WAUKESHA

Emelia Kathleen ‘Emmy’ De Leon

AKA ‘Runt’

Sept. 22, 1982 - May 14, 2006

Emelia Kathleen "Emmy" De Leon, born Sept. 22, 1982, became an angel Sunday, May 14, 2006.

She is survived by the love of her life, Ryan. She was the dear mom of Mr. Meowers and Monkey; cherished daughter of Jose and Kristina De Leon; adored little sister of Fele Jr. (Susie), Mikey, Nicky and Vinnieman De Leon, plus her honorary "big brothers," Danny, Jason, Jason, Chad, Matt and Cuong, also her pals and best buddies, cousins Oly and Loren. She was the loving granddaughter of Olegario and the late Emelia De Leon and Kathleen and the late Herman Grosklaus, and loving auntie of Mariah, her godson - Emilio, and Bella-Boo. Her loving family, godparents - Joe and Carrie, Anna (Guero), Tere (Ramiro), Ann (YaYo), Mandy (Dave), Tim and Kevin (LaLo) further survive. She was also the loving cousin of Tito (Stephanie), Drew, Oly, Missy, Nita (PJ), Mandy, Erin (Greg), Jessica, Mario, Prisicilla, Nina and Danica. Emmy was the much loved little darling of her "other mommy," Papa Bear Goralski and Tyler.

She loved to go fishing with Mariah, Emilio, Bella and Ryan. She loved country music and going to concerts with her brother, Vinnie. She loved to shop and be brother Mikey’s sidekick and help brother Nicky. She loved Fele as her protector, Susie as her big sis and dancing with Ryan.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m.to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 West Bluemound Road (corner of highways J and JJ). Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Friday, May 19, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 818 East Ave., Waukesha. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.