Lucille D. Slicker

Lucille D. Slicker (nee Miller), age 72, passed away peacefully on 
Feb. 24, 2012, with her family by her side, following a courageous 
battle against cancer.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Rus F. Slicker. 
They were married on Aug. 26, 1961, in St. Peterís Catholic Church, 
Stevens Point. Their marriage was blessed with 45 years of happiness 
and three children. They enjoyed traveling, fishing, boating, 
gardening and spending winters in Naples, Fla.  Lucilleís greatest 
joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and family 
members. She will be deeply missed by her children, Steven (Lori) of 
Mequon, Sarah (Daniel) Peterson of Whispering Pines, N.C., and David 
(Jennifer) of Mequon.  She was the devoted and proud grandmother of 
Samuel, Benjamin and Rachel Peterson, Madeline and Joseph Slicker and 
Christopher Bonilla. She is also survived by her dear sisters, Evelyn 
Haskey, West Bend; Rita Klicinski, Marshfield; Mary Zinda, Stevens 
Point, brother Raymond (Debbie) Miller, Middleburg, Ind.; sister-in-
law Beverly Miller, Oconomowoc; brother-in-law, Kenneth Slicker, 
Stevens Point, 20 nieces and nephews and many other relatives and 
friends.

Preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Mary (nee Bemowski) 
Miller, two brothers, Laurence and Eugene and one sister, Elizabeth 
(Betty) Glodowski.

A memorial mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Lumen 
Christi Catholic Church, 138 Buntrock Ave., Thiensville, on March 9, 
2012, at 11 a.m.  Family will greet guests one hour prior to the 
service. A private prayer service will be held at Resurrection 
Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9400 Donges Bay Road, Mequon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Horizon Home Care & 
Hospice Attn: Donations, 8949 N. Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, WI 
53223, The American Cancer Society, Lumen Christi Church scholarship 
fund or the Mequon Nature Preserve, c/o Greater Milwaukee Foundation, 
1020 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

The Slicker children want to thank all the medical staff who treated 
their mother during her illness.  A special thank you Hospice nurse 
Kira Testin and in-home caregiver Larisa Marchemco for their 
compassionate care during Lucilleís final month.

Schramka Densow Funeral Home is assisting the family.