Donald M. ‘Don’ Muench

Donald M. ‘Don’ MuenchDonald M. "Don" Muench of Waukesha died Friday, June 9, 2017, at Angels Grace Hospice at the age of 88. Don was a charter member of St. William Catholic Church and worked at Allis Chalmers and Quad/Graphics.

He will be missed by his children, Garry (Constance) Muench, Mary Hartling, Paula (Wayne) Evert and Thomas (Jean) Muench; grandchildren, Heather (Peter) Latona, Cary (Ryan) Wik, John (Rachel) and Ryan Hartling, Dylan, Laurren and Andy Muench and Danielle Evert; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Joe Latona, Payeton, Lyle and Vivienne Wik, and Kahlen Hartling; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bea Muench (nee Truchinski); his parents, Leo and Margaret Muench; his son, John; brothers, Joe, Edgar and Bob; sisters, Margaret Wagner, Leona Nelson, Katherine Kirkish and Dolores Dorn; and son-in-law, Mike Hartling.

A funeral mass for Don will be held on Thursday, June 15, at 12 p.m. at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Visitation will take place on Thursday, June 15, at the church from 10 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. A private entombment will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Don’s name may be directed to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, MS 3050, P.O. Box 1997, Milwaukee, WI 53201, or St. William Catholic Church, see address above.

Don’s family would like to thank Kirkland Crossings, AngelsGrace Hospice, Dr. David Schmidtt, and Dr. Michael Lunde for their compassionate care and support.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-planning Services is serving the family. For further information, call

262542-6609 or for an online obituary, directions or to leave a condolence go to www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.