Margaret Elaine Zech

Margaret Elaine Zech, 84, of Waukesha, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 13, 2008. She was an elderly caregiver for the Grace Foundation in Eau Claire for several years.

She was the loving mother of Mary Jo (Kenneth) Merila and David Zech and grandmother of Linda, Mike, Tami, Tracey, Lee, Amy, Katie and Alex. She is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Orrin; one granddaughter; one grandson; and two sisters, Elizabeth Carlisle and Jean Waldusky.

Private services will be held. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Chippewa Falls.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.