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Re: Schewe in WI?
Posted by: Beth Raasch (ID *****7292) Date: October 28, 2006 at 15:33:00
In Reply to: Re: Schewe in WI? by David H. Penke of 23


Just saw this today and since I had that name in my database I started looking at it. It would be a remote connection to my husband's family. Here is the obit:

Posted October 28, 2006

Lucille Oelke

Lucille B. Oelke, 84, Wausau, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Wausau Manor.

She was born May 22, 1922, in the town of Stettin, daughter of the late Frank and Senta (Rohde) Schewe. On May 19, 1951, she married Lenhard Oelke in the town of Hamburg. He preceded her in death Nov. 8, 2004.

Lucille was a homemaker and loved to play cards. She enjoyed volunteer work and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. As a devoted aunt and friend, Lucille was always ready with a helping hand to anyone in need.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Naomi Schewe; great nephew, Timothy Schneck; many other beloved nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Orville Schewe; and one sister, Irma Sturm.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Wausau. The Rev. Bruce Lamont will officiate. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau. Friends may call Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of services at church.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 3400 Stewart Ave., Wausau, is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Mark Lutheran Church.

The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at Wausau Manor for the care given to Lucille during her time with them.

Online condolences at

Let me know if I can be of any further help.


Beth Raasch

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