Nellie Frances Demske, Elkhorn, WI (1923-2014)
December 19, 1923 - June 26, 2014
Nellie Frances Demske; 90, of Elkhorn, WI, died Thursday June 26, 2014, at Holton Manor Nursing Home, Elkhorn, WI. She was born Dec. 19, 1923, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Godfrey and Winifred (Napolitan) Tucker. Nellie served in the US Army during World War II with a tour of duty in the European African Theater and the Middle Eastern Theater. She was united in marriage to Robert Demske on April 16, 1949, in Chicago, IL. Robert died May 24, 1980. Nellie worked for several years at Perry Drug Store retiring in 1990. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church of Elkhorn, WI, VFW Women’s Auxiliary, and the Walworth County Senior Travel Club.
Nellie is survived by her two sons, Marc (Jeane Northey) Demske and Michael Demske, all of Elkhorn, WI; three grandchildren: Robert Beets, Steven Knight and Sara Kasper; two great-grandchildren, Bob and Riley Kasper; and by one sister, Patricia Miemczenski of Melrose Park, IL. Nellie was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 31 years, Robert; three sisters and five brothers.
Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, 730 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn, WI. Committal Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the CHAPEL AT QUEEN OF HEAVEN CEMETERY, Hillside, IL. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.