Ronald R. ‘Ron’ Sivak
Oct. 27, 1934 — Feb. 11, 2016

Ronald R. “Ron” Sivak of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the age of 81. Ron was born on October 27, 1934, in Milwaukee, the son of Frank and Julia Sivak.

He married the love of his life, Alva “Allie” J. Opine, on April 25, 1957.

Ron was a member of St. William Catholic Church of Waukesha and worked as an auto mechanic for the City of Milwaukee for 25 years.

Ron will be dearly missed by his son, Brad (Lori Luchini) Sivak; four grandchildren, Bradley Sivak Jr., Zachary Shelton , Austin Shelton and Cole Shelton; and brothers, Frank Sivak and Robert (Kathy) Sivak.

He is further survived by two great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 53 years, Allie; and daughter Dawn.

The visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 17, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Cesarz, Charapata and Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188.

A second visitation will be held on Thursday, February 18, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the 10:00 a.m. funeral Mass at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Curt Frederick will officiate.

Burial will be at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove. In lieu of flowers, Masses in Ron’s name may be said or the family would like memorials donated to the American Heart Association, 660 E. Mason St., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a card of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshaFuneralHome.com, or call 262-5426609.