Eleanora B. Brown


July 19, 1917 - Aug. 27, 2012



Eleanora B. Brown of Waukesha died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at the age of 95. Eleanora was born in Seymour on July 19, 1917, the daughter of Edward and Elsie Heling.


She married the love of her life, Rudolph Brown, on Jan. 16, 1937. Eleanora was a longtime member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Waukesha. She loved to travel with her husband and spend time with her family, especially her grandkids and great-grandkids.


Eleanora will be dearly missed by her daughters, Patricia (Lee) Wieland of Waukesha and Sharon (Rick) Ramge of New Berlin; sister, Donna (Willis) Habeck of Shawano; grandchildren, Scott (Diane) Stacey of Okauchee, Tim (Pam) Stacey of O’Fallon, Ill., Tammy (Jason) Lovejoy of Waukesha, Maryl (John) Salo of Alexandria, Va., and Chad (Angela) Anderson of Palmyra; great-grandchildren, Nick (Sarah) Stacey, Amanda Stacey, Monique Siehr, Lexi Stacey, Maddie Stacey, Collin Anderson and Anthony Reed; and her special canine friend, Charlie “Charlie Brown.” Eleanora is further survived by other relatives and many friends.


She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Rudy; parents; two brothers; and two sisters.


The visitation for Eleanora will be from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Sept. 1, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Kathy Boadwine will be officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.


Memorials to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church are appreciated (see address above).


Eleanora’s family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the staff of 1-Center at Waukesha Springs for their gentle care of Eleanora during her stay.


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