Mae Baeckmann, 75
God called Ada Baeckmann Home.
Ada Mae Baeckmann, 75, of Campbellsport passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, at her home. She was born March 1, 1940, in East Lansing, Michigan, the daughter of Francis and Velma (nee Bliss) Heaslip. On June 4, 1988, Ada married Roger W. Baeckmann at Peace Church in Kewaskum. Roger preceded her in death March 31, 1999. She worked at Regal Ware for many years before retiring. Ada had a passion for life and was full of love, including a great love of animals. She was especially skilled at nurturing and giving life back to animals.
Those left behind to cherish her memory include her six children, Cheryl (Dean) Larson, Earl (Chris) Meyer Jr., Anita Day, Michael (Linda) Meyer, Ken ( Kelly) Meyer and Dawn Meyer; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; her mother, Velma Haynes; four sisters, Alice, Myrtle, Fran and Joanne; two brothers, Floyd and Bill; five stepchildren, Rick (Bridget) Baeckmann, Mike Baeckmann, Bonnie Anderson, Laura (Jay) Wanek and Tonya Baeckmann; her best friend for more than 50 years, Sandy Stroh; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Along with her husband, Roger, Ada was preceded in death by her son, Theodore; her father, Francis; her brother, John; and her granddaughter, Morgan A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec 30, at Peace United Church of Christ (343 First St., Kewaskum). The Rev. Bob Lantz will officiate. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Campbellsport at a later date.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 30, from 1 p.m. until time of service at the church. Memorials are appreciated to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund or Animal Rescue.