Kathryn Josephine Waschow

Feb. 27, 1921 April 27, 2012

Kathryn Josephine Waschow of Waukesha passed away Friday, April 27, 2012, at Waukesha Springs Health Care Center at the age of 91. Kathryn was born in New Berlin on Feb. 27, 1921, the daughter of Ernest and Susan (nee Stephens) Pagel.

She was married to the late "Captain Bill" William Waschow. She was a member of St. William Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers and the American Legion Auxiliary in Horicon. Kathryn worked for many years as a beautician at Virginia Health and Rehabilitation Center. She loved her family, friends, bingo and a good card game.

Kathryn will be deeply missed by her daughter, Chris Zukovich Waschow (husband, Tom Zukovich); her nephews and nieces, Bill, Judy, Jerry, Nancy, Bob, Mike, Debbie Wolfe, Trish (Ron) Bizeau, Ron, Diane, Doug, Rodger Pagel and Ernie (Karen) Macke; and other family and friends.

Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband, "Captain Bill" William; son, Patrick; her parents; her sisters, Marie and Evelyn; and her brother, Nick.

Visitation for Kathryn will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Tuesday, May 1, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Kevin Barnekow will officiate. Interment will immediately follow the Mass at Holy Apostles Catholic Cemetery, New Berlin.

A very special thanks to the staff of Waukesha Springs for the wonderful care they gave Kathryn the last few years.

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to the Eric Wolfe Cancer Fund, c/o Jerry Wolfe, W134-N6625 Lilt Creek Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

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.