Mathilde Kaas, 75
Mathilde Kaas, 75, of Thiensville, died Oct. 1, 2011, after a long
battle with cancer.
She immigrated to Milwaukee in 1957 with her husband, Josef; and
infant son, Alfred. Her son, Rick, was born after the family moved
to Thiensville. She worked as a fur finisher at E.C. Boughton Furs in
Thiensville and later as a cook at the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in
She was a skilled seamstress and knitter. She enjoyed sewing for her
grandchildren and knitting more than 500 items to donate to local
maternity wards. Her greatest joy was taking care of children and her
grandchildren were treasured above all.
She is survived by her husband, Josef; and her sons, Alfred (Beverly)
and Rick (Vicki). She was the proud and much-loved Oma of Anna, Peter
and Elliott. She was the dearest friend of many more.
She will be interred at Resurrection Cemetery in Mequon. Honoring her
wishes, no services will be held.
Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville is serving the family.