Victoria Theresa Theisen, 91
Aug. 27, 1925
Feb. 4, 2017

Victoria Theresa Theisen (nee Schellinger), 91, of Hartford, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Majestic Heights Assisted Living, with her loving family by her side.

Victoria was born Aug. 27, 1925, in Hartford to Arthur and Natalia (nee Schoebel) Schellinger. She was united in marriage to Walter Theisen on May 22, 1945, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Hartford, where she was a longtime member of the Christian Women. She enjoyed quilting and sewing, traveling, gardening, bird watching, baking and decorating wedding cakes.

Victoria is survived by her loving children, Walter, daughter-in-law, Linda Theisen, Robert (Joan), Mary Theisen, Kathy (Jim) Vogelsang, Annette Mueller, Gene (Peggy) Theisen, Jude (Greg) Lengell and John

(Ginny) Theisen; cherished grandchildren, Jamie, Michelle, Rebecca (Paul) Olmeda, Jonathan, Michael (Korina), Angie (Pat) Rausch, Tim (Lauren), Tony (Candice) Vogelsang, Elizabeth (Jon) Ramstad, Luke, Paul Mueller, Dylan and Meghan Lengell; cherished great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Ethan, Faith, Teryn, Lexi, Austin, Reid, Trent, Kase, Emery, Reagan, Lydia, Nixon and Talon; dear siblings, Bernard (Lucy Szmanda) Schellinger, Eileen (Marvin) Hoffman, Eugene (Mary Lee) and Franklin Schellinger; and dear sister-inlaw, Joan Schellinger. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other loved relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; parents-in-law, John (Susan) Theisen; beloved husband, Walter; son, Jim Theisen; daughter-in-law, Carol; granddaughter, Tracey DeMorett; siblings, Ralph and Florian; and siblings-in-law, the Rev. John Theisen, Sigrid, Charlene "Chip", Laverne Schellinger and Jerome (Gladys) Wiedmeyer.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Victoria will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church (4886 Highway 175, Hartford, WI 53027) with the Rev. Davies Edassery officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at church. Additional visitation will be held Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Interment will be in St. Peter/Paul Cemetery in Nenno.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Victoria’s memory are greatly appreciated to: The American Heart Association (3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674), The American Diabetes Association (P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312), or to The American Brain Tumor Association (8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Ste. 550, Chicago, IL 60631).

The Theisen Family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the wonderful staff at Majestic Heights, especially Margo and Lori, Dr. Deborah Haas, and Horizon Hospice for their loving and compassionate care of Victoria.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at