Rose Marie Danke, age 78, of Readfield, died on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at St. Joseph Residence in New London.
She was born on April 6, 1937 in Appleton, the daughter of the late Evert and Viola (Jonas) Lyons. On October 6, 1957, Rose Marie married Edwin Danke in Appleton. He preceded her in death on March 25, 2002. Rose Marie was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Readfield and was a former Sunday School teacher. She loved being a grandma to all children.
Rose Marie is survived by four sons, Edwin”Skip” (Teri), New London; Clyde, Fremont; Steve (Dee), Waupaca; and Timothy, Weston; eight grandchildren: Trapper(Heather), Josh (Mindy), Meadow (Ted) Dorsey, Jesse (Ashley) Boyd, Josh Boyd, Morgan Rose and Bryce Danke, and Jessica Noah; 10 great-grandchildren, a brother, John (Judy) Lyons, Appleton; six brothers-in-law: Gordon (Pat) Danke, MI; Dick (Sarah) Danke, OH; Alan (Linda) Danke, Waupaca; Lloyd (Judy) Danke, Fremont; Cliff (Linda) Danke, NY; Loren (Sally) Danke, Wales; four sisters-in-law: Marion Viney, Sheboygan; Janet (Al) Mathisen, Schofield; Elinor Uthe, IL and Doris Danke, IL; She was preceded in death by her daughter, Missy; and a sister, Viola (Norm) Fiestel.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, N985 County Rd. W, Readfield. Rev. Peter Kesting will officiate. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Inurnment will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery at a later date. The Lewin Funeral Home, Fremont assisted the family with arrangements.