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Death Notices

Mary Lee Gruber (nee: Etzel)

September 29, 1946 – January 2, 2020

Was called home on Jan. 2, 2020. Loving wife of Don for 53 years. Loving mom of Kelly Gruber, Jeff (Chanesta Acker), and David (Beth). Proud grandma of Justin, Aspyn, Tyler, Bella, and Ali. Dear sister of Kathy Parker, Scott (Pat) Etzel, and Jim Etzel and sister-in-law of Dan (Patti) Gruber, Dorene (Rick) Penrod, and Dennis Gruber.

Visitation for Mary will be held Wed. Jan. 8 at St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Town Line Rd., Menomonee Falls from 9:30 AM until 10:45 AM which will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11 AM. Private burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Church, the American Cancer Society or to the Repairers of the Breach are appreciated.


Nancy Leibiger

June 8, 1934 – January 5, 2020

Nancy passed away peacefully into heaven January 5, 2020.  Proceeded in death was her loving husband, Carl.  Together they were the owners of Bell Clock Service for 50 years.

Survived by their children.  Sue(Paul), John(Kelly), James(Diane), Judy(Marty); grandchildren, Gina, Tyler, Evan, Marigny, Jacob, Austin, Rebecca, MacKenzie; siblings, Terry Lehnen(Mary), Judy Thompson(Jerry), nieces, nephews, and friends.

Nancy enjoyed time with her friends in the St James Senior group.  She spent many fun days with them for Bible study, cooking, and craft classes as well as sharing meals, laughter and good memories.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to St James Catholic church.

Services will be at St James Catholic Church, W220N6588 Townline Road Menomonee Falls WI   53051, January 13, 2020.  Visitation 10am-12.  Mass at 12 noon.


Violet M. “Vi” Casey

January 12, 1928 – January 6, 2020 

(nee Naukkari) Age 91. Of Sussex. Born to the late Einor and Ellen Naukkari on January 12, 1928 in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Born to Eternal Life Monday, January 6, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Raymond for 55 years. Loving mother of Thomas (Carolyn) Casey, J. Michael (Wendy) Casey, David (Denise) Casey, Patricia (Michael) Mudler and Kathleen (the late Joseph) Murray. Further survived by 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Katherine Naukkari, other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her brother Robert Naukkari.

Violet was a long-time resident of Sussex, having moved in 1968. She loved playing cards, especially bridge, pinochle and sheepshead and was active at St. James where she helped prepare funeral luncheons and was a member of S.O.A.L.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. James Building Fund.



Sandra L. Tlougan “Sandy”

November 6, 1953 – January 3, 2020

Born into Eternal Life on Friday, January 3, 2020. Age 66. Preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Tlougan and uncles, Eugene and Carl Stika. Beloved daughter of Arlene (nee Trinastac) Tlougan. Loving sister of Tom (Shirley Michals) Tlougan. Dear niece of James Trinastac. Sandy will be missed by cousins, other relatives, dear friends and her cat, Jazz.

Visitation at Krause Funeral Home, 21600 West Capitol Drive, Brookfield, Wisconsin Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:45 PM. Funeral Service at 2:00 PM.

Sandy retired from FDIC in Madison, Wisconsin.