Genevieve I. ‘Jenny’ Lentz (nee Lange)

Feb. 6, 1920 - May 16, 2006

Genevieve I. "Jenny" Lentz (nee Lange) of Waukesha passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at age 86. Genevieve was born Feb. 6, 1920, in Manitowoc, the daughter of Irving Lange and Hilda Zapfe. She was raised in Waukesha by her parents.

She married Walter Lentz and moved to Milwaukee, later moving to Pound. She moved back to Waukesha after his death to be with her children.

She was the cherished mother of Shirley (Walter) Burleson, Sharon (Leslie) Wallace, Susan (Joseph) Pappalardo, Sheila (John) Wright, Michael D. Lentz and Sandra (Vince) Ferrera; loving grandma of Neal, Marci, Renee, Lisa, Anthony, Andrew, Justin, Jennifer and Dominic; great-grandmother to Mason and Rena; and sister to Evelyn Maretech and Earl Lange. Genevieve is further survived by nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; brother-in-law, John Maretech; and sister-in-law, Joanne Lange.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Monday, May 22, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A committal service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, in Pound Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the doctors at Columbia Hospital, Dr. R. Fritz, Dr. J. Sanidas, Dr. D. Klein and Dr. N. Geimer and all of the other doctors and nurses for their compassionate care given to Genevieve.

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.