Saturday, April 25, 2009

Adeline 'Addie' Melcher

Adeline “Addie” Melcher, 91 passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2009. She was born in Marquette, WI, the daughter of the late Edward and Ottelia (nee: Sigman) Wickner.

Mrs. Melcher was a longtime employee of the Wisconsin Bell Telephone Company. She also was a longtime member of Atonement Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her children, Charles (Nancy) Melcher, John ( Judy) Melcher, Jo Zuehlke, and Larry (Maryjane) Melcher; 10 wonderful grandchildren, Charles (Montiel) Melcher, Jeffrey Melcher, Lisa (Randy) Beebe, Kimberly (James) Davitz, Scott (Wendy) Melcher, Amanda (Keith) Darling, Brock (Penny) Melcher, Jennifer Luzack, Michelle (John) Mazur and Tyler Melcher; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Irma Jahns and Audrey Fox. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Melcher, on August 23, 1971; sisters, Ruth Fenske, Eleanor Cuzner and Esther Steinhilber; and brother, Arthur Wickner.

Private funeral services were held on Thursday with Rev. Dr. Warren Williams officiating. The family has suggested memorials to Hospice of Racine or the Becker-Shoop Center.

4600 County Line Rd., Racine 262-552-9000

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