THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: October 4, 2018
Delores (Moker) Menacher, 91, of Menominee, MI., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 surrounded by family.
Born Oct. 1, 1926, to the late Steve and Jenny Moker, along with her parents, she will be greeted in Heaven by her late husband, Walter Menacher and a sister, Virginia Adams.
She was a good wife, diligent mother, doting grandmother and a cherished great-grandmother.
A good cook, she was known for her homemade buns, was a card shark, loved traveling to Italy, Hawaii, Vegas and other places and attended Mass in Rome with the Pope. She also enjoyed being in her home, waking up to a view of the beach and lake each day.
She spent a lot of time at the beach house hosting many groups of family and friends. She enjoyed life to the fullest and gave it her "best shot", but her family was most important and her empathy for others was unmatched.
She is survived by a brother, Steve (Barbara) Moker; a sister, Pat (Russ) Keske; four children, Stephanie (John) Thorson, Kathleen Menacher, Walter (Jill) Menacher Jr. and Patti (Michael) Wilke; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and special family friends, Rosanne Nelson, Dianne Lesperance and Mark Bayerl.
Visitation took place at Holy Redeemer Church in Birch Creek on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., followed by burial in Birch Creek Cemetery. Cadieu Funeral Home of Menominee assisted the family with arrangements.