Emily C. O’Neill
July 9, 1924 – Nov. 4, 2010
Emily C. O’Neill (nee Proffit) of
Pewaukee passed away peacefully at the age of 86 years with her family at
her side Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010.
She was preceded by her husband of 58 years, Donald.
She was the loving mother of Donald (Lynne) O’Neill, Robert (Nancy) O’Neill
and Barbara (Robert) Gulbrandsen; dear grandmother of Robert (Julie) O’Neill,
Michael (Diane) O’Neill, William O’Neill, Eric (Tara) Gulbrandsen,
Jeffery (Becky) Gulbrandsen and Ryan Courtney; proud greatgrandmother of
Michael Jr., Samuel, Tristin, Kayla, Mason, Kaitlin and Liam; fond sister
of Fred (Janet) Proffit; and sister-in-law of Helen Proffit. She is
further survived by other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents,
Clarence and Marion (Nee Evert) Proffit; sister, Virginia; and brothers,
John and William.
Emily was a registered nurse working at Milwaukee County Hospital, which
was predecessor to Froedtert Hospital, and was director of nursing at
River Hills Nursing Home for many years.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service
Friday, Nov. 12, at Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave.,
Pewaukee. The Rev. Lonnie Richardson will be officiating. Interment will
follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Pewaukee.
Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.