Arline M. Kaercher

May 4, 1929 – Dec. 17, 2013

Arline M. Kaercher, a longtime Waukesha resident, joined her husband, Earle, in heaven on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at the Virginia Health & Rehabilitation Center at the age of 84. She was born in Watertown on May 4, 1929, the daughter of Carl and Lydia (nee Albrecht) Beyer.

On April 18, 1948, she married Earle Kaercher in Watertown; he recently preceded her in death on Oct.

26, 2013. Together Arline and Earle enjoyed camping, ballroom dancing and playing in various card clubs. She also enjoyed golfing in the Ladies Golf League at Moor Downs. Arline worked as an instructional aide at Butler Middle School for many years. She was a longtime member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Kay (Ken) Heine of Waukesha, Jeffrey Kaercher of Mount Horeb, Steven (Adele) Kaercher of New Berlin, Todd (Susan) Kaercher of Sharon, Coryn (the late Vincent) Turner of Gurnee, Ill., and Wayne Kaercher of Maple Grove, Minn., along with 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a brother, Kenneth (Elaine) Beyer; sisters-in-law, Margaret Kujath, Marlene Beyer, Dorothy Beyer and Kathy Beyer; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Carl, Richard “Butch” and Otis “OD”, her sisters, Bernice “Pat” and Shirley; her infant son, Alan; and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the noon memorial service Saturday, Dec. 28, at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 1205 S. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Peter A. Schmidt will preside. Private interment will be held at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield at a later date.

If desired, memorials are appreciated to Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church (address above).

The family would like to extend a special thank-you to the nurses and staff at The Virginia Health and Rehab Center for the kind and compassionate care provided to Arline over the last 4 1/2 years.

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