Norah D. Oehmke


4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday, January 30, 2023
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016

Prayer Service

5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monday, January 30, 2023
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
St. Patrick Catholic Church
1500 Vine Street
Hudson WI, 54016

Norah Denise (Linehan) Oehmke, age 84, of Hudson, WI passed away on January 23, 2023. Norah was born January 3, 1939, the daughter of Daniel and Norah (Mannion) Linehan. She graduated from Holy Redeemer High School in Detroit, MI and was the first in her family to attend a university, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Detroit. Norah was united in marriage to Richard Oehmke on February 4, 1961 at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Detroit, MI and together they were blessed with six children and thirteen grandchildren.


Norah was dedicated to her family and found gratification in spending time with and supporting all six children. She was very proud of her Irish heritage and citizenship, with her parents having immigrated to the United States. She was a woman of many passions including travelling and gardening.


Norah served for many years on the school board, was a youth soccer coach, a reading assistant at the local elementary school, and CCD teacher at Saint Patrick‘s Catholic Church.


Norah is survived by her siblings, Kathleen (Harold) Robertson of Brownsville, MI, Margaret (Dave) Giles, Rogers City, MI, and Eileen (Les) Elliot, Havelock, NC; children, Daniel (Sandy) of Welch, MN, Robert of Hudson, WI, Norah of St. Paul, MN, John of Sacramento, CA, Michael of Magnolia, DE and James (Nicola) of Düsseldorf, Germany; and thirteen grandchildren, Patrick, Kathryn, Joseph, Madaline, Brayden, Octavia, Margaret, Henry, Emma, Abigail, Nicholas, Beatrice and Anna. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard; her parents, Daniel and Norah (Mannion) Linehan; and her sister Sheila (Claude) Pyne.


A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 4-6pm on Monday, January 30, 2023 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson, with a prayer service at 5:15pm.


Mass of Christian Burial for Norah will be at 11:00am on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1500 Vine St., Hudson, with a visitation held one hour prior to the Mass at church. The service will be livestreamed on the church’s Facebook page HERE. Interment at St. Patrick’s’ Catholic Cemetery.



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