Alex 'Meho' Gamez Jr.
Dec. 27, 1954 - Aug. 13, 2012
Alex 'Meho' Gamez Jr. of Waukesha died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 57. He was born in Waukesha on Dec. 27, 1954, the son of Alex and Antonia (nee Del Angel) Gamez Sr.
He was a graduate of Catholic Memorial High School and worked for GE Medical for 38 years. He was very active in the community, especially through United Way. He enjoyed sports, especially softball, wrestling and most recently golf. He was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church. Meho will always be remembered for his great sense of humor and filling the hearts of all with laughter and love.
He will be dearly missed by his wife, Diane (nee Barker) Gamez of Waukesha; his sons, David R. Gamez and his girlfriend, Natalie Seidenkranz of Menomonee Falls, and Scott A. (Nicole) Gamez of West Allis; his stepsons, Troy A. Gamez and his girlfriend Cassandra Dunn, and Adam Gamez, both of Waukesha; his father and stepmother, Alex (Elaine) Gamez Sr. of Pewaukee; and his four grandchildren, Kalena Paddock, Elliana Gamez, Denzel Gamez and Dominic Gamez. He is further survived by his brothers and sisters, Esperanza 'Sp' (Jon) Myhre of New Mexico, Mercy (David) Pike of Nashotah, Andy (Dawn) Gamez of West Bend and Abel (Jane) Gamez of West Allis; his stepbrother, Randy (Sue) Neumann of St. Louis; his stepsister, Judy (Rick) Miller of East Troy; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Antonia Gamez, and his son, Michael Gamez. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff of Waukesha Memorial HospitalŐs oncology unit, to Dr. Peter Johnson and Dr. Mark Grossklaus, as well as to the many nurses who cared for Meho.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Visitation continues Friday, Aug. 17, at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1415 Dopp St., Waukesha, from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service. Graveside services will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.
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