Morilla R. Poeppel

March 14, 1923 - Dec. 18, 2007

Morilla R. Poeppel, 84, of Waukesha, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007. She was born March 14, 1923, the daughter of Frank and Edith (Rose) Hall.

She was united in marriage to the late Frank Poeppel on Jan. 20, 1945, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waukesha. Morilla was employed at Quality Cleaners for more than 10 years. She was a member at Mt. Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church. Morilla loved reading, embroidery and gardening. She especially loved spending time with her family.

Morilla will be deeply missed by her children, Sandra (late John) Wettstein of Waukesha, Karen (Raymond) Leidy of Milwaukee, Paul (Kathy) Poeppel and Mark (Betty) Poeppel, both of Waukesha; grandchildren, Michelle (Paul) Martinson, John (Christa) Wettstein, Jenny Poeppel, Nicole (Blaise) Paul, Steven Leidy, Matthew Leidy, Jessica Poeppel, Kyle (Kristen) Poeppel and Rebecca Poeppel; step-grandchildren, Justin Bell, Nicholas (Shannon) Bell; and great-grandchildren, Brandon, Kaya, Nole, Brianne, Ashton, Ava and Isabelle. Morilla is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Frank; son in-law, John; great-granddaughter, Caitlin; sister, Leona; and brothers, Charles and Emery.

The funeral service for Morilla will take place at 7 p.m. today, Dec. 20, 2007, at Mt. Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1941 Madison St., Waukesha, WI. The Rev. Michael Turriff will be officiating. The visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of the 7 p.m. servic at the church. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2007, at Highland Memorial Park, New Berlin (meet at the cemetery).

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Morilla’s name may be directed to Mt. Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church (see address above).

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.