Michele A. Ptaschinski, age 53, of Beaver Dam, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011.
Visitation for Michele will be at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, 511 South Spring Street in Beaver Dam, on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 3:45 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at church on Tuesday beginning at 4:00 PM. Fr. Michael J. Erwin will officiate. Burial will be at St. Peter”s Cemetery.
Michele was born on July 23, 1957 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to Robert and Adeline (Washtock) Kuenzi. She graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1975. Michele was very proud to be certified by Pet Therapy International; she and her dogs were able to visit others and make a positive difference in their lives. Her dogs, Max, Mickey, and Dolly, will miss Michele dearly. Michele also loved all sports; although she was a Badger fan and a Packer fan, she absolutely loved the Chicago Cubs.
Survivors include her husband, Michael Ptaschinski of Beaver Dam; her brother, Bob (Vicki) Kuenzi of West Bend; two nieces, Krista Kuenzi of London, England and Kayla Kuenzi of Rubicon; her aunt, Marie Kuenzi of Beaver Dam other relatives and friends. Michele was preceded in death by her parents.
If desired, memorials may be made in Michele Ptaschinski”s name to Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20037.
The Murray Funeral Home, 131 E. Maple Avenue in Beaver Dam, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Tuesday, April 12th, 2011, 1:00pm – 3:45pm, St. Katharine Drexel Spring St. Church-Beaver Dam
Tuesday, April 12th, 2011, 4:00pm, St. Katharine Drexel Spring St. Church-Beaver Dam
St. Peter’s Cemetery-Beaver Dam