Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000

2000-08-02T00:00:00Z Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000 Journal Times
August 02, 2000 12:00 am

Barbara A. Calkins

RACINE - Barbara A. (nee: Larsen) Calkins, 66, passed away at Lakeshore Manor on Monday, July 31, 2000. She was born in Racine on August 4, 1933, daughter of the late Adolph and Emily (nee: Rhonda) Larsen and had been a lifelong resident. On August 17, 1957, at First Presbyterian Church, she was united in marriage to James R. Calkins, who preceded her in death on October 22, 1995. Prior to raising her family, Barbara was an Elementary School Teacher. Subsequently, she managed her husband's dental office until their retirement. Barbara was a Deacon and Elder at First Presbyterian Church. She served as a board member for Family Service of Racine and board member and President of the Big Sisters. She was a member of the Racine County Dental Association Auxiliary and a volunteer for Racine Unified School District as well as St. Luke's Hospital Auxiliary. Surviving are two children, David (Joni) Calkins of Houston, Texas and Ann (Dave) Budinger of Fort Monmouth, N.J.; four grandchildren, Riley and Emily Calkins and Benjamin and Paul Budinger; a sister, Eleanor Kerr of Ashton, Ill.; two brothers, Bob (Irma) Larsen of Racine and Tom (Nancy) Larsen of New London; sister-in-law, Corrine Albert of Ramona, Ga.; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Bill Larsen; and her sister, Karen Sarafi. Funeral services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 7th Street and College Avenue, on Saturday, August 5, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Randall K. Bush officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. In memory of Barbara, memorials to the First Presbyterian Church, Family Service of Racine, or Big Sisters have been suggested. MARESH-MEREDITH AND ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME 803 Main Street634-7888

Ernest F. Petrowsky Sr.

RACINE - Ernest F. Petrowsky Sr., 59, passed away unexpectedly while at work on Monday, July 31, 2000. Ernest was born in Milwaukee on September 22, 1940, to Edwin and Elsie (nee: Frederickson) Petrowsky and had been a lifelong area resident. He married the former Beverly Swoboda at Immanual Lutheran Church in Milwaukee on August 18, 1962. Ernest served in the United States Army from 1959 until 1962 and was employed by Delphi Automotive Corporation for 26 years. Ernest is survived by his wife, Beverly Petrowsky; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Ernest Petrowsky Jr., Dean Petrowsky, and Dale (Tammy) Petrowsky, all of Racine; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cammie (Joseph) Montano of Racine and DeDe (Cesar) Lopez of Kenosha; 14 grandchildren, Amanda, Ernie, Jenna, Jacob, Nicki, Ronnie, Josh, Ricky, Brandon, Heather, Joe Jr., Kayla, Christina, and Cesar Jr.; brother and sister-in-law, Eugene (Cindy) Petrowsky of Milwaukee; and three sisters, Elaine Thieme, Eileen Goggins of Milwaukee, and Ellen Sobie of Mesa, Ariz. Ernest is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Edward Petrowsky. Funeral services for Ernest will be held at the funeral home on Thursday evening, August 3, 2000, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Maurice Felton officiating. Interment will be in Hatfield Cemetery in the Town of Adams. PURATH-STRAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY 3915 Douglas Avenue639-8000

Margaret L. Lehman-Moon

FRIENDSHIP - Mrs. Margaret L. Moon, 82, formerly of Racine, passed away in Adams County Memorial Hospital Nursing Care Unit on Monday, July 31, 2000. She was born in Moline, Ill. on August 20, 1917, to the late Prudent and Febrone (nee: Steen) Victoor, but was a resident of Racine for most of her life. On March 5, 1938, she was united in marriage with George P. Lehman. He preceded her in death on February 16, 1976. On August 20, 1983, she was united in marriage with Otto O. Moon. He preceded her also on July 4, 1990. Mrs. Moon was a longtime member of St. Edward Catholic Church and the Humble Park Niners. She is survived by her daughters, Dolores (Allan) Modrak of Adams, Joyce (Russ) Reed, and Shirley (Mike) Mohrbacher, both of Sturtevant; grandchildren, Patricia (Rick) Stanford of Virginia Beach, Va., Jannette (Rick) Florczak of West Allis, Steve Steinpas of Hermitage, Tenn., Barbara Steinpas of Gurnee, Ill., Dawn (Paul) Hoffman of South Milwaukee, Bradley Zemke of Racine, and Denise Mohrbacher of Sturtevant; six great-grandsons; two great-granddaughters; sister-in-law, Evelyn Amery of Geneva, Ill.; and nephews. Mrs. Moon was also preceded in death by her grandson, Jim Larsen; and her brothers, William and Walter Amery. Family and friends are invited to meet in St. Edward Catholic Church on Friday, August 4, 2000, at 10 a.m. for the celebration of her Funeral Mass with Rev. Richard J. Molter officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Highway 32. There will be a visitation in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Thursday from 5 until 7 p.m. DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME 1910 Taylor Avenue637-6514

Robert A. 'Bob' Barbee

RACINE - Robert A. 'Bob' Barbee, 51, passed away at Vencor Hospital in Milwaukee on Monday, July 31, 2000. Bob was born in Rock Island, Ill. on April 29, 1949, son of Richard and Phylis (nee: Warner) Barbee. On May 1, 1970, at Rock Island Memorial Heights Methodist Church, he was united in marriage to Susan Scherer. Bob graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. Furthering his education at the University of Iowa, he received his Master's Degree in Counseling and Rehabilitation. Moving to Racine in 1973, he was employed by the State of Wisconsin of Vocational Rehabilitation. In 1979, he joined Racine County Human Services Department as Division Manager of Case Management of Adult Services. For 12 years, he dedicated his time to the City of Racine as the Sixth District Alderman, serving as past President of Board of Health and Vice-Chairman of Finance. He also served on the Planning Commission and the Racine Public Library Board. Bob was an active member of the Tuesday Optimist Club, serving as past President, Governor, and Lieutenant Governor, Project Chairman for Salmon-A-Rama for three years, and became Optimist International Distinguished Governor from 1998 until 1999. Bob was an advocate for the betterment of children in which he took great pride in being Assistant Cub Master for Pack 123 and was a strong supporter for the YMCA and Camp Anokijig. Bob was involved in many community organizations as DRC, past President of Careers, member of AMI, ARC, Racine Golf Liaison Committee, and served on the Holy Communion Church Council. He also enjoyed camping and canoeing. Most of all, Bob loved and enjoyed being with his family more than anything. He was always there for his wife, children, and their activities. Bob will be sadly missed. Survivors include his wife, Susan; his four children, Zachary Barbee of Racine, Joshua Barbee of Nevada, Iowa, Jordan (Marc) Molinaro of Kenosha, and Justin Barbee of Racine; his granddaughter, Melanie Molinaro; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Sherman (Margie) Scherer of Rock Island, Ill.; and brother-in-law, James (Jeanne) Scherer of San Jose, Calif. He is further survived by his mother, two brothers, two sisters, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his father. Funeral services will be held at Holy Communion Lutheran Church, 2000 West Sixth Street, on Friday, August 4, 2000, at 12 p.m. with Rev. Walter Hermann officiating. Interment will follow. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. (Time for Remembering at 7 p.m.) and at the church on Friday from 11 a.m. until time of service. A memorial will be established in Bob's name. MARESH-MEREDITH AND ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME 803 Main Street634-7888

Robert L. Ingrouille

KENOSHA - Mr. Robert L. Ingrouille, 76, passed away in St. Mary's Medical Center on Monday, July 31, 2000. He was born in Racine on September 10, 1923, to the late Ervin and Marie (nee: Rasmussen) Ingrouille, but moved to Kenosha in 1956. On July 28, 1945, he was united in marriage with the former Ruth Betty Tofting in Bethany Methodist Church. Mr. Ingrouille was a graduate of Washington Park High School and served his country with the United States Army Air Corps flying on B-17's and B-24's during World War II. He completed 30 missions with the Eighth Air Force stationed in England. Mr. Ingrouille was a member of Somers Community Church and the UAW Local 1007. He enjoyed traveling, golfing, and bowling, especially in the senior leagues at Ives Grove and Castle Lanes. In addition to his loving wife of 55 years, Betty, he is survived by his children, Todd (Robin) Ingrouille, both of Kenosha and Becky (John) Lucci of Racine; grandchildren, Ron Lucci, Brian Lucci, Megan Holimon, and Robie Zagra; great-grandchildren, John Holimon, Kyla Holimon, and Zachary Zagra; brothers, Gerald (Dorothy) Ingrouille of Racine and Edward (Joanne) Ingrouille of Fifield; sister, Shirley (Ralph) Mandernack of Kenosha; sister-in-law, Shirley Syslack of Ventura, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to meet in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Thursday, August 3, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. for his Funeral service with Rev. Robert Wang officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Kenosha. There will be a visitation in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5 until 8 p.m. Memorials in Mr. Ingrouille's name have been suggested to the Leukemia Society. The Ingrouille family wishes to extend their thanks and gratitude to Dr. Michael Mullane and his staff for their compassionate care shown to Bob. We would also like to thank the staff on 2D at St. Mary's. They not only gave Bob excellent care, they made us feel like family. DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME 1910 Taylor Avenue637-6514

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