Ursula B. Schiller (nee Eckstein)
May 27, 1913 – June 15, 2013
Ursula B. Schiller, a longtime resident of Pewaukee, died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 100. She was born May 27, 1913, daughter of Anton and Gertrude (nee Hurtgen) Eckstein.
Ursula married Victor Schiller on May 6, 1938. She proudly worked in her home as a homemaker for many years and later went on to work for Schultz Brothers in Waukesha and as a dietary aide for Northview Nursing Home. Ursula enjoyed gardening and fishing. She also enjoyed baking and making homemade soups, which she willingly shared with others. Ursula loved her house on the lake, where she took pleasure in sitting on the shore watching all the lake activity. She will always be remembered for being an active independent woman who drove until she was 98. She loved going to lunch and spending time with her family at gatherings.
Ursula will be dearly missed by her niece, Irene (Tyler) Sorensen; nephew, John Roberts; and sister-in-laws, Judy Eckstein and Grace Eckstein. Ursula is further survived by many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews and great-great-nieces and - nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Schiller; parents, Anton and Gertrude Eckstein; sister, Vivian Roberts; brothers, Eugene (Mildred), Victor (Lillian), Paul (Loraine), Leo and Edward Eckstein; brothers-in-law, LeRoy (Irma) Schiller, Rudy (Marion) Schiller; and her sisters-in-law, Mabel (John) Halama, Esther (Jim) Eastman and Ruth (Joe) Congemi.
The visitation for Ursula will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service today, June 20, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Private burial will be held at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.
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, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.