Mara Hope Seif, 67
April 4, 1949 April 5, 2016

Mara Hope (nee Heikka) Seif, age 67, passed away with her loving husband by her side on April 5, 2016. She was born on April 4, 1949, in Detroit. Mara was united in marriage to Howard Seif on Oct. 13, 1973.

Mara is survived by her husband, Howard; mother, Elma (102); brothers, Eric and David Heikka; and sister, Faith Edgar. Mara is further survived by many other friends and family.

A memorial service for Mara will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at the Eernisse Funeral Home (1167 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, WI 53012) at 6 p.m. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society ( or the charity of your choice are appreciated.

A special thank you to the caring staff at Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Cancer Center Grace Clinic. Also to Dr. Hari, Sarah, Mary and all who cared for Mara in her last days.