Dolores A.‘Dodie’ Surges (nee Beiley)

May 5, 1935 – July 16, 2010

Dolores A. "Dodie" Surges (nee Beiley) of Wauwatosa died Friday, July 16, 2010, at St. Camillus at the age of 75. Dodie was born in Milwaukee on May 5, 1935, the daughter of Otto and Katherine Beiley.

She married the love of her life Donald Surges on July 8, 1961. Dodie worked for Cutler Hammer Eaton Corp. for more than 35 years. She loved shopping, Snicker bars and partying. Dodie especially enjoyed her "Early Times" cocktail hour.

Dodie will be dearly missed by her cousins, Roy (Blanche) Bauman, Tom (Debbie) Bauman and Jerry Bauman; dear friends, Carol and Millie; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on Wednesday, July 21, at the St. Camillus Angel Chapel, 10101 W. Wisconsin Ave., Wauwatosa. The Rev. Dennis Budka will be officiating. Burial will be at St. Augustine Cemetery, Hubertus.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Camillus, 10101 W. Wisconsin Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53226; or to Vitas Hospice, 2675 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 500, Wauwatosa, WI 53226.

Dodie’s family would like to send a special thank you to Vitas Hospice and St. Camillus for their exceptional care of Dodie during her stay.

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.