Louella Engelking, 83

Louella Engelking (nee Wimmer), 83, of West Bend, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2012, at River Way Place in West Bend. 

Louella was born Sept. 16, 1928, in Manitowoc to Michael and Elizabeth (nee Kautzer) Wimmer. She was united in marriage to Carl A. Engelking on Sept. 16, 1950, at St. Boniface in Manitowoc. 

She will be remembered for her love of gardening, reading, cheering on the Packers and Brewers, playing sheepshead, her dear grand-dogs, and her friends and extended family at River Way Place. 

Louella is survived by her loving daughters, Nancy (Kenneth) Jakubowski and Susan Engelking, both of Slinger; beloved grandchildren David (Katie) Daniel, Lauren (fiancé Matt Elder) Jakubowski and Carl J. Engelking; and sister Violet McMahon; sister-in-law Marlene Bartels; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, dear husband Carl Arthur Engelking, son David Carl Engelking, sisters Margaret, Dorothy, Millicent, Jean and Corrine, and brother Mark Wimmer. 

Memorial Services for Louella will be held Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at the Shimon Funeral Home. Family will great relatives and friends at 10 a.m. and Chaplain David Nothem will officiate at the memorial service at 11 a.m. 

Private inurnment at Arlington Cemetery, Milwaukee. 

Memorials are appreciated to: Wisconsin Parkinson Association (945 N. 12th St., Suite 4602, Milwaukee, WI 53233); The Washington County Humane Society (3650 State Road 60 Slinger, WI 53086); or River Way Place (831 E. Washington St. West Bend, WI 53095). 

A special thank you to Louella’s caregivers at River Way Place and Hospice Advantage.