Mc Cabe, Germaine
Germaine C. Mc Cabe
Age 84, passed away in peace and comfort on Monday, August 11, 2014 at Parkside Care Center in Little Chute following a short illness. She was born on October 22, 1929 in Kaukauna, daughter of the late William and Genevieve (Van Dyke) Martzahl. On April 15, 1950 she was united in marriage to Howard P. Mc Cabe at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kaukauna. They were married for 56 years before he preceded her in death on January 7, 2006. Germaine was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Church, Kaukauna. Although she worked briefly for Kaukauna Club, her life's devotion was being a stay-at-home mother to her six children. Germaine enjoyed singing in St. Mary's Choir, traveling, and playing bingo. Reading, crocheting, and praying the rosary for anyone in need were a few of her favorite pastimes. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy.
She is survived by her children: Dan (Linda) Mc Cabe, Kaukauna, Sarah (Ken) Van Mun, Kimberly, William Mc Cabe, Kaukauna, Kathleen (fiancé Shawn Demerath), Combined Locks, Patricia Mc Cabe, Philadelphia, Mary (Todd) Roovers, Kaukauna; twelve grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She is further survived by sisters: Mary Krueger, MaryJane (Bob) Milheiser, Ann (Tom) Jansen, and brothers: Paul (Sandy) Martzahl and Gerald Martzahl; sisters-in-law: Rita Martzahl and Dorothy Mc Cabe. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Howard, brothers Jack Martzahl and Gene Martzahl, sister Clara Van Dyke, brothers-in-law: Leon Krueger, Clarence Van Dyke, and Harold Mc Cabe, sisters-in-law: Vivian Martzahl, Doris Mc Cabe, and Lorraine (Sr. John) Mc Cabe.
The Mass of Christian Burial for Germaine will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at St. Katharine Drexel Parish @ St. Mary Church, 119 West Seventh St., Kaukauna with Fr. Jerry Pastors celebrating. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends will be received directly at the church on Thursday from 1:00 PM until the time of the mass. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund in Germaine's name is being established.
A special thanks to Parkside Care Center for the wonderful care given to Germaine these past two months.
Boettcher Family Funeral Home
2401 Fieldcrest Drive
Kaukauna, WI 54130
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2014