Frank Hellenthal

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 Amundson.

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, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.