Monday, August 18, 2008

Eldora M. (Haack) Kreilkamp

Eldora M. Kreilkamp (Nee: Haack), passed away Monday, August 18, 2008, at the age of 93.

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert A Kreilkamp, mother of Mary (the late Florian) Oberhauser, the late Robert (Judy) Kreilkamp, Kathy (the late William Hermann) Shaw, William Kreilkamp (Edward Beckard), the late Jean Kreilkamp, and Ronald Kreilkamp (Jacques Lou). Dear grandmother of Jane (Frank) Steck, Katie (Rob) Klingberg, James Oberhauser, Stephen (Caley Clark) Oberhauser, Mary Kreilkamp, Robert Kreilkamp, Brian Kreilkamp, Ann (Mark) Rose, Mary (John) Chastain, Howard (Marla) Shaw. Dear great-grandmother of Laura, Elizabeth and Christopher Rose; Riley and Meagan Steck; Lindsey, Mollie, and Peter Klingberg; Jonathan, William, Owen, and Audrey Shaw. Dear great-great-grandmother of Caitlin Beckham. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends in Racine and Hubertus, Wisconsin.

Eldora was a devoted Catholic who taught elementary school at St. Hubertus. Eldora was an accomplished organist and pianist and played for the Church throughout her life. She was a talented and avid knitter. Family always looked forward to the mittens that arrived each winter. Her love was the binding that held her family together and carried them through life.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Richard Catholic Church, 1503 Grand Ave., Saturday August 23, 2008, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Ronald J. Gramza officiating. Interment will be held at St. Hubert’s Cemetery, Hubertus, WI. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to St. Richard Catholic Church, Racine.

803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

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