Charles C. ‘Charlie’ Tritz

Charles C. “Charlie” Tritz passed away peacefully on February 28, 2014, at the age of 83.

He was the beloved husband of the late Bernadine (nee Golner); loving father of Gail (the late Ted) Moore, Alan (Jennifer O’Brien) Tritz, Catherine Alexander and Diane (Michael Trad) Tritz; grandpa of Christopher (Lisa) Casper, Clayton Moore, Charles Moore and Jacob (Nikki Onasch) Tritz; great grandpa of Max Casper, Alycea Moore, Samuel Strand and Lacey Tritz; and brother of Clara Horne. He was also loved by many other relatives and friends.

Charlie served in the Army Air Corps, was a successful business man, avid sportsman, loving father and faithful friend to many.

Visitation will be at St. Luke Catholic Church, 18000 W. Greenfield Ave., on Friday, March 7, from 9:30AM to 11:45AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 noon. Committal to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Waukesha.

Special thanks to Dorothy, Kris, Always Best Care (Heidi and Rhonda), and Allay Hospice.

Krause Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 786-8009 or visit online at

“Jesus was a carpenter.
Charlie did everything else.”