Corrine W. (Meinen) Willkom

April 6, 1930 ~ August 17, 2020 (age 90)


Corrine W. Willkom, 90, of Chippewa Falls, died Monday, August 17, 2020 at her residence with her family by her side under the care of Mayo Clinic Home Health Hospice.

Corrine was born April 6, 1930 in Tilden, the daughter of Edmund and Winifred (Bartley) Meinen.

On May 25, 1953, Corrine married Roland L. Willkom at St. Peter’s Church in Tilden. She was a member of Holy Ghost Church.

Corrine is survived by three sons, Curt (Mae) of Chippewa Falls, Sidney of Brooklyn Center, MN, and Micky (Linette) of Chaska, MN; five daughters, Roxann (Keith) Pitsch of Jim Falls, Jill (Jim) Nayes of Eau Claire, Kim Willkom of Chippewa Falls, Kay (Gregg) Kromrey of Hudson, and Janet (Jason Webster) Willkom of Minneapolis, MN; two brothers, Jim Meinen of Milwaukee and Gerald (Wanda) Meinen of Chippewa Falls; 15 grandchildren, Mallory and Kelsey Willkom, Holli (Lang) Jacobson, Matthew Pitsch, Will (Alyssa) Nayes, Vincent, Vaughn and Claire Kromrey, Lauren, Lucas and Sarah Willkom, and Wyatt, Eli, Gage and Quin Webster; and 3 great grandchildren, Issac and Erik Jacobson, and Leo Nayes.

Corrine was preceded in death by her husband, Roland; her parents; three brothers, William, Thomas, and Donald Meinen; and two sisters, Lucille Jensen and Pat Schemenauer.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 20 at Holy Ghost Church in Chippewa Falls. The Very Rev. Justin Kizewski will be celebrant of the funeral Mass. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Tilden.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 20 at the Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls.

Per the state mandate, face masks are required for all those attending.


Funeral services for Corrine W. Willkom were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 20 at Holy Ghost Church in Chippewa Falls.

The Very Rev. Justin Kizewski was celebrant of the funeral Mass assisted by Deacon Ned Willkom. Interment was in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Tilden.

Music during the Mass was provided by Judy Brist and Vincent Kromrey.

Casket bearers were Greg and Vaughn Komrey, Jim and Will Nayes, Keith Pitsch and Lucas Willkom.

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August 20, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Horan Funeral Home and Cremation Services
420 Bay St.
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Funeral Service
August 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Holy Ghost Church (Chippewa Falls)

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