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Lucille M. (Barnish) Anich

May 8, 1921 ~ July 24, 2018 (age 97)

Lucille (Barnish) Anich, age 97, entered her heavenly home on July 24, 2018.  Lucille was born in Rothschild, WI, one of 13 children of immigrants, Martin and Mary Barnish.  In the 1930’s the Barnish family moved to South Milwaukee where Lucille graduated from South Division High School.  In 1951, Lucille married Anthony “Tony” Anich from Palmyra, WI and together they started the A.J.  Anich Lumber Company.  Lucille was a loving and devoted wife for 50 years.  For many years they traveled to Mexico and Phoenix in the winter months.  She was an excellent cook and homemaker who loved to entertain family and friends and play bridge.  Lucille was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Palmyra and a member of the Oak Hill Homemakers.

Lucille is survived by her 3 children, David (Jean) of Palmyra, Debra (Paul) Nickel of Waukesha, and Sharon (Kurt) Boxrud-Anich of Phoenix;  5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Valerie and Ann Barnish of Milwaukee; daughter-in-law, Cathie Anich of Phoenix. 

Lucille was preceded in death by her husband Tony in 2001 and son Mark in 2000.

Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 919 W. Main St. Palmyra, WI at 11:00 AM.  Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 AM until the time of Mass.  Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy, please consider memorials to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Palmyra.

Donations may be made to:

St. Mary's Catholic Church
919 W. Main St., Palmyra WI 53156

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