Whil Amelse

Whil Amelse

1928 - 2020

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Whilemina M. Amelse, age 92, of Tomahawk, passed away on November 13, 2020 at Sacred Heart Hospital. Whil was born on February 13, 1928 in Harrison to Lawrence & Cecelia (Zuiker) Schoone. She married Theodore W. Amelse on June 9, 1949 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Harrison. Whil especially enjoyed her family and their “Christmas in July” celebrations at the family cabin. Whil is survived by her 5 daughters - Ruth Ann (Cliff) Anderson of Okeechobee, Florida, Chris (Dan) Towle of Tomahawk, Mary (John) Kimball of Albany, New York, Lucy (Jim) Berndt of Rice Lake, and Loretta (Dale) Wanta of Tomahawk; 3 sons - Dick (Jeannie) Amelse of Mosinee, Bill (Bobbi) Amelse of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, and Ed (Kelly) Amelse of Palatine, Illinois. Also left behind are her brothers – Pete (Kay) Schoone, Lawrence (Ruby) Schoone, Jerry (Judy) Schoone, and Jake (Jackie) Schoone; sisters – Jean VanStrydonk, Mary (Jack) VanRyen, Corrinne Swan and Cecelia (Ted) Rudolph. Whil is further survived by 25 grandchildren; 48 great grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law - Dede Amelse & Johanna Amelse. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband – Ted, brother – Fr. Raymond Schoone, sister – Annette Daigle-Stewart, and 2 great grandchildren. The Funeral Service for Whilemina Amelse will be held on Friday, November 20, 2020 11:00AM from St. Augustine Catholic Church in Harrison. Burial will follow in the St. Augustine Cemetery. The Amelse family will receive friends at the church on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM. Visitation will continue at the church on Friday from 10:00AM until the time of service at 11:00AM. Face masks are mandatory and social distancing is encouraged. The family requests that we expedite the receiving line in effort to promote safety, along with keeping conversations brief. Krueger Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. You may view the obituary and share online condolences at kruegerfamilyfuneral.com
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Thursday
19
November

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, November 19, 2020
St. Augustine Catholic Church
N10090 County Road B
Tomahawk, Wisconsin, United States
Friday
20
November

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, November 20, 2020
St. Augustine Catholic Church
N10090 County Road B
Tomahawk, Wisconsin, United States
Friday
20
November

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, November 20, 2020
St. Augustine Catholic Church
N10090 County Road B
Tomahawk, Wisconsin, United States
Friday
20
November

Burial

12:00 pm
Friday, November 20, 2020
St. Augustine Catholic Cemetery
N10090 County Rd B
Tomahawk, Wisconsin, United States