Ann C. Huggett
March 20, 1938 — Jan. 1, 2015
Ann C. Huggett of Waukesha died Thursday, January 1, 2015, at her home at the age of 76. She was born on March 20, 1938, in Waukesha, the daughter of Jerry and Lucille (nee Merten) Atkinson.
She was a 1956 graduate of Catholic Memorial High School and a 1960 graduate of Mount Mary College with a degree in music education. On June 20, 1964, she married Douglas Huggett. She first taught music in the West Allis School District and then the Waukesha School District, where she met Douglas. While in high school, she began teaching private lessons on accordion, piano and organ at the Waukesha Music Center, where she worked for many years. In addition, she taught part time music at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Pewaukee and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Big Bend after raising her children. She was a past member of St. Mary’s School Board, past president of Catholic Study Club and current chairman of the Senior League. She has been a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waukesha. She got the most gratification from her five grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband, Douglas, along with their children James (Melissa) Huggett of Oshkosh, Jerry (Jennifer) Huggett of Waukesha and Holly (Richard) Pollex of Waukesha. She was the dear grandmother of Nicole and Meghan Pollex and Madalyn, and Sam and Caitlin Huggett. She is further survived by her brothers Tom (Marian) Atkinson of Jefferson and Jim (Dianne) Atkinson of North Prairie, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ann Huggett.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 6, from 4:00 p.m. until the 8:00 p.m. rosary service at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Prayers continue at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 7, at 9:30 a.m. followed by the procession to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, for the 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass. Graveside services will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorials in Ann’s name are appreciated to St. Mary’s School, 221 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.