Lillian M. Wiedmeyer
Lillian M. Wiedmeyer, nee Wienke, 93, of West Bend died on Friday, May 4, 2007 in Ironwood, Mich.
She was born Oct. 9, 1913 in the town of Farmington to the late Herman and Adela (nee Wollert) Wienke. At an early age, the family moved to West Bend.
After her marriage to Anton Wiedmeyer on May 27, 1933 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, West Bend, the coupled settled on a farm in the town of Polk.
After her children were all in school, Lillian started working at Amity Leather Products Co., retiring in January, 1976 after more than 30 years of employment.
In addition to spending time with her grandchildren, she enjoyed fishing, embroidery, playing cards and gambling.
Survivors include two daughters, Lucille (Melvin) Cardarelle of Sheboygan Falls and Dolores (Roger) Stoffel of West Bend; a son-in-law, Roger Luecke of Tomahawk; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Rose Bies of West Bend and Evelyn Wiedmeyer of Plymouth; a brother-in-law, Harvey Wiedmeyer of West Bend; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence "Skip;" a daughter, Joyce Luecke; two brothers, Alfred and William (Lillian) Wienke; and three sisters, Bertha (Edgar) Bonlender, Clara (Henry) Eiler and Adeline (Elroy Groth) Endlich-Groth.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 10, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, West Bend, with Father Jeff Haines presiding.
Burial will follow in Washing-ton County Memorial Park, West Bend.
Visitation will be at the church only on Thursday from 10 until 11:15 a.m.
The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.