Mary K. Sykes

Dec. 13, 1944 - Dec. 21, 2008

Mary K. Sykes, 64, of Lake Mills, formerly of Waukesha, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at Willowbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Dec. 13, 1944, in Canton, Ill., the daughter of Heinz and Evelyn (nee Fleisher) Teichmann.

Mary graduated from Pulaski High School in Milwaukee, class of 1963. She married Michael Sykes on Oct. 28, 1975, in Milwaukee.

Mary had been a resident of Waukesha for 27 years. She had been employed for Kohlís Department Stores and also as a health room aide at Hadfield Elementary School.

She was an avid Brewers and Packers fan and also a trivia enthusiast.

Survivors include her husband, Michael; her son, Matthew (Megan), and two grandchildren, Isaac and Norah Sykes, all of Waukesha; her father, Heinz Teichmann, and her sister, Pamela (Ron) Korte, all of Lake Mills; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Evelyn, in 2007.

Per Maryís wishes, there will be no formal services.

If desired, memorials may be made to the Wisconsin Chapter of the ALS Association.

Claussen Funeral Home is assisting the family. For more information, call (920)-648-2514.