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Born: June 25, 1924

Death: September 12, 2009

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Catherine Ciske

June 25, 1924 - September 12, 2009

Catherine (Collins) Ciske, age 85, passed away peacefully on September 12, 2009.
Catherine was born June 25, 1924 to William and Helen (Pulger) Collins.
She married Anthony Ciske Sr. in September 1943. Together they had 8 children. Anthony preceded her in death, December 17, 1995.
She will be forever in the hearts of her children, Mary (John) Kober, Thom (Mary Ann) Ciske, Joseph (Margie) Ciske, Helen (Jay) Kobussen, Ann (Richard) Krautkramer, Anthony Ciske Jr., Laura (Mark) McQuillan and her grandchildren Laura Kober, Suzanne (Craig) Kubiak, Andrew Ciske, Mary Beth (Derek) Sanford, Alissa (Tim) Rankin, Emily (Tony) Schmitz, Matt Kobussen, Joe Krautkramer, Wil (Lisa) Krautkramer, Anthony Ciske III, Alan Ciske, Abigail (Aaron) Krostue, Marcus, Michelle and Joshua McQuillan.
One of mom’s greatest treasures were her “Great Grandchildren” Jennifer and Rachel Kubiak, Ashton Rankin, Avery and Benjamin Sanford and Iyla Krostue.
Catherine is further survived by two brothers, Tom (Sue) Collins, Milwaukee; John (Jean) Collins, Augusta GA; sister-in-law Gertrude Koslowski, brother-in-law Peter Harris; and her longtime companion Larry Sturms.
Catherine is preceded in death by her son, Raymond Ciske and her daughter-in-law, Francine Ciske.
Funeral Services for Catherine will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 528 Second Street, Menasha. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the church. Interment will take place in St. Margaret Cemetery, Neenah.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
The family wishes to extend a sincere “Thank you” to Brewster Village (The Mills) and Dr. Deb Schultz for their unwavering care and dedication. You had great courage in your suffering Mom, you have accomplished your task……sleep in peace, God has your “special” chair waiting.





Funeral Mass

Thursday September 17, 2009, 11:30


St. Mary Catholic Church

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Visitation

Thursday September 17, 2009, 10:00 - 11:30


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