Kurt W. Westphal

Sept. 7, 1924 - April 6, 2007

Kurt W. Westphal of Waukesha died Friday, April 6, 2007, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 82. Kurt was born Sept. 7, 1924, in Stettin, Germany, the son of Ernst and Frieda (nee Oelke) Westphal.

Kurt was employed by Wisconsin Drill Head for 32 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post #8 and an usher at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Kurt will be sadly missed by his wife, Roseann, who he married Aug. 8, 1953; his sons, Richard (Mary Denise) Westphal of Wisconsin Dells, Charles "Chuck" (Therese) of Waukesha, Patrick (Lonnie) Westphal of Fenton, Mich., and James (Kimberley) Westphal of Dousman; grandchildren, Rebecca, Matthew, Jeffrey, Zachary, Justin, Daniel, Eric, Aimie, Marcus, Katie, Joshua, Brandon and Lucas; and his sister, Lee Johnstone of Milwaukee. Kurt was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Michael.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. vigil service Monday, April 9, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Visitation continues from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the funeral home, followed by a procession to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church for an 11 a.m. funeral Mass. Burial will take place immediately following the Mass at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

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.