Catherine M. Schleicher
Catherine M. Schleicher, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at her home.
Catherine Marie Mersberger was born on April 20, 1919, in Sheboygan Falls, the daughter of Jacob and Mary (Trimberger) Mersberger. On Jan. 31, 1942, she married Leo Schleicher at St. George Catholic Church in Sheboygan Falls. Catherine was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers and Altar Confraternity. She was a former volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Society in Watertown. Catherine was an avid bridge and card player and she enjoyed music and played the guitar.
Catherine’s survivors include their children, Jerry (Diane) Schleicher of Montello, Robert (Peggy) Schleicher of Massachusetts and Jane (Barry) Baumann of Watertown; grandchildren, Jillian McLaughlin, Karen (Wayne) Campbell, Vicki (Keith) Johnson, Curt (Tammy) Schleicher and Kristine (Tom) Karrels; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Ann (John) Hermann of Sheboygan; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Schleicher; a great-grandson, Samuel Peschel; her parents; two brothers and three sisters.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday at noon at St. Henry Catholic Church with Monsignor Daniel Ganshert celebrating. Family burial will be in St. Henry Cemetery. Family and friends may call on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Rainbow Hospice would be appreciated.
Many thanks to Catherine’s caregivers at Riverview Assisted Living and Rainbow Hospice for their care and concern.
Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 500 Welsh Road Watertown
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