Jeanette M. ‘Netty’ Ness

March 8, 1945 — April 3, 2015

Jeannette M. 'Netty' Ness nee RodieJeanette M. “Netty” Ness of Waukesha, after a long and brave battle with COPD, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, April 3, 2015, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 70 years.

Jeanette was born on March 8, 1945, in Chicago, the daughter of Albert and Etta (Robinson) Rodie.

Jeanette will be deeply missed by her husband, Mike Rouse; her children, Peter Ness of Waukesha, Amy (Matthew) Jendro of Minnesota, and Matthew Ness of Waukesha; her granddaughter, Lyla Marie; her sisters, Karen (Stewart) Gordon of Illinois and Sharon Giesel of Ohio. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.

The visitation for Jeanette will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. until the time of the 6:00 p.m. funeral service at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A second visitation will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the 11:20 a.m. prayers at the Highland Garden of Memories, 9800 II Route 76, Belvidere, IL 61008.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jeanette’s name are appreciated to the Wounded Warrior Project (1111 W. 22nd Street #620, Oak Brook, IL 60523).

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Crematory & Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For the online obituary or to send a card of condolence please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com  or call the funeral home at 262-542-6609.