Kolbach, Margaret P.

Margaret P. Kolbach, 82, of Webster Street in Port Washington, WI died November 20, 2018 at Aurora Medical Center in Hartford, WI.

She was born June 30, 1936 in Milwaukee, WI to John and Helen Lemanczyk Pejka. Growing up in Milwaukee she graduated from Mercy High School in 1954. She married Donald J. Kolbach of Port Washington, WI on July 30, 1955 in Milwaukee, WI. They lived and worked on the family farm in the Town of Port Washington for 8 years after they were married, then they moved into the city of Port Washington.

Margaret was a member of the St. Peter of Alcantara Altar Society and Choir for many years. She enjoyed reading and working in her flower gardens and having fun with her grandchildren. She loved to play cards and games with them and they brought her much joy.

She is survived by her husband Donald and children Jane (Lee) Grantham of Greenfield, WI, Ken (Lori) Kolbach, Peter (Linda) Kolbach both of Port Washington, Ann (Neil) Mandel of New Berlin, WI and Kathy (John Oberhofer) Kolbach of Franklin, WI. She is further survived by her grandchildren Christopher, Matthew, Cassiopea, Natalie, Stephanie, Daniel, Kevin, Steven, Kaitlyn and David; great grandchildren Teagan, Kylee, Arthur, Seeley, River, Bernadette, Rose and Xavier, other relatives and friends.

Margaret is preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters, Phyllis and Lucille.

The Reverend Patrick Wendt will celebrate Mass of Christian Burial at Noon, Saturday, December 1, 2018 at St. John XXIII Parish - St. Peter of Alcantara Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington. Visitation 10AM - Noon Saturday prior to the service AT CHURCH. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington, WI.

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

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Stelling, Kathleen A.

Kathleen A. Stelling, 66, of Whitefish Road in Port Washington, Wisconsin died Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, Wisconsin.

She was born November 21, 1951 in Tomahawk, Wisconsin to Roy V. and Hattie M. Stump Larsen. She attended Rib Lake, Wisconsin area schools and the Medical Institute of Minnesota. She married John Stelling of Rib Lake, Wisconsin on June 27, 1970 in Millbank, South Dakota.

Kathy worked in the medical field for various hospitals and raised her family. She was a caring and giving woman who liked to help and take care of others. She enjoyed being with her family and friends, reading, travel and wintering in Arizona.

She is survived by her husband John Stelling, daughters Angela Stelling, Ann Stelling, Arin (Charles) Isaacon and Amy Becker; grandchildren Devon Stelling, Dylan Stelling Kordash and Carley Isaacson; 3 great grandchildren Hunter, Hattie and Aiden and a sister Darlene Unick.

She is preceded in death by her granddaughter Cheyanne Isaacson.

Funeral Services 2PM Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Vineyard Community Church, 1597 County Highway V, Grafton. Pastor Patrick Mulcahy will preside. Visitation will be 12:30PM-2PM Saturday prior to the service AT CHURCH.

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

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Anderson, Veronica L.

Veronica L. Anderson, age 92, of Port Washington, WI; formerly of Bessemer, MI and Graceville, MN; passed away peacefully Friday, October 26, 2018 at McKinley Place in Cedarburg, WI.

She was born at home on September 19, 1926 in Avoca, MN; daughter of John J. and Mary Schindler Reinart. Veronica grew up on the family farm with her eleven siblings. She was an x-ray technician after high school. On September 14, 1948, she married Leo M. Anderson of Wheaton, MN at St. Barnabas Church in Barry, MN.

Leo received his degree in Forestry at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and for many years, he worked for the US Forest Service. They were stationed in Blackwell and Park Falls, WI and Ontonagon and Bessemer, MI.

Together, Veronica and Leo raised their family. She was active in her faith and with her church. She enjoyed involvement with the ladies guilds and food preparation, as well as, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts when the children were young. Scrabble was her favorite game and a good round of Bridge.

Leo preceded her in death on October 6, 1993 in Bessemer. Shortly thereafter, Veronica moved back to Minnesota to be near family. She moved to Port Washington, WI in 2012.

She is survived by her children Judi (Norris) Erickson of the town of Port Washington, Kathy (Wayne) Peterson of Coeur D’alene, ID and Michael (Rita) Anderson of Golden Valley, MN; 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Veronica is preceded in death by her husband Leo, her son Gerald Anderson and her eleven siblings.

Her Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 6PM Thursday, November 8, 2018 at St. John XXIII Parish-St. Peter of Alcantara Church, 1802 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI. Reverend Patrick Wendt will be the celebrant. Family will receive relatives and friends from 5-6PM Thursday AT CHURCH prior to the Mass. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery in Bessemer, MI.

Memorials to Guiding Eyes For the Blind (611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598) or Students For Life of America (4755 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22408) appreciated.

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

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Buttke, Esther F.

Esther F. Buttke, age 94, formerly of Mequon, WI passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Ellen’s Home in Port Washington where she has resided the past few years.

She was born on February 13, 1924 in Milwaukee, WI; daughter of Edward E. and Clara H. Mueller Dorow. Esther graduated from Milwaukee Girls Technical High School. Two years later, on June 15, 1946 she married Donald C. Buttke at St. Martini Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. After a few years they moved to Mequon.

Esther was a proud homemaker raising her three children. She would later cook at Homestead High School, Oriole Elementary School and Donges Bay Elementary School until her retirement in 1989. She had been active in her church in the Altar Guild, Ladies Guild, Nursery and Vacation Bible School. She would later move to Cedarburg with her daughter and more recently to Port Washington.

Donald preceded her in death in September, 1984. She is survived by her children Ron (Joy) Buttke of Sturtevant, Glenn (Karin) Buttke of Jackson and Cindy (Jeff) Niedfeldt of Forsyth, MO, eight grandchildren Michelle, Jason, Donnie, Nicole, Dawn, Brian, Rachel and Alex and 5 great-grandchildren Patrick, Zach, Leah, Liam and Alyssa, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Her seven siblings Elroy, Lorraine, Kenneth, Bobby, Edward, Irvin and Dorothy precede her.

Memorial service 6PM Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 11313 N. Riverland Rd., Mequon, WI 53092. Pastor Philip Hillenbrand will officiate. Visitation 4-6PM Tuesday AT CHURCH prior to service. Interment Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, WI.

Memorials to the church appreciated.

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

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