George E. Kastenholz

Sept. 17, 1918 - Sept. 6, 2007

George E. Kastenholz, 88, of Waukesha, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Franciscan Woods in Brookfield. He was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Waukesha, the son of George and Corine (Demarath) Kastenholz.

In 1939, he graduated from Carroll College, then went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army. He was united in marriage to Marge Peters on April 27, 1946. During his 50 years of employment with Hopson Oil Co. in Waukesha, George held the position of president for 30 years before retiring. In 1950, he took part in opening the Waukesha Association for Retarded Children. Over the years, he remained very active with his son Philipís group home in Waukesha. In his spare time, George was also a talented photographer and an avid sports fan. He was a longtime member of St. Paulís Catholic Church in Genesee Depot.

George will be sadly missed by his wife of 61 years, Marge of Waukesha; two sons, Philip of Waukesha and Michael (Kathleen) of Lakeworth, Fla.; one daughter, Mary (Brian) Kuehl of Waukesha; six grandchildren, Jeffrey, Daniel, Lindsay and Lauren Kuehl and Emerson and Nathan Kastenholz; son-in-law, Allen Schultz of New Berlin; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Barbara Schultz, three sisters and his parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, with a vigil service at 5 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Bob Gosma will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Paulís Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Waukesha Training Center, 300 S. Prairie Ave., Waukesha, WI, 53186; St. Paulís Catholic Church, P.O. Box 95, Genesee Depot, WI 53127; or to the charity of the donorís choice.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave on online tribute.