Quentin W. Swain

Oct. 30, 1931 - March 20, 2012

Quentin W. Swain of Waukesha died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at the age of 80 years. Quentin was born in Milwaukee on Oct. 30, 1931, the son of Clarence and Bibianna 'Bessie' Swain.

He was in the 1949 graduating class of Marquette University High School. Quentin went on to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science in journalism and advertising. He married Kathleen Calteaux on June 17, 1961. Quentin was a co-owner of Milwaukee Map Service Inc. for more than 40 years and will always be remembered as the Map Man. He was a past president of the Southeast Wisconsin Trout Unlimited Club and of the Wauwatosa Curling Club. Quentin was also a member of WISCA and St. William Catholic Church, Waukesha. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean conflict.

Quentin will be dearly missed by his wife, Kathleen; children, Daniel (Suzanne) Swain, Jean (George) Gama, Marguerite (Robert) Pfaff and Patricia Neder; grandchildren, Zachary, Shannon, Katie, Elizabeth, Emily, Hannah, Charly and Nathan; brothers, Charles (Lucille), Paul (Joanne) and Jan; and a sister, Clare (Joseph) Cvitash. Quentin is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Sr. Kathleen Swain, SSSF.

The visitation for Quentin will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial today, March 27, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Curt Frederick will be officiating. A private family burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee.

Memorials are appreciated to the St. Vincent de Paul Society St. William Conference, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188.

Quentins family would like to send a special thank you to the doctors and nurses of Waukesha Memorial Hospital and AngelsGrace Hospice for their exceptional care.

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.