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
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
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,
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