Senen Santiago Sr. ‘Sammy San Diego’

Aug. 26, 1928 - Nov. 11, 2005

Senen Santiago Sr., "Sammy San Diego," passed away on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, at age 77.

Senen was born and raised in Orcovis, Puerto Rico. In 1948, he came to the United States and worked very hard at Grede Foundry for 30 years.

He was the loving husband of 55 years to Virginia (nee Hernandez); loving and devoted father to Sylvia (Jeff) Lang, Phillip (Tracy) Santiago, Christina Santiago, Senen Jr. Santiago, Josie (Dan) Peterson and the late Alfonso Santiago; loving grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of three; and brother of Cruza Cartjena. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road, Waukesha. A celebration of Senen’s life will follow at 4 p.m. Interment will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to a charity of your choice are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.