Ralph E. Janka

Oct. 22, 1943 - July 18, 2007

Ralph E. Janka, 63, of Milwaukee, found peace Wednesday, July 18, 2007. He was born Oct. 22, 1943, in Waukesha, the son of Victor and Alberta (nee OBleness) Janka.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served three years in Germany. Up until his time of illness, he managed apartment buildings in Milwaukee.

He is survived by his longtime friend and companion, Kathy Anzivino; three sons, Thomas Janka, Joseph (Cindy) Olla and Ted Janka; two brothers, Victor Janka and Allen (Lynn) Janka; two sisters, Marjorie (Harvey) Salentine and Beverly Best; two granddaughters; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Alberta, and his brother, William.

Memorial visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Church and Chapel, 15250 W. National Ave., New Berlin.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.

He will be very well missed.