Dolores E. Counterman

Dolores E. Counterman (nee Tomko), 82, of Fredonia, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at the Cedar Lake Health Care Center. She was born Oct. 23, 1935, in Racine to Michael and Arlene (nee Deering) Tomko.

Dolores loved her grandchildren and her dog, Sandy. She also enjoyed crafting and playing bingo.

She is survived by her four children, Sue (Jerome) DeRuyter of West Bend, Jean (Tony) Corrao of Greendale, Glenn (Ann) Rusch of Jackson and Laurie (Michael) Buck of Jackson; 11 grandchildren, Jason (Amanda) DeRuyter, Jeremy DeRuyter, Jill (Andy) Spaeth, Kristin (Chris) Tanner, Jeff (Becky) Okruhlica, Justin Okruhlica, Eric (Kellye) Rusch, Caitlyn (Craig) Obry, Dylan Rusch, Evan Rusch and Jacob Buck; and six great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her siblings, Shirley (Tom) Altenburg of Tennessee, Frank (Ann) Tomko of Apple Valley, California, Sharon (Doug) Janssen of Fond du Lac, Dennis (Nancy) Tomko of Athelstane and Michael (Cindy) Tomko of Eagle

River; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by three infant children, her parents and her grandparents. Funeral services will be held at noon Monday, Nov. 20, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with the Rev. Robert Zick of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Fredonia officiating. Please stay and join the family for lunch following the service. The family will greet visitors Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of the services.

We would like to extend a special and heartfelt thank you to the nurses and staff at Forest Haven Assisted Living in Fredonia and the Cedar Lake Health Care Center at Cedar Community for your kind and compassionate care. The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at