Rachel E. Pahmeier

Published On: Nov 10 2012 06:15:24 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 10 2012 05:25:19 PM CST

MADISON-Rachel E. Pahmeier, age 100, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. She was born on Oct. 9, 1912, the daughter of G.W. and Hattie Pierce. Rachel married Harold Pahmeier in 1936, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Madison. Harold preceded her in death in 1972. Rachel was loved by everyone whom she met. She was a member of Lake Edge Lutheran Church.

Rachel is survived by her children, Lauren (Judy) Pahmeier of Titusville, Fla., Lois (Neil) McFadden of Stoughton, and Janice (Jay) Manning of Dunnellon, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and her special friends at Park Glenn. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; brothers, Milton (Sophie) and Bill Pierce; and sister, Esther (George) Hensen.

Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Gunderson_Funeral Madison, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Private family services will be held.

Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.