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Veronica M Caturia

Veronica M Caturia

Veronica M. Caturia, age 92 of Arkansaw, died Tuesday April 2, 2024 at Dove West Health Care Center in Eau Claire with her family by her side.

Veronica was born on January 4, 1932 at home in the Town of Lima, rural Durand to Albert C. and Mary L. (Bauer) Bauer. She grew up on the family farm and attended Sacred Heart School in Lima. Veronica married John H. Caturia on June 9, 1952 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lima. After marriage they bought a farm in the Town of Waterville where they farmed and raised their family. Veronica and John farmed until 1997 when they retired and moved off the farm.

Veronica was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and St. Ann’s Altar Society. For 75 years, Veronica was involved with Catholic Financial Life Insurance company and treasured her 50 year anniversary rosary.

Veronica loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with them playing cards and board games and attending their sports and school events.  Veronica loved cooking and baking for her family, friends and any visitors that came to her home. She also enjoyed traveling with John and their children.

Veronica is survived by her children, Mary (Jim) Joslin of Marshfield, Tom (Julie) of Prescott, Dave of Eau Claire, Dan (Sue) of Arkansaw, Carol (Antonio) Marin of Woodbury, MN and Mark of Pepin, 11 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, one sister, Karen Rubesch of Eau Claire, brother-in-law, Harvey Radle, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, John, infant daughter Frances, daughter-in-law, Elaine Caturia, two brothers, Benedict and Jerome Bauer and three sisters, Blanche Radle, Rita Bauer and Joan Sweeney.

The family appreciates the loving care and friendships during her time at Orchard Hill and Dove-West.

Funeral Services will be 11:00AM Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Arkansaw with Rev. Junabe V. Villapaz officiating. Burial will be in the Arkansaw French Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. A luncheon will be held immediately after the services at Molly’s on Main in Plum City.

Memorials are preferred in Veronica’s name to the Holy Rosary Catholic School in Lima or to the Dove-West Recreation Department in Eau Claire.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Gordie & Betty Amick

    Tom and Family: We send our deepest sympathies with the passing of your Mom. She was blessed with a full, loving life. She will be missed but it is a comfort knowing that she is at peace, without pain, and joined once again with your Dad. Treasure the many wonderful memories. Our sincerest thoughts are with all of you.

  2. Carolyn & Dean Mense

    We were so sorry not to be able to be there with you at Veronica’s service, but we were grateful to be able to attend online. The service was beautiful.
    Our prayers and sympathy go out to the entire family. Veronica will surely be missed by all who knew her.
    With love,
    Carolyn & Dean Mense

  3. Lisa Shielss

    My sympathy and prayers to all family. When I think of Veronica, I have very fond memories. Sending love.

  4. Darrel and Cleo Gibson

    Blessing and prayers to all the families of Veronica and to her sister Karen. May she rest in Peace.
    Cousin Cleo

  5. Darrel and Cleo Gibson

    Our sorry and prayers for the death of Veronica. Many Blessings to the whole families and sister Karen. May she rest in Peace.
    Darrel and Cleo

  6. Karen Meyer

    My deepest sympathies to the families, I have many memories of your family when we were neighbors and young children

  7. Kathy Hutter-Messier

    My deepest sympathy to Veronica's family. May you find comfort in your memories.

  8. Rob Bignell

    I am so deeply sorry for the family's loss. Veronica was a wonderful person who touched the lives of many, especially my parents. I have many fond memories of my family's times with her that I always will cherish. May you find strength and solace in the memories you shared together.

  9. Rick and Carol Richardson

    Sympathy to the Family.

  10. PhilipPirri

    Sorry to here about your mom. I will try to bring Dad down.

  11. Joe and Jan Drier

    Our Deepest Condolences to the family!

  12. Jack Barber

    Deepest Sympathy to the family! So Sorry for your loss!

  13. Jay & Peggy Kralewski

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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