Phyllis E. Thorstad
Dec. 31, 1943 — Sept. 22, 2016
Phyllis E. Thorstad of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 72. Phyllis was born in Cumberland on December 31, 1943, the daughter of Anthony and Dora Nevin.
On August 1, 1964, Phyllis married Lenus Thorstad and they raised two sons. Phyllis was an integral part of the startup and development of the word processing department at WCTC, where she worked for over 30 years. Phyllis loved being on the water; whether it was water skiing or boating. She was an avid camper at Bark River Camp Ground where she and Len enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Phyllis will always be remembered for her kind and giving spirit.
Phyllis is survived by her son Kevin (Jenny) Thorstad of Muskego; grandchildren Madeline and Lucas; and son Chad (Diane) Thorstad of Theresa. She is further survived by her sister, Jean (Dick) Balliette; godchild, Roxanne (Larry) Daily; and many other relatives and friends.
Phyllis is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lenus; and brothers, Donald and DeWayne (Buzz).
The visitation for Phyllis will be held on Saturday, October 1, from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. funeral service at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. The burial will take place immediately following at Prairie Home Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the American Heart Association, 600 E. Mason St., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
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.