Oscar Korslin


Sept. 3, 1924 - Feb. 11, 2013



Oscar Korslin of Waukesha passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the age of 88. He was born Sept. 3, 1924, in Wisconsin Rapids, the son of Oscar and Ella (nee Schlenvogt) Korslin.


Oscar proudly served for and was a veteran of the Army Air Corps. He worked for the AC Delco division of General Motors for many years, highlighted by his work on the Apollo Project, before ultimately retiring from MATC. Oscar was a member of Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ. He was an avid golfer and traveler. Oscarís greatest joy, however, was spending time with his family and friends.


Oscar will be deeply missed by his children, Linda Ruthenberg and Tom (Patricia) Korslin; grandchildren, Matthew Ruthenberg, Kathryn (Michael) Kennedy, Margaret (Bradley) Tindal and Stephen Korslin; great-grandchild, Natalie Tindal; brother, Harold (Nancy) Korslin; sister-in-law, Eileen Klupper; as well as many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Evelyn; his parents; a brother, Robert Korslin; and two sisters, Emma Pierce and Dorothy Helland.


Visitation for Oscar will be held from 3 p.m. until the 5 p.m. funeral service Friday, Feb. 15, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Ralph Schultz is officiating.


In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ Re-Building Fund, 413 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186; or the Food Pantry of Waukesha County, 1301 Sentry Drive, Waukesha, WI 53186.


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.