Barbara ‘BJ’ Jozefacki

Barbara “BJ” Jozefacki of West Allis, formerly of Pewaukee, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2016, at the age of 70 years. She was born in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Hubert and Dorothy Meessen.

She married Roman “Buzz” Jozefacki in 1962. Barb worked as a registered nurse at Waukesha Memorial Hospital for over 30 years. She was a member of the Crivitz Bow Hunters Club and enjoyed traveling the open road on a Harley and playing cards with her friends and coworkers.

Barbara will be sadly missed by her children, Jeffrey (Maria) Jozefacki of Waukesha and Mindy (John Twardowski) Moon of Milwaukee; grandchildren, Dylan Moon, Jack Twardowski, Danielle and Isaac; and great-grandchild Katrina. She is further survived by a brother, Fred Meessen of Indiana; stepmother, Lois Meessen of Oregon; stepbrothers, Bill and Roger Meessen of Washington; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roman “Buzz”; and son James “Jamie.”

A visitation for Barb will be held on Wednesday, March 9, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Burial will take place immediately following at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-5426609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit