Patrick E. ‘Uncle Pat’ Gentz

July 1, 1961 – July 27, 2011

Patrick E. "Uncle Pat" Gentz of Lannon was taken suddenly Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at the age of 50. Uncle Pat was born July 1, 1961, a son of Harold and Vivian Gentz.

He was an avid Brewers, Packers and All-Star Wrestling fan. Uncle Pat enjoyed bowling, swimming, participating in the Special Olympics and collecting Harley-Davidson gear. He will always be remembered as "the King" because of his great love for Elvis.

Uncle Pat will be forever missed by his mother, Vivian; brothers, Tom (Janet) Gentz and Paul (Kelly) Gentz; sisters, Chris (Randy) Zimmerman, Candy (Thomas) Panizza, Cathi (Doug) Kressin and Cyndy (Mark) Homuth; dear walking buddy, Larry; Kathy Lorenz and all of his friends at Clearview and Trailview; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.

Uncle Pat was preceded in death by his dad, Harold.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Saturday, July 30, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Leonard Barbian will be officiating.

Memorials in Uncle Pat’s name are appreciated to the Special Olympics Foundation, 1133 19th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036.

In honor of Uncle Pat, please wear your favorite Brewers, Packers, Harley or Elvis shirts and blue jeans to his memorial service.

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