Manuel "Manny" Flores

Dec. 25, 1939 - March 15, 2012

Manuel "Manny" Flores of Waukesha died unexpectedly in Arizona on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at the age of 72. Manny was born Dec. 25, 1939, in Texas, the son of John and Otilia "Tillie" Ramos.

He graduated from Waukesha High School in 1959, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and was a member of Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity. Manny enjoyed tennis, was a Brewers fan and a Green Bay Packers shareholder. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves. Most of all he was an avid golfer and loved spending time golfing with his close friends.

Manny will be deeply missed by his daughters, Carrie Ann Meyer of Chicago and Nicole (Dan) Green of Dousman, and granddaughters, Hayley, Morgan and Madison Green.

He is further survived by his former wife, Barbara Flores; uncle, Geronimo "Gerry" Cortez; cousins, Gerry Cortez Jr., Daniel Cortez and Velma Cuestes; and other relatives and many friends.

Manny was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, March 28, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd. Waukesha. Private interment will take place.

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