Mary Ann C. Marchan

Feb. 16, 1942 - March 27, 2011

Mary Ann C. Marchan of Waukesha passed away surrounded by her children Sunday, March 27, 2011, at the age of 69. She was born in Milwaukee on Feb. 16, 1942, to Frank and Clara (nee Wojkiewicz) Dompke.

She received her bachelorís degree in education from St. Norbertís College. Mary Ann taught in schools in Iron Mountain, Mich., Duluth, Minn., the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Bruce Guadalupe in Milwaukee and later in Waukesha at White Rock Elementary and Hawthorne Elementary. She retired after 30 years in 2001. She was a longtime, faithful member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She met her husband, Jose Marchan, through the churchís Scholastic Club. She was a member of the Guadalupe Society and served on the executive board. On April 24, 1976, she married Jose Marchan; he preceded her in death March 1, 2000.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Gabriel (Ashleigh Landon) Marchan, John Paul (Marisela) Marchan and Madonna Marchan, all of Waukesha. She will be further missed by her special grandchildren, Marcella and Ernesto, and her brother, Alvin (Bonita) Dompke of West Allis. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Marchan; brother, Francis Dompke; as well as numerous friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 8 p.m. rosary service Wednesday, March 30, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services continue Thursday, March 31, at the funeral home with prayers at 9:30 a.m. and a procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church for the funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Masses for Mary Ann are appreciated to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., 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.