Louise T. Menke

Louise T. Menke, nee Weis, 80 of North Fond du Lac, formerly of West Bend, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.

She was born Feb. 21, 1927 in Michigan to the late Arthur and Martha (nee Kapp) Weis, and married Gordon W. Menke on Feb. 18, 1950 in Milwaukee.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Gordon; six children, Jane Menke of Jackson, Pearl (Clifford) Muzik and Virginia (David) Laatsch, both of West Bend, Arnold Menke of Jackson, Debra Stairduhar of Mayville and Keith (Bonnie) Menke of Sheboy-gan Falls; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Louise is further survived by her sister, Irene (Bob) Schendel of West Bend; two brothers, Wally (Betts) Weis of Jackson and Karl (Gwen) Weis of Milwaukee; three sisters-in-law, Betty Weis of Milwaukee, Delores Erickson of North Fond du Lac and Mae Menke of West Bend; three brothers-in-law Norman (Ruth) Menke of West Bend, Norbert (Geri) Menke of Fond du Lac and Russell Menke of Willard, Wis.; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Louise was preceded in death by her brother, Art.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend.

Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.

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