Antoinette ‘Toni’ Mae Cole
May 14, 1941 – Nov. 4, 2013
Antoinette “Toni” Mae Cole, 72, of Watertown, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family and friends. Toni was born May 14, 1941, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Anthony and Mary (Pagac) Karl. She was a graduate from Oconomowoc High School, Class of 1959. Toni married Neil Cole on April 22, 1961.
She retired from Lindberg Hevi Duty. She was a very talented artist and enjoyed fishing, reading, sewing, knitting and crocheting. Toni also enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was proud to have made more than 600 knit hats for the Waukesha and Jefferson County Cancer Society.
Toni is survived by her husband, Neil Cole Sr.; children, Cheryl (Chuck) Miller of Fort Atkinson, Neil (Judy) Cole and Colleen (Rob) Boelkow of Hartford; 10 grandchildren, Tara (Will) Wiley, Josh (Ashlee) Strohbusch, Shane (fiancée Pattie) Reindl, Chris Rowoldt, Erica Rowoldt, Jacqueline Boelkow, Noah Cole, Meghan Boelkow, Matthew Boelkow and Emma Cole; six greatgrandchildren, Colton Wiley, Mackenzi Strohbusch, Savannah Reindl, Braylon Strohbusch, Cannon Wiley and Tristan Reindl; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Mary Ann Karl; and her brothers, Carroll Karl and Robert Karl.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon memorial service Monday, Nov. 11, at Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 500 Welsh Road, Watertown, with Rev. Ron Kral of Christ United Methodist Church presiding.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Rainbow Hospice.
The family would like to thank the Watertown Regional Medical Center staff and Rainbow Hospice (Johnson Creek) for all of their wonderful care. Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 920-261-3439, is serving the family. Online condolences may be left at www.svfuneralhome.com.