Madeleine McPherson, 82

Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at St. Boniface
Episcopal Church, 3906 W. Mequon Road, Mequon, at 11 a.m. for
Madeleine (nee Reilly) McPherson, of Cedarburg, who died at Columbia
St. Mary’s – Ozaukee Campus on May 25, 2011, at the age of 82.

Visitation was at the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Interment is at Resurrection Cemetery, Mequon.

Memorials to St. Boniface Episcopal Church are appreciated.

Madeleine was born in Chicago on Feb. 18, 1929, the daughter of Irish born parents, Thomas and Mary Ann (nee Nee) Reilly. She was a graduate of Senn High School in Chicago. Madeleine became a legal secretary and worked in Chicago, Bay City, Mich. and Davenport Iowa.

She married Robert McPherson on Sept. 18, 1954, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Chicago.

Madeleine’s greatest hobby was to share 57 years of her life with her husband, Robert. She loved seeing her family grow healthy, happy and accomplished. Madeleine’s children have a combined total of eight professional degrees among them. She was also a woman of great patience, understanding and other innate qualities that only her family will remember forever.

Madeleine is survived by her beloved husband, Robert; loving children, Thomas Weir (Rebecca) McPherson and Heather Anne (Paul) Richards; cherished grandchildren, Joseph, Sydney, Carley, Catriona, Gina Marie, Nataliya and Gabriela; other relatives and friends.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory of Cedarburg is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit