November 5, 2019 – Slinger, WI –Mary E. Eiche (nee Hable), Ph.D., 86, of Slinger, passed away on October 31, 2019 at Serenity Villa in Slinger. Mary was born on October 3, 1933 in Chippewa Falls, WI to Albert and Felicitas (nee Burns) Hable. A graduated of Marquette University and The Catholic University of America, she devoted her career to nursing education. She taught nursing at Marquette University and served as Associate Dean of Nursing at Milwaukee Area Technical College for many years. Patient, kind and generous, Mary was a loving wife and mother and enjoyed lifelong friendships. A voracious reader and avid traveler, Mary traveled extensively in Europe, the Caribbean, Alaska and much of the country with family and friends. She led a full and graceful life and will be fondly remembered by all that knew her.
Mary is survived by her sons David and Steven (Nicole) Eiche, her daughter Laura (Matthew Miller) Eiche, granddaughter Giselle Eiche, sisters Dr. Kathleen Rhodes, Dr. Jane (James) Etner, Ann Hable and brother Paul (Rosemary) Hable. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Luke Eiche.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday November 11, 2019 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 208 E Washington St Slinger, WI 53086) with Rev. Jonathon Schmeckel presiding. Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Interment will be at Union Cemetery in Slinger at 3:00 p.m.