Donald Paul Kaiser

Oct. 12, 1933 - Dec. 15, 2009

Donald Paul Kaiser of Pewaukee, formerly of Brookfield, died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, at Wheaton Franciscan Elmbrook Hospital at the age of 76. Donald was born Oct. 12, 1933, the son of Paul and Helen Kaiser.

On Sept. 3, 1960, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Ruth (Suleski). Donald proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was also a longtime member of the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ.

Donald will be deeply missed by his wife, Ruth; children, Kevin P. (Andrea) Kaiser of Utah, Karen (fiance Joey Scalici) Martin of Florida; grandchildren, Ashly, Samantha, Kayla, Paul and Harrison; brothers-in-law, Don Wiegand, Harry (Georgia) Suleski and Thomas (Janet) Suleski; sister-in-law, Dorothy Suleski; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Donald was preceded in death by his sister, Janice Wiegand, and his parents.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 5 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Dec. 19, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. James Gorman and the Rev. Ralph Schulz officiating. Private burial will be held at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield.

Memorials to the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ, 413 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186, would be 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