Elizabeth Avina Katzner
Sept. 21, 1916 – Aug. 25, 2010
Elizabeth Katzner of Waukesha passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at
LindenGrove Nursing Home. Elizabeth was born Sept. 21, 1916, the daughter
of Herman Bartz and Ida Kieckbusch. Elizabeth was a lifelong member of
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and was an avid sports fan. Her
greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and
Elizabeth will be dearly missed by her daughters, Judy (Dan) Edlhuber and
Marsha Smith; and Steve Smith of Waukesha. She will also be missed by her
grandchildren, Georgine (Mike) Kuehl, Christine (Tim) Grossmann, Brook
(Amy) Smith and Joel (Vickie) Smith; and great-grandchildren, Kyle, Blair,
Tyler, Erica, Ashley, Ryan and Wyatt; and her great-greatgrandchild,
Lillian. Elizabeth also leaves a niece, Marlene Rucinski, and other
relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Martin Katzner; and
her brother, Frederick Bartz.
Visitation for Elizabeth will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral
service Sunday, Aug. 29, in the Trinity Room at Trinity Evangelical
Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha, with the Rev. Scott
Oelhafen officiating. Entombment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, in
Prairie Home Cemetery, Prairie Avenue in Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Elizabeth’s memory are appreciated to
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church at the above address.
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 visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.