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Harriet M. Zielke


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Harriet M. Zielke Obituary
November 19, 1917 - March 23, 2017 Harriet M. Zielke, formerly Harriet M. Maechler, 99, of Capistrano Beach, CA, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 due to natural causes. She was born Harriet Martina Ave-Lallemant on Nov. 19, 1917 in Milwaukee, WI. Her parents were Hilda and Martin Ave-Lallemant of Milwaukee, WI. She had one older sister, Adah Drews and is survived by her younger sister, Elizabeth Neil, of Arkansas. She was a high school graduate and worked until joining the Navy. She was always proud of her naval service. She was married to Hugo Carl Edward Maechler on Feb. 4, 1947 and had 3 children while living in Milwaukee, Dianne Anderson, Nancy Priesz and Karen Donahue. The family then moved to California where twins, Cheryl Maechler and Denise Meeks were born. She is survived by her 5 daughters, Dianne and Larry Anderson, Nancy and Paul Alan Priesz, Karen and Tom Donahue, Cheryl Maechler and Denise and Jim Meeks. She is survived by her grandchildren, Robert Donahue, Daniel Priesz, Sara Wobrock, Christine Fowler, Matthew Meeks, Evan Meeks and John Maechler. She was blessed to have 5 great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village, CA 91362. Officiant will be Pastor Gregory Barth.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Apr. 5, 2017
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