Loretta J. ‘Jeanie’ Proefrock, 72


Loretta J.  "Jeanie" Proefrock (nee Kulczyski) of Grafton passed away 
peacefully April 15, 2011, at the age of 72 after a courageous battle 
with cancer.

She was the beloved wife of Harvey for 53 years; loving mother of the 
late Patty (Joe) Wallock, Pam (Russ) Dobberpuhl, Carol (Brian) 
Anderson and Bonnie (fiancée Glenn Baumann) Keller; proud grandmother 
of Joey (Christie) Wallock, Jennifer and Stephanie Dobberpuhl, 
Natasha (David) Irish, Nathan Anderson and Jacob and Joshua Keller; 
and proud great-grandmother of Jordan, Ethan and Makayla Wallock and 
Sophia Irish.

Loretta was the loving daughter of Verna (the late Stanley) 
Kulczyski; dear sister of Stanley (Marlene) Kulczyski Jr. and the 
late James Kulczyski; and good family friend of Dolly Niesen. She is 
further survived by other relatives and friends.

Loretta cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was 
a fun and dedicated grandma, always making time to play with her 
grandchildren and attend school and sporting events. She enjoyed 
baking, making homemade jam and pickles and cooking for family 
gatherings. She always looked forward to her monthly lunch dates with 
her retired group of friends from Exacto Spring. Her warmth, energy 
and smile will be deeply missed by all her family and friends.

A memorial Mass will be held Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at St. Francis 
Borgia Catholic Church, 1375 Covered Bridge Road, Cedarburg, at 6 
p.m. The family will receive visitors at the church on Tuesday from 3 
p.m. to 6 p.m. Private inurnment will be at Zur Ruhe Cemetery, 
Cedarburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Leukemia and 
Lymphoma Society of Wisconsin, 200 S. Executive Dr, Suite 203, 
Brookfield, WI 53005.

A special thank you to Dr. Shamah and the oncology staff at Aurora 
Advanced Healthcare’s East Mequon Clinic and the caring staff at 
Horizon Hospice at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Campus.
Mueller Funeral Home, Cedarburg, is assisting the family with 
arrangements. Online condolences may be left at
www.muellerfuneralhome.com.