James W. Komberec Sr.

James W. Komberec Sr., 87, died peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007.

James was a 40-year employee with the Milwaukee Road and a World War II veteran.

He was the loving husband of the late Mary Frances (nee Knoebel); beloved father of Ann Marie (the late Michael) Zientek, James Jr. and Jean Marie (Noel) Gajewski; proud grandfather of Joseph Zientek, Andrew (Katie) Zientek, Kimberly Ann Gajewski, David, Jonathan and Sarah Komberec; and dear brother-in-law of Eleanore (Ted) Knap, John (Shirley) Knoebel and Carol Komberec. He is further survived by his very special friends Fred, Doris and Art, as well as other beloved family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 5 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Dec. 1, at Krause Funeral Home, 12401 W. National Ave., New Berlin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to VNA Hospice. The family extends special thanks to Dr. Stephen Desidero for his kind compassionate care.

Krause Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 786-8009 or visit online at