In Memory of Cecilia R. Crotteau
Cecilia “Cis” Rose Crotteau Age 90, of Rice Lake, WI, died Monday, February 20, 2023 at Vista Prairie at Brentwood, Rice Lake.
She was born on December 5, 1932 in Rice Lake to Louis and Lydia (Dvorak) Sirek.
Cis was married to Raymond “Ray” Crotteau on August 19, 1952 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Dobie, WI. Her and Raymond took over his family's farm where they raised seven children. She was a great homemaker who enjoyed cooking and baking. She made the best kolaches. She was always eager to feed anyone who stopped by. Cis enjoyed gardening, sewing and embroidering. She worked funeral lunches at St. Joseph's Church for many years.
She is survived by four daughters, Judy (Buck) Smith of Birchwood, Charlene (Don) Dahle of Haugen, Nancy Sirinek of Birchwood and Linda Brunette of Rice Lake; three sons, Ronald (Sue) Crotteau of Rice Lake, Timothy (Laura) Crotteau of Rice Lake and Jeffrey Crotteau of Rice Lake; 15 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild; a sister, Zita Willger; sister in-law and brother-in-law, Marge and Henry (Skip) Crotteau and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond “Ray” of Crotteau; 2 sons-in-law, Tom Sirinek and Jeff Brunette; parents; 3 sisters, Clara Beffa, Regina Haines and Elsie Weisenberger; and a brother, Louie Sirek.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11AM Monday, March 6, 2023 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rice Lake, Father Adam Laski officiating, with interment in St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held from 9-11AM Monday, March 6 at the church. Appleyard’s Home for Funerals in Rice Lake is assisting the family with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association.