Emily Susan Boneck

Emily Susan Boneck, 99, formerly of Tomahawk, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2023 at Pine Crest Special Care, holding hands with family. She was born February 16, 1924 in Bruno, Saskatchewan, Canada to Walter and Clara (Schmirler) Kundo.  Emily was united in marriage to Walter W. “Bud” Boneck on February 27, 1943 who she met while working at Marathon Battery.  He preceded her in death on December 3, 2003. After many moves, from Wausau to Milwaukee to Pompano Beach-Eau Gallie, Florida, then back to Wisconsin, they settled in the Nokomis area and were members of St. Mary’s of Tomahawk.  There they made many friends and watched their family grow along the way. Emily loved having company over and had the best smile to all.  She especially loved her two fur babies, TedE and Oscar, who survive.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Coppock-Werner and son-in-law, Kip Werner; grandchildren, Marty (Judy) Coppock, Todd (Vicki) Boneck, Jared Schultz, Chris (Jennifer) Coppock, Duane (Donna) Boneck, Angela Coppock-Wanta (Jason), Shannon (Dawn) Boneck, and Steve (Nikki) Schultz; step-grandsons, Paul (Michelle) Werner and Scott (LaRieu) Werner; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; devoted niece, Beverly; and many other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Adria (Bob) Schultz; infant son, Dennis; very recently a son, Larry (Judy Meyers) Boneck; granddaughter, Michelle (Armstrong) Schultz; siblings, Adeline Pophal Schubring, Floyd Kundo, Marie (Harry) Trittin, Frank (Leona) Kundo, Mildred (Leonard) Miller, and Nettie Schepp-Tritten (Ervin).

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 16, 2023 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 1104 South Ninth Avenue, Wausau, with Rev. Samuel Martin and Deacon David Bablick presiding.  Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church.  Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com. Mom had so many wonderful caretakers at Pine Crest Nursing Home – Thank you to all.  Her favorite song to her visitors, “I love you a bushel and a peck and a hug around your neck!”  And she would call out, “Auch der lieber!”  A German phrase meaning, “my God – Heavens” to show her joy.

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