Mavis Lemke

Mavis Lemke (nee Ratz), 83, passed quietly from this life to eternal life with Jesus on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Mavis was born in Oconto County to Emil Ratz and Olga (Kossman/Mittag). She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Roy. They had been married 58 years when he died in 2011.

She will be deeply missed by her three daughters, Susan (Eugene) Gilbertson, Joy (Greg) Ladzinski and Cathy (Scott) Golden; her grandchildren, Kelly (Manolo) Ramirez, Adam Golden, Mary (Grant) Hultman, Jessica Golden and Diana Dawson; and her great-grandchildren, Lucas and Adelia Hultman, A.J. and Thomas Wray, and Esmeralda Mavis Ramirez. She is also survived by her sister Caroline Curtis and brother Melvin Ratz (Rose), sister-in-law, Audrey Ratz and brother-in law, Richard (Betty) Lemke, and many nieces and nephews.

Mavis and Roy were both younger children in very large families, and most of their siblings are now deceased.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, 4-7 p.m. Additional visitation at the funeral home on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, 9:30-10:30 a.m., will be followed by a memorial service at 10:45 a.m. A luncheon will be served following the service.

Krause Funeral Home, 21600 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, WI 53072

www.krausefuneralhome.com