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Darlene Ann Novitzke

July 3, 1932 September 12, 2015
Darlene Ann Novitzke
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Darlene Straub-Novitzke Obituary

.Darlene Straub-Novitzke, age 83 of Minocqua, WI died of a massive heart attack on Saturday, September 12th at her home. Darlene was born on July 3, 1932 to Herbert and Matilda (King) Straub in Chicago, Illinois. Her family moved to Wisconsin when Darlene was 9 years old. Darlene met Joe Novitzke at a dance at Rib River Ballroom in Marathon and were married September 5, 1951 in Edgar and honeymooned in Chicago.
Darlene worked at Employers Mutual before starting their family, after that she worked at home, caring for their family. They lived in the Schofield area for many years.
Darlene and Joe have had lakeside property for the last 55 years, which they have shared with family and friends.
She enjoyed watching tv, movies, Nascar racing, swimming, playing games, cards, gambling, cooking, baking, sewing and visits from their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was a loving and caring mother to four children: Larry & (Bonney) Novitzke of Ringle, WI; Roger (Pam Ruzga) Novitzke of Stevens Point, WI; Sandra (Richard) LeDuc of Merrill, WI and Judy (Todd) Jones of Schofield, WI. She was a proud grandmother of: Jason (Emine) Novitzke of Florida, Heath (Jessi) Novitzke of Marshfield, Jennifer (Tony) Wester of Green Bay, and Daniel Jones of Schofield and by three great-grandchildren: Wesley, Wyatt, Rylie Novitzke of Marshfield, and baby Wester due in December and by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
She is preceded in death by her Husband, Joseph and Parents; Herbert and Matilda Straub and Sister, Maureen Adamski and Brother, Gerald Straub.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 15th at Nimsgern Funeral Home Chapel in Woodruff, WI from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, September 16th at Holy Family Catholic Church in Woodruff, WI at 11:00 AM with a visitation at the church from 10:00 AM until time of service. Luncheon will follow and the burial will be at Wilderness Rest Cemetery in Lake Tomahawk, WI at 1:30 PM.
Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral.com
NIMSGERN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES OF WOODRUFF IS SERVING THE FAMILY.

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Visitation

Tuesday

15

Sep

4:00 PM 9/15/2015 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/15/2015 8:00:00 PM
Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service

1025 Margaret Street
Woodruff, WI 54568

Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service
1025 Margaret Street Woodruff 54568 WI
United States

Service

Wednesday

16

Sep

11:00 AM 9/16/2015 11:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

8950 County Hwy J
Woodruff, WI 54568

Holy Family Catholic Church
8950 County Hwy J Woodruff 54568 WI
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

16

Sep

1:30 PM 9/16/2015 1:30:00 PM
Wilderness Rest Cemetery

Lake Tomahawk, WI

Wilderness Rest Cemetery
Lake Tomahawk WI
United States

Cemetery Details

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Wilderness Rest Cemetery Final Resting Place

Lake Tomahawk, WI

Lake Tomahawk WI
United States
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