Helen M. Halama

Aug. 26, 1931 - Dec. 22, 2007

Helen M. Halama of Waukesha died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, at her home at age 76. She was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Waukesha, the daughter of Lewis and Irma (nee Peters) Rogers.

She worked at Woolworths at Brookfield Square for many years, and also at Plowshare Gifts. She enjoyed volunteering at the Caring Place in Waukesha, at the Waukesha Food Pantry and at the Country Store at Summit Woods, where she was currently living. Helen was a member of the Mukwonago and East Troy Seniors. She enjoyed to garden, feed the squirrels, bird watching and loved cats, especially her cat, Din-Din. Helen was a big Elvis fan, and also a fan of the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers, never missing the chance to watch the game.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Dennis Zeigh of Delavan, Beverly (the late Steve) Pichotta of Waukesha, Alice (David) Krug of Waukesha, Betty (Charles) Caroll of New Berlin, Margaret Zeigh of Waukesha, Judy (Britt) Wolter of Oconomowoc, Tina (Ronald) LeTendre of Milwaukee and Timothy Zeigh of Waukesha; her grandchildren, Patrick, Matthew and Catherine Caroll, and Toni and Danny Krug; and one great-grandson to be named Anthony expected in February. She is further survived by her sister, Ruth Karcher of Mukwonago; her aunt, Myra Rogers of Waukesha; her niece, Linda (George) Morris; her nephews, Roger Karcher and Jerry Karcher; along with other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Emil in 1968; her son Emil in 1969; and her nephew Tom Karcher.

A funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007, at the Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Rhon Roberts will preside. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the funeral service at 6 p.m. Interment will be in Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials are appreciated to Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS), 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188. For further information, please call the Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.