Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Emily T. Maki

Emily Therese Maki, age 14, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, August 10, 2011, at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She was born in Milwaukee on November 15, 1996, daughter of Gregg and Terrie (Nee: Moore) Maki.

Emily had just finished the 8th grade at the Prairie School where she was a Hilpert Scholar. She was sports-minded and enjoyed basketball, golf, soccer, Irish Dance, and participated in the Iron Girl Triathlon. She coordinated the local Austin Powers Fan Club and enjoyed making movies. She really loved singing, playing the guitar and acting in plays. Emily was a type 1 diabetic and was very active supporting various fundraisers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. She was a beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter and friend who will be dearly missed.

Surviving are her parents, Gregg and Terrie; her sister, Kirsten; grandmother, Dolores Maki; grandfather, Kenneth Moore; great-grandmother, Lenore Moore; aunts and uncles, Kenneth (Liz) Moore, Darlene (Mike) Sanew, Cindy Johnson, Laura Maki, David (Susan) Maki; cousins, Meagan, Kenneth, and Kaitlyn Moore, Ashley Sanew, Patrick Johnson (Katie), Jason (Destiny) Johnson, Andrew Johnson, Stephanie Maki (fiancee Scott Hoffman), Jason (Haley) Meekma; best friends, Camille Gobeil, Annabel Ware and Annie Zlevor; many other relatives and too many other close friends to mention; her dog Coconut and Sally the Cat. She was preceded in death by her grandpa, Ronald Maki; and grandma, Susan Moore.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, August 15, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Rita Catholic Church, 4339 Douglas Ave., with Reverend Stephen J. Stradinger officiating. Private interment will be held. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Sunday at the funeral home from 2-6 p.m. and on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Memorials to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation have been suggested.
“See you in another world Emmers...
We love you and so does God!”

803 Main St., Racine    (262) 634-7888

1 comment:

glenn mielke said...


My heart aches now.but I know that God has carried you home to happiness....may this bring you the peace you have fought for..

I will always remember your smile your kindness and the love you carried in your heart for all of those who knew you....

My dear God...may you grant her PEACE......

Glenn Mielke