Nola C. Rodefer (nee Cyrus)

Aug. 29, 1939 - Nov. 3, 2009

Nola C. Rodefer (nee Cyrus), of Waukesha, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at the age of 70. Nola was born Aug. 29, 1939, in Crandon, the daughter of Daniel and Mavis (nee Adams) Cyrus.

She married the love of her life, Carl Rodefer, on Feb. 25, 1956. Nola loved sewing, crocheting, ceramics and playing bingo.

Nola will be dearly missed by her children, Dennis (Susan), Mark (Cheryl), Lana (John) Raffensperger, Hollie (John) Nairns, Carla Schrum, Duwayne (Joan), Michael (Tammy) and JoAnn (Randy) Blake; daughter-in-law, Linda; 23 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers; and four sisters. Nola is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Mavis Cyrus; husband, Carl; son, Glenn; great-grandson, Tristan; two sisters; and one brother.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Friday, Nov. 6, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Pam Lange will be officiating. Private burial will be at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.

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 card of condolence, visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.