George Chronis Jr.

March 16, 1929 - Oct. 21, 2009

George Chronis Jr. of North Prairie died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at the age of 80 years. George was born March 16, 1929, the son of George and Louise Chronis.

He was a graduate of Pewaukee High School and attended the La Crosse Teachers College. George was a school board member for 17 years, serving on the Prairie View and Mukwonago school boards. He also served as the North Prairie village president. He enjoyed photography, bird watching and Door County. George's greatest joy was spending time with his family.

George will be dearly missed by his children, Nancy (Leslie) Poch, William Chronis and Cathleen (Carmine) D’Amato; grandchildren, BJ Chronis and Kevin and Carla Poch; and brother, William (Antoinette) Chronis. George is further survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Faye, and parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Friday, Oct. 23, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A private family entombment will take place at Wisconsin Memorial Park Cemetery, Brookfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Ridges Sanctuary, Bailey’s Harbor or the North Prairie Historical Society.

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 condolence, visit