Romelda N. Wunsch, age 96, of Sheboygan, died at Sheboygan Senior Community on Sunday, October 24, 2021.
Romelda was born on April 27, 1925, in Sheboygan, to Rymond and Elsie (Kuhn) Zimmermann. Romelda attended school in Johnsonville and the Mission House. She was united in marriage to Leslie Wunsch on November 27, 1943, at Saron United Church of Christ in Sheboygan Falls. They operated a dairy farm with Harvey and Doris Wunsch on County Trunk Highway LS in the Town of Mosel for 42 years. The homestead is now known as Lake Orchard Farm Retreat.
Romelda enjoyed playing cards, taking bus trips with Leslie and friends, and working in her gardens. She loved to cook and bake and won many blue ribbons at the Sheboygan County Fair for her baked goods. She truly loved her family, and holidays were the best times.
Romelda loved her Lord and was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Haven, where she taught Vacation Bible School for 25 years and Sunday school classes for 20 years, sang in the choir, and was a member of the Ladies Aid and the Service Guild.
Romelda is survived by her daughter, Jeannine (Richard) Halverson of Howards Grove; son, Duane (Ann) Wunsch of Brookfield; five grandchildren, Joshua Steinhardt (Shawna Terry) of Oshkosh, Jennifer (Tim) Bartz of Howards Grove, Aaron (Julie Bruskin) Wunsch of New York, Rachel (Joel) Kouba of La Crosse, and Jacob (Haeshin Shin) Wunsch of Little Rock, AR; five great-grandchildren, Jackson Bartz, Emerson Bartz, Gabriel Wunsch, Clara Wunsch, and Sydney Kouba; sister, Georgine (Gene) Littlefield; many beloved nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Romelda is preceded in death by her husband, Leslie, who passed away on January 30, 1985; her parents, Rymond and Elsie (Kuhn) Zimmermann; sister, Lorretta (Milton) Gumm; father-in-law and other-in-law, Hugo and Ella (Vogel) Wunsch; brother-in-law, Harvey and Doris (Reische) Wunsch; nephew, Greg Littlefield; and other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 29, 2021, at 1:30 PM at Zimmer-Westview Funeral Home with Pastor Adam Barkley officiating. A visitation will be held from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM at the funeral home. Interment will take place at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Haven. Romelda’s service will be livestreamed at 1:30 PM on her obituary page at www.zimmerfuneralhome.com.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing will be encouraged, and masks will be optional.
Romelda’s family would like to thank the staff at Sheboygan Senior Community and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for their compassionate care and support.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Romelda’s name for Grace Lutheran Church.
If you would like to leave a message of sympathy for Romelda’s family, please visit her obituary page on www.zimmerfuneralhome.com.