WAUKESHA

Alfredo R. DeJesus

May 11, 1923 – Dec. 1, 2011

Alfredo R. DeJesus of Waukesha, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 88.

He was born May 11, 1923, in Puerto Rico, the son of Naencoo and Ribeia (nee Molina) DeJesus. He had worked for International Harvester from 1950 until his retirement in 1980. He has been a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. "Our loving uncle who was like a father to us, we will always hold your memory in our hearts. We miss you."

He is survived by his sister, Carmen L. Rodriguez of Waukesha; nieces and nephews Maria C. (Roberto) DelValle of Milwaukee, Felix Rodriguez of Waukesha, Lucy Santiago of Milwaukee, Raymond Rodriguez of Waukesha, Victor Rodriguez of Waukesha, Lydia Casso of Appleton, Carmen E. (Dan Springsteen) Rodriguez of Waukesha and Gladys (Rob) Wagner of Oconomowoc; great-nieces and -nephews Nereida E. (Carlos) Rosado-Vasquez, Senen Rosado, Kenneth D. Springsteen, Alicia M. Rodriguez, Isabel M. Rios, Jose T. Rios, David J. Rios, Yvette C. Rios, Betsy Maldonado, Lupe Santiago, Tina Santiago, Eric Santiago, Mary Jo Colon, Juan R. Colon, Christina M. DelValle, Amanda Johnson, Iris E. Casso, Idelia Casso, Ilene Casso, Mario Jimenez, Linda Rodriguez, Rolando Rodriguez and Phillip Rodriguez, great-great nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, as well as his parents.

A special thank-you to the Lord for having Victor, who took such good care of Alfredo for many years.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until a 7:45 p.m. vigil service Monday, Dec. 5, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave. Services continue at the funeral home on Tuesday, Dec. 6, with prayers beginning at 9:45 a.m. followed by the procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha for the 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass. Graveside services will immediately follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials in Alfredo’s name are appreciated to the church (address above). For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.