Marie A. Klingbiel

Oct. 12, 1935 - Dec. 27, 2007

Marie A. Klingbiel, a lifelong Waukesha resident, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 72. She was born Oct. 12, 1935, the daughter of Karl and Freida (nee Schmidt) Leipski.

Marie was employed as a waitress at George Webb in Waukesha for 29 years. For 15 years, she made homemade meals on Christmas Eve for the Waukesha Police Department. Marie enjoyed making crafts, sewing, needlepoint and crocheting. She also enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Marie will be deeply missed by her husband, Lloyd Klingbiel of Waukesha; her children, Michael Donovan, Ed (Deb) Donovan, Tim (Lisa) Klingbiel and Katherine Klingbiel, all of Waukesha; a stepson, Mike Ruble of Milton; grandchildren, Sara Donovan, Steven Klingbiel, Lauren Donovan, Jarod Klingbiel, Jasmine Klingbiel, Nick Donovan and Benjamin Donovan; a great-grandson, Patrick Donovan; and stepgrandson, Dylan Buege. She is also survived by her brothers, Lee (Bobbie) Leipski of Mukwonago and Richard (Judy) Leipski of Tomahawk, and a sister, Carolyn (Dale) Lueck of Brookfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. A second visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Monday, Dec. 31, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Scott Oelhafen will officiate. Burial will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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.