Feb. 14, 1923 – Sept. 12, 2010
Frank Hellenthal of Waukesha passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at
Virginia Health & Rehabilitation Center surrounded by family. He was
87. Frank was born in Holland, Mich., on Feb. 14, 1923, a son of the late
John and Tina (Funckes) Hellenthal.
He married Mary Hoffman on Aug. 31, 1946, and together they raised three
children. Frank served in the Navy during World War II and worked as a
machinist at Waukesha Engine for more than 27 years. He was a member of
the Waukesha Old Timer’s Club.
Frank is survived by his beloved wife of
more than 64 years, Mary; his children, Jack (Charlene) Hellenthal of
Muskego and Frank (Debbie) Hellenthal of Pewaukee; and his sisters, Hilda
Kivet and Bertha Boneck of Holland. He will be fondly remembered by his
grandchildren, Corinne (Kirk) Blomdahl, Christine (Brian) Henneberry,
Cathleen (John) Hockers and Julie (Brandon) Stubblefield, all of Muskego,
Lori Amundson of Philadelphia, Michelle (Julius) Carter of Pewaukee and
Matthew Hellenthal of Chicago; his great-grandchildren, Carlee, Kyle,
Brandon, Jaedyn, Kalleigh, Samantha, Abigail, Justyce, Jordyn, Allyson and
Owen; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Ann Marie
Visitation for Frank will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, at
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd.,
Waukesha. A second visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m.
funeral service Friday, Sept. 17, at Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran
Church, 1941 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Michael Turriff
will be officiating. Entombment with full military honors will immediately
follow in Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.
Memorials appreciated to Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church.
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,