Barbara A. ‘Barb’ Georgia


June 29, 1943 - Dec. 9, 2012



Barbara A. “Barb” Georgia of Waukesha passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 69. She was born June 29, 1943, in Green Bay, the daughter of Edward and Lorraine Buerschinger.


Barb married the love of her life, Jerry Georgia, on Aug. 20, 1966. She worked at the Medical College of Wisconsin for 12 years. Barb was an avid Wisconsin sports fan, cheering on the Packers, Brewers and Badgers football and basketball. She enjoyed her flower garden, traveling and casino gaming, especially video poker.


Barb will be sadly missed by her husband of 46 years, Jerry; her sister, Stephanie (Martin) Umentum; nieces, Amy (Tom) Peterson and Rebekah (Brian) Tisler; nephew, Kyle (Claire) Umentum; and sister-in-law, Cheryl (Al) Jenkins. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents and parents-in-law.


The visitation for Barb will be held from 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. Mass of Christian burial Friday, Dec. 14, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Private burial will take place in Green Bay.


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