Edward G. Ossanna

Edward G. Ossanna, resident of Grafton died peacefully amongst his wildflowers on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at the age of 72.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on May 18 at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, 10280 N. Port Washington Road (one block south of Donges Bay Road), in Mequon.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, from noon until the time of the service.

Burial will be private.

Edward was the beloved husband and best friend for over 51 years of Elaine L. (nee Reghanti); the incredible father of Nikki Lynn (Robert J.) Teik of South Barrington, Ill. and Mark Edward (Lori A.) Ossanna of Slinger; extremely proud grandfather of Victoria Jean and Christina Marie Teik and Sara Jo, Bryan Mark and Mitchel Robert Ossanna; the dear brother of Norma (John) Peterson and Raymond Ossanna. He is further survived by other loving relatives and many dear friends.

Memorials in Edís name may be directed to the Habitat for Humanity or a charity of the donorís choice.

Ed will be sorrowfully missed by his devoted family, many friends, neighbors and colleagues, who he inspired throughout his whole life and always brought laughter to their hearts.

For online condolences, please visit www.schmidtandbartelt.com.