Phyllis M. Seefeld (nee Maher)

Phyllis M. Seefeld  (nee Maher)Phyllis M. Seefeld (nee Maher) peacefully called home by our loving Lord on September 14, 2015, at age 93, at River Hills West Nursing Home.

She is survived by her children Barbara (Gary) Wilde, Ralph (the late Sue) Seefeld and Jeffery (Mary) Seefeld.

She was the beloved grandma of Mark Wilde, Michelle (Dan) Schmidt, Jennifer (Roger) Schmitz, Amanda (Jason) Frank, Valerie Donnelly, Sean (Nico) Seefeld and proud grandma of 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Eva (Jones) Maher; two brothers, Joseph and Thomas; one sister, Cecily; and a grandson, Michael Wilde.

Phyllis, a war bride, immigrated with her toddler daughter to Milwaukee from Australia after the close of World War II, where she joined her GI husband, Harvey. She became an U.S. citizen in 1953, loving her new homeland. She enjoyed spending time with family, friends and tending to her flowers.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the River Hills West Nursing Home and Horizon Hospice for the loving care they provided to Phyllis in her last years.

A memorial gathering will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Faith Community, S89-W22650 Milwaukee Ave., Big Bend, on Monday, September 28, from 3-4:45 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 5 PM. Interment will be private for family at Valhalla Cemetery.

Max A. Sass & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Westwood Chapel-Muskego, is serving the family. For more information, call 262-679- 1560 or visit online at