Obit: Koltis, Daisy Elenore #2 (1925 - 2008)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Koltis, Christian, Boardman, Elliot, Kaminski, Walker, Mayer, Tobola, Apfelbeck
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co. WI) March 5, 2008
Koltis, Daisy Elenore (20 June 1925 - 26 February 2008)
Daisy E. Koltis, age 82, of Thorp, passed away at Luther Hospital on Tuesday, February 26, 2008.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 29, 2008, at St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Thorp. Fr. Keith Apfelbeck officiated and burial followed in New St. Hedwig’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was held at the church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
Daisy Elenore Boardman was born on June 20, 1925 in thorp to Melvin and Grace (Christian) Boardman. She was raised and received her education in Thorp, graduating from Thorp High School in 1943. After completing her schooling, daisy went to work at the Blue Moon Cheese Factory.
She was united in marriage to Walter Koltis on June 1, 1946 at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Thorp. Daisy continued to work at Blue Moon Cheese for a couple years, and then stayed home to raise her family. She enjoyed traveling and ceramics, and was a member of St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church and the Thorp Historical Society.
She will be sadly missed by her husband, Walter, of Thorp; three sons: Ernie Koltis of Washington, IA, Leonard Koltis of Rock Dan, and Gordon Koltis of Greenville, N.C.; Susan Elliot of Indianapolis, IN; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Cora (John) Kaminski of Milwaukee and Dorothy Walker of San Francisco.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Ruth Mayer and Helen Tobola; and six brothers: Earl, Lawrence, Jack, Donald, William and Roger Boardman.
Thorp Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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