Russell E. Serdynski

Jan. 12, 1962 - Aug. 14, 2007

Russell E. Serdynski, 45, of Waukesha, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007. He collapsed while working at Waukesha Engine and was taken to Waukesha Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was born Jan. 12, 1962, in Milwaukee, to Eugene and Charmagne (nee Kraye) Serdynski.

He had worked at Waukesha Engine for 10 years and was a proud union member of the I.A.M Local #1077. He enjoyed all kinds of racing, especially the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. He loved Harley-Davidson motorcycles, hunting, snowmobiling, fishing and ice fishing.

He will be missed by his parents, Gene and Charmagne of Mukwonago; grandmother, Irene Serdynski of Mukwonago; brother, Randall Serdynski of Waukesha; nephew, Jake Serdynski of Waukesha; and his girlfriend, Nancy Lepkowski of Waukesha, her children, whom he thought of as his own, Nicolas Postotnik of Waukesha and Crystal (William) Bailey of Casco, and his special granddaughter, Savannah Bailey of Casco. He is further survived by his brothers of the I.A.M., aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53186, or donate online at www.hawspets.org.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute for the family.