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Cecilia Lorenz

May 30, 1937 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 84)


Cecilia “Ceil” T. Lorenz, of Sheboygan Falls, passed away Tuesday morning, May 10, 2022, at Pine Haven Christian Home. She was 84 years old.

Ceil T. Van De Kreeke was born May 30, 1937, in Sheboygan, the daughter of John and Huberta (nee Pilon) Van De Kreeke. She graduated from Sheboygan Central High School in 1955 and went on to study at Holy Family College in Manitowoc and Lakeshore Technical Institute. From 1976 to 1989, she was a Health Occupation Instructor at Lakeshore Technical College. From 1984 until her retirement in 1994, she also worked at Lakeland Orthopedics and St. Nicholas Hospital, E.R. in Sheboygan.

On October 6, 1956, she was united in marriage with John “Jack” Lorenz at St. Clement Catholic Church in Sheboygan. They spent their entire married life in Sheboygan Falls raising four sons. They celebrated 56 years together before Jack’s passing in 2013.

Ceil and Jack enjoyed traveling, including trips to Alaska and Hawaii, springtime trips to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina which included taking each grandchild to see the ocean, and annual Korean Veteran reunions held in Wisconsin and Minnesota. She enjoyed going to Packer games (including the Ice Bowl), attending children and grandchildren school events, sewing, flower gardening, reading, and spending time with her family.

Ceil was a member of Blessed Trinity Parish in Sheboygan Falls, where she was involved in the Parish Council, serving as a Eucharistic Minister and Lector. She was a faithful volunteer of other various organizations including Partners in Reading and Rainbow Kids.

Ceil is survived by her two sons, Steven (Kris) Lorenz and William Lorenz, both of Sheboygan Falls; grandchildren, Adam (Sammy) Lorenz, Theresa (Jeff) Schaller, and Joseph (Brittany Seefeld) Lorenz; sister, Marnel Raatz; brother, John (Candace) Van De Kreeke; sister-in-law, Virginia Lorenz; brother-in-law, Alvin Steinke; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ceil is preceded in death by her husband, Jack; two sons, Mark Lorenz and Michael Lorenz and parents John (Wilma) and Huberta Van De Kreeke.

A Memorial Mass to celebrate Ceil’s life will be held at 10:30AM on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Blessed Trinity Parish with Father Dick Fleischmann officiating. The family will receive visitors at the church on Saturday from 9:30-10:30AM.

She will be laid to rest at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Sheboygan Falls.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made in her name.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staffs of Pine Haven Christian Communities and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.

Wenig Funeral Home – Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is assisting the family. Please visit for more information and online condolences.

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May 21, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Blessed Trinity Catholic Parish (Sheboygan Falls)

Memorial Mass
May 21, 2022

10:30 AM
Blessed Trinity Catholic Parish (Sheboygan Falls)

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