Adeline M. Mathews (nee Mlodzik)

July 25, 1915 - Oct. 5, 2009

Adeline M. Mathews (nee Mlodzik) of Waukesha met our Lord and was reunited with her dear husband, Paul, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at the age of 94. Adeline was born in Glenn Rock on July 25, 1915, the daughter of Adam and Magdaline Mlodzik.

She was married to Paul on Nov. 20, 1941, at St. Kilianís Church in Hartford. She was a homemaker and enjoyed bowling, traveling, cooking and baking for her family and entertaining friends. During Adeline and Paulís retirement they traveled to Hawaii, Florida, Texas and many other vacation destinations. Adeline was a longtime member of St. William Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers.

Adeline is survived by her four children, Jacqueline (Richard) Geller of Waukesha, Richard (Debbie) Mathews of Waukesha, Sarah Mathews of Waukesha and Anthony (Jane) Mathews of Franksville; sister, Natalie Johnson of Slinger; and sister-in-law, Adeline Mlodzik of Waukesha. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Kevin (Denise) Geller, Dan Geller of Athens, Ga., Chad Mathews, Madeline (Andy) Kett, Tracy (Jose) Vasquez, Amanda Mendez, Rachel Mathews and Amy (Scott) Budzien; great-grandchildren, Ian Geller, Samantha, Lysette and Jose Vasquez, Taylor and Haley Budzien, Lief, Anika and Klara Kett, Chad Jr. and Kaitlyn Mathews and Mark Hunkins; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Adeline was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Barney, Frank and Floyd; and sister, Angeline Schutz.

Visitation will be held from noon until the 1 p.m. funeral Mass on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Entombment will take place immediately following the Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association

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, visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.


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