PEWAUKEE

Mervin A. Ulness

Feb. 16, 1923 - March 29, 2011

Mervin A. Ulness of Gilbert, Ariz., formerly of Pewaukee, died on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at the age of 88. Mervin was born on Feb. 16, 1923, a son of Julius and Gladys Ulness.

He was a longtime member of Galilee Lutheran Church in Pewaukee. Mervin married the love of his life, Ruth Jones, on June 11, 1943. He owned and operated Ulness Refrigeration in Pewaukee from 1954 to 1984. Mervin enjoyed working in his yard and gardening. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandson.

Mervin will be dearly missed by his daughter, Lisa (Jeffrey Williams) Ulness; and grandson, Adam. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Mervin was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth; sons, Wayne and Gregory; his parents; his sisters, Arlene and Jeanette; and his brothers, Lyman and Gaylord.

The funeral service for Mervin will be held on Monday, April 4, 2011, at 1 p.m., at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. Visitation will be on Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of the 1 p.m. service at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow the service at Forest Hill Cemetery in Pewaukee.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.