Edward C. ‘Ed’ Maile

Jan. 16, 1932 - Nov. 17, 2006

Edward C. "Ed" Maile of Waukesha died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at his home at age 74. Ed was born Jan. 16, 1932, in Waukesha, the son of Clarence and Anna (nee Mueller) Maile.

He was united in marriage to Shirley Tompkins on Aug. 14, 1954. Ed was employed as a mechanic for Oscar Lamb Standard Oil and later worked at Husco for more than 34 years, retiring in 1993. Even in retirement, Ed continued working, delivering auto parts for Kramer Auto Parts until 1998 and for Parts Plus until 2000. He was a lifetime member of the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ in Waukesha.

Ed will be sadly missed by his wife, Shirley of Waukesha; children, Sherry (Kevin) Gierach, Kathleen (Timothy) Price, Mark (Anna) Maile and Michael (fiancee Colleen) Maile, all of Waukesha; grandchildren, Alison, William, Rebecca, Bethany, Zachary, Bree, Steffane and Mariann; great-granddaughter, Ashley; brothers, Robert Maile of New Berlin and John (Charlotte) Maile of Waukesha; sister, Marion Hinze of Waukesha; mother-in-law, Mary Tompkins of Waukesha; and sisters-in-law, Ruth Lukomski of Milwaukee and Shirley Tompkins of Waukesha. He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Bernard Tompkins; brothers-in-law, Gordon Hinze, Dale Tompkins and Tony Lukomski; and sister-in-law, Eleanora (Robert) Maile.

Visitation will be held from 3:30 p.m. until the 7:30 p.m. funeral service today, Nov. 21, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. James Gorman and the Rev. Ralph Schulz will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ Rebuilding Fund, 1220 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186

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.