Joanne E. Kressin

Dec. 16, 1932-Jan. 24, 2008

Joanne E. Kressin of Waukesha went home to the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008 at the age of 75.

Joanne was born Dec. 16, 1932, the daughter of Clarence and Louise (Moses) Weisflog. She was united in marriage to Robert L. Kressin on June 6, 1953. Joanne was an active member of Mt. Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church and was on the Board of Spiritual Care. She was employed at Waukesha Electric as a material control analyst for over 25 years. Joanne enjoyed spending her time helping people and feeding their souls, through volunteering at Linden Grove and Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She also enjoyed gardening. Joanne’s biggest joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Joanne will be deeply missed by her three sons, Paul (Karen), Greg (Pamela) and Elliott (Michele); daughter in-law, Rose; 16 grandchildren: Joshua, Jeremiah, Jason, Justin, Nicole, Michelle, Kara, Rebekah, Megan, Stepfanie, Reese, Zachary, Trevor, Collin, Jonathan and Audrey, and 2 great-grandchildren, Jacob and Alexis. Joanne is further survived by many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; beloved son, Douglas; her parents and brothers Don and Wayne Weisflog.

A funeral service for Joanne will be held on Monday, Jan. 28, 2008 at 7 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1941 Madison St., Waukesha. The Rev. Charles Papenfuss and the Rev. Michael Turriff will be officiating.

The visitation will be on Monday from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service at the church. Burial will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at the Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown.

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