Arthur F. Blaedow

Oct. 4, 1934 - Jan. 8, 2007

Arthur F. Blaedow, 72, a Waukesha native, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, and was reunited with his wife Lois (nee Braatz), who passed away June 30, 2001.

Arthur was retired from Payne and Dolan, and was a member of Operating Engineers Union Local 139. He was honored by Friends of Animals for his compassionate love and care of animals.

He is survived as the loving father of Gary (Lynn), Vickie (Gary) Wittlieff, Cathy (Scott) Letteney; loving grandpa and "Bompa" of Ryan, Erin (Sergio) Chontal, Amanda and Meghan Blaedow, Rory and Chase Letteney; great-grandpa of Jay and Tierra Chontal and Hopelynn Blaedow; and brother of the late Gene (Betty), Ken (Sandra), Janice (Gary) Fox and Robert (Debbie). Also surviving him are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends and his special friend, Rita Kuehl.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road, Waukesha, as well as from 10 a.m. Thursday until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Chapel of the Chimes, 13235 W. Capitol Drive. Entombment will follow.

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