Marie DeCoto

July 23, 1930 - Aug. 5, 2011

Marie DeCoto, 81, who recently returned to Waukesha, died suddenly on Friday, Aug. 5, at an assisted living facility in Waukesha.

Marie was born in Bruce on July 23, 1930. She married Warren DeCoto in 1947 and moved to Waukesha. She enjoyed crafts and needlework and was an avid reader and crossword puzzler. She was active for many years at St. Lukeís Lutheran Church in Waukesha and at St. Peterís Church in Prairie du Chien. She and Warren moved to Prairie du Chien in 1980.

She is survived by two daughters, Pamela (Jeff) Krzyzanowski of West Bend and Sharon (Dennis) Stevens of Waukesha, as well as two sisters, one brother, and many other relatives and friends. Her husband, Warren, died in 1989.

Services were held in Prairie du Chien on Aug. 13.