WAUKESHA

Geraldine M. ‘Geri’ Hausch

Feb. 22, 1932 - Dec. 2, 2006

Geraldine M. "Geri" Hausch, longtime Waukesha resident, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 74.

Geri was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Waukesha, the daughter of Robert G. and Emma C. (nee Sampson) Bell. She graduated from Waukesha High School in 1949. She was employed as a bookkeeper at Kmart for many years. Geri enjoyed bowling and also loved to dance. She was devoted to all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and had many good friends.

Geri will be sadly missed by her six children, Kathy (Rick) Mooney of Sylmar, Calif., Joseph John (Angela) Hausch of Waukesha, John Robert Hausch of Rhinelander, Robert Alan (Wendy) Hausch of Concord, Calif., Lawrence Jay (Linda) Hausch of Chetek and Paul David Hausch of Waukesha; grandchildren, Margaret (Willie), J.J. (Roselle), Cory, Rebecca, Rena (Jose), Amy, Jamie (Eric), Tiffany, Ryan, John, Larry (Tina), Jeni (Brian), Jason (Melissa) and Crystal (Stephen); 23 great-grandchildren and her dear friend, Ben.

Geri is preceded in death by one grandchild, Joshua, and her parents.

A funeral service for Geri will be held Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at 9 a.m. at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery in Darlington.

For additional information, please contact the funeral home at 542-6609. For an online obituary, directions or to leave condolences, go to www.waukeshafuneralhome.com.