Terry Lynn Vetta

Oct. 20, 1947 - Oct. 12, 2011

Terry Lynn Vetta, a lifetime resident of Waukesha, lost her long battle with cancer Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 63. Terry was born Oct. 20, 1947, in Waukesha, the daughter of Vernon and Mary (nee Sussek) Merryfield.

Terry graduated from Waukesha High School. She loved traveling in her RV, quilting and Swedish weaving. Terry was a real estate broker and had a great career in mortgage loan processing. Her greatest love was spending time with her family, especially her grandkids. Terry was always putting others before herself.

She married the love of her life, John Vetta, on Nov. 2, 1974.

Terry will be sadly missed by her husband of 36 years, John; her sons, John (Amy) and Joseph Vetta; her grandchildren, Kayla Ann Vetta and Anthony John Vetta; her mother, Mary Hart; her sisters, Barbara Wall of Snellville, Ga., and Sandra (Robert) Smith of McHenry, Ill.; and her brother, Jeff (Cheryl) Merryfield of Oconomowoc. Terry is further survived by many other relatives and friends.

Terry was preceded in death by her father, Vernon E. Merryfield; her stepfather, George Hart; and her grandparents.

Visitation for Terry will be from 9:30 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. funeral service Monday, Oct. 17, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. James Vojtik is officiating. Entombment will immediately follow at St. Josephs Catholic Cemetery in Waukesha.

Terrys family would like to send a special thank you to Dr. Gilberto Rodriguez and his staff, the staff of Waukesha Memorial Hospital Two North Oncology and AngelsGrace Hospice for their kind and gentle care of Terry.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Terrys family.

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 message of condolence, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.