Mike P. Martello Sr.

Mike P. Martello Sr., 85, of Sussex, entered eternal life Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife and best friend of 57 years, Mary, and their son, James. He is the beloved father of Michael P. Martello Jr.; best friend and companion to his four-legged buddy Coup; proud grandfather of Anthony and Lori; and dear brother of Mary Lach, Lena Buza and Emma Martello. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, with a 7 p.m. service at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94) in Waukesha. A committal service meeting is at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Waukesha.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.

"Mike, you’ll always be missed on those special fishing days. Your buddies."