Bonnie J. Hipke
Feb. 28, 1937 — Dec. 10, 2014
Bonnie J. Hipke of Waukesha died on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family at the age of 77.
She was born in Wausau on February 28, 1937, the daughter of Franklin and Dorothy (nee Storm) Schultz.
She was a 1955 graduate of Wausau High School.
She was a passionate collector of Hallmark Christmas ornaments. Bonnie never went a summer without her beautiful mandevillas blooming in her garden. She will always be remembered as a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.
She will be sadly missed by her loving children, Jay Hipke, Wendy Weston, Jon (Lisa) Hipke and Tracy (Kenneth) Zettelmeier. She was the dear grandmother of Dalton, Taylor, Amanda, Jamie, Justus, Marni, Travis, Tanner (Kayla), Gage (Brittany), Turner, Jayme, Reanna and Rachael and great-grandmother of six great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her sisters Rosemary (James) Schielke and Jessica (Roy) Koss along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil, her parents and granddaughter Jessica.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 13, from 11:00AM until the time of the 2:00PM memorial service at Waid Funeral Home, 301 South Eagle Drive, Merrill, WI 54452.
Interment will be at Methodist Corning Cemetery in Merrill.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home & Crematory served the family locally. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.randledablefuneralhome.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.