Ida Mae Hiemke
May 26, 1922 — Jan. 18, 2017

Ida Mae Hiemke, 94, of Waupaca, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Wisconsin Veterans Home at King. Ida Mae was born in Waukesha on May 26, 1922, to the late Edward and Esther Schultz. On December 14, 1941, she married Frederick “Fritz” Hiemke in Waukesha.

Ida Mae worked at the Red Circle Inn and was the food service director for the Hartland School System. She was involved with the Waukesha Blood Donor Club, a charter member of the Hartland VFW Auxiliary and a member in the Oconomowoc VFW Auxiliary. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca, Sarah Circle and the church Fellowship Club.

Ida Mae is survived by her children Levan of Whitewright, Texas; Gary (Shareen) of Round Rock, Texas; Lynn (Mary) of Mapleton; Eloise of Blair, Neb.; Rita Hale of Wauwatosa; Linda (Kevin) Osterndorf of Oconomowoc; Sue (Michael) Kadunc of Dousman; and Cornell of Kearney, Neb. She is further survived by 19 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, her brother Verl (Rosemary) Schultz of Waukesha, and nieces, nephews, others relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fritz; daughters Luanne Tomsen and Jana Judd; a brother Edward Schultz; and a sister Dorothy Holmes.

Visitation will be at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca on Saturday, January 28, from 9:30 until the time of service at 11:00 AM.

The family wishes to thank Donna Draeger and ThedaCare Hospice workers for the wonderful care given to our mother.

Holly Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. For more information, call 715-258-4020 or visit online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.