James J. Rydzik

ĎMuskegoís Waverí

James J. Rydzik "Muskegoís Waver" went to join his beloved wife, Audrey "Granny," on Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at age 77.

He was the loving father of James D. (Patricia), Patricia (Michael) Lomis, Joseph (Diane), Thomas (Connie), David (Cindy), Kathleen (Steven Aussprung) Cortez, Jean (William) Peterson, Steven (Carol) and Elizabeth (Robert) Biskobing and "adopted daughter" and dear friend Cheri (Mike) Heppe; cherished "grampa" of 29 and great-grampa of 14; sweetheart of a brother to Paul; dear brother-in-law of Bob (Peg) Ryan, Jim (Pam) Ryan, Willa Rydzik, Evelyn Barela and Arlene (Dick) Walloch; and fond nephew of Lucille (Roubik-Stone) Kadlec. He is further survived by his loyal K-9, Custer, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at St. Leonard Catholic Church, W173-S7743 Westwood Drive, Muskego, with a Mass of Christian burial at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to a charity of choice or St. Leonardís Building Fund are appreciated.

The family would like to thank Carlene Larson and Jenny Soika at St. Leonardís, the nurses at Waukesha Memorial Hospital-cardiac unit and good friend Charlie Zepnick.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.

To my brother, Paul - I might be cheap, but at least Iím not last!
Love, Jimbo