Sylvia H. Rageth

Sept. 17, 1927 - Jan. 4, 2010

Sylvia H. Rageth (nee Stoltz), age 82, of Mukwonago, passed away on Monday, Jan 4, 2010 at LindenGrove Nursing Home in Mukwonago.

Sylvia was born Sept. 17, 1927 the daughter on the late Joseph and Angeline (Trojanowski) Stoltz. She married Frank Rageth on May 29, 1947 in Milwaukee. She loved to spend time with her family and enjoyed fishing, dancing the polka with her husband, Frank, and bowling at Jays Lanes in Mukwonago.

Sylvia will be missed by her children: Linda (Robert) Robinson, Benjamin (Becky), John (Patti), Richard (Susan) and Debra (Paul) Dixon; 12 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and brother, Daniel Stoltz. She is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; her daughter and son-in-law Donna (Warren) Pett and brother and sister-in-law, Joseph (Annie) Stoltz.

A Mass of Christian burial for Sylvia will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2010 at St. Theresa Catholic Church (136 Waukesha Road in Eagle) with the Rev. Dennis Ackeret officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church. Entombment will be at St. Adalbert Cemetery, Milwaukee, following the Mass.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Diabetes Association, 2323 N. Mayfair Road, Milwaukee, WI. 53226.

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Mealy’s Funeral Home in Eagle, 594-2442, is assisting the family.