Joyce Marie Schirmacher


June 8, 1924 - Oct. 9, 2012



Joyce Marie Schirmacher of Waukesha died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at LindenGrove in Waukesha at the age of 88. She was born in England on June 8, 1924, the daughter of John and Gladys (nee Roberts) Pountain.


After growing up in England and attending school there, Joyce came to America and met and married Harold Schirmacher on July 29, 1950, in Waukesha. He preceded her in death on June 16, 2011. She worked for many years at the Waukesha County Home as a nursing assistant.


She will be sadly missed by her children, Kenneth (Peggy) Schirmacher of Hartford and Linda Finn and former son-in-law William Finn of Waukesha; her grandchildren, Dawn Schirmacher of Green Bay, Kara (Pat) Sullivan of Jackson and Jason (Jenny) Finn of Waukesha; and great-grandchildren, Keegan and Aidan Sullivan and Jackson Finn. She is further survived by her brother-in-law, Ralph (Deanna) Schirmacher of Waukesha, and her sister-in-law, Ann (the late Richard) Schirmacher of Waukesha, along with family in England, other relatives and friends.


A memorial gathering will be held from 11 a.m. until the noon memorial service Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Prairie Home Cemetery Chapel, 605 S. Prairie Ave., Waukesha. Inurnment will follow.


If desired, memorials are appreciated to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin, 13195 W. Hampton Ave., Butler, WI 53007.


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