Addeline Nelson

Dec. 5, 1916 - Aug. 1, 2006

Addeline Nelson of Waukesha died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at Kiwanis Manor in East Troy at age 89. Addeline was born Dec. 5, 1916, in Alden, Iowa, the daughter of George and Lucille (nee Small) Kaplan.

Addeline married Peter Nelson in 1939 and resided in Lincoln County until 1969 when she moved to Waukesha and worked for Wisconsin Bell until her retirement in 1981. She was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.

Addeline will be sadly missed by her children, Robert (Joan) Nelson of Tomahawk, Andrea (Raymond) Holloway of East Troy, Cheryl (Harvey) Kellogg of Mukwonago and Julie (Roger Steinbring) Wendorf of Eagle; her grandchildren, Robert (Stacy) Nelson Jr. of Tomahawk, Kevin (Nancy Barch) Drew of Delavan, Laura Mcveigh of Waukesha, Michael (Lori) Wendorf of Irma, Suzanne (Ed) North of Sussex, Roger Kellogg of Mukwonago and Sherry (Doug) Tressnes of Tomahawk; and her great-grandchildren, Peter, Brian, Paul, Steve, Travis, Cody, Madison, Scott, Breanna, Zachery, Ivy, Maddie and Noah. Addeline is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter, in 1966; her son-in-law, Ronald Drew; her grandson, Peter Nelson; and granddaughter, Katie Wendorf.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service Friday, Aug. 4, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Burial will take place immediately following the service at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Addeline's name may be directed to Kiwanis Manor, 3271 North St., East Troy, WI 53120; the Salvation Army, 445 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188; or the charity of the donor's choice.

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.