Florence B. Kranski, 91


Florence B. Kranski (nee Scherf), 91, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2010, at Cedar Lake Healthcare Center.

She was born and raised in Milwaukee, where she attend-ed St. Marcus Grade School. Florence worked for a period of time after schooling. On April 19, 1958, she married Dominic Kranski and they began a loving family of their own, to whom she devoted her time and love. Florence enjoyed bowling and volunteering at Our Lady of Sorrows, in addition to caring for her grandchildren when their parents were working. She loved offering a helping hand and caring for her family and others, and will be remembered for her generous heart.

She will be missed by her loving daughter, Barbara Miller of Jackson; her son, Robert (fiance, Coreen Kozlowski) of Jackson; her grandchildren, Jim Miller of West Bend, Kristina (Cody) Loomis of Hartford and Sean Cox of Beaver Dam; her sisters, Ruth "Tuty" Placzek of Tenn., and Dorothy "Dodo" Oberdorf of Milwaukee; and her sisters-in-law, Loretta Fons of Colorado and Germaine Schoenhofen of Weyawega. She will also be missed by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dominic; brothers, sisters, and siblings-in-law.

A funeral service in memory of Florence will be held on Wednesday, March 24, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 1025 S. 7th Ave., West Bend, with the Rev. Jeffrey Haines officiating. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Wednesday at the church only from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. A private burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to offer their appreciation to the staff at Cedar Lake Healthcare Center.