|Alma Francis Valcq|
She was born Feb. 16, 1925, in Racine, Wis., to Fred and Theresa (Gold) Oberbuchler.
She graduated from Rufus King High School in Milwaukee, Wis., and later during World War II, worked for the Air Transport Command in Washington, D.C., as a top-secret cryptographer.In 1945, Alma and Wilbur Goller were united in marriage in Milwaukee, where they raised their two children, Sharon and James.
They divorced in 1960, and in 1967, she married Kenneth Valcq.
Alma and Kenneth were longtime residents of Wausaukee, where their home on the hill had the landmark white fence that could always be seen from Highway 141.
They owned and ran Kenny’s Log Inn Restaurant and Bar during the summer and fall, and became snowbirds in Gulf Shores, Ala., during the cold winters for many years.
Throughout her life Alma enjoyed golf, world travel and a good game of bridge with great friends.
She is survived by her children, Sharon Goller of Eagle River and James (Laurel) Goller of Weeki Wachee, Fla.; stepchildren, Dennis (Elena) Valcq of Amhurst, Denice (Ken) Hollender of Littlefield, Ariz., Steven Valcq of Orange Springs, Fla., and Bonnie French of Lompoc, Calif.; grandchildren, Kimberly (Kurt) Hoffmann, Scott Campbell, Heather Koziatek, David Goller, Michael Goller and Jamie Goller; great-grandchildren, Danielle Hoffmann, Leah Pucek, Lindy Hoffmann, Jacob Campbell and Taylor Campbell; great-great-grandson, Jeremiah Westberg; and many other dear family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Frank; and sister, Marie.
She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She will be laid to rest in St. Germain, Wis.
Mid-Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family.
John J. Buettgen Funeral Home, 948 Grand Ave., Schofield, WI 54476, (715) 359-2828.
|Tuesday, February 12, 2013 4:23 PM|