In Memory

Paula Hartzheim

Paula Jean Hartzheim

November 6, 1954 - May 14, 2011

Paula Jean Hartzheim, age 56, went to heaven on Saturday, May 14, 2011 surrounded by family, and her faithful dog Buddy, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on November 6, 1954 in Neenah, daughter of the late Paul and Viola (Brantmeier) Hartzheim. Paula was a lifetime resident of Menasha.
Paula enjoyed playing cards and darts as well as being with family and friends. Her 3 nephews and 3 great-nieces and great-nephew were a special part of her life. She was able to take a trip this spring to North Carolina to meet her newest great-niece and see the rest of the family.
Paula is survived by her sister, Margaret, "Peg" (Dennis) Piepkorn; 3 nephews: Shane (Sally) Piepkorn, Green Bay, and their girls: Molly and Emily; Andy (Christy) Piepkorn, and their children: Gavin and Julia; Cory Piepkorn, Green Bay; aunts and uncles: Leon Hartzheim (Godfather), Darboy, Dave (Dolores) Hartzheim , Sun City, CA, Grace (Carl) Kessler, Combined Locks, Millie Brantmeier, Menasha, Ed (Elaine) Brantmeier, Menasha; special friends: Sally Montanabo, Menasha, Pat Kersten, Menasha; helpful friends and neighbors: Robin, Chris, Pauline, Bob and Deb. 
A Memorial Gathering will be held from 3:00–5:00 PM on Tuesday May 17, 2011, at Martens-Laemmrich Funeral Home, 312 Milwaukee Street, Menasha. A Prayer Service will be held at 5:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated. 
The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers, support, meals and friendship. Special thanks to Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology, Dr. Goggins, Jennifer and Staff, Affinity Hospice Fox Valley; Fayettville, NC Hospice, Unity Hospice, Green Bay and all the caregivers who helped the family.