Dennis D. ‘Denny’ Scherf

Nov. 23, 1953 – Feb. 20, 2013

Dennis D. “Denny” Scherf of Waukesha passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at the age of 59. He was born Nov. 23, 1953, in Waukesha, the son of Edward and Delores (nee Nuss).

Denny worked at Cooper Power Systems for more than 30 years. He was a past member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, and belonged to the Eagles Club of Waukesha. He enjoyed bowling and was an avid sports fan, watching all Packers, Brewers and NASCAR. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

Denny will be sadly missed by his son, Craig Allen Scherf; parents, Edward and Delores; siblings, Cindy Stark, Mark (Debi) Scherf and Denise (Steve) Plate; granddaughter, Jaiden Scherf; step-granddaughter, Alexandra Scherf; and Denny’s fond companion, “Cleo.” He is further survived by many other family members and friends.

The visitation for Denny will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Monday, Feb. 25, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 White Rock Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Larry Gates will be officiating. The burial will take place privately at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188; or Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (see 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.WaukeshasFuneral-Home.com, or call 542-6609.