Vitek, Emma L.,
(nee Feder) Born to Eternal Life on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of Charles F. Loving mother of the late Marianne Wruck. Dear grandmother of Sarah E. Wruck and Laura A. (Jeffery) Tess. Great-grandmother of Jeffery Tess Jr “Big JJ”. Mother-in-law of Larry D. Wruck. Preceded in death by her parents Milton S. Feder and Alice (nee Holt). Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial gathering will be held Thursday at the FUNERAL HOME from 4pm-7pm with a vigil at 7pm. A memorial mass will be held Friday at 10AM at ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH, 7219 S. 27th St.
Emma was a very loving person and her family meant everything to her. She was active in her community. When her daughter Marianne came home from school in the second grad wanting to join the Brownies, Emma took Marianne to a Brownie meeting. Emma started out as an assistant troop leader, became troop leader, neighborhood chairman, district chairman, was elected to the board of directors of the Blue Heron Girl Scout Council of Waukesha and became Public Relations Director for the council. She then was elected President of the council and served two terms. She was also on the original board of directors for the New Berlin Library. Emma served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and she met her soon to be husband at the Philadelphia Naval Hospital. She is a life member of Lamster Newmann VFW Post #2787 and now the VFW Post Auxiliary in Pewaukee, WI.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimers Association and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society greatly appreciated.
HERITAGE FUNERAL HOMES
9200 S. 27th St 414-761-2750
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