Lorraine T. Simons

May 30, 1928 - Oct. 9, 2005

Lorraine T. Simons of Waukesha died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at her home at age 77. She was born May 30, 1928, in Green Bay, the daughter of Kilian and Johanna (nee Williamsen) Heim.

Lorraine was a longtime member of St. William Catholic Church in Waukesha. She was an avid sheepshead player for 41 years along with five of her dearest friends, Jane and Cal, Bea and Denny and Betty. She took great joy in being a mother, grandmother and homemaker.

Lorraine will be sadly missed by her five children, John Simons of Janesville, Mary Jo Libecki of Waukesha, Linda Swets of Waukesha, Mark (Julie) Simons of Mukwonago and Joe (Brenda) Simons of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Andy and Paul Libecki, Jeremy and Jessie Simons, Caleb, Luke and Justin Simons and Joey and Aubriana Simons; one sister, Rita (Jim) Kaye of Green Bay; two brothers, Al (Lee) Heim of Green Bay and Lloyd (Carolyn) Heim of Rochester, Minn.; sisters-in-law, Rita Simons, Leona Simons and Flo Simons; and brother-in-law, Irvin Wiczynski.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Jack Simons; her son-in-law, Willie Swets; her parents; and a baby brother, Gerald Joseph.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, with Rev. Leonard Barbian officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass on Wednesday at the church. Entombment will immediately follow at St. Josephs Catholic Cemetery, Waukesha.

Memorials may be made to the family.

For more information, call Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 542-6609 or visit www.waukeshafuneralhome.com for online obituaries, directions or condolences.