Leona E. Rafenstein

Leona E. Rafenstein died Feb 4, 2007 at the age of 98. Leona was born in Rubicon on May 17, 1908. She married Arthur Rafenstein on Sept. 21, 1936 in Rubicon.

She was the dear mother of Richard (Nancy), Karen (Richard) Beine, Donald (Judith) and Marlyne Laughlin; and sister-in-law of Helen Rafenstein and Marie Becker.

She is also survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew.

Initial visitation was Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007 at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 7626 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis, with a Parish Vigil Service.

Further visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church - West Side, 201 N. 76th St. (corner of North 76th Street and West Stevenson).

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church would be appreciated by the family.

Church and Chapel Skubal-Koelsch-Larsen Bros. assisted the family.