Cheryl A. Whiteford

March 9, 1951 Ė April 7, 2010


Cheryl A. Whiteford of Waukesha died Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 59 surrounded by her family. She was born March 9, 1951, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Frederick and Hortense (Schlass) Kaiser.

After graduating from Notre Dame High School in Milwaukee, Cheryl received her bachelorís degree from Alverno College in 1972. She was united in marriage to David Whiteford on May 19, 1973, in Milwaukee. She was the director of volunteer services at Waukesha Memorial Hospital and was an employee for more than 24 years. With a passion for music and singing, she was a member of the Waukesha Choral Union and more recently the Jubilate Chorale. As a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Waukesha, she also enjoyed singing with the church choir. Cheryl was an avid quilter and was a member of Crazy Quilters of Mukwonago. But most of all, she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Cheryl will be deeply missed by her husband of almost 38 years, David "Dave" Whiteford of Waukesha; her children, Pamela (Andrew) Hebbring of Waukesha, Robert "Bob" Whiteford of Waukesha and Kevin (Jenevieve) Whiteford of Muskego; grandchildren, Paige and Elle Hebbring and Taylor and Maddison Whiteford; her brother, Gary (Barb) Kaiser of Rochester; and other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 9, with a vigil service at 7:45 p.m., at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Visitation continues Saturday, April 10, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 W. Highway 59, Waukesha, from 9:30 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral Mass. The Rev. James Loehr will preside. Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Cherylís name may be made to Waukesha Memorial Hospital Foundation, Volunteer Services, 725 American Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188.

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.