Oct. 14, 1925 - July 27, 2007
Long-time Waukesha resident John Zeilhofer, 81, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at AngelsGrace Hospice. Mr. Zeilhofer was born Oct. 14, 1925, in Hangenham, Germany, to John and Theresa Zeilhofer.
He had recently moved back to Wisconsin after living in Sarasota, Fla., for many years. John was a member of Iron Workers Local No. 8. On Oct. 7, 1952, he married Edeltraut Steinhoff in Freising, Germany.
He is survived by his wife, Edeltraut; their children, Rudy (JoAnn) Zeilhofer of Waukesha and Jerry (Linda) Zeilhofer of Fountain Hills, Ariz.; grandchildren, Matt, Robb, Luke, Chrissy and Paul; and a brother, Martin (Marlene) Zeilhofer of South Milwaukee; other relatives in Germany and many friends also survive.
Visitation for John will be held Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service at the Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The burial of cremated remains will take place at a later date outside Munich, Germany.
If desired, memorials should be directed to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St., town of Oconomowoc, WI 53066 or to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, City of Pewaukee, WI 53188.
For more information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Pre-planning Services at 547-4035 or go online to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave a tribute.
The family would like to thank all of the wonderful staff at AngelsGrace Hospice for the care given John at the end of his life. It was very much appreciated.