Alexander ‘Sandy’ Menzies



Alexander “Sandy” Menzies of Waukesha, formally of Bells Hill, Scotland, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at the age of 78.


He was a piper in the Scottish Regiment of the British Army. Sandy married Jean, the love of his life, on March 20, 1959. Sandy and Jean came to the United States in 1965 from Scotland; he became a U.S. citizen in 2002. Sandy was an avid golfer, golfing at many golf courses around the country. He played soccer on the Milwaukee Bavarian Team and was a Brewers and Packers fan.


Sandy will be sadly missed by his wife of 53 years, Jean; nieces, Ann Petty of Rhode Island and Wilma Gallacher of Scotland; stepbrother, Billy Howson of Scotland; aunt, Annie Menzies of Scotland; cousins, Mary Morgan of Wales and Alex Mcgown of Scotland; sisters-in-law, Catherine (Jim) Shanks and Myra (Robert) Waite of Scotland. Sandy is further survived by other nieces and nephews in Scotland and many friends.


The visitation for Sandy will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Friday, Sept. 21, at the Salvation Army, 445 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188. Major Ron and Carol Lemirand will be officiating. Private burial will take place.


In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Salvation Army are appreciated (see address above).


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