Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Harriet J. Wilke
Service: September 25, 2015
Harriet J. Wilke
Harriet J. Wilke, age 90 of Watertown, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center in West Bend.

Funeral services will be held on Friday September 25, 2015 at 11 am at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown with Rev. Rodney Warnecke officiating. Burial will be at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Friday from 10 am until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to St. John’s Lutheran Church. The Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown are serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.

Harriet Jean Kuehnemann was born in Watertown, the daughter of Alfonse and Ottilie (Kaliebe) Kuehnemann. She attended St. John’s Lutheran Grade School in Watertown and was a 1943 graduate of the Watertown High School. On October 16, 1948 she married Richard G. “Dick” Wilke at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown. He preceded her in death on January 10, 2008. Harriet and Richard owned and operated Wilke Electric in Watertown for many years. She was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and helped publish the “Observer” a monthly bulletin for the church. Harriet was also a member of the church Bible Class and the PTL. She enjoyed flowers and gardening.

Harriet is survived by a daughter, Janet (Martin) Biller of West Bend, a daughter-in-law, Pam Wilke of Watertown, four grandchildren, Jamie (Chris) Fischer, Kelly Dunlap, Emily (Al) Detjen and Matthew Biller, six great-grandchildren; Caden Fischer, Rachel Fischer, Elisha Nixon, Tytus Nixon, Kalyn Detjen and Olivia Detjen, other relatives and friends. Harriet was the last member of her immediate family being preceded in death by her parents, a son Robert Wilke and a great-grandson, Isaiah Nixon.
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