Lawrence J. ‘Larry’ Heinz

May 18, 1925 - June 20, 2008

Lawrence J. "Larry" Heinz of Waukesha died Friday, June 20, 2008, at age 83. Larry was born in Chicago on May 18, 1925, the son of Lenard and Anne Heinz.

He married the love of his life, Mary Flad, on Sept. 5, 1953. He was a longtime member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. He lettered in football at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1943.

Larry will be deeply missed by his wife, Mary; his children, Thomas (Carol) Heinz of Katy, Texas, Beth Heinz of Waukesha, Patty "Pat" Heinz of Tuba City, Ariz., and Lawrence "Larry" (Deborah) Heinz of Pittsboro, Ind.; his grandchildren, Megan, Jaclyn, Ian and Miranda and Alexandera Heinz; brother, Lenard Heinz of Hinsdale, Ill., and many other relatives and friends.

Larry was preceded in death by parents and younger brother.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 27, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 Highway 59, Waukesha. The Rev. James Loehr will be officiating. Interment will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Larry’s name to the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society, 875 N. Randolph St., Suite 225, Arlington, VA 22203, are appreciated.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning 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.