July 4, 1920 – Sept. 22, 2011
A longtime resident of Waukesha, Connie DeGuiseppi died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at the age of 91 years at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa after a short illness. She was born Concetta Beaumont in Pueblo, Colo., on July 4, 1920, to Sicilian immigrant parents Ottavio Beaumont and Josephine Ricco.
Connie lived most of her life in Wisconsin. She was a resident of St. Anne’s Providence Court, Milwaukee, where she had many friends.
Connie was an avid swimmer. She and her husband Guido were involved in ballroom dance events. They co-owned Main Auto Parts in Waukesha for more than 40 years.
Connie will be lovingly missed by her daughters, Kathleen (Bill) Gomes of Middleton, Karen (Tom) Wimmer of Muskego, Mary (Bob) Christfaro of Bogart, Ga., Susan (Gary) Wutkowski of West Allis and Anne (Jack) Carr of Colorado Springs, Colo.; seven grandchildren, Francesca and Alexandra Gomes of Brooklyn, N.Y., David Wimmer, Jessica and Jarred Christofaro of Oconee County, Ga., and Logan and Rachel Carr of Colorado Springs; one step-grandchild, Katheryn Wutkowski; and two step great-grandsons, Zander and Klay. She is further survived by three of her six siblings, Joseph (the late Margaret) Beaumont, Josephine (Norbert) Beaumont Totsky and Russell (Carol) Beaumont; sister in-law, Nancy (John) Randag; and 36 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary (the late Paul) Beaumont Spychalla, and two brothers, Sam (Joni) Beaumont and Nick (Patricia) Beaumont.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A second visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Monday, Sept. 26, at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Chapel of Chimes, 13235 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Entombment will immediately follow the service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Compassion International, 12290 Voyager Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO; or St. Anne’s Salvatorian Campus, 3800 N. 92nd St., Milwaukee, WI 53222.
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 www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.