Floy G. Ballweg

Aug. 9, 1915 - Sept. 26, 2011

Floy G. Ballweg of Waukesha passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at her home at Oak Hill Terrace at the age 96. Floy was born Aug. 9, 1915, in Wisconsin, to H. Nels and Violet (nee Clough) Petersen.

Floy married Carl Ballweg in 1936 and they moved to Waukesha in 1941. She was a well-known waitress at several restaurants in the Waukesha area and was an excellent cook and baker. Floy was a dedicated volunteer for Waukesha’s Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) and received several awards for her commitment to the program. She always found a new craft project to work on or another afghan or baby cap to crochet.

Floy will be dearly missed by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Carla and Bill Tracy of Davenport, Iowa; her two grandchildren, Chris Tracy (Samantha Shafer) of Davenport and Liz Tracy (Matt Meyer) of Bettendorf, Iowa; her great-granddaughter, Alexis Tracy; her niece, Lois Bowman; her two nephews, Lee Petersen and Wayne Petersen; three very special women who touched her life, Holly Patterson, Willie Lawrence and Lucille Dostie; and many other family and friends.

Floy was preceded in death by her husband, Carl; her parents; brothers, Bernard Petersen, Herbert Petersen and Robert Petersen; and her niece, Rita.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Pete Peterson will be officiating. Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery in Wisconsin Dells.

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