Marc Bourgeois

June 29, 1951 – Jan. 21, 2011

Marc Bourgeois of Waukesha passed away Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee at the age of 59. Marc was born June 29, 1951, in Canada, the son of Leonard and Maria Bourgeois.

He married the love of his life, Kay (nee Kraus), in December 1974. Marc owned and operated Greand-Gigue Development Co., where he and his sons worked together. Marc worked throughout the southeastern Wisconsin area. He enjoyed playing racquetball, riding his recumbent bike and walking. Marc will be remembered for being a people person, always talking to everyone. Most of all, Marc loved spending time with his family.

Marc will be sadly missed by his wife of 36 years, Kay; his children, Marc (Kristin) Bourgeois, Anastasia (Gabriel) Young, Benjamin Bourgeois, Dominque Bourgeois, Philippe Bourgeois and Gabriel Bourgeois; grandchildren, Ari, Madeline and Kylie; siblings, Christine (Brenden) Bourgeois, Affred (Jaceline) Bourgeois, Rose-Marie (Larry) Thompson, Marguerite (Glenn) Scheff, Richard (Doreen) Bourgeois, Bernadette (Charles) Gallant, Marie Gazzaniga, Jean-Paul (Nicole) Bourgeois, Bernard (Jeanie) Bourgeois, Jacinthe Bourgeois and Leonard Bourgeois; and sisters-in-law, Kathryn (David) Halterman, Karen (Joseph) Kokan, Karla (Robert) Hanson and Kamille (Albert) Wilkinson. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Jan. 27, at Elmbrook Church, 777 S. Barker Road, Town of Brookfield.

The family would like to thank the staff of St. Luke’s Medical Center cardiovascular intensive care unit for the care and compassion they showed Marc and his family.

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