Jeanne M. Oberlin

Sept. 7, 1918 - Nov. 15, 2005

Jeanne M. Oberlin of Waukesha died unexpectedly of a stroke Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 87. Jeanne was born Sept. 7, 1918, in Canton, Ohio, the daughter of Lee and Helen Meder.

Jeanne was united in marriage to Wayne Oberlin on July 29, 1939, in Canton. She was a charter member of St. Maryís Catholic Church in Waukesha and was a member of St. Paulís Catholic Church in Genesee Depot for the past 40 years. Jeanne was a Womenís Club president and was also a member of Investíhers Club for more than 50 years. She belonged to the Rug Hooking Guild, the Dousman Garden Club and various bridge clubs. She also volunteered at Waukesha Springs (formerly known as Westmoreland Manor) for more than 30 years.

Jeanne will be sadly missed by her husband of 66 years, Wayne of Waukesha; her son, Tom (Regina) Oberlin of Brookfield; her daughter, Mary (Mike) Ignatowski of Waukesha; nine grandchildren, Audrey, Mark, Laura, Andrew, Ted, Casey, Kristin, Jon and Peter; and two great-grandchildren, Zoe and Adam. She was preceded in death by her son, David, in 1981. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the friends that Jeanne loved so dearly, Bill, Elaine, Charlene and Mickey.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. today, Nov. 18, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A second visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Saturday, Nov. 19, at St. Paulís Catholic Church, S38-W31602 Highway D, Genesee Depot. The Rev. Bob Gosma will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paulís Capital Building Fund, P.O. Box 95, Genesee Depot, WI 53127.

For more information, call Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 542-6609 or visit www.waukeshafuneralhome.com for online obituaries, directions or condolences.