THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Beulah Clara "Bea" Wolf, 87, of De Pere passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27.
Born on Feb. 23, 1925 to the late Jerome and Mable Webster in Goodman, she attended Goodman High School and after graduation in 1943, moved to Milwaukee where she met her husband, Norvin Wolf.
They were married on Feb. 19, 1944 and he preceded her in death on June 11, 2001. They had two children, Craig and Connie. She was a long time member of the Cross Town Carolers' singing group and the Brown Deer United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, before moving to De Pere to be closer to her daughter. She worked as a Crossing Guard and also for Red Owl, Kohl's Food Store, The Jacobus Company and Kline Deckert Glass in the Milwaukee area. Since 2010, she had been living at Walnut Grove assisted living in De Pere, making many new friends and attending church services that are provided for the residents.
She is survived by a daughter, Connie (Ralph) Kochie of De Pere; a son, Craig (Karalea) Wolf of Washington; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a brother, Byron (significant other, Barbara Anderson) of Goodman; two sisters, Ordamae King of Michigan and her twin sister, Bethel Sipple of Goodman; a brother-in-law, David (Heidi) Kochie of West Allis; two sisters-in-law, Marie Webster of Milwaukee and Crystal (Brian) Gilbert of Mukwonago as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Along with her parents and her husband, Norvin, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Blanch Potter of Iowa and Margareta Rollo of Belding, Mi.; a brother, Leonard Webster of Milwaukee and four brothers-in-law, George Potter of Iowa, Harry Rollo of Belding, Mi., Cecil King of Michigan and George Sipple of Goodman.
A celebration of life will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8 at Beautiful Savior Church, 2160 Packerland Drive, Green Bay with visitation from 4 p.m. until time of the service. Pastor Jonathan Meyer and Dr. Mike Pfeifer will concelebrate. Visitation will continue on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Brown Deer United Methodist Church, 5736 W Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee from 1 p.m. until the memorial service at 4 p.m. Pastor Sarah Johnsen will officiate and entombment will take place at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Milwaukee.