WEST BEND

Irma R. Christoph

May 10, 1913 - Sept. 20, 2007

Irma R. Christoph, 94, a former longtime Waukesha resident, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at Cedar Lake Health and Rehab Center in West Bend. She was born May 10, 1913, in Racine, the daughter of Herbert Sr. and Irma (nee Albrecht) Ritter.

After graduating from Waukesha High School, Irma attended Carroll College in Waukesha. She married John J. Christoph on May 17, 1952; he preceded her in death Sept. 26, 1978. Irma was employed as a secretary and bookkeeper for Wisconsin Time Plan for many years before her retirement. She was also a lifelong member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Waukesha.

Irma will be sadly missed by her nieces, Barbara (Paul) Soat of West Bend and Kathie Ritter of Waukesha, and other nieces and nephews. She is further survived by a stepson, Allen Christoph of Hartland and two stepgrandsons.

In addition to her husband, John, and her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Mueller and Charlotte Thiel; one brother, Herbert Ritter, Jr.; and her niece, Charlotte Sabolowski.

A committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Prairie Home Cemetery on Prairie Avenue in Waukesha. Please meet at the cemetery office. The Rev. Gary Liedtke will officiate.

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.