Hazel J. Riemer
Feb. 6, 1918 ó July 17, 2015
Hazel J. Riemer of Waukesha died peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2015, with her daughters by her side at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 97. She was born in Beaver Lake on Feb. 6, 1918, the daughter of John and Vera (nee Tuck) Bishop.
Her family moved to Minnesota in 1921 before returning to the Waukesha area in 1935, where she graduated from Waukesha High School. On April 11, 1943, she married John Riemer; he preceded her in death. Hazel worked for the A&P Store, Woolworths and retired from the Waukesha School District, where she worked as a cook for many years. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church. Hazel enjoyed bowling, Wii bowling, playing sheepshead and dominoes, but most of all she loved being with her family and friends, who were very important to her.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters Barbara (Craig) Nichols of Royersford, Pa., and Beth (Bruce) Lasecki of Hortonville; her grandchildren, Kristin (Domingo Leguizamon) Gilpatrick, Erica Nichols and David Nichols; and her great-grandchildren, Sheleigh Leguizamon and Benjamin and Ariel Nichols. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter Shelly Gilpatrick; brother Edward Bishop; and sisters Grace Bishop and Marjorie Jackson.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 22, at the Randle- Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., followed by a procession to Prairie Home Cemetery for the graveside service. A memorial service celebrating Hazelís life will be held on Tuesday, August 11, at 11:00 a.m. at The Silvernail Apartments, 2451 Silvernail Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072, with a reception to follow.
Memorials are appreciated to First Baptist Church, 247 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186; the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 20875 Crossroads Circle, Suite 350, Waukesha, WI 53186; or AngelsGrace Hospice, N74-W35908 Servantsí Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.
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.