Florence M. Merath (nee Muzia)

Aug. 7, 1917 - Feb. 15, 2008

Florence M. Merath (nee Muzia) of Mukwonago died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at age 90. Florence was born Aug. 7, 1917, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Joseph and Grace Muzia.

Florence will be deeply missed by her children, Kenneth (Virginia) of Texas, Dennis (Martha) of Texas, Dianne Merath of Waukesha, Geralynn Olson of Waukesha, Gery (Tricia) of Waukesha, Tim of Mauston and Barbara (Steve) Svetlik of Palmyra; 18 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Milton; infant sons and daughter; parents; brothers; and sister, Catherine Rotta.

A funeral service for Florence will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Frank Malloy will be officiating. The visitation will take place from 4 p.m. until the time of the service at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Salem Cemetery in Wales.

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit