Lucille M. Rutkowski (nee Paquette)

Nov. 4, 1926 – March 16, 2011

Lucille M. Rutkowski (nee Paquette) passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 16, 2011. She was born Nov. 4,1926, in Superior.

Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, Walter, and son, Eric Anthony.

She is survived by her loving children, Corwin Walter (Gigi) Rutkowski and Christine (John) Schlagenhauf, and granddaughters, Molly, Rose, Erika and Elke.

After nearly a lifetime traveling the world and the United States, she finally settled in Wisconsin.

After years of career, her retirement time was spent enjoying her wildflower garden, her friends and her beautiful granddaughters.

Lucille will be missed. She was a wonderful woman who enjoyed and cared for most everyone she met.

Memorials in Lucille’s name should be made to Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, the Waukesha Memorial Hospital Foundation or Wisconsin Public Radio.

The memorial celebration will be private.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary or leave condolences.