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Zita Mary Kerkman
Born : 15 Sep 1917
New Munster, WI
Died : 15 Sep 2006
Burlington, WI
Age:89y 0m 0d
Father :
unknown
Mother :
unknown
Married :
Ancestors of Cyril Ketterhagen Descendants of Cyril Ketterhagen Cyril Ketterhagen (1916-2011)
on 20 Aug 1976
in St. Mary's, Burlington, WI
Database ID : 4655
Last Update : 2020-07-02
Record Owner : rudy.r
Rel. to Owner : None

Date : 19 Sep 2006
Location : St. Mary's Cemetery, Burlington, WI

Zita M. Ketterhagen
BURLINGTON

 

Zita M. Ketterhagen, 89, passed away Friday, September 15, 2006, at Mount Carmel Medical and Rehabilitation Center in Burlington.

She was born, September 15, 1917, in New Munster, to Joseph and Rosa (nee: Vos) Kerkman. Zita spent her early life in New Munster and had been a resident of the Burlington area for 58 years. On September 18, 1948, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in New Munster, she was united in marriage to Daniel P. Miles. He preceded her in death in 1973. Then on August 20, 1976, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Burlington, she was united in marriage to Cyril Ketterhagen.

Zita attended St. Alphonsus Grade School. She was employed at Burlington Mills for many years before marriage. Zita worked at Southern Wisconsin Center in Union Grove for 13 years as a Seamstress. She was a Homemaker and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Burlington. She also volunteered at Memorial Hospital of Burlington and was a member of the Holy Dusters at the church. She enjoyed traveling and loved to sew and spend time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Cyril Ketterhagen of Burlington; daughter, Diane (Brian) Mahoney of Sharon; son, Daniel J. (Leslie) Miles of Rochester; step-daughter, Joan (Norm) Muehleck of Oconomowoc; and step-sons, Joe (Gail) Ketterhagen of Burlington and Gene (Darla) Ketterhagen of De Pere. She is further survived by 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Melania Schulz of Kenosha; seven nieces; and three nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Daniel P. Miles; brother, Clemens Kerkman; and by sisters, Helen Koenen and Cecelia Kerkman.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Burlington on Tuesday, September 19, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. with Rev. Joseph Debski officiating. Burial will take place at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4 until 7 p.m. Memorials to St. Mary's Grade School have been suggested.
 
Racine Journal Times - Sep 18, 2006

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Source - St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI, Vol 2 - Baptism Records; 1896-1920; Image 401/711

Gilbert Kerkman - line 57

John Kerkman - line 65

Henry Kerkman - line 75

Joseph Althoff - line 81

Zita Kerkman - line 99

Source - Year: 1920; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1991; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 31

Zita Kerkman - line 6

Cecilia Lois - line 17

Henry Kerkman - line 29

Lucille Daniels - line 39

Charles Fernald - line 47

Source - Year: 1930; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0035; FHL microfilm: 2342312

Phyllis Schwanz - line 2

Zita Kerkman - line 38

Source - Year: 1940; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04488; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 30-49

Zita M. Ketterhagen
BURLINGTON

Zita M. Ketterhagen, 89, passed away Friday, September 15, 2006, at Mount Carmel Medical and Rehabilitation Center in Burlington.

She was born, September 15, 1917, in New Munster, to Joseph and Rosa (nee: Vos) Kerkman. Zita spent her early life in New Munster and had been a resident of the Burlington area for 58 years. On September 18, 1948, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in New Munster, she was united in marriage to Daniel P. Miles. He preceded her in death in 1973. Then on August 20, 1976, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Burlington, she was united in marriage to Cyril Ketterhagen.

Zita attended St. Alphonsus Grade School. She was employed at Burlington Mills for many years before marriage. Zita worked at Southern Wisconsin Center in Union Grove for 13 years as a Seamstress. She was a Homemaker and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Burlington. She also volunteered at Memorial Hospital of Burlington and was a member of the Holy Dusters at the church. She enjoyed traveling and loved to sew and spend time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Cyril Ketterhagen of Burlington; daughter, Diane (Brian) Mahoney of Sharon; son, Daniel J. (Leslie) Miles of Rochester; step-daughter, Joan (Norm) Muehleck of Oconomowoc; and step-sons, Joe (Gail) Ketterhagen of Burlington and Gene (Darla) Ketterhagen of De Pere. She is further survived by 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Melania Schulz of Kenosha; seven nieces; and three nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Daniel P. Miles; brother, Clemens Kerkman; and by sisters, Helen Koenen and Cecelia Kerkman.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Burlington on Tuesday, September 19, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. with Rev. Joseph Debski officiating. Burial will take place at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4 until 7 p.m. Memorials to St. Mary's Grade School have been suggested.

Source - Racine Journal Times - Sep 18, 2006

Research notes for Zita

Related to other Kerkmans in database - see Kerkman In-Laws

Zita's 1st husband was Daniel Patrick Miles (09 Sep 1908 - 16 Mar 1973).
They had 2 children.
Sep 15
1917
Birth
Birth of Zita Kerkman
Jan
1920
Age 2
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Apr
1930
Age 12
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Apr
1940
Age 22
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Aug 20
1976
Age 58
Married to Cyril Ketterhagen
Sep 15
2006
Age 89
Death of Zita Kerkman


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