George F. Runkel of Waukesha joined his beloved wife, Colleen (nee Grainger), into eternal life on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at the age of 81 years.
He was the loving brother of brother of Richard (Kathy); dear nephew of Ruth (the late Bill) Aschmann; dear uncle of Michelle (Keith) Thoms; great-uncle of Tyler and Aubree Thoms; and cherished cousin of Sally McNally. George is lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
George was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. George was a retiree of the U.S. Postal Service.
There will be a time of gathering on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 12:00PM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00PM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Autism Speaks or the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin are appreciated.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences.