Lisa M. Kison, 52

Lisa M. Kison (nee VandeBoom) of Cedarburg, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the age of 52.

Lisa was born in Port Washington on June 17, 1961, the daughter of Ralph VandeBoom and Carol (nee Burton). Lisa was united in marriage to Terry “Turd” Kison on Oct. 9, 1999. Lisa worked for the Grafton School District as a teachers aide, helping with special needs education. Lisa enjoyed traveling to Door County, visiting Holy Hill, going to craft fairs, shopping and cutting the grass. She was known to many as the Hallmark Queen.

Lisa is survived by her father, Ralph VandeBoom of Saukville; siblings, Mark VandeBoom of Saukville, Gary (Betty) VandeBoom of Port Washington, Lori (Mike) Paulus of Fredonia and Roger (Sharon) VandeBoom of Saukville; mother-in-law, Lorain Kison; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Rod (the late Char) Kison of Jackson, Chuck (Donna) Kison of Cedarburg, Dennis (Kathy) Kison of Jackson, Randy (Patty) Kison of Jackson, Jim (Lisa Marie) Kison of Cedarburg and Keith (Cathy) Kison of Grafton. Lisa is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, June 28, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Saukville. Interment was at Immanuel Cemetery in Cedarburg. Visitation was held at the church on Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

With her many years of devoted service in education, memorials will be directed to a special education fund.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory has assisted the family.