele and Judy (Brian) Peiffer, both of Green Bay, Jeff (Phyllis) Townsend of Port Washington, Dale Townsend of Neenah and Lee (Ardell) Townsend of Dousman; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and three sisters Roberta Barber, Lora McInnis and Jeanne Pukas.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

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Capelle, Carol R.

Carol R. Noltze Capelle, age 92, of Elkhorn, WI, formerly of Port Washington, WI, died Friday, February 24, 2017 at Mercy Walworth Hospital and Medical Center in Lake Geneva after a brief illness.

She was born on September 19, 1924 in Port Washington; daughter of Charles C. and Elizabeth Egerer Lauters. In her youth, Carol worked in an artillery shell factory during the war and a bean factory.

On June 14, 1944, Carol married Marvin Noltze of the town of Grafton at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Within a few years the Noltze family moved to Elkhorn where Marvin started his construction business. Marvin passed away on June 22, 1958.

Carol met and later married Howard Capelle of Cedarburg in 1961. They continued to live in Elkhorn. He preceded her in death March 23, 1999.

A strong independent woman, Carol took great pride in her home and yard, well into her golden years. She enjoyed her grandchildren, sewing and oil painting during her life. She had been a member of St. Patrick’s Parish in Elkhorn for many years.

Carol is survived by her son John “Jack” (Linda) Noltze of Elkhorn; her grandchildren Amy (Roger) Bates of Delavan and Chad (Olivia Tucker) Noltze of Mauston; two great-grandchildren Matthew Bates and Maelin Noltze; her sister Betty (the late Robert) Bertram of Grafton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her two husbands, two sons Robert and James Noltze and two brothers Donald and Charles Lauters.

Memorial Funeral Services will be held at 1PM Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, 203 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI. Family will receive relatives and friends from 11AM-1PM Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service. Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Port Washington.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

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