Rachel Frances Schloemer

Rachel Frances Schloemer passed away Monday, July 21, 2008, following a lengthy illness.

Rachel was born Jan. 7, 1937, in West Bend, the daughter of Gustav and Virginia (Schaefer) Geschke.  Rachel owned and operated her own restaurants and sold Queensway Fashions clothing for many years. She enjoyed fishing in northern Wisconsin, gardening and playing Sheepshead and Cribbage.

She is survived by her sons, Charles A. Porter and Jesse J. Schloemer; three grandchildren, Erin Westlund, Stephanie Crozier and Adam Porter; three greatgrandchildren, Ayla and Elaina Westlund and Leanna Crozier; a brother, Douglas Schaefer; sisters, Darlene Nehrbas, Charlotte Reindl and Lori Dolhoph; one aunt and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ronald Geschke.

A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday at St. Matthias Catholic Church in Nabob with Fr. Joseph Dominic officiating. Inurnment will take place in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

Assisting the family is Frost Home for Funerals, 610 Ellis Ave., Ashland, WI 54806; 715-682-2929.