Rie Kodera Maves

1951 -- 2015

Rie Kodera Maves nee NehsRie K. Maves, a longtime resident of Waukesha, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 26, 2015, at the age of 63 years. She was born in Saitama, Japan, in 1951, the daughter of Shoko Nehs.

Rie and her family came to Waukesha is 1957. Rie married Roger Maves in 1975. She was a graduate of Waukesha High School. Rie worked at Dresser Industries, Ortho Kenetics, Harris Lumber, Artos Engineering and since 1990, she worked at Schaefer Megomat.

Rie loved to garden and landscape; her special interest was in plants, trees and all things with natural beauty.

Rie will be lovingly missed by her mother, Shoko Nehs; brother Roy Nehs; and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger.

A visitation for Rie will be held on Thursday, July 2, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the 12 noon funeral service at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Burial will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery. Memorials can be made in Rieís name to a charity of the donorís choice.

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