Ann Marie Warmka, 83 of Norwalk fulfilled her worldly journey on her 83rd birthday on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse. She was born on December 18, 1937 to Bernard J. and Apollonia L. (Ashbeck) Altmann in Blinker, WI. Ann graduated from Auburndale High School. After high school she worked for the Marshfield Clinic. She was united in marriage and to this union 5 children were born. She was a farm wife and raised her 5 children in Junction City. On January 17, 1976, Ann was united in marriage to James Warmka. Together they moved to Norwalk. Ann worked for Spartek in Sparta and later for Cardinal IG in Tomah. She retired in 2009. She was a faithful member of St. John’s Catholic Church and belonged to the PCCW. Ann was an avid Packer fan and Brewer fan and loved watching Aaron Rogers. Spending time with family and friends, playing canasta and dominos, baking delicious cookies and treats and watching the wildlife were some of Ann’s favorite things to do. Ann was kind, compassionate, and an exceptionally good listener and prayer partner. She will be dearly missed by those that love her.
She is survived by her children, Randy (Julie) Brock of Veron, TX, Sue (Jeff) Johnson of Kendall, WI, Robert “Bob” (Dawn) Brock of Shawano, Roger (Daelynn) Brock of Elroy, Roy (Jeanne) Brock of Holmen, 2 stepchildren, Tuesday (John) Shannon of FL, Heather (Shawn) Hidle of Ripon, 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and one expected great grandchild, 5 brothers, 2 sisters, many other nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jim.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 11:00 AM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 504 Enderby Street, Wilton. Father John Ofori-Domah will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Tuesday at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.
The Smith-Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be offered by visiting http://www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com
Those in attendance are encouraged to wear a facial covering and use CDC recommended guidelines for social distance and safety measures.