WAUKESHA

Laura F. (Fenske) Draeger

Aug. 21, 1924 - Dec. 22, 2005

Laura F. (Fenske) Draeger, 81, formerly of Eagle, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc. She was born Aug. 21, 1924, at Bevent, to John and Victoria Cherek.

She was a member of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church and a member of the mission quilters.

She is survived by her children, Marilyn (Robert) Glenn of Rogers, Ark., Ronald (Janet) Fenske of Waukesha, Diane Marx of Mukwonago, Sharon Fenske of Waukesha, Shirley Mealy of Palmyra and Gerald (Jackie) Fenske of Albuquerque, N.M., 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; her sister, Marion Firkus of Stevens Point; brother, Chester (Mary Jane) Cherek of Rothschild; and daughter-in-law, Gloria (Harold) Ellie of Waukesha.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond Fenske; second husband, William Draeger; son, Kenneth Fenske; three sisters; and three brothers.

A Mass of Christian burial will be said at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Eagle. The Rev. Dennis Ackeret will officiate with burial at St. Joseph Cemetery in Waukesha. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, at Mealy’s Funeral Home, 103 Eagle St., Eagle, with a vigil at 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to AngelsGrace Hospice are appreciated.

Mealy’s Funeral Home, 594-2442, is serving the family.