Carolee Pettis (nee Erdman)

Oct. 5, 1943 Jan. 30, 2011

Carolee Pettis (nee Erdman), 67, went to heaven Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, surrounded by her loving family.

Carolee was the loving wife of 37 years to Kenneth; dedicated mother to Gerald (Julie) Boerst, Shelley (Tim) Koehn, Diane (Mark) Koenig, Wendy (K.C.) Sherfinski and Beth (Mike) Hawthorne; loving grandmother of Jessica, Jarred, Curtis, Mason, Karlie, Tait, Lidia, Abbie and Emily; and the dear sister of Vicki Vogel.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Delvet Erdman, and a sister, Sherry Miskowski.

Her everything was her family and she loved doing everything for others.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Friday, Feb. 4, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Interment will be Saturday at North Prairie Cemetery in North Prairie.

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