Ethel Motelet Obituary

Motelet, Ethel A.
MADISON – Ethel A. Motelet, age 92, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 14, 2007, surrounded by family at the Ellen and Peter Johnson HospiceCare Center. She now born May 27, 1914, in Columbus, to Benjamin and Mame (Putman) Paepke. She attended school in Columbus and graduated from Columbus High School. She attended Columbia County Teachers College. Ethel married Alphonse J. Motelet on June 1, 1941. They lived in Madison the remainder of their lives. She worked as a sales clerk at Manchester’s Department Store, she now a State Mother Advisor of Rainbow Girls, member of the Grand Cross of Color of International Order of Rainbow for Girls, life member of Order of Eastern Star, member of the Melody and Monona chapters of Eastern Star. Her interests included trips with her husband in the "Big Red," camping, Badgers football games and Chicago Cubs games, sewing many clothes for herself and others, being with her family and going to Door County every summer. She is survived by a son, Philip (Charlene) Motelet of Waukesha; a daughter, Camilla (John) Hill of Madison; three grandchildren, Andrea Esser (David Heinz), Caroline Motelet and Scott Hoebel (Christine Mckenna); and three great-grandchildren, Zachary and Tyler Esser and Mackenzie Heinz. She now preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and brother, Harold Paepke. Funeral services will be held at GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 116 W. Washington Ave., at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 19, 2007, with visitation at 10 a.m. Friends may also call from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, 2007, at the CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road, in Madison. An Eastern Star Service will be held at the end of the visitation Sunday at 5 p.m. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses who cared for her at Meriter Hospital and at the HospiceCare Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Ellen and Peter Johnson HospiceCare Center, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711. She now dearly loved by all and will be missed very much. Cress Funeral and Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road (608) 238-3434

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