Gilbert Zuniga of Waukesha passed away peacefully at home on May 14, 2017, at the age of 73 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Chicago on July 8, 1943, the son of Leopold and Ramona (nee Salazar) Zuniga. He worked for Wisconsin Centrifugal from March 2, 1970, until he retired July 6, 2010.
He is survived by his beloved children, Gilbert (Jennifer) Zuniga Jr. of Delafield, Rachel (Brian) O’Brien of Waukesha, Joel (Ruby) Zuniga of Oconomowoc and Steven (Breanny) Zuniga of Sullivan. He is further survived by his siblings, Maria Alvisa Arriola of Blytheville, Ark., Joe (Esperanza) Zuniga of Holland, Mich., and Noelia (the late Isabel Segovia) of Holland; along with 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Leopold Zuniga Jr.; and sisters Juana Zuniga and Evangelina (the late Magdaleno) Vasquez.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 8, from 4 p.m. until the time of the 6 p.m. memorial service at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-5474035 or visit our website atwww.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.