Mildred J. Deno (nee: Van Egeren), age 96, passed away Saturday February 13, 2010, at her residence. Mildred was born in Green Bay, WI, on February 17, 1913, daughter of the late Peter and Mary (nee: Liebergen) Van Egeren.
Mildred was a dedicated member of St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church and the Altar Society. In her younger years, she loved her many travels. Mildred later enjoyed her garden and was an avid reader. More than anything, she will be best remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her children, James Gryboski of Milwaukee, Carol (Bill) Davis of Crystal Lake, IL, Joanne (Jim) Lewelling of Phoenix, AZ, Bonnie (Lyle) Kleinhaus of Washington D.C. ; grandchildren, Lisa Davis, Laura (Bill) Goodfellow, Leslie (Jay) Kassel, Jennifer (Jay) Clare, James (Lisa) Lewelling Jeffery (Linda) Lewelling; 12 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Mildred was also preceded in death by her two husbands, Ernest C. Gryboski in 1963 and Ernest Deno in 1995; her granddaughter, Julie Kleinhaus in 2010; brothers and sisters and their spouses, Mamie (Joseph) Moureau, Esther (Wilbur) Semrucht, Anna (Joseph) Bins, John (Mary Jane) Van Egeren, Alvin (Margaret) Van Egeren, Harold (Margaret) Van Egeren .
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, 1903 Green St., on Friday February 19, 2010, at 11 a.m. Interment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the church Friday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Memorials to St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church have been suggested.
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