Joyce Helen Sereno

Feb. 17, 1942 April 12, 2012

Joyce Helen Sereno of Juneau died peacefully surrounded by her family Thursday, April 12, 2012, at her sons home in Brookfield at the age of 70. She was born Feb. 17, 1942, the daughter of Charles and Dorothy Pynakker.

Joyce worked for many years at Phillips Electronics, later known as Microelectronics Module Corp., in New Berlin. She had a great love for animals and enjoyed reading, canning, gardening, knitting and crocheting. She will always be remembered for her willingness to put others first and for her gentle nature and kind, caring spirit.

She will be sadly missed by her three sons, Joe (Mary Baker) Sereno of Brookfield, Ken Sereno of Waukesha and Jeff Sereno (Jackie) of Pewaukee; two grandchildren, Amanda Gayle and Russ Sereno, both of Waukesha; step-grandchildren, Ashley Baker of Fredonia, Kimberly Baker of Brookfield and Crystal and Nathan of Pewaukee; and two great-granddaughters, Scarlet and Lynea. She is further survived by her brothers, Henry (Christa) Pynakker of Dousman, Dennis (Mary) Pynakker of Beaver Dam and David (Darlene) Pynakker of Arizona; her four-legged children, Bear, Boomer and Wolfie; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Monday, April 16, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

If desired, memorials are appreciated to HAWS, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.