June 12, 1919 — Dec. 25, 2014
Lily Orth, lifelong resident of the Waukesha area, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at LindenGrove Waukesha at the age of 95. Lily was born in Waukesha on June 12, 1919, the daughter of Grover and Agnes Hunkins. She married the love of her life, William Orth, on Feb. 3, 1951. She enjoyed the outdoors, camping, and spending time on the Wisconsin River . Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
Lily proudly served her country in the United States Army during World War II and was stationed in Georgia, England, France and Germany. Lily went on the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight to visit Washington, D.C., and see her World War II Memorial in May of 2014.
Lily will be dearly missed by her children, Bill Orth, Jim (Elizabeth) Orth and Betty (Brian Spicer) Orth; grandchildren, Jesse (Jessica), Sam, Will, Larry and Robert Orth; great-grandchildren, Dieonte, Nathan, Reanna and Owen. Lily is further survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, and her brothers Henry, Andrew and Patrick; and sister, Gladys.
The visitation for Lily will be from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. Burial with military honors will immediately follow the service at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha. Memorials in Lily’s name are appreciated and will be donated to a charity at a later date.
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, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.