Mary E. Remeikis
Mary E. Remeikis, age 86, died on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007 at AngelsGrace Hospice.
She was born in New Lisbon, the only child to Emile and Mabel (nee: Fortun) Ross. Mrs. Remeikis was a graduate of New Lisbon High School and was a 1943 graduate of Whitewater State Teachers College. After moving to Waukesha, she taught at Barstow School and later at Banting Elementary School, retiring in 1986. She was a longtime member of Delta Kappa Gamma sorority, holding the offices of secretary and president, and was a member of the Waukesha County Teachers Association, where she held the office of president. Mrs. Remeikis was an active member of First United Methodist Church, where she also belonged to the Norma Craven Circle. On June 16, 1944, she married Frank Remeikis. He preceded her in death in 1972.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Linda R. (James) Low of McFarland and Lois (Mike McNett, MD) Remeikis of Chicago. She is further survived by her dear granddaughters: Elizabeth (Jason) Anderson of Stevens Point; Sarah (Danny Strom) Schultz of Brooklyn Park, Minn., and a special great-granddaughter, Toren Elizabeth Anderson.
Visitation and services will be Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007 at First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Ave., from noon until the 2 p.m. funeral service. The Rev. Kris Androsky will be presiding. Graveside services will take place at Highland Memorial Park on Monday, Dec. 24, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. (please meet at the cemetery). In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, W339-N9430 Brown St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066; First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186 or the American Heart Association, 660 E. Mason St. #200, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.