Ileen Zechel(1931 - 2012)

Zechel, Ileen Evelyn Mae

Ileen E. M. Zechel, age 81 of Algoma passed away on Friday, September 28, 2012 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family. She was born September 14, 1931 in West Allis, WI to the late William John and Ida Caroline (Delain) Zechel.

Ileen married Orville Joseph Moreau on July 30, 1949 and he preceded her in death on September 27, 1998.

Ileen enjoyed years of cooking at several area restaurants, taking pride in serving home cooked meals to both locals and visitors.

Survivors include her daughter: Gloria Jean Lesch, Racine; her granddaughter: Amy Ileen Lesch, Racine; her God Child: Shelah McCall. She was preceded in death by her son: Gene Thomas Moreau; his wife: Marion Moreau; two sisters: Beatrice (Charles) Smith; LaVerne (Harold) McKinney.

Visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Saturday October 6 at St. John Lutheran Church, 700 Heritage Rd. Luxemburg. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon with Rev. Carl Brewer officiating. Burial will follow immediately at St. John's Cemetery on Rockledge Rd. in Luxemburg.

In keeping with Ileen's wishes, in lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to St. John's Lutheran Church Building Fund in memory of Ileen.

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A special thank you to the oncology staffs at St. Vincent Hospital, Door County Cancer Center, the Unity Hospice team, especially Jenny, Dawn and Patti for all of your care and concern.

Funeral Home

Buchanan Funeral Home
1425 Ellis Street Kewaunee, WI 54216

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Oct. 3, 2012