Leona May Welch

Feb. 7, 1940 - Nov. 29, 2007

Leona May Welch of Waukesha died peacefully Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at Waukesha Springs Health & Rehabilitation Center. Leona was born Feb. 7, 1940, in Waukesha, the daughter of Kathryn (nee Britton) and Fred Welch.

She will be sadly missed by her loving sisters, Judy Brown of Walnut Creek, Calif., JoAnn Burns of New Berlin, Donna Shellnutt of Brookfield and Marrion Heinisch of Waukesha, and other family relatives and friends.

The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the Heartland Hospice and their professional staff that gave her such comforting care during her last days.

Burial will be Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Jericho Cemetery in the town of Eagle.

Memorial donations in Leonaís name may be directed to Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice, 13255 W. Bluemound Road, Suite 100, Brookfield, WI 53005, or to the charity of the donorís choice.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning Service is serving the family. For more information, call 542-6609, or for the online obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.