Ervin W. Sonnenberg


May 22, 1930 - Sept. 11, 2012



Ervin W. Sonnenberg of Waukesha died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 82. He was born in North Prairie on May 22, 1930, a son of Erwin and Margaret Sonnenberg.


Ervin worked as a machinist for Alloy Products for many years and was a past union president. His favorite passion was spending time with his family. Ervin proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.


Ervin will be deeply missed by his children, William (Barbara) Sonnenberg of Oconomowoc and Kim (William) Boldon of Waukesha; his grandchildren, Scott Sonnenberg (fiancee Tara Simpson), Erica (Greg) Pauly, Samantha Sonnenberg, Michelle Boldon, Kyle (Amanda) Boldon and Anna (Eric) Cihlar; his great-grandchildren, Gabriel Cihlar, Rowan Cihlar, Wyatt Boldon and great-grandchild to be; his brother, Richard Sonnenberg of Waukesha; and his sister, Arlene (Robert) Stewart of Waukesha. Ervin is further survived by other relatives and friends. 


He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois, and his parents.


The memorial service for Ervin will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. David Ernst will be officiating. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the charity of the donorís choice.


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.