Alan A. Carlson

Alan A. Carlson of Waukesha died Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 70.

His devoted love for his late wife, Sharon, never wavered.

Alan enjoyed playing baseball, cards and shooting pool. Alanís greatest joy was spending time with his family. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.

Alan will be dearly missed by his mother, Marian Schaefer; brother, Richard Carlson; sisters, Ardelle (Dean) Gottschalk and Sharon (Dennis) Ewald; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Alan was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon; father, Adolph; and nephew, Jeffrey Masche.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the noon memorial service Monday, May 21, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Scott Oelhafen will be officiating. Burial with military honors will immediately follow the memorial service at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (address above).

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