Lucille F. Wilke

Lucille F. Wilke, nee Pfeiffer, 88, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at the Kathy Hospice in West Bend.

Lucille was born July 10, 1917 in Fond du Lac, to Anna Mary (nee Dart) and Julius Pfeiffer.

She and her three sisters, Ada, Doroth, and Marion, attended local schools in Fond du Lac and remained close all their lives.

Lucille married Milton Fred Wilke on Dec. 1, 1937 and raised three children in West Bend.

She loved homemaking, crocheting, reading, tending her flowers and her dog, Freddie.

After her children were raised, Lucille returned to work at the Amity Leather Co. for 20 years and retired as a floor supervisor.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 49 years, Milton; and her dear son, Terry.

She was a loving mother to Mary Jo (Norbert) Monday and Jim (Tara) Wilke; proud grandmother to Danny (Teri) Monday, Jamie (Hiedi) Wilke, Christopher (Jenni) Wilke, Christine Kelly and Mike (Mary Jo) Wilke; great-grandmother to Tyler, Morgan, Maddie, Emma, Ellie and Parker.

Lucille will be remembered for her kindness, strength, compassion, and fun-loving nature.

She will be greatly missed by other dear family members and many friends.

Private funeral services will be held to honor Lucille.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family