Cherie Louise Coogan

Aug. 28, 1955 Aug. 20, 2013

Cherie L. Coogan, 57, of Waukesha, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. Cherie was born in Waukesha on Aug. 28, 1955, the daughter of Bobby and Mavis (Himebauch) McDonald.

She was united in marriage in January of 2006 to Edgar J. Coogan Jr. Cherie loved gardening and was known as a master gardener.

She also enjoyed listening to live music, dancing, cooking and good times. But most of all, Cherie loved her family and enjoyed life.

Cherie is survived by her loving husband, Edgar J. Coogan Jr.; children, Amber R., Dustin W., Leah L. and Ryan N. Miller; stepdaughter, Dana L. Kasten; one granddaughter, Ariana; and her loving mother, Mavis McDonald.

Also surviving are three brothers, Robby W. McDonald, Kenny R. (Kristin) McDonald, Michael D. (Karen) McDonald, and a sister, Penny R. (Michael) Maier.

Cherie is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby McDonald; daughter, Amanda Ray Miller; stepdaughter, Sarah Joan Miller; and a brother, Donny G. McDonald.

The visitation for Cherie will take place from noon until the 4 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha.

The Rev. Pete Peterson will be officiating.

Flowers are appreciated, but memorial contributions in honor of Cherie may be given to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188 (523-5500).

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family.

For an online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneral-Home.com, or call 542-6609.