Anna "Ann" L. (Larson) Lemke

February 17, 1945 - June 06, 2022


Obituary For Anna "Ann" L. (Larson) Lemke

DeForest –Anna L. “Ann” Lemke, age 77, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 6, 2022. She was born on February 17, 1945 in LaCrosse, WI the daughter of Palmer and Alma (Sheets) Larson. She was united in marriage to John W. Lemke in LaCrosse, WI. Ann loved providing childcare and especially loved caring for her grandchildren. Ann is survived by her four daughters: Dawn Lemke, Kim (Jon) Lund, Jodie (Bob) Schwenn and Patty (Bob) Tidwell; three grandchildren, Alex Villafranco, Anna Schwenn and Morgan Tidwell; Jim (Mary) Larson and Palmer “Butch” (Ruth Ann) Larson; and many other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her husband, John and her parents.A celebration of Ann’s life will be held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Ryan Funeral Home, 6924 Lake Road, DeForest. Ann wanted it to be a true celebration, please wear bright colors and Ann’s favorite color was pink. Private Burial services will follow at Norway Grove Cemetery, DeForest.To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:


13 Jun

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Ryan Funeral Homes - DeForest / Windsor 6924 Lake Road DeForest, WI 53532 Get Directions »
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  • 09/05/2022

    Sympathy to all my cousins, Dawn Kim Jodie and Patty. I have a lot of memories of your mother and John. La Crosse, living across the street from grandma Lemke and then living in the big house a couple blocks away. I don't know how i found this but i am very sorry. Cathy Britt Dosdall.

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