John W. Muth

Oct. 25, 1928 - Jan. 25, 2009

John W. Muth of Waukesha died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 80. John was born Oct. 25, 1928, in Milwaukee, the son of Alfred and Eileen (nee Marriott) Muth.

John married Mary Kay Share on Oct. 31, 1953. He worked for Travelers Insurance, retiring in 1985. John was a substitute teacher for 15 years for the Waukesha School District. He was a member of the Waukesha School Board and a longtime member of St. William Catholic Church, where he served on the board and was also a past president. John had a passion for reading, playing bridge, golf, photography and swimming. John loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

John will be deeply missed by his wife, Mary Kay of Waukesha; children, Monica (Bruce) Kipp of North Prairie, Mary (Gary) Majeskie of Pewaukee and Melissa (Steve) Rabay of Eagle; grandchildren, Nathan Majeskie, Corinne Rabay, Emily Kipp, Caelee Rabay, Eric Majeskie and Nick Majeskie; brother, James (Shirley) Muth of Waukesha; sisters, Eileen Muth of Ft. Myers, Fla., Mary Lee (Dale) Stark of Pewaukee, Joanne Whitehurse of Kansas City, Mo., and Ellin (James) Monogue of Jefferson; sister-in-law, Nancy Muth of Waukesha; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Robert Muth.

The memorial Mass for John will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, with the Rev. Leonard Barbian officiating. The visitation for John will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. Mass on Wednesday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Johnís name are appreciated to The American Heart Association, 600 E. Mason St., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

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 visi www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.