Svend Heinisch

Oct. 19, 1926 - Oct. 29, 2006

Svend Heinisch of Waukesha passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, at age 80. Svend was born Oct. 19, 1926, in Copenhagen, Denmark, the son of Christian and Anne (Hansen) Heinisch. He came to America in 1954. He was united in marriage to Marion Welch on Dec. 26, 1959. Svend was owner, operator and president of Thomas Press in Waukesha for more than 44 years. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club and the Waukesha Elks Lodge.

Svend will be deeply missed by his wife, Marion L., and his loving children, Debora (Dan) Lanouette of Racine, David Heinisch of Waukesha, Derrick (Deana) Heinisch of Waukesha and Deanne (Brad) Lindeman of St. Paul, Minn. He is further survived by 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. Svend was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Helmuth and Aage; and sister, Lissi.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Friday, Nov. 3, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Jim Bickel from Ascension Lutheran Church will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Waukesha Memorial Hospital Foundation, 725 American Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188; the Waukesha Kidney Center, c/o Lisa Drew, 2301 Sun Valley Drive, Suite 200, Delafield, WI 53018; AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St., Highway P, Oconomowoc, WI 53066; or the charity of the donors 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.