Katherine ‘Katie’ A. Volpano

Dec. 17, 1917 - Nov. 30, 2007

Katherine "Katie" A. Volpano, 89 of Waukesha, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1917, in Yonkers, N.Y., the daughter of Joseph and Angeline (Colasante) Volpano.

Katie was an employee for Waukesha County her entire working career, and was appointed Register in Probate, the position she held for 20 years until retirement in 1987. She was a lifelong member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Katie will be dearly missed by her longtime companion and loving friend, Edward Schmuki. She was the beloved aunt to 10 nieces and nephews: Joey Volpano, Margaret "Honey Girl" (Jim) Rasmussen, Salvatore "Teddy" (Laureen) Millonzi, Bill (Ginny) Volpano, Patty (Gregg) Weldon, Valerie (Ted) Glotfelty, Mike (Vickie) Volpano, Fred (Cheryl) McFarlane, Tom (Lana) McFarlane, and Bunny (Jim) Brace. She is further survived by grandnieces and nephews, many relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; Louis, Christy, Nicholas and John; and two sisters, Josephine McFarlane and Alice "Dolly" Millonzi.

A funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha, with visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Brookfield Dialysis, 18740 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI 53045.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.