October 26, 2021

Lorraine Brotske

Lorraine A. Brotske, age 92, of Berlin, passed away peacefully at the Juliette Manor of Berlin on Saturday morning August 11, 2018 and she was formerly a longtime resident of the American House of Berlin.
She was born on September 3, 1925 in Pulaski, the daughter of Vincent and Julia (Wier) Walejko.
Lorraine was a 1943 graduate of Redgranite High School and on October 6, 1945 she married the love of her life, Ralph Brotske at Saint Marks Catholic Church of Redgranite and they spent 59 wonderful years together, until his passing on May 27, 2005.
She is a member of the All Saints Catholic Parish of Berlin (Saint Stanislaus), Homakers, and Anti Horse thief Association.
Lorraine was a homemaker and her hobbies included, vegetable and flower gardening, sewing, needlework, and playing cards,
Her children that survive are, sons, Jim (Donna) Brotske of Oshkosh, Tom (Jackie) Brotske of Ballwin, Mo. and Rich (Harriet) Brotske of Berlin, daughter, Joan (Mark) Clarke of Minocqua and her foreign exchange daughter, Teresa (Lewis) Melton. She is further survived by one brother, Norbert Walejko of Wautoma.
10 Grandchildren, Jennifer Smith, Michelle (Aaron) Engelman, Joe (Korinne) Brotske, Kate (Sean) Ketcherside, Ann (Nate) Wilks, Mike Brotske, Lisa (Brian) Now, Jessica (Dean) Strebelinski, Theresa (Tommy) Clark, and David Clarke, also 14 Great Grandchildren, many nieces and nephews other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Grayce (Leo) Jeske, her infant brother, Alex Walejko, her husband Ralph and a Sister in Law, Delores Walejko.
A Memorial has been established in her memory.

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