Friday, July 19, 2013

Adeline E. (Yocco) (Perfetto) Wensel

Adeline E. Wensel, age 89, passed away on Friday July 19, 2013, at Franciscan Villa in South Milwaukee. Adeline was born in Racine on August 22, 1923, daughter of the late Ernest and Jenny (Giacinti) Yocco.

Adeline was a proud graduate of William Horlick High School “Class of 1941.” On December 7, 1956, she was united in marriage to Laurence R. Wensel. She shared fifty-one years of marriage with him before he passed away on May 14, 2008.

Adeline was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Roma Lodge and Vittoria Colonna. She will be best remembered for love and dedication to her family and will be dearly missed.

Surviving are her sons, Leo Perfetto, Larry Perfetto (Connie Peterson); grandchildren, Ronde (Sid) Clevinger, Gina (Tony) Feranchek; great-grandson, Matthew; sister-in-law, Debbie Yocco; special family friends, Luanne Perfetto, Sandra Thompson, Anita Bonnano, Marie Naretta, Thomas (Doris) Fiorita, Richard (Karen) Erickson and Irene Francetic; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Adeline was also preceded in death by her brother, Fred; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Esther and Laurence Wensel; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring St., on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Terry Huebner officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m.

The family extends a special thank you to the entire staff at Franciscan Villa for all of their loving and compassionate care.

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