Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Greta D. Melcher
Service: August 27, 2012
Greta D. Melcher
Greta D. Melcher, 35, Watertown, was born to eternal life on Thursday, August 23, 2012, at UW Hospital in Madison.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, August 28th at 11 a.m. at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown, with the Rev. James Werner officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in the Town of Watertown.
Relatives and friends may call to pay their respects at the church on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials, in Greta’s name, may be directed to the charity of one’s choice.
Greta DeAnn was born in Watertown on August 27, 1976, daughter of Dean and the late Kathleen (Jaeger) Melcher.
Greta attended St. Mark’s Lutheran Grade School, graduated from Lakeside Lutheran High School, and received a degree in Early Childhood from MATC in Waukesha. Greta’s calling was teaching preschool and taught for 13 years.
She was a lifelong member of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. She enjoyed traveling and camping. Greta loved visiting with family and friends, and loved her dog, Bailey.
Survivors include her father, Dean Melcher of Watertown; her grandmother, Georgianne Jaeger of Ixonia; her special friend, Fred Vogel of Watertown; her brothers, Gary (Kris) Melcher of Watertown; Greg (Kristie) Melcher of Watertown; Grant (Carole) Melcher of Hartland; seven nieces and nephews, Lindsey, Stephanie, Nicole, Tyler, Luke, Ryan and Ashley Melcher, as well as numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
Greta was preceded in death by her mother, Kathy, on December 31, 2005; her paternal grandparents, Gilbert and Eva Melcher and her maternal grandfather, Omar Jaeger.
Greta received the gift of extended life through organ donation. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
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