WAUKESHA

Norberto Vargas Sr.

Feb. 11, 1951 - Nov. 5, 2006

Norberto Vargas Sr., 55, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Feb. 11, 1951, to Edmundo and Maria A. (nee Regino) Martinez.

He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1976. He was currently employed at Waterblasting Inc. and was a member of American Legion D.J. Martin Post #8.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Jessica (nee Rohr) Vargas of Waukesha. He was the dear father to Michelle, Cecilio (Rachel), Sabrina, Jeremiah, Jesse, Kizzy, Norberto, Brandon, Kayla and J.J.J. Vargas, Jori and Nichole Rohr and Bobbie and Roberto Martel; and special brother of Andrea (Bernade) Reyes, Edmundo (Kris) Martinez, Rita (Antonio) Martinez, Dalia Sanchez, Edwardo Martinez, Joel (Kari) Martinez, Xavier Martinez, Julian (April) Martinez and Xochial (David) Mar He is further survived by Donna Martinez, who is the mother of Jesse, Cecilio, Sabrina, Jeremiah and Norberto, and nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two children, Carmello Guerino and Julian Vargas, and two brothers, Cecilio and Juan Martinez.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 8 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Interment with full military honors will take place Thursday at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery, Union Grove. Please meet at the cemetery at 10:30 a.m.

If desired, memorials to the family to establish a trust for his daughters, J.J.J. and Kayla, would be appreciated.

Randle-Dable Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 547-4035 or visit www.randledable.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.