Elisabeth J. (nee Bogue) Dowling

Elisabeth J. (nee Bogue) Dowling passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2008 at the age of 82.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Elisabeth at 11 a.m. on Feb. 7 at Lumen Christi Catholic Church, 2700 W. Mequon Road, in Mequon.

Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., prior to the Mass.

Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Me-quon.

Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville is serving the family.

Elisabeth was a 52-year member of St. Cecilia-Lumen Christi Parish and a 35-year member of the Schoenstatt Family Movement.

Elisabeth was the beloved wife of Francis "Frank" Dowling; the loving mother of Michael (Maggie), Tim (Nancy), Dennis (Lisa), Patty (Terry) Leonardelli, Kevin (Paula), Maureen (Ted) Balistreri and Dan Dowling; the dear sister of Ruth Youngbauer, Patty (Ron) Nettesheim and Bill (Judy) Bogue; and the dear sister-in-law of Margaret Dowling. She is further survived by 16 wonderful grandchildren.

Elisabeth was preceded in death by her first husband John.

The family would like to thank the staff at New Perspective for the loving care given to Mom. We would also like to thank Allay Home and Hospice, especially Arlene, Fr. Mike and Jane.

Mass offerings or donations to the Alzheimers Association are appreciated.