Obituary for Therese Marie "Muddflap" Cucunato-Madsen
Therese M. “Muddflap” Cucunato-Madsen, 62, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Froedtert South-St. Catherine’s Medical Center Campus, after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by her family.
Born in Waukegan, IL, on August 21, 1955, she was the daughter of Frank and Claire (Wilke) Cucunato. A lifelong resident of Kenosha, she was educated in local schools and graduated from Tremper High School.
On December 19, 1992, she married James Madsen in Las Vegas, NV.
Therese was employed as a bus driver for 22 years with First Student, was a former director with Women’s Horizons, and she sold Avon for many years. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1865, Women of the Moose, Kenosha Chapter of HOG, and ABATE. She enjoyed riding her Harley, collecting armadillos, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Blackhawks. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Surviving is her husband, Jim Madsen of Kenosha; three children, Crystal Stewart of Racine, Dustin Cucunato of Kenosha and A.J. (Janet Schreiber) Cucunato of Bloomington, IN; her father, Frank Cucunato of Kenosha; two brothers, Robert Cucunato, Sr. of Toledo, OH, and Charles Cucunato of Kenosha; two sisters, Geri Cucunato and Fran Cucunato, both of Kenosha; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Ronald, Jonathan, Mariah, Violet, Jovanna, and Cecelia; and one great-grandchild, Mason. She is further survived by several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Claire Cucunato.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 21st, at Proko Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be greatly appreciated.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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