Delores “Dede” Raschke, age 81 of Weyauwega, left us to be with Jesus on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, at Theda Clark Hospital in
Neenah, WI. Delores was born on March 31, 1929 in the city of Manawa, Waupaca County, daughter of the late Earl and Vera (Cron) McPeak. Dede graduated from New London High School. After graduation she worked for Carter-Hansen Photography Studio, hand painting portraits. She married Theodore (Ted) Raschke, D.C. on November 1, 1949 in New London, WI. Dede was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her family was the most important thing in her life. Dede worked side by side with her husband Dr. Ted Raschke at their busy Chiropractic practice in Weyauwega for 30 years. Dede gave her time and talents volunteering for St. Vincent De Paul for several years. She was a member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Dede was an avid golfer and served on many various committees at Weymont Run Golf Course. She also enjoyed card clubs and bowling league. Delores is survived by daughter Connie (Frank) Leischow; son Fred (Barbara), Raschke, D.C.; grandchildren: Jessica, Brooke (fiance, Alex) Leischow, Riane (Mark) Schneider, Reid and Walker Raschke; a brother Terry (Ruth Ann) McPeak, sisters Patricia Moriarity, Vivian (George) Motto, brother-in-law David Flanagan, Sr.; sisters-in-law Pat McPeak, Betsy McPeak, Mildred (Harry) Rozelle; and numerous nieces and nephews. Delores was preceded in death by her husband Theodore, her parents, daughter Jocelyn, brothers Ercel and Mike McPeak, sisters Dawn Petersen, Sharon (Robert) Peterson, Geraldine “Gerry” Flanagan, Sally (Pete) Jensen, Joyce McPeak and sister-in-law Marjorie (Donald) Huber, brothers-in-law Paul Poepke and John Moriarity. The Catholic Mass was held on Monday, September 27, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 105 North Lincoln Street. Visitation was held from 4 – 7 p.m. Sunday, September 26, 2010 at Cline Hanson Dahlke Funeral Home, Weyauwega, and on Monday, September 27, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Interment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery, Weyauwega.