WAUKESHA

Florence Mae Heckler

Aug. 21, 1902 - April 22, 2006

Florence Mae Heckler, 103, of Waukesha, died Saturday April 22, 2006, at Waukesha Springs Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 21, 1902, in Mt. Morris, Ill., to Harry and Emma (nee Glasgow) Kanode.

She was preceded in death by both of her husbands Ernest Radtke in 1950 and Harry Heckler in 1964. Mrs. Heckler was a member of the First Baptist Church in Waukesha since the 1930s, and enjoyed volunteering at Waukesha Memorial Hospital as a "Grey Lady."

She will be sadly missed by her children, Beverly F. Burmeister of Lost Nation, Iowa, and Barbara J. Radtke of Waukesha; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husbands she was preceded in death by her son; Robert Radtke; daughter, Ruby T. Flessner; sisters, Amy and Evelyn; and brothers, Raymond and Floyd.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 26, 2006, from 2 p.m. until the funeral service at 4 p.m. at Randle-Dable Funeral Home 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. She will be buried privately in Prairie Home Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church, 247 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.

For further information or directions to the visitation please call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035 or visit us online at www.randledable.com.