Eleanore Elizabeth “Ellie” (nee Rake) Redeker, of West Bend, passed away
on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the age of 74 years.
Beloved wife of William “Bill” Redeker. Dear mother of Becky (Gary)
Reynolds and Mitchell (Amy) Redeker. Proud grandma of Cayla, Jake,
Samantha, Tyler, Sam, and Dan. Treasured friend and family member of
Craig and Darlene Barbian. Also survived by sisters, Kathy (Byron)
Kamphuis and Mickey Weeden and brother Terry (Joan) Rake; sistersin- law
Murial (Millard) Gerndt, Eileen Madsen and Joyce (Lee) Foreman. Further
survived by nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband, Bill; parents, Theodore and Eleanor
Rake; sister, Paulette Rake; in-laws William and Elvena Redeker; and
brothers-in-law, Milton Kloosterboer and William Madsen.
Ellie was retired from Wacker Neuson in Menomonee Falls and was an
ardent fan of the Badgers, Brewers and especially the Green Bay Packers.
Ellie was an avid bowler over the years in both West Bend and Milwaukee.
Family and friends share many special memories of more than 40 years of
bowling with Ellie.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12,
2014, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive in West
Bend. The memorial service will follow visitation at 1 p.m. on
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow
service at Washington County Memorial Park.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)