Allyne F. Rodenkirch, 84
April 4, 1933 — Sept. 8, 2017
Allyne F. Rodenkirch, 84, of Kewaskum, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.
She was born April 4, 1933, to the late Eldon Sr. and Adeline (nee Melius) Ramthun in the town of Scott. She grew up in Kewaskum and graduated from Kewaskum High School in 1951. On May 6, 1952, she was united in marriage to Thomas Rodenkirch at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Tom and Allyne were married for 60 years and raised six children. Allyne was a longtime member of Peace UCC Church and was a past president of the church consistory. She was very musical and sang for many weddings and funerals at church and also was the church choir and children’s choir director. Allyne was a very hard worker, enjoying canning, working in the garden, and loved to read. Family was very important to her, and she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Those Allyne leaves behind to cherish his memory include her six children, Gail (Dr. Richard) Sarnwick of Shawano, Kim (fiancée Deborah VanGorder) Rodenkirch of the town of Auburn, Reed (Carla) Rodenkirch of Fond du Lac, Brad (Heidi) Rodenkirch, Blake Rodenkirch of the town of Auburn, and Lance (Michelle) Rodenkirch of Madison; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Joanne Hilbelink; two sisters-in-law, Ruth “Dolly” Ramthun and Nancy Rodenkirch: and other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Rodenkirch, and a brother, Eldon Ramthun.
A memorial service in remembrance of Allyne will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Peace United Church of Christ, 343 First St., Kewaskum. Burial will follow at Peace UCC Cemetery.
The family will greet relatives and friends at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Allyne’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.