Patricia E. ‘Pat’ Cepauskas

Feb. 20, 1930 — Feb. 3, 2015

Patricia E. “Pat” Cepauskas, lifelong resident of Waukesha, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, surrounded by her family at the age of 84 years. Pat was born February 20, 1930, in Waukesha, the oldest daughter of James and Edna McDonald.

She was a proud member of the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Pat married the love of her life, Albert “Al” Cepauskas, on February 20, 1970. She was a devout Catholic.

Pat will be sadly missed by her daughters, Leslie C. “Chris” (Jon) Fouliard of Oconomowoc and Sharon (Patrick) Young of Oconomowoc; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; brothers Frank (Madge) McDonald and Michael (Shirley) McDonald; and sister Sarah Klotz. She is further survived by sister-in-laws, Phyllis McDonald and Sylvia McDonald; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Al; brothers James McDonald Jr. and Joseph McDonald; sister Mary Lou (Jim) Higgins; and brother-in-law Wallace Klotz.

A visitation for Pat will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, February 6, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Howard Haase will be officiating. The burial will take place immediately following the Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern WI Chapter, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214, are appreciated.

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.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.