403 Forbidden


nginx
Rosemary Krebs

Rosemary S. Krebs

Tuesday, May 1st, 1923 - Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Rosemary Krebs, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Rosemary Krebs with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Rosemary Schmit Krebs
Rosemary Krebs, 95, of Franklin, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee, WI.
Born on May 1, 1923 to the late Alfred John Schmit and Anastasia "Daisy" Paulus, Rosemary was one of six children. She graduated from St. Mary's Academy in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. She met her future husband, Joseph "Joe" Michael Krebs, Jr while attending Milwaukee Vocational School.
During WWII she served honorably in the United States Navy in Washington, DC as an aide to Lt. Cornelius Van Shaak Roosevelt. Upon Joe's return from POW status, they were married in Port Washington. They had six children.
Rosemary cherished her family and was a pioneering spirit. She was a private pilot and was a member of Amelia Earhart's Ninety-Nines Woman's flying group. Rosemary loved adventure. She skied in the Austrian Alps and made several trips to Colorado. She loved traveling and enjoyed trips with her family to Alaska, Hawaii and Europe. To celebrate her 80th birthday, she traveled to Charlotte and rode in a NASCAR race car. Rosemary also had the privilege of being on an Honor Flight.
Rosemary was artistic and won several awards for her porcelain, ceramics and quilting. A major joy in her life was sewing. She was a teacher and mentor for several quilting clubs. She helped provide quilts to veteran's organizations and those in need.
Rosemary was predeceased by her parents, husband, her son John, daughter Rosemary, two brothers, and a sister. She is survived by her children: Karen (LeRoy Pogodzinski), Barbara Meinerz, Thomas, and Robert (Susan). Grandchildren: Joseph Meinerz, Madelyn Krebs and Ian Krebs. Great-grandchild Elise Meinerz.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, March 29 at St. Mary Catholic Faith Community, 9520 W. Forest Home Avenue, Hales Corners, WI at 11:00 AM, with a visitation beforehand at the church from 10:00 - 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight in honor of Rosemary. https://www.starsandstripeshonorflight.org
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Rosemary S. Krebs, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, March 29th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, March 29th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    St. Mary Catholic Faith Community
    Address
    9520 W. Forest Home Ave
    Hales Corners, WI 53130
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, March 29th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, March 29th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Mary Catholic Faith Community
    Address
    9520 W. Forest Home Ave
    Hales Corners, WI 53130
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Donations

Donations are being accepted for: STARS AND STRIPES HONOR FLIGHT INC.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Rosemary here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Rosemary S. Krebs by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
JS

Jim Schmit

Posted at 08:44pm
In honor of Rosemary S. Krebs USN
Donation Image
A donation was made in memory of Rosemary Krebs
NH

Nancy and Steve Hegedus

Posted at 02:25pm
In living memory of Rosemary Krebs
Donation Image
A donation was made in memory of Rosemary Krebs
NH

Nancy Hegedus

Posted at 02:19pm
Karen, Barbara, Tommy, and Rob!
I am so very sorry for your loss. Your mom was an amazing woman! I have very special memories of Aunt Rosemary and the times we were all together. Wish we had spent more time together growing up, and
in our later years. On this sad occasion, thinking of the loved ones we have lost, I miss them all so much! Love and prayers. Nan (Schmit) Hegedus
FO

Faith and John O'Connell

Posted at 11:26am
Our condolences on the passing of your mother.
Donation Image
A donation was made in memory of Rosemary Krebs
MP

Mardi Pauling

Posted at 03:51am
In loving memory of a favorite aunt and beloved sister in law. You will be missed.
A donation has been made in her memory.
Rick , Mardi and Sybelle
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album