WAUKESHA, Wis. — The tragic events Sunday at the Waukesha Christmas Parade tragedyThe city and state of Wisconsin were shaken. Grandparents, mothers, fathers as well as sisters, brothers and other friends were among those who were affected.
Each of them will always be remembered. Below is a listing of all those who have passed away and a brief description of their lives.
Jane Kulich, 52 years old, was employed at Citizens Bank. Jane Kulich, 52, was a Citizen Bank employee. GoFundMe posted a tribute saying Jane was “a loving and beautiful, charismatic mother, grandmother, and friend to many.” Without Jane, the world would be much more dark without her.
In a statement, her daughter stated that “my mother was a wonderful and beautiful soul”. She lit up everyone’s life. This woman was a total gem. She was so proud of her family. She is a sister to her husband, has 3 children, and 3 grandchildren. She was sweet, kind, and so loving. She was dedicated, motivating, and comforting. She was one of our greatest human beings. She will be greatly missed by us all.”
Tamara Carlson (52), was a member Milwaukee Dancing GranniesSenior women’s dance troupe performing at the Christmas Parade on Sunday.
A tribute on a GoFundMe page to her said, “She was a proud mother, a phenomenal grandma, a proud Waukesha citizen, and overall just one the most kind-hearted people ever were.”
Wilhelm Hospel (82), is Lola’s husband and another member of Milwaukee Dancing Grannies.
According to his nieceHe was the youngest of his four brothers. He would meet up with them once a year to share his memories.
Leanna Owens (71), was a member the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies.
Virginia Ginny (Ginny) Sorenson
Virginia Sorenson, age 79, was fondly known as ‘Ginny by her family. She was a member the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies.
“Her spirit was fierce, and she never grew old.” Ginny was loved by all who knew her. She was a great caregiver, caring for patients and family as well as her furry friends. We were blessed to have her watching over our lives now that she reminded us of the ‘angels’ who watch over us.
Jackson Sparks, age 8, is the son Aaron and Sheri’s younger brother Tucker. According to a GoFundMeCampaign, Aaron and Sheri can be called “people of faith.”
The family asked for prayers from the community.
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