Marie G. Plehn


Aug. 15, 1924 - Aug. 4, 2012



Marie Grace Plehn of Waukesha died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 87. She was born in Pewaukee on Aug. 15, 1924, the daughter of the late Albert and Iola (nee Oestrich) Bergels. 


On June 19, 1948, she married Donald Plehn in Waukesha; he preceded her in death Feb. 8, 2009.  Along with her husband, Marie volunteered at Waukesha Springs for more than 20 years and won the 'Volunteers of the Year' award.  She was a longtime member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.


She will be sadly missed by her children, Donna (Scott) Doughty of Waukesha and Donald (Pam) Plehn of Oconomowoc; her grandchildren, Jason (fiancee Jeanette Proffitt) Doughty, Jennifer Holm, Carrie (D.J.) Bowe and Josh Plehn; and six great-grandchildren, Payton, Paige, Mikka, Ava, Celine and Olivia. She is further survived by her brother-in-law, Fred Plehn, and her sister-in-law, Dorothy Plehn, both of Waukesha, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Oak Hill Terrace Spring House for their care and attention over the past several years and to AngelsGrace Hospice for their kindness and gentle care given to Marie.


Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Aug. 9, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Graveside services will be held privately Friday, Aug. 10, at Prairie Home Cemetery.


If desired, memorials are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066.


For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.