JoAnn Hintzelman, 85, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Pine Haven Christian Home in Sheboygan Falls.
She was born May 28, 1932 in Sheboygan to John and Pauline (Kerzich) Turk. JoAnn attended St. Peter Claver Grade School and Central High School. On April 16, 1955 she was united in marriage to the love of her life Carl Hintzelman, he preceded her in death on November 13, 2000.
JoAnn was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother, her family was her pride and joy. She had a strong faith and was associated with St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. She was proud of her Slovenian heritage and loved studying geneology and passing it onto her family. She enjoyed spending time in the U.P, doing yard work, and camping. JoAnn served on the state board of directors for the Arthritis Foundation, she started the Arthritis Volunteer Action Committee for the Sheboygan Area and ran many fund raisers for Aids to Daily Living.
She is survived by her children; Barb (Craig) Stegemeyer-Lobajeski, Marie (Donald Matzdorf) Wolf, and Carl (Joan) Hintzelman, daughter-in-law Kim (Don) Diener, grandchildren; Scott (Pam) Stegemeyer, Sarah (Ryan) Grunewald, Ryan (Stacey) Wolf, Rebecca (Russ) Barlow, Lisa (Mike) Krejcarek, Lori (Matt) Sacco, CJ (Hyori) Hintzelman, Kelly (Jamie) Hintzelman and Joel (Staci Salazar) Hintzelman, 15 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Rose (Bob) Horne, she is further survived by many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son James Michael, granddaughter April Lynn, sister Sylvia Heckendorf, brother Eugene Turk, and son-in-law Bernard Stegemeyer.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 5:00 PM at Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center, 1201 N. 8th St. Sheboygan. Burial will take place at Wildwood Cemetery. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Monday, April 16, 2018 from 3:00 PM until the time of service at the FUNERAL HOME.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice or Pine Haven Christian Home.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice and the staff of Pine Haven Christian Home for all their care, compassion, and support.
Please visit our website to share your condolences with the family at ballhornchapels.com.
Enola T. Malzahn
Enola T. Malzahn, 91, formerly of Sheboygan, passed away Friday morning, April 13, 2018 at Cedar Grove Gardens where she had been residing.
Born June 27, 1926 in Sheboygan, Enola was a daughter of the late Walter and Adelia Fasse Lautenschlager. She attended Jefferson School and graduated from Sheboygan North High School. On September 29, 1945, she was united in marriage to George W. Malzahn at Ebenezer United Church of Christ. They were married for 43 years before George preceded her in death on August 26, 1989.
Enola worked at Mayline for over 20 years, retiring in June of 1988. She previously worked at Lakeside Packing and at Pine Hills Country Club. She was a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ , the E.C.J. Circle and the Altar Guild. She was also a member of the United Women Fellowship, the Sunny Ridge Auxiliary and the Sheboygan County Historical Society & Museum. She enjoyed sewing, crafting, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Wendy (David) Theune, Belgium; her daughter-in-law, Marlene Malzahn, Plymouth; her six grandchildren,Robert Malzahn, Adam Malzahn, David John (Julie) Theune, II, Christopher (Jennifer) Theune, Brian (special friend Francine) Theune, and Amanda (Nate) Ehlert; eight great grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Steffie Lautenschlager, Sheboygan; nieces, nephews,other relatives and friends.
Besides her parents and her husband, George, she was preceded in death by her son, Ronald F. Malzahn, her infant brother, Duane Lautenschlager and her brother Fred Lautenschlager, and her infant granddaughter, Connie Sue Theune.
Funeral services for Enola will take place at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 3215 Saemann Avenue. Pastor Roger Mealiff will officiate. Family and friends are welcome at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Enola will be laid to rest at Wildwood Cemetery next to her husband, George.
A memorial fund has been established in her name for Ebenezer United Church of Christ.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff of Cedar Grove Gardens and Heartland Hospice for all of their loving care and support.
The Olson Funeral Home & Cremation Service has been entrusted with Enola’s arrangements.
Lea Marie Wolske
Lea Marie Wolske, formerly of Haven, passed into Jesus’ arms on April 12, 2018 at Rocky Knoll Healthcare Center, her home of the last 8 years, after a 30 year struggle with chronic hereditary spastic paraplegia. She was 48 years old.
Lea was born January 26, 1970 in Oconto Falls, the daughter of Gene and Kay (nee Schmitt) Wolske. She attended school in Howards Grove, graduating from Howards Grove High School in 1989.
Lea loved socializing and having fun. She loved music (especially Keith Urban’s), movies (especially ones with Patrick Swayze) and the Green Bay Packers (especially when Clay Matthews was playing). Her family and many friends at Rocky Knoll will remember her spunky and feisty nature.
Lea is survived by her parents Gene Sr. and Kay of Pound and her siblings: Renee (Craig) Heins of Clintonville, Roxane (John) Runge of Suring, Sara (Gerald) Wolske Lutzke of Sheboygan and Gene E. Wolske of Oregon, WI. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and many dear friends and caregivers.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents Leo and June Schmitt and Henry and Betty Wolske, aunts Judy Green and Audrey Schmitt, uncle James Wolske and cousin Steven Wolske.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00PM on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church, 210 N. Lincoln Street in Elkhart Lake. The family will receive visitors at the church on Sunday from 2:00-3:00PM. She will be laid to rest at Immanuel Cemetery in the town of Mosel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Grace Lutheran Church (Elkhart Lake) or Rocky Knoll.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Rocky Knoll who treated Lea with respect, care, love and friendship, especially those on 1 West, Hedy Schweitzer-Morris and Lori Hanson. They would also like to thank Pastor Peter Peitsch and the staff of Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care, especially Ilene and Monica.
“God saw you getting tired.
When a cure was not to be,
He wrapped his arms around you,
And whispered “Come to me”.
You didn’t deserve what you went through
So He gave you needed rest,
God’s garden must be beautiful,
He only takes the best.”