Louise A. Hillen (nee Steinbach)

March 10, 1938 - Jan. 26, 2010

Louise A. Hillen (nee Steinbach), 71, was peacefully called home by Jesus on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010. 

She was the beloved wife of Ronald; mother of Mary Hillen, Michael (Jani) Hillen, the late Kevin Hillen, David (Dawn) Hillen and Rebecca (Brian) Pekarske; dear grandmother of Benjamin, Charles, Shawn, Nicole, Stefanie, Amanda, Seraphina and Rebecca; and beloved sister of Fred (Susie) Steinbach. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, dear friends and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Carl Steinbach, and sister, Barbara Lenz.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial Mass on Monday, Feb. 1, at St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church, W280-N2101 Highway SS, town of Delafield. Private interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Louise was very active in the community, serving on both the Pewaukee Village Board and school board. She always put her family first in everything and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. 

A special thanks to Purity Dialysis of Oconomowoc, the Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital nursing staff, Dr. Elangovan and Dr. Palmer. Your care and compassion have been greatly appreciated. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association or the National Kidney Foundation are appreciated. 

Harder Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 781-8350 or visit online at