Harriet L. Demaske, age 92 years, of Wonewoc, Wisconsin, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at the Weber Haus in Wonewoc.
She was born on October 11, 1927 to Erwin and Martha (Miller) Krueger. Harriet was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Big Creek, La Valle, Wisconsin. Upon graduation from the Wonewoc High School, she worked about a year and a half at the Reedsburg Hospital in Reedsburg.
On May 10, 1947, Harriet married Marvin Demaske at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, rural La Valle. They farmed in the Town of Summit until Marvin retired in 1981 and moved to Wonewoc. While on the farm, Harriet was certified as a CNA and also worked at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Hillsboro, she retired in 1992.
She continued her love of caregiver at the Weber Haus for a few more years. She also cared for many outside of her home when she was needed. Always ready to help. Harriet also did sewing for many people in nearby communities. She was a faithful member at her church and member of the St. Paul's-Zion's Ladies Aid.
After Marvin passed away, she later moved to Sunrise Apartments in Wonewoc, declining health had her at the Weber Haus until her passing.
Harriet was preceded in death by her parents, Erwin and Martha Krueger; an infant sister, Merna Mae; parents-in-law, August and Alvina Demaske; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ivan and Erma Demaske and sons-in-law, Ronald Newlun and Carl Westminster.
She is survived by a son, William (Rhonda) Demaske; a daughter, Kathleen Newlun-Westminster; special niece, Barbara Demaske; grandchildren, Chris and Jenni Newlun, Tanya Kinnison, Brent and Molly Demaske and Marsha and Davy Longstreet; great grandchildren, Elaina, Trevor, Kevin, Jaiden, Madelynn, Tyler, MaKayla, Tanner, Dylan and Carson and great great grandchildren, McKinnley and Brantley.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery on Cobbledick Road, La Valle, Wl, with Rev. Robert Butler officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, E4198 St. Paul Road, La Valle, Wl 53941.
The Picha Funeral Home in Wonewoc is assisting with arrangements.