Judith E. Broder

Dec. 29, 1940 April 2, 2014

Judith E. Broder of Waukesha was eternally reunited with her beloved husband, Paul, on April 2, 2014. She passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice, with her family by her side at the age of 73 years.

She was born on Dec. 29, 1940, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Joseph and Alyce (nee Paradowski) Ottmann. Judith married Paul Broder Sr. on April 4, 1959. She was a member of St. William Catholic Church. Judith enjoyed cooking, but most of all loved spending time with her kids and grandkids.

Judith will be sadly missed by her children, Debra (Robert) Rees of South Carolina, Cathleen (Michael) Kelenic of Waukesha, Paul (Julie) Broder Jr. of Waukesha and Susan (Randall) Sitowski of Waukesha; her grandchildren, April, Nichole, Melissa, Kevin, Katlyn, Emily, Grant, Sarah, Brooklynn and Lucas; her great-grandchildren, Alexis, Adam, Robert and Landon. She is further survived by her brother, Henry (Elaine) Ottmann of Dousman. Judith is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul Sr.; brother, Robert and sister, Maryann.

The visitation for Judith will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. A second visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, April 7, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Curt Frederick will be officiating. The burial will immediately follow at Highland Memorial Park. The family would like to extend a special thank-you to the staffs at Purity Kidney Dialysis and Seasons Hospice, for their care and compassion.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit