Filomena Mary Westermeier

Filomena Mary Westermeier Filomena Mary Westermeier passed away in her home at the age of 92 on Sunday, November 22, 2015, surrounded by her family.
Fil has gone to join her beloved husband, Louis, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, John and Anna Gelsomin; brother John Gelsomin; and her grandson James Louis Phillips.

Fil is survived by her children Jeannie (Phil) Costa, Lisa (David) Bauman, Maria (Hal) Wood, Terri (David) Phillips and John (Ann) Westermeier; grandchildren Brienne, Anthony (Lindsay), Ryan, Matt, Laura (Ryan), Ben, Erick (Jenna), Sarah (Nick), Jessica, David, Emma and Grace; great-granddaughters Mackenzie and Brinley; brothers George (Lee) and Jim (Lynn) Gelsomin; and several other loved family members.

Filomena was born and raised in Syracuse, N.Y., and graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelorís degree in teaching. After her marriage to Louis, they settled in the Chicago area and raised their family. Fil enjoyed art and occasionally created oil paintings and drawings. She participated in her church bowling league and womenís tennis league for many years. Fil was also an avid bridge player and enjoyed golfing with her husband.

Fil most recently resided at the Village on the Square at Three Pillars, where she enjoyed many activities with friends and family.

Visitation will take place at Three Pillars, Dousman, on Saturday, November 28, from 1:00 to 2:00pm, with a service at 2:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to ProHealth Foundation, Attn: Hospice Care, 725 American Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188; or Three Pillars, 375 Highway 67, Dousman, WI 53118, Attn: Jane Olisar.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262567-4457 or visit