Sylvia M. McGaw, 74

Sylvia M. McGaw (nee Monday), 74, found peace on Monday, May, 10, 2010.

Beloved wife of James G. McGaw for 56 years. Sylvia was the loving daughter of Glen and Clementine (nee Krell) Monday. Sylvia graduated from West Bend High School. She married James McGaw on Dec. 18, 1954.

Sylvia was the loving mother of James J. (Cindy) and Jodi (Joanne). Proud grandmother of Jason (fiancée, Jessica Freitag). Sylvia was looking forward to their wedding in October 2010.

Dear sister of Norbert (Mary Jo) Monday, Mary Ann Monday, Kenneth Monday, Cathy Matthiae, Margie (Steve) Jaschob, Michael (Judy) Monday and Rosie (Bob) Spartz. Also survived by brothers-in-law, Tom (Linda) McGaw and Bill (Noreen) McGaw and sister-in-law Cheryl Mielke.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Donald and Joseph Monday.

She managed the fine jewelry Department at JC Penney’s, Capital Court for many years. Sylvia was an "avid" Milwaukee Bucks fan who loved to "coach" from her season ticket seats that they held for over 25 years.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 15, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at 12:30 p.m. at Wisconsin Memorial Park Family Center, 12875 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Interment to follow.

Church and Chapel is serving the family. Obituary, condolences and directions can be found at

The family wishes to thank the NICU staff at Froedtert Hospital for the loving care given to Sylvia during her brief stay there.