Merle J. Chicka

Sept. 5, 1926 - Feb. 12, 2012

Merle J. Chicka went home to her lord and savior Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at the age of 85.

She was the beloved wife of Steve Chicka for 67 years; loving mother of the late Steven (Kathleen) Chicka, David (Judy) Chicka and Ron (Ellen) Chicka; proud grandma of Nicholas (Karyn), Michael (Margaret), Benjamin (Jessica), Jonathan and Thomas; great-grandma of Elizabeth, Anna and Stevie; and dear sister of Mable, Betty and Shirley. Merle will also be missed by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Merle was an employee of Boston Store at Brookfield Square for many years.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service Friday, Feb. 17, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 1875 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. Interment to follow at Good Hope Cemetery.

Special thanks and appreciation to Allay Hospice and Care-Age of Brookfield.

Merle was a joy to all who knew her.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.

Until we meet again.