Agnes Jean Derrick, 74, Randolph, passed away after a courageous seven-year battle with cancer Saturday, May 11, 2019, with family at her side at Agrace Hospice in Janesville.
Agnes was born June 27, 1944, Randolph, in the township of Westford, daughter of Louis and Sarah (Hepp) Dronek. She was a graduate of Randolph High School, class of 1962. Agnes was united in marriage to Kenneth Derrick on June 10, 1967, at St. Michael’s in Beaver Dam. She enjoyed gambling and traveling with family and friends. Agnes was a member of the Randolph Service League and Randolph Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary. She especially enjoyed time with family and watching grandchildren’s sports and activities. Agnes was a lifetime member of Annunciation Catholic Church of Fox Lake.
Agnes is survived by her son, Michael (Diane) Derrick; her daughter, Michele (Victor) Herbst; four grandchildren, Ryan and Carson Herbst, Samantha and Noah Derrick; siblings, Virginia Niehoff, Beatrice (Gregg) Hanson, Ray Drzonek and Ethel (Ronald) Herold; sister-in-law, Rita (Terry) Wisneski; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth in 1992; daughter, Ann in infancy; sister, Ella (Leonard) Baerwolf; brothers, Howard (Joan) Drzonek and Earl (Margaret Ann) Drzonek; sister-in-law, Marlene Sone.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at Randolph Community Funeral Home, 208 South High Street and again at 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday, May 18, at Annunciation Catholic Church, 305 West Green Street, Fox Lake.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, at Annunciation Catholic Church with the Rev. John Radetski officiating. Burial will follow in Annunciation Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Agrace Hospice, 2901 N. Wright Road, Janesville, WI 53546 or American Cancer Society, 725 Heartland Trail, Suite 301, Madison, WI 53717.
Randolph Community Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit randolphfh.com.