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Leonette E. (Winkowski) Kremer

 


WAUWATOSA, Wis. — Leonette E. (Winkowski) Kremer, a Bessemer, Mich ., native, entered into eternal life on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at age 92.

Leonette was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert.

She was the loving mother of John (Tracy Carlin), Mary (Don) Preston, Anne (James) Pugely and Joan Wenders; devoted grandmother of Nicole (Anthony), Matthew (Elizabeth), Scott, Steven, Jonathan, Erin and Ellen; great-grandmother of Aaron, Donovan, Elliette and Lake. She is survived by her brother, David.

Leonette was also preceded in death by her brothers, Edward and Leonard.

She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Leonette gave many years of tender, loving care to her family. Along with being a great mom, she enjoyed being a grandmother, forging a strong relationship with each of her grandchildren.

During her struggle with Alzheimer’s, this strong woman relied on her deep commitment to God and her Catholic faith.

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, visitation was held at 10 a.m ., with a Memorial Mass following at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 12130 W. Center St ., in Wauwatosa.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Alzheimer’s Association, 620 S. 76th St ., Milwaukee WI 53214. Please specify that the gift is “to fund research.”