Marlene J. Sussek

Sept. 24, 1932 - May 23, 2009

Marlene J. Sussek of Waukesha died Saturday, May 23, 2009, at AngelsGrace Hospice with her family by her side at age 76. She was born Sept. 24, 1932, in Waukesha, the daughter of Arnold and Sylvia (nee Lentz) Rogers.

Marlene was united in marriage to Paul Sussek on April 4, 1953, in Iowa. She was a longtime member of St. Lukes Lutheran Church in Waukesha. Marlene enjoyed gardening, bowling and ceramics, but especially loved caring for her grandchildren and attending their sporting events.

Marlene will be sadly missed by her husband of 56 years, Paul of Waukesha; her children, Dennis Sussek of Waukesha and Debbie (Ray) Kuechler of Genesee; grandchildren, Kyle, Killian, Trenda, Tara (Chris) Tristine and Tayler; seven great-grandchildren, including Christian and Cayden, who were especially close to her heart; siblings, Joyce Menick of Waukesha, Kenny Rogers of Dousman and Judy Rogers of Waukesha; and other relatives and many good friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Dean; sister, Gloria Haach; twin brother, Arnie Rogers; sister, Sharon Stebbins; brother-in-law, Bob Menick; and sister-in-law, Barb Rogers.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, May 28, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Gary Liedtke will preside. Entombment will take place at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Prairie Home Cemetery (please meet at the funeral home at 11 a.m. for procession to the cemetery).

Memorials are appreciated to St. Lukes Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St., Waukesha, WI 53186.

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.