Winifred Valmai Brockway (nee Williams)
Aug. 24, 1921 ó Jan. 17, 2015
Winifred Valmai Brockway (nee Williams), 93, peacefully passed away at her home at Wilkinson Woods on Saturday, January 17, 2015. She was born August 24, 1921, the 15th of 16 children, in the district of Ponty Pridd, LLantrisant County of Glamorgan, South Wales, to William and Gwladys Williams.
She met and fell in love with Marion A. Brockway while he was serving in the Army during World War II and they were married on August 28, 1944, in the County of Essex, U.K. She traveled to the United States on the Queen Mary and arrived in Oconomowoc on Motherís Day, May 12, 1946. She and Marion settled in Oconomowoc and had one son, Anthony M. Brockway.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, an active member in the VFW Post 2260 and American Legion Post 91. She was a wonderful loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be deeply missed by all of her family.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, 15 siblings and loving husband, Marion. She is survived by her son, Anthony (Barbara) Brockway; two grandsons and nine great-grandchildren: Michael (Heather) Brockway their children, Gregory, Mitchell, Ethan, Lukas, Adam, Logan and Rachel; and Stephen (Amy) Brockway and their children, Jacob and Jessica.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Winifredís name can be made to the organization of the donorís choice.
Friends may visit on Friday, January 23, from 10:00 AM until time of funeral service 11:00 AM, all at the Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc. Her final rest will be at the Village of Summit Cemetery.
Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.