Mildred ‘Auntie Millie’ Pellegrini

March 23, 1924 - Jan. 2, 2009

Mildred "Auntie Millie" Pellegrini of Waukesha died Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, at home at 84. Mildred was born March 23, 1924, the daughter of Simon and Anna (nee Turini) Vicenzi.

She was a member of St. William Catholic Church and a former member of St. Barbara’s Catholic Church in Vulcan, Mich. She was involved with the Christian Mothers at St. Barbara’s, RSVP volunteer and a member of the Moose Lodge of Norway, Mich.

Mildred will be deeply missed by her sisters, Eileen Ball and Rita Hagburg, and her sisters-in-law, Verle Ball and Mildred Dallariva. She is further survived by special nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and Oliver.

Mildred is preceded in death by her husband, Elmo Pellegrini.

The funeral Mass for Millie will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Jason Lavann will be officiating. The visitation will be held from 5:30 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. Mass Wednesday at the church. Private burial will take place in Norway Township Cemetery, Mich.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Millie’s name may be directed to the National Shrine of St. Jude, 205 W. Monroe St., Chicago, Ill. 60606.

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.