Harold R. Oestreich

March 11, 1914 - Feb. 23, 2008

Harold R. Oestreich of Waukesha died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 93. Harold was born March 11, 1914, in the town of Watertown, the son of Ervin and Agnes (nee Streich) Oestriech.

He worked for 33 years for Singer Controls Co. of America, retiring on April 1, 1976. Harold was a member of the Singer retirees, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Waukesha and loved to play golf.

Harold is lovingly remembered by his two children, Robert (Judy) Oestreich of Green Valley, Ariz., and Karen (Dennis) Long of Waukesha; four grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Palmer (Paula) Oestreich of Dale City, Va.; brother-in-law, Melvin Guenterberg of Johnson Creek; sister-in-law, Minna Oestreich of Watertown; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Ervin and Agnes Oestreich, and his wife, Ruth.

The funeral service for Harold will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. The visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. service at the funeral home Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008.

A private family burial will be held at Glenview Memorial Gardens, Ixonia.

Memorial donations in Harold’s name may be directed to: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 1205 S. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.

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 www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.