Benjamin Anthony Garski

March 27, 1930 - May 29, 2009

Benjamin Anthony Garski of Waukesha died Friday, May 29, 2009, at his home at age 79. Benjamin was born in Stevens Point on March 27, 1930, the son of the late Anthony and Rose Garski.

He proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 8. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Benjamin will be dearly missed by his wife of 56 years, Maria; daughter, Carol (David) Nain of Eagle; grandchildren, Cassandra Rose and Daniel Joseph Nain; brothers, Leonard (Geri), Donald and Tony (Janet); and his sister, Agnes. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Edward, John, Frank and Bill; and his sister, Bernice.

Visitation for Benjamin will be held from 9 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, June 3, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Jason Lavann will be officiating. Burial will take place immediately following the service at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning Services is serving the family. For further information, call 542-6609, or for an online obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, go to www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.