Elizabeth A. Schramke

Elizabeth A. SchramkeElizabeth A. Schramke of Waukesha died peacefully at her home with her loving husband at her side on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the age of 84 years. She was born in Cicero, Ill., the daughter of Louis and Elizabeth (nee Lalis) Seckar.

Elizabeth married the love of her life, David A. Schramke, on November 8, 1952. She was a longtime member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church and a multi-talented artist. Most of all she loved spending time with her family.

Elizabeth will be sadly missed by her husband, David, of 65 years; her children, Jeanne (Mike) Churdimsky, Elizabeth (Reuben) Stark, Dan (Laura) Schramke, Jim (Julie) Schramke and Veronica (Peter) Higgins); 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her siblings, John (Marilyn) Seckar, Tom Seckar and Sr. Marie Louise Seckar, O.P.; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents; son, Louis; siblings, Louis Seckar, George Seckar and Ann Cervenke; and her beloved dog, Scruffy.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. until the time of the 12 p.m. Memorial Mass at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 W. Highway 59, Waukesha, WI 53189. Burial will be private at a later date.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.