John J. Badke Sr., lifelong resident of Menomonee Falls. Born to Eternal Life November 2, 2011 age 92 years. Beloved husband of the late Laraine M. E. (nee Stremlow). Dear father of Karen Wnuk, John "Jack" (Dolores) Badke Jr. and Jill Schmidt. Loving grandfather of Suzanne (David Sr.) DeLong, Donald (Linda) Wnuk, Judith Ebert, Edwin Wnuk, John (Jeanine) Badke III and Aaron (Cathy) Schmidt. Loving great grandfather of David Jr. (Sheena) and Matthew DeLong, Ryan and Nicole Wnuk, Molly Ebert, Douglas and Andrea Wnuk, John IV, Leah and Lexie Badke. Loving great-great grandfather of Chloe, McKinley, Declan and Ayden DeLong. Fond brother of Rose Polczynski and Elizabeth Christiansen. Brother-in-law of Genevieve Badke, Bernice (Edgar) McCollum, and Clarence (Louise), Norma and MaryAnn Woelbing. Preceded in death by his siblings, Lottie, Paul, Fred, Ann, Clara, Bill, Del and Janet. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. John was volunteer on the Menomonee Falls Fire Dept. for 50 years. Until his death, he was the oldest living volunteer fireman in Menomonee Falls. He was past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus All Saints Council #4240.
Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, November 10, 2011, 10 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, N89 W16297 Cleveland Ave., Menomonee Falls. Interment to follow at St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday, November 9, 4-8 PM at the Funeral Home with a Prayer Vigil at 7 PM.
Schramka Funeral Home
W164 N9034 Water St.
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051