Joyce E. Cichon (nee Soucek)

May 27, 1927 – Aug. 29, 2010

Joyce E. Cichon (nee Soucek) of Waukesha passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at LindenGrove surrounded by family.

Joyce was born in Athens on May 27, 1927, a daughter of the late James and Ida (Leonard) Soucek. She was married to Alois Cichon and together they raised four children. Joyce was an active 4-H leader in earlier years and was also involved with the Waukesha County Homemakers as well as with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Soat-Vergenz Post 721.

She is survived by her children, Sherry (Tim) Sullivan of Waukesha, Sandra (Marty) Persky of Lincolnwood, Ill., Sharla Wong of Maryland and Michael Cichon of Milwaukee; her grandchildren, Kelly (Eric Anderson) Sullivan, Sean (Jessica) Sullivan, Susan (Todd Hyman) Persky, David Persky and Amber (Chance) Taylor; her great-grandchildren, Alex, Barrett, Cole, Ian, Levi, William, Michael; and other relatives and friends.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, sisters and her husband, Alois.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, Sept. 1, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Howard Haase will be officiating.

Entombment will immediately follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Waukesha. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to a charity of your choice in Joyce’s name. Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.