Gareth R. Waffle

Gareth R. Waffle of Franklin found peace Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at age 84. Garry served in the U.S Navy Reserves, reaching the rank of captain. He served on active duty during World War II and the Korean conflict. He will be remembered for his abundant love for family and his passion for travel and collecting classic cars.

He was the beloved husband of the late Jean (nee Petry) and the late Judith (nee Wiza) Waffle; loving father of Kathryn (Arnie) Malone, Carolyn (Bob) Rose, Nancy (Dan) Schiebel, Susan (Dave Wheeler) Waffle, Tom (Suzanne) Waffle, Barbara (Jeff) Brischke and Robert (Jennifer) Waffle; proud grandfather of Jennifer (Matt), Karen (Miguel), Dave (Elizabeth), Matt (Paige), Tim (Sarah), Chelsea, Kurtis, Danielle, Kelli and Marissa; great-grandfather of Ava, Madison, Violet, Drew, Sean, JJ and Emily; and dear brother of Dona Smith, Scott (Kiyoko) Waffle and Peggy (Jim) Dudley. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. memorial service Sunday, Oct. 10, at Molthen-Bell & Sons Funeral Home, 700 Milwaukee Ave., South Milwaukee. Interment will be a burial at sea at a later date.

Molthen-Bell & Sons Funeral Home of South Milwaukee, 414-762 - 0154, is serving the family.