Mary ‘Anita’ Martin (nee Muehleck)
June 29, 1931 — Dec. 9, 2014
Anita Martin, lifelong Waukesha native, was reunited with her husband on
Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at the age of 83 years. She was born on June 29,
1931, the daughter of Joseph and Otillia Muehleck.
She married the love of her life, Robert F. “Bob” Martin in Waukesha on May
They met in grade school.
Anita and Bob owned the Hook & Shell Tap on Main Street in the early ’70s.
Upon retiring from the bar, Anita worked for 12 years as a greeter at Sam’s
Club. During her lifetime, before becoming ill, she was an active member of St.
William Catholic Church, where she was on the Common Council and enjoyed being a
Christian Mother and Eucharist minister for 30 years. She also enjoyed being a
part of a card club. Most of all, Anita loved spending time with her family,
especially her grandchildren and great-grandchild.
Anita will be sadly missed by her sons, Daniel (Barbara) Martin and Stephen
(Dawn) Martin; grandchildren, Ian, Connor, Tyler, Brandon and Chelsey Martin;
step-grandchildren, Jordan and Keri Aberman and Annalyse Lapajenko;
great-grandchild, Isabella McWilliams; sisters, Katie Garvens and Sister Barbara
Muehleck; sister-in-law, Mary Alice Couillard; and brother-in-law, Tom
Nettesheim. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and
Anita was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bob; granddaughter Stacy;
sister Betty Nettesheim; and inlaws, John and Shirley Martin, Lawrence and Judy
Martin, Aaron Couillard and Joris Garvens.
The visitation for Anita will be held on Monday, December 15, at 9:00 A.M. until
the time of the 11:00 A.M. funeral Mass at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N.
Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188.
The Rev. Curt Frederick will be officiating. Burial will immediately follow at
Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Anita’s name are appreciated to St. Clare
Monastery, 421 S. 4th St., Sauk Rapids, MN 56319-1898; St. Vincent De Paul, 818
W. Sunset Drive, Waukesha, WI 53189; or St.
William Catholic Church (see address above).
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 www.Waukeshas-FuneralHome.com.