Tracey K. Skibbe

Aug. 4, 1961 – July 3, 2012

Tracey K. Skibbe, 50, of Jefferson, found peace Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 4, 1961, in Waukesha, to James and Alysen (Vick) Wilkening.
The greatest joy in Tracey’s life was her son, Joel.

She was a prankster who made everyone laugh. Tracey always put others before herself and enjoyed making homemade gifts. She also enjoyed gardening, photography and traveling.
Surviving are her son, Joel, and his father, Larry Skibbe, of Jefferson; her mother, Alysen Tieman of the Town of Vernon; her father, James (Mary) Wilkening of Arizona; three sisters, Kari Kienast of Milwaukee, Cathy (Greg) Rosenthal of Wausau and Chris (Adam) Dickenson of Racine; and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Billy Skibbe; and one brother, Troy Wilkening.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon memorial services Saturday, July 14, at Olsen Funeral Home, 221 S. Center Ave., Jefferson, with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth A. Comstock officiating. Burial will take place in Hebron Cemetery with a luncheon at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church to follow.

Olsen Funeral Home, 920-674-4300, is serving the family.