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Obituary for Delores Althoff

Delores Theresa (Hundt) Althoff, 97, died peacefully on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at Riverside Transitional Care, where she had been a resident for the past eleven months. She was an amazing woman who lived a vibrant life and leaves behind a rich legacy built on her love for her family and friends, her commitment to her faith and church, and her tireless support for her beloved community of Bangor. She is survived by her 10 children, Tom “Fish” Althoff, Kate Proctor, Barbara (Jack Damm) Althoff, Gary (Karen) Althoff, Gail (Wendell) Everson, Mary Althoff, George (Cathy) Althoff, Steve (Renee Hammes) Althoff, Nancy (Dan) Schulte, and Laurie (Gary) Rowley; 20 grandchildren, Sam Althoff, Charles (Stuart Munson) Althoff, Nick (Desiree) Althoff, Ryan (Brook Wilkinson) Damm, Cassandra (Arthur Paris) Damm , Abigail (Kevin Conner) Damm, Melissa Althoff, Jenny Althoff, Todd (April) Everson, Cory (Heather) Everson, Neil (Stella) Everson, Robbie (Michelle) Everson, Matt (Gemma) Althoff, Andrew (Amy) Althoff, Laura (Rob) Lorenz, Mary Althoff, Anna Schulte, Lucy (Thomas) Schulte, Ben Rowley, and Lydia (Jadon) Schuhmacher; 24 great-grandchildren, Mariah Althoff, Zeke Wilkinson Damm, Severin Paris, Zelda Paris, Adelaide Conner, Margaret Damm, Natalie Althoff, Lily Mercer, Nolan Everson, Adrick Everson, John Walter Everson, Allison Everson, Carly Everson, Autumn Everson, Katie Everson, Spencer Everson, Layton Everson, Macy Everson, Fiona Althoff, Simon Althoff, Jackson Althoff, Sullivan Althoff , Delaney Althoff and Ava Lorenz; step grandchildren Alicia (David) Bates, Libby (Xili) Syla, Jacob Fleming, Whitney (Daniel) Boughen, Nicole (Kari) Somusson, and Preston Briggs; step great grandchildren Arabella Bates, Gianna Bates, Ammar Syla, Raif Syla, Lis Syla, Kron Syla, Callum Somusson, Allen Bronson, David Bronson and Randal Bronson; two siblings, Delia Bina and Arnold (Madonna) Hundt; sisters-in-law Marcie Hundt, Betty Althoff and Jean Althoff; brother-in-law Henry (Jackie) Althoff; Cindy Amberg, Judy Stevens, Brandi Hines as well as scores of loving nieces, nephews and fellow parishioners; her Bangor friends and neighbors, especially Mary Hemker, her treasured friend and fellow Milwaukee Brewers fan and Mary Wolf, her close friend who was always there for her and helped her with many projects, especially when it came time to make a baby quilt for another new grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years; son-in-law John Proctor; daughter-in-law Judy Althoff; two grandchildren, Tony Althoff and Stacey Althoff; two infant granddaughters; and 11 siblings, Marie (Peter) Schmidt, Mabel (Walter) Cavadini, Bernie (Kate) Hundt, Kay (Ray) Moon, Irene Martinek, Emil (Tillie) Hundt, Josie (La Mont) Clements, Sally Oswalt, Pete (Bernice) Hundt, Dave Hundt, Arlene (Norbert) Schmidt. She was also preceded in death by her dear friend and Bingo buddy, Anna Mashak. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Teresa of Kolkata Catholic Church (formerly known as St. Leo the Great of West Salem and St. Mary’s of Bangor), 210 West Hamlin Street, West Salem WI on Monday, July 25, 2022. Visitation will be at the Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home in Bangor on Sunday, July 24, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Visitation at the church will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Masks are recommended. A private family committal service will take place immediately follow Mass. Delores will be laid to rest alongside George at the Fairview Cemetery in Bangor. A luncheon will be held at Fox Hollow Banquet Hall, 3287 County Rd O, La Crosse, WI 54601. Memorials are preferred to the Bangor and Area Historical Society or the Bangor First Responders. The family wishes to express our deep appreciation to everyone at Riverside Transitional Care for their loving care of our mother. You became part of our family and your compassion and kindness to her and our family was greatly appreciated and will be remembered always. We all felt the "warmth of your love" and it was a great comfort and blessing to us. We know she got the best care and she loved you all dearly, especially “M and M”! Delores’ spirit, wisdom and love will live on forever in the hearts of her family and friends. To view the complete obituary please click on the link: