Mary C. Kachel
May 29, 1948 — April 23, 2016
Mary C. Kachel of Waukesha found eternal peace with her daughter Meghan Dryw by her side on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Froedtert Hospital at age 67. She was born in Milwaukee on May 29, 1948, the daughter of Gordon R. and Madelynn M. (nee Lyon) Thomas.
Mary loved music, theatre, laughing, reading books and cooking good food.
Mary will always be remembered for her stellar sense of humor and as a beloved mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed.
She is the beloved mother of Meghan Dryw (Anthony “Tony”) Gorzalski of Waukesha and dear “GrandMare” of Maddie Grace Gorzalski. She is further survived by her treasured big sister, Roxanne Seiple of Valley, Ala.; her nephew, Eric Everett; dear friend Dr. Pamela Ross Mahnke; her former spouse, Carl H. Martens; along with other relatives and her very dear lifelong friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her sister Priscilla Trulen; and her second husband Mark W. Kachel.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the 12:00 noon Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. Father Jim Volkert and Father Howard Haase will concelebrate. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the family.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-5474035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.