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St. Columba's Church Cemetery

    This web page is in need of volunteer(s) to transcribe the remaining tombstones/grave markers in this cemetery and/or to contact the individual(s) holding the cemetery burial records and transcribe them. Transcriptions should be sent to this website's Webmaster (see bottom of page for email address) by email (preferably in alphabetical order to speed addition) Corrections may be sent likewise. Volunteers will be recognized for their efforts on this page.

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Biswell, Boyd W. "Bill" Of Colgate (Lake Five). Born July 11, 1947. Passed away on October 21, 2008, of cancer at the age of 61 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Rosemary (nee Samanske) Biswell for 43 years. Loving father and hero to Wesley (Ann), Julie (Mike) Batzler and Jessica (Jake) Knox. Proud and loving grandfather of Brianna, Bradley, Jackson, Michael, Joshua and Matthew. Beloved son to the late Boyd and Irene Biswell of Claremore, OK. Brother of Corene (Ivan) Knopp of Phoenix, AZ and the late Robert Biswell of Claremore, OK. Dear son-in-law to Irene Stedman. Brother-in-law to Ronald (Virginia) Samanske, Donna (Harry) Demlang, Bonnie (Dennis) Ruffing, Joanie Wendler and Cheryl (Dan) Plese. Bill was the proud owner and operator of the Roadside Inn in Lake Five from 1974-2005 and an avid race fan. He was the past treasurer and member of the Tavern League of Washington County and the Tavern League of Wisconsin. He was also the past treasurer of the Wisconsin Street Rod Association. A special thanks to Josh Knox P.A. of Froedtert Hospital, Pallative Care Team at Froedtert Hospital and Horizon Hospice. Funeral Services will be held Friday, Oct. 24 at 7 PM, at the Funeral Home. Visitation from 4 PM until time of Service. Burial will be Sat., Oct. 25 at St. Columba's Cemetery, at 10:30 AM (Please meet at Cemetery). SCHMIDT & BARTELT A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services W250 N6505 Hwy 164 Sussex 262-246-4774

Cavert, Mary Sue, (Nee Klein), age 64 years. Of Lake Five. d. Fri., Feb. 28, 2003. Mother of Christopher (Susana) Cavert. Sister of James W. (Mary) Klein and Barbara (Ron) Hirn. Aunt of Kathy, Allison, Jennifer and Jeff.  Mass at St. Gabriel Parish (St. Columba Catholic Church) 106 Hwy. 164, Colgate. Mary Sue was a Milwaukee Public School teacher for over 35 years. She was recognized as an outstanding teacher by her peers and school administration. She loved her kids and her kids loved her. Mary Sue also loved to travel. her favorite destination was Disney World in Florida. She also traveled from coast to coast; dude ranches and Broadway shows being other favorite destinations.

Dieball, Harold W., d. Dec. 21, 1999, age 78 years. Of Colgate. Husband of Janet (nee Badke). Father of James (Georgene), Charles and Barbara. Only child of Carl and Ella (nee Adams) Dieball. Harold farmed his whole life. 

Dieball, Janet Caroline, nee Badke, d. December 30, 2002 age 81 years. Wife of the late Harold. Mother of James (Georgene), Charles and Barbara. Sister of Lottie Schuster, Clara Hoffman, Rose Polczynski, John (Laraine) Badke, Betty Christiansen and the late Paul Badke, Fred Badke (b. March 18, 1910, d. Wed., March 7, 2001, Ann Blassak, William "Bill"  Badke and Odelia Martin. Sister-in-law of Helen Badke, Bernice Badke and Jenny Badke. Preceded in death by her parents, John and Anna Badke.

Fischer, John E. II, "Jack", d. July 15, 2003. Age 78 years. Husband of the late Maggie. Father of Jill (Jim) Lipski, John III, Richard (Barbara), Vickie (Alan) Panek, Mark (Diane), Michael (Beverly), Nina (Kurtis) Kindt, Margaret (Stacy) Harwick, and Robert (Shelly). Grandfather of 21 and great-grandfather of 11.

George, Lucille A., d. July 11, 2000. Age 89 years. Wife of the late John. Mother of Charles (Sharon), Jack and the late Dorothy. Grandmother of 5 and great grandmother of 8. Sister of Dorothy Bondi. Sister-in-law of Theresa George. Ceil worked many years for Woolworth Dime Store in South Milwaukee.

Hansen, Mary L., (nee Roets) d. Dec. 23, 1999. Age 71 yrs. Wife of LaVerne. Mother of John (Vicki), Shirley (Bob) Helmer, Kathleen Hansen, Janet (John) Reichert and Robert (Carol). Also survived by a brother William (Mary) Roets of Warren Robins, GA. Grandma of 14 and great-grandma of 2. Further survived by other relatives and friends.

Jovanovich, Kosta Jr., of Sussex, age 53 years, Sept. 13, 1999. Husband of Karen (nee Haberkorn). Dad of Tracy and Tara. Brother of Joko (Donna), Steve (Ann), Stojan (Diane), and John (Janice). 

Kitzman, Karen Ann, d. February 13, 2004 age 60 years. Mother of Alan and Frank E. Grandma of Jennifer Lynn and the late Austin. Daughter of Marjorie (Ken) Stollenwerk. Niece of Madeline Hardy. Preceded in death by her father Frank Rank, her sister Linda Marlene Murphy and her grandmother Anna Rank. Further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation Tuesday, February 17 AT THE FUNERAL HOME from 5 PM until 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, February 18 at St. Gabriel's Parish, Chapel of St. Columba, 106 Hwy 164, Colgate

Nebel, Robert Gustave was born 3 Nov 1926 in Milwaukee, Wi. He died 23 May 1996 in Town of Erin, Washington County, WI from Cancer complications. and was buried 28 May 1996 in St. Columba Cemetery, Lake Five, WI. Source:  Robert was employed in Construction expediter. He U.S. Navy.

Noller, George F. Age 81 years of Colgate, died Wednesday, January 21, 2009, at Kathy Hospice. George was born on May 13, 1927, in Richfield, to Andrew and Marion (nee Bies) Noller. Graduated from Hartford High School, class of 1945. George married the late Helen (nee Kalczynski) on November 7, 1953. He loved hunting, fishing, working, going on cruises and going to Las Vegas. George was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church of Richfield. George will be missed by his children Keith (Kari) of Scandinavia, WI, Kevin (Lynne) of Richfield, Kurt (Deena) of Germantown. Further survived by his grandchildren Grant, Joseph, Kathryn and Kayla, sister Gloria Dhein of Richfield, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents and wife Helen. A Funeral Service for George will be at 12:00PM (noon) on Tuesday, January 27, 2009, at St. Gabriel Catholic Church (1200 Gabriel Way, Hubertus) with Father Charles Hanel officiating. Interment will take place at St. Columba Cemetery of Richfield. Visitation will be at the CHURCH ONLY on Tuesday, January 27, from 10:00AM until time of service (12:00PM). Memorials are appreciated. The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family (262) 338-2050

Noller, Helen M. (Nee Kalczynski ) Colgate, age 72, passed away Dec. 31, 2006 at Community Memorial Hospital of Menomonee Falls.

O'Keane, Antoinette M., d. "Tootie" (nee Olinger), of West Bend, formerly of Slinger, age 95 years, died Tues., November 28, 2000 at The Samaritan Health Center of West Bend. She was a foster mother for over 18 children in the Milwaukee and surrounding areas. Mother of Mary T. Kearns, cherished grandmother of Kevin Kearns, Colleen (Kerry) Nutter, Kerry Kearns, and Kelly Kearns. . Preceded in death by her husband; John R. O'Keane (May 27, 1991), one sister, and two brothers. 

Pergande, Diane M. -  (Nee Nowak) of Hubertus, age 61. Found peace Wednesday, June 8, 2005. Loving wife and best friend of Alan.

Petz, Gisla W., age 78 years. Of Milwaukee, formerly of Cedarburg. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002. Wife of the late Karl. Mother of Bernard, Karl Jr., Manfred, Frank, and Ruth Borchardt. Further survived by grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Memorial Mass at St. Columba Catholic Church, 106 Hwy 164, Colgate.

Schmitt, Virginia A. (Nee Quisberg) Of Menomonee Falls, formerly of Colgate. Died April 7, 2007, age 80 years. Wife of the late Arnold. Mother of Robert (Cindi), Paul (Cindi), Eugene (Dody), Vincent (Lisa), James (Carrie), Mary Schmitt, Ann (Gary) Phillips, and the late David Schmitt. Also survived by 18 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, 2 brothers, 3 sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mass Thursday, April 12, 10AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church, N74 W13604 Appleton Ave., Menomonee Falls.  SCHRAMKA-HERRICK W164 N9034 Water St. Menomonee Falls (262)251-0330 Published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from 4/10/2007 - 4/11/2007.

Sennott, Betty M., of WATERTOWN-78 years, d. April 12, 2002,  mother of Lynn (James) Gissal, Hartland, Karen (Allen) Reed, Phoenix, AZ, and Gail (Marc) Chiarello, Oconomowoc. Sister of James (Corrine) Franz, Pewaukee, and John (Gerry) Franz, Watertown. Grandmother of Kimberly and Michael Reed and Bryan Gissal. Also survived by Holly, her special dog-friend, other relatives and friends. Funeral  at St. Catherine Catholic Church (N8512 Brown Street, Mapleton).

Sennott, James W. Born June 7, 1925. Died Wed., Sept. 19, 2007. Son of the late James P. and Emma A. (nee Merkel) Sennott. Brother of the late Dolores (Joseph) Gehring. He is survived by nieces, Mary (Paul) Jaeger, Kathleen (Charles) McAleavey, Susan (Gregory) Wagner and Doreen (Jay) Margelowsky; a special cousin Vincent (Elaine) Sennott; five great-nieces, three great-nephews, other cousins and friends. A Mass, Mon., Sept. 24, at 12:00 noon, at St. Gabriel Parish, 1200 St. Gabriel Way, Hubertus. (corner of 164 and Hubertus Rd.) Burial to follow at St. Columba Cemetery. SCHMIDT & BARTELT A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services Sussex 262-246-4774 Published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on 9/23/2007

Wesp, Walter "Wally" Age 82, of Lake Five, passed away on Feb. 21, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Audrey (nee Sennott) of 60 years. Loving dad of James (Joanne) Wesp, Jean (Ron) Humphreys, Mary (Peter) Rohr, and Robert (Doreen) Wesp. Proud grandpa of Linda Wesp, Laurie Wesp, Julie Wesp, Jennifer (James) Derri, Valerie Wesp, Kate Humphreys, Megan Humphreys, Kristin Rohr, Stephanie Rohr, David Rohr, Daniel Wesp, Sam Wesp, Susan Wesp, Michael Wesp, and Allen Wesp. He is further survived by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his son William Wesp. Wally worked for Wisconsin Bell for 33 years. After retiring in 1980, he started Kettle Moraine Hardwoods with his sons. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Fri., Feb. 27, at 10 AM, at St. Gabriel Parish, 1200 St. Gabriel Way, Hubertus (corner of Hwy. 164 and Hubertus Rd.). Burial to follow at St. Columba's Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thurs., Feb. 26, from 4 to 7 PM AT THE FUNERAL HOME. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in his memory. SCHMIDT & BARTELT A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Service W250 N6505 Hwy. 164 Sussex 262-246-4774

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