FLORENCE ESTHER PAPENFUSS

Florence Esther Papenfuss, age 92 of Plymouth, WI, passed away at her home on Sunday (December 7, 2014).

She was born July 25, 1922, a daughter of the late Virgil and Esther (Jenks) McCoy.

On March 26, 1947 she married Cleo Papenfuss in Lacrosse, WI. He preceded her in death on January 30, 1990.

Florence loved her little Yorkie: Jade, going for walks, baking and knitting. She was famous for the beautiful knitted dolls and sweaters that she used to make. She also loved scrapbooking with her daughter and granddaughter.

Florence always loved to be on the GO, which lead to her famous response when asked if she wanted to go somewhere “All I have to do is get my shoes on.” She was getting her shoes on and on the go until three months before her death.

Survivors include nine children: Robert (Gayle) Papenfuss of Houston, MN, Richard Papenfuss of Lacrosse, WI, Barbara “Bobbie” (Mark) Kuether of Plymouth, Raymond (Bonda) Papenfuss of Burr Oak, WI, Thomas (Sue) Papenfuss of Holmen, WI, Janice Kolden of Holmen, WI, Steven Papenfuss of Madison, MN, Della Papenfuss (FiancĂ©: D.W. Dahl) of Lacrosse, WI and David (Theresa) Papenfuss of Rockford, IL; twenty six grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son: Bill; grandchildren: Chad and Brandon Kuether and four brothers and sisters.

Following Florence’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Saturday (Dec. 13th) at 12:00 Noon at Good Shepherd Evangelical Church. Rev. Charles Heup, pastor the church will officiate.

Visitation will be held on Saturday (Dec. 13th) at the CHURCH from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Florence’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.


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