WAUKESHA

Frances Odelia Schneider

Nov. 27, 1912 - March 15, 2007

Frances Odelia Schneider of Waukesha, formerly of Kewaskum, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 15, 2007, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family at the age of 94.

She was born Nov. 27, 1912, in Marshfield, the daughter of Nicholas and Mathilda (nee Witzig) Zeimet. Frances was a graduate of St. Maryís School of Nursing and continued doing private duty nursing after marrying her one true love, Walter P. Schneider, on June 1, 1935. Frances was a deeply religious person and when her health declined, she put her faith and trust in God. She loved going to church and she especially loved her little chats with Fr. Leonard. She devoted her life to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Frances was a member of St. Williamís Catholic Church as well as a former member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Christian Mothers in Kewaskum.

Frances will be sadly missed by her daughters, Barbara Schneider of Waukesha, Mary (Daniel) Kondracki of Oconomowoc, Lynn (Richard) Daoust of Waukesha; her grandchildren, Kathy (Jim) Cappozzo, Corey (Bryan) Grayson, Heather (Andy) Congemi, Sue (John) Marek; grandson, Rick Daoust; and her great-grandchildren, Kyle, Kayla, Kelsey and Nicholas Marek, Dominic and Angel Cappozzo and Derek, Jack and Dylan Grayson. Frances is further survived by relatives and many friends. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Wally, and brothers, Arnold and Ray Zeimet, and mother, Mathilda Zeimet.

The funeral Mass of Christian burial for Frances will be held Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Williamís Catholic Church, the Rev. Leonard Barbian officiating. The visitation will be Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass.

Memorials are appreciated to St. Williamís Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. Burial will be at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, Kewaskum.

Francesís family would like to extend a great big thank you to the staff of 5 West Medical at Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Waukesha Springs for their loving and compassionate care. A special thank you to Dr. Martin Kern for the many years of gentle and compassionate care he gave to our loving mother. God bless you. For the online obituary, directions and cards of condolences, please visit www.waukeshafuneralhome.com or call 542-6609. Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home & Cremation Services is serving the family.