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Norma Colleen Wiedenhoeft

November 11, 1928 — November 21, 2020

Norma Colleen Wiedenhoeft of Waukesha passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at the age of 92.

She was born in Taft, Texas on November 11, 1928, the daughter of James and Jane Pruitt and the youngest of 13 siblings. As a Texas native, she graduated Edna High School in 1945. After high school, she enrolled at Hillcrest Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Waco, Texas. She graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1948.

On August 17, 1949 she married Dale Charles Wiedenhoeft; he preceded her in death on April 11, 1995. Colleen worked in the health care industry for nearly 60 years caring for hospital patients and later as a home healthcare nurse, dedicating her life to helping her patients. In her spare time, she loved to read.

She is survived by three daughters, Cynthia (Thomas) Hennig of Delafield, WI, Marlene (Timothy) Stojanik of Temple, Texas and Amy (David) Krueger of Great Falls, MT; four grandchildren, Stacy (Michael) Estrada, Mark (Shyloh) Stojanik, Matthew (Amber) Hennig, Daniel (Jessica) Hennig and six great grandchildren, Aiden Stojanik, Kohen Stojanik, Taytum Stojanik, Riley Hennig, Melia Hennig and Lainey Hennig. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Jo Ann Wiedenhoeft-Ordner, granddaughter Jennifer Stojanik, and siblings Dessie Hall, Robert Pruitt, Archie Pruitt, Grace Rice, Velma Malchar, Genora Pruitt, Willie Lou Hunt, Jimmie Nicholson, J.E. Pruitt, Laverne Kiefer, Inita McKenna, Barbara Freeman.

A private family service will be held in Flatonia, Texas at a future date.

If desired, memorials in Colleen’s name are appreciated to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, ASPCA or American Cancer Society.

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