THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Elaine A. Walcher
Issue Date: October 31, 2019
Elaine A. Walcher, 88, of Peshtigo, passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019 with family by her side at the Luther Home.
Born Aug. 3, 1931 in Stephenson, Mi., to the late Albert and Lucille Mae (Desjarlais) Orley, she married Merrill Walcher on June 1, 1948 in Ingalls and he preceded her in death on June 16, 2008.
A homemaker, she enjoyed gardening, being in her flower gardens, canning, cooking and time living in Florida, but mostly loved traveling, with her favorite trips being to Alaska.
She is survived by six children, Ester (Bill) Evans of Stevens Point, William Walcher of Jackson, Mi., Ray (Kathy) Walcher and Robbie (Sheila) Walcher, both of Wallace, Mi. And Sonny (Lori) Walcher and Jeff (Patty) Walcher, both of Stephenson; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings; a grandson, Merrill Walcher; a great-grandson, Rayden Wells and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Walcher.
A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home of Stephenson is assisting the family with arrangements.