Louise V. Schlagheck

Louise V. Schlagheck of Waukesha passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 86. She was born in Peru, Ill., the daughter of Chris and Lena (Borer) Potthoff.

She was united in marriage to Walter Schlagheck at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Peru, Ill., on Nov. 29, 1947. Louise was a member of St. William Catholic Church, the Catholic Study Club and the Christian Mothers. She was a member of a golf league at Nagawicka Golf Course and Moor Downs Golf Course. She also enjoyed playing bridge.

Louise is survived by her loving children, Karen (Thomas) Davis of Evanston, Ill.; David (Cheryl) Schlagheck of Spring Valley, Ill.; Thomas (Grace) Schlagheck of Boerne, Texas; and Maribeth (Joseph) Nettesheim of Waukesha; grandchildren, Jennifer Davis (Tim Bagwell), Kevin (Sarah) Davis, Jon (Rachel) Schlagheck, Matthew (Kara) Schlagheck, Elizabeth (Josh) Dillman, Christopher (Heidi) Schlagheck, Nick (Erika) Schlagheck, Caitlin (Charlie) Akes, Danica Schaefer and Kierrin (Jacob) Viall; 11 great-grandchildren; and her brother, Clement (Irene) Potthoff of Peru, Ill. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Schlagheck; grandson, Ben Schlagheck; four brothers, John, Leo, Ted and Raymond Potthoff; and by four sisters, Sr. Martina, Rose, Catherine and Sharon.

The visitation for Louise will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Kevin Barnekow will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Louise may be given to Seasons Hospice, 3217 Fiddlers Creek Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

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.