Skip to main content

Obituary: Sylvia L. Lifke

Mar 28, 2016 04:01PM ● Published by Jim

Sylvia L. Lifke

Sylvia L. Lifke, 100, a resident of Prairie Ridge Assisted Living, Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Friday, March 25, 2016.

A visitation for Sylvia will be held on Wednesday, March 30th from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church in Beaver Dam.  A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church with Rev. Chris Davis officiating.  Entombment will be at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Sylvia Lydia was born on August 2, 1915 the daughter of Fred and Frieda (Zastrow) Griessmeyer.  On December 11, 1949, she was united in marriage to Joseph A. Lifke in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Sylvia was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Beaver Dam.  She enjoyed crocheting and painting beautiful pictures.  She loved to go fishing, swimming and traveling.  Sylvia enjoyed her “Round Robin Card Club” with the ladies.  She was also a charter member and past president of the Gross-Yaksh V.F.W. Post 6498 Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children: Donald Lifke of Albuquerque, NM, Sharron Roffers of Beaver Dam and Gail Wangerin of Oconomowoc; nine grandchildren: Joseph, Donald, Julie, Susan, Terrance, Sharryl, Scott, Joanna and Rich; 13 great grandchildren: Chad, Nicholas, Lauren, Jason, Jaush, Justin, Erica, Natalie, Nathan, Ashlyn, Amanda, Dylan and Ashley; six great great grandchildren: Shanna, Cadance, Jullian, Nevaeh, Daisha and Gabryel.  She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Joseph in 1999, infant son Ronald, grandson Darryl, infant great grandson Quinton and her brother LeRoy Griessmeyer.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com

Obituaries, Today obituary
  • Tour de Marsh

    09/23/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • The Don Reilly Race the Parks Cardiac Run/Walk is now in its 11th year of honoring the memory of ...


  • Natural Soap Making

    09/23/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    Instructor: Mary Thomas Location: TAG Center Fee: $15 Per Person Registration Deadline: Septem...


  • Sam Fazio Trio

    09/23/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    Hip, elegant and bold, crooner Sam Fazio puts a wonderful new spin on the Great American Songbook...


  • Tour de Marsh

    09/24/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Community Art Project Exhibit

    09/24/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    The Community Art Project is intended to raise awareness of the visual arts by reaching out to th...


  • Purpose Workshop

    09/24/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Research shows that people who know their purpose and can clearly articulate it can add up to sev...


  • Tour de Marsh

    09/25/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Tour de Marsh

    09/26/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Mom's Unite Evening Meet Up

    09/26/2017
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Join us for a Mom's Group! Bring your kids or bring yourself! The choice is yours! Our Mom's g...


  • Tour de Marsh

    09/27/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Mom's Unite Morning Meet Up

    09/27/2017
    08:30AM — 09:30AM

    Join us for a Mom's Group! Bring your kids or bring yourself! The choice is yours! Our Mom's g...


  • Community Art Project Exhibit

    09/27/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    The Community Art Project is intended to raise awareness of the visual arts by reaching out to th...


  • Tour de Marsh

    09/28/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Mom's Unite Active Play Meet Up

    09/28/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Join us for a Mom's Group! Bring your kids or bring yourself! The choice is yours! Our Mom's g...


  • Community Art Project Exhibit

    09/28/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    The Community Art Project is intended to raise awareness of the visual arts by reaching out to th...


  • Flavors on Main Progressive Dinner Fundraiser

    09/28/2017
    04:00PM — 08:00PM

    Come support a local organization that is making waves, moving mountains & changing the community...


  • Books & Beer with Author Christine Keleny

    09/28/2017
    07:00PM — 08:00PM

    Join us as we talk with author Christine Keleny about her historical fiction novel "Rosebloom". S...


  • Tour de Marsh

    09/29/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Community Art Project Exhibit

    09/29/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    The Community Art Project is intended to raise awareness of the visual arts by reaching out to th...



High School Sports
Weekly Recipes