Lucille G. Dunsirn, age 84, died due to complications of congestive heart failure on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Cherry Meadows. She was born on July 24, 1929, in Black Creek, Wisconsin. Lucille resided in Black Creek for 27 years and then was a resident of Appleton the remainder of her life. She graduated from Appleton High School in 1947. Lucille married Leo M. Dunsirn on August 11, 1948, in Black Creek; he preceded her in death on March 25, 1997. She enjoyed spending time with her family and loved visits from her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lucille was a talented seamstress and enjoyed making clothing and upholstering furniture for her family and friends. She enjoyed many trips with her sister-in-law, Kathy. She loved spending time caring for her grandchildren, gardening, reading, doing word search and Sudoku puzzles. Lucille was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Appleton.
Lucille is survived by her children, Bob (Denise) Dunsirn, Appleton; Dave (Sue) Dunsirn, Greenville; Judy (Bob) Howard, Appleton; Sue Humphrey, Appleton; and Lori (Brian) Knoke, Appleton; her grandchildren, Scott (Shelly) Dunsirn, Neenah; Tim (Alyssa) Dunsirn, Deerfield; Rick Dunsirn, Cottage Grove; Andy Dunsirn, Appleton; Ryan Dunsirn (special friend Allison Thiede), Chicago; Mike Howard, Alaska; Dan Howard, Alexandria, VA; Kyle Knoke, Decorah, IA; and Troy Knoke, Appleton; as well as Ed (Leah) Howard, Little Chute; Deb (Rick) Chosa, Kaukauna; and Tom Howard, Southern Pines, NC; her six great-grandchildren, Ethan, Jacob, Grace, Lily, Kassie and Carter Dunsirn; her sisters-in-law; Kathy Klarner, Donna Klarner, and Betty Klarner
Lucille was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Marie (Parks) Klarner, her brothers, Roy, Robert, Cyril, Lawrence, Jerry, Joseph, George and her son-in-law Robin Humphrey.
The Funeral Liturgy for Lucille will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014, at ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 312 South State Street, Appleton, with Father Jim Leary, O.F.M. Cap. officiating. Visitation will be held on Sunday at the Wichmann Funeral Home Downtown, 537 North Superior Street, Appleton, from 2:00 p.m. prayer service at 5:00 p.m. Visitation will also be on Monday, March 10, 2014 at church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Lucille's name. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.
The family would like to thank Dr. Orlando Taleon, Dr. John Swanson and Dr. Thomas Lewandowski and the staff of Cherry Meadows; for their kind and compassionate care.