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Mathilda Kokolay

Mathilda Kokolay

Female 1922 - 2006  (84 years)

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  • Name Mathilda Kokolay 
    Born 22 Aug 1922  Willard, WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Sep 2006  Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1219  Konieczny-Szczech
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2006 

    Father Frank Kokaly,   b. 18 Dec 1876, Yugoslavia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1951  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Antonia Krizmanic,   b. 15 Jan 1883,   d. 24 Oct 1930, Hospital in Chippewa Falls, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 19 Feb 1905  Carbon, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lowell Brown 
    Married 22 Mar 1979  Eau Claire, WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joseph Hartwig 
    Children 
     1. Sharon Hartwig
     2. Cynthia Hartwig
     3. Marilyn Hartwig
     4. Barbara Hartwig
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Mathilda E. Brown, 85, of Eau Claire passed away Sunday, September 10, 2006, at Sacred Heart Hospital with her family at her bedside.

      She was born August 22, 1921, in Willard, Wisconsin, to Francis and Antonia (Krizmanich) Kokolay.

      Mathilda graduated from Greenwood High School in 1939, and then attended Stevens Point College. After college she worked at the Dodge plant in Chicago as an inspector for B-29 Bomber parts until World War II ended. She later worked for a cleaning service in Chicago for several years.

      Mathilda married Lowell D. Brown on March 22, 1979, in Eau Claire. They lived in Eau Claire for 27 years.

      She was a member of the Council of Catholic Women. Mathilda loved baking, reading, writing, bingo, red roses and dancing, especially the polka. She was a sharp dresser and loved shopping for clothes.

      She had a wonderful zest of life. She loved to go to the movies and eat shrimp at the Red Lobster. Mathilda and Lowell’s greatest joy was spending time together, watching Packer football games and the “Millionaire” game show. Mathildaresided at Mt. Washington in Eau Claire for the last 10 years.

      Mathilda is survived by her husband, Lowell; four daughters, Sharon (Eugene) King of Brawley, Calif., Cynthia (late Dennis) Orbin, and her special friend Milton, of Madison, Marilyn (John) Todd of Brookfield, Ill., and Barb (Dave) Balliett of Augusta; three grandchildren, Alicia Todd, Harold King and Ray Luedtke; two step-grandchildren, Mitch Balliett and March Balliett; two brothers, Darwin and Rudy Kokolay; and two sisters, Ann Boh of Marshfield and Carolyn Feitl of LaGrange Park, Ill.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Frank, Tony and Martin; and two sisters, Sylvia Boh and Mary Kokolay.

      Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home, 814 First Ave., Eau Claire, Wis. (phone (715) 832-8301).

      Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2006, at Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Kaste officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery.