Maurice E. "Maury" Ertel

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Mount Zion Lutheran Church (12012 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa) for Maurice E. "Maury" Ertel, who passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at the age of 91. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church today, prior to the funeral service. (Visitation also took place yesterday evening at the church.) A procession to Wisconsin Memorial Park Cemetery in Brookfield will follow the service. Krause Funeral Home in Milwaukee will be servicing the family.

Maury was a longtime resident of the village of Thiensville and active in many community organizations. He retired from Boehck Equipment Company after 55 dedicated years of service.

Maury was the loving father of Thomas (Linda), Richard (Stephanie) and Teri Joy (Don) Curran; proud grandpa of Valerie Barron, Kathleen Barron, Daniel Curran, Andrina Ertel, Lindsay Curran, Nicole Curran and Nathaniel Ertel; and brother-in-law of Wilma Ertel. He was further survived and loved by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Maurey was preceded in death by his beloved wife Joyous; brother R. Byron; and special friend Eileen Voden.

Memorials to the Thiensville-Mequon Rotary Foundation / Riverwalk Fund or the charity of your choice are appreciated.

For online condolences, visit www.krausefuneralhome.com.