Rita Haldeman (nee Held)

Sept. 7, 1938 - Jan. 18, 2007

Born Sept. 7, 1938. Died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007. Preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Loretta; brother, Eugene; and nephew, Robbie.

Married July 12, 1958, to Jack.

Proud mother of Jay (Kelly), Michele and Mary (Todd) Semrow. Greatest joy was being "Nanna" to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sister of Reuben (Mary) Lawrence (Raeann) and Cecilia. Survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. She shared many good times and received unwavering support from Mack and Vicki.

Visitation for Rita will be held from 3 p.m. to the 4 p.m. funeral Mass on Monday, Jan. 22, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Leonard Barbian will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Rita's name may be directed to the American Cancer Society-Lung, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

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.