Viola Feldmann

Viola “Ole” Feldmann, 93, of Elkhart Lake passed away Nov. 28, 2020 at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.

She was born Nov. 12, 1927, a daughter of the late Otto and Meta (Kraemer) Kuhn and attended grade schools in the town of Rhine.

On June 29, 1946 she married LeRoy Feldmann at St. Peter United Church of Christ in the town of Rhine. The couple raised their family in Elkhart Lake and they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1996. LeRoy preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 1998.

Ole worked at Sargento for over 25 years until her retirement and also was a dedicated volunteer, working the election polls in Elkhart Lake for many years.

She was a member of Community UCC in Elkhart Lake, and also was a member of the Red Hat Society of Elkhart Lake.

Ole was truly a special lady who touched the lives of many people. Her family will forever remember her for her needle point crafts, home-made calendars, and her love for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Survivors include four children, Gary Feldmann of Forest Lake, Minnesota; Jeffrey Feldmann of Elkhart Lake, Sharon Golbach of Chilton, and Randy (Maureen) Feldmann of Lake Mills; and nine grandchildren, Tina (Tim) Warmbold, Chad (Jodi) Feldmann, Ryan (Corynn) Feldmann, Derek (Gina) Feldmann, Maggie Golbach (special friend Jake), Michael Golbach, Nicole (Chris) Dillon, Leah (Blaine) Kopecky, and Kelsey (James) Philipps. She is further survived by 13 great-grandchildren, Joe, Jenna, Kennedy, Bo, Ella, Brody, Kenley, Kyler, LeRoy, Reese, Avery, Teegan, and Parks; sisters-in-law Violet Feldmann of Plymouth, Doreen Miller of Elkhart Lake, and Berneda Wittek of Glenbeulah; brother-in-law Ronald (Kay) Feldmann of Elkhart Lake; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Ole was preceded in death by her husband; parents; daughters-in-law Karen and Danna Feldmann; brothers Elmer (Mildred) and Lester (Marie) Kuhn; along with many in-laws.

Following Viola’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of her life will be held in spring 2021. Inurnment will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Elkhart Lake.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Viola’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit

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