David J. ‘Dave’ Connell

March 3, 1963 – June 16, 2014

David J. “Dave” Connell died June 16, 2014, at age 51.

He was the dear husband of Jamie (nee Arndt); devoted father of Ali and Ben; loving son of the late Walter and Eugenia; brother of Dan (Mary Ann) and Todd (Terri), and the late Tom; loving son-in-law of Ella (Bob) Rajnicek and Jerry (Greeta) Arndt; and brother-in-law of Steve Rajnicek. Dave is further survived by other relatives, many dear friends and by his loving shadow, Buffy.

A memorial gathering will be on Friday, June 20, from 3 PM to 7 PM at at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha, with a memorial service at 7 PM.

Dave was a longtime employee of Meda-Care Ambulance and was an emergency medial technician and a former EMS chief with the Dousman Fire Department.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family for an educational fund to be established for Ali and Ben, would be appreciated.

Additional/overflow parking will be available at The Loft at Cedar Ridge, just east of the funeral home entrance on the south side of Bluemound Road (Highway JJ). Shuttle service will be provided.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions. To receive this obit/directions, text 1391934 to 414-301- 6422.