Genevieve ‘Jenny’ J. Pike (nee Doyle)
March 8, 1941 — Nov. 3, 2017
Genevieve “Jenny” J. Pike (nee Doyle), a lifelong resident of Waukesha, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017, at the age of 76. She was born March 8, 1941, the daughter of Arthur and Vivian Doyle.
She graduated from St. Joseph Grade School and later from Waukesha South High School. Jenny formed many lasting friendships and met the love of her life, Donald Pike, whom she married in 1964, during her time at the Young People’s Club. Jenny was an active member at St. William Catholic Church in Waukesha, helping with funeral luncheons. She enjoyed working on puzzles and sudoku. Jenny had a generous heart and was a giver to everyone. Most of all, Jenny cherished her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Jenny will be deeply missed by her husband, Don; children, David Pike, Mary Beardsley (nee Pike), Sherryl (Joseph) Graczyk, Christine (Daniel) Waschow and Andrew (Sue) Pike; grandchildren, Benjamin and Samuel Pike, Megan and Matthew Beardsley, Andrea and Tyler Graczyk, Morgan, Jacob, and Mackenzie Waschow, and Rueben, Nash and Sloan Pike; siblings, Art (Karen) Doyle, Jane Doyle, Beth (William) DeMeyer, and Connie Tobin. She is further survived by other relatives and many close friends.
A visitation for Jenny will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. The second visitation will take place on Friday, November 10, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the 11:00 a.m. funeral mass at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Curt Frederick will be officiating. Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association, 620 S. 76th Street, Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is honored to serve 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.