Jean J. Kennedy

Jean J. Kennedy, 99, of Waukesha, was born to eternal life Monday, Nov. 15, 2010.

She was the loving mother of Joanne (the late Leonard) Merryfield and Betty (Russell) Willis and the dear grandma of Gail (Stephen) Falk, Pam (Mick) Thomson, Janet (Scott) Schultz, Jeffrey (Marie) Willis, Gil (Marybeth) Ziebell, Gregory Ziebell, Lorraine Christianson and Jean (Ambar) Kulkarni. She is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren, 19 great-great-grandchildren, two great-granddogs, Willie and Leonard; two sisters, Lucille (the late Ervin) Musolf and Clara (the late Richard) Ferry; sister-in-law, Francis Condella; daughter-in-law, Trula Toberts; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She also leaves behind her special friends, Judy and Wayne Roller and Lore Kettner.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Norbert; son, Gilbert Ziebell Jr.; brothers, John, Mike, Anton and Paul; and sisters, Lorraine Huerth, Mary Stevens and Angeline Boccaccio.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon Mass of Christian burial Thursday, Nov. 18, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha. A private entombment will be held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

A heartfelt thanks to the nursing staff, aides and everyone at the Virginia Health & Rehabilitation Center in Waukesha, also the Home and Hospice Advantage, Shelly, Frank and all the staff for their loving tender care.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.