Verdelle R. Fulmer age 97, a resident of Pleasant Prairie, passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 9, 2014, at Manor Care in Kenosha.
Born July 2, 1917, in Union, Illinois. The daughter of Fred Emil and Amelia (nee Nothnagel) Wieske. She attended school in South Dakota and graduated from Kenosha High School in 1936. She continued her education at the College of Cosmetology in Milwaukee. Working at Vi Christensen’s Beauty Salon. She was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church, and many of the groups within the church.
On April 19, 1941, she married Leland Timothy Fulmer Sr. in Kenosha WI. They made their home in South Kenosha. She spent her life setting a wonderful example for her children. Any one that met her was touched by her loving heart. She enjoyed reading, sewing, baking, playing cards and fishing. Lee and Verdelle’s farm home was the place where memories where made, big enough for horses and large family gatherings. Verdelle also helped establish her daughters business, Northside Animal Hospital.
They had seven children Lee Richard (Judy Larsen) Fulmer, Montello WI, Jane Ruth Kautzer, Milwaukee WI, Amy Louise (John) Fulmer-Vogel, Pleasant Prairie WI, Leland Timothy Jr. (Allison Poltrock) Fulmer, Kenosha WI, Riley William (Catherine Petersen) Fulmer , Kenosha WI, Nancy Carlene (James) DeNio, Pleasant Prairie, and Jerold Frederick Fulmer.
Grandchildren, Timothy Fulmer, Megan Fulmer, Justin DeNio, Brady DeNio, Keely (DeNio) Agnew, Andrew Fulmer, Sarah (Fulmer) Hodges, Laura Fulmer, Shawn Fulmer, Pamela (Kautzer) Williams, Stephen Kautzer, Chad Kautzer.
She had 10 great grandchildren that are near and far.
She is survived by a very special sister in law, Florence Wieske and her beloved dog Brett.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Fulmer Sr, Son, Jerold Frederick, and two brothers Donald Wieske and William Wieske.
The family wishes to thank the fabulous staff at Manor Care and Kenosha Hospice Alliance for the excellent and compassionate care she received.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday September 13, 2014 at10:30 AM at Grace Lutheran Church in Kenosha. (2006-60th Street) Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday at the church from 9:00AM until the time of services. Burial will follow at St. James Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please send expressions of sympathy in the form of contributions to Grace Lutheran Church.