Ivy E. KingIvy Elaine (Wolfe) King passed away peacefully on Dec. 6, 2011, in Lake Mills, Wis., with family by her side.
Ivy Elaine (Wolfe) King passed away peacefully on Dec. 6, 2011, in Lake Mills, Wis., with family by her side.
She was born to life on Feb. 14, 1922, in Springbrook, Wis., to Harland Wolfe and Myrtle Clemons. She married Robert Frank King on July 4, 1938, in Plum City, Wis. Ivy was a long time resident of Superior and member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church where she was a Lector and a member of the Altar Society, serving as its treasurer. She was also a member of the Third Order of St. Francis and served as president of the Superior Deanery of Catholic Women. Ivy shared her love for sewing, crafting, baking and writing with her family and friends.
Ivy devoted her life to her church and family; daughters, Joyce Driessen of Herbster, Reni (Tom) Lynch of Oshkosh, Geri (Gale) Kafka of Denver, Colo., and Joan (Jim) Thomas of Poplar Grove, Ill.; sons, Bob (Pat) King of Madison, Ron (Barb) King of Lake Mills, Peter (Debra) King of Waunakee and Steve (Anita) King of Duluth; 34 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert in 2000, son Ron in 2006, and sons-in-law Leon Kiener in 2006 and Manny Driessen in 2011.
A Mass of Christian burial begins at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Superior. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Leading the celebration of Ivy’s life will be the Rev. James Tobolski.
Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery.
Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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