Wayne Ranzenberger
Wayne Ranzenberger
Wayne Ranzenberger

Obituary of Wayne Ranzenberger

Wayne Rudolph Ranzenberger (POPS) of Waukesha passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Thursday January 09, 2020 at the age of 78. Born to Rudolph and Selma Ranzenberger (nee Olson) on April 23, 1941. Wayne attended school in Caledonia Minnesota. After high school, he joined the Air Force. While in the Air Force, he became a Chaplin. Wayne loved golfing, woodworking, latch hook, football, and baseball. He had a great sense of humor and the gift of gab. Wayne had a great love for his family and his country. Although our Dad has left this earth, his legacy lives in us by being a friend to all. Our Dad loved John Wayne and this quote was our dad, “A man’s got to have a code, a creed to live by.” – John Wayne.

 

Survivors include Wayne's (2) daughters, Heather Ranzenberger Haines and Heidi (Dennis) Westfall, from his marriage to Carole (Bob) Schuett. Travis (Emma) Haines, Wayde R.C. Haines, Shelby Haines, Naomi Hanes, Jared Haines, Makayla Westfall, Great Grandchildren; Kadin, Elijah, Indica, and baby “Rudy “ Haines, siblings; Dawn (Jeff) Felton, His nephews and nieces; Tracy (DeeAnn) Peterson, Todd Peterson, Jessica (Andy) Foster, Phillip (Maria) Felten, Tony (Crystal) Felten and his many great nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his loving sister; Marilyn Peterson, Rudolph, Selma Ranzenberger.

 

The visitation for Wayne will be held on Saturday April 18, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until the start of services at 12:00 Noon. At Cesarz Charapata and Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N Moreland Blvd, Waukesha, WI 53188. In Lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the family.

 

The family would like to extend their appreciation to the nursing and administrative staff at Kensington Care.  We appreciated the added comfort and personal care provided by Ally Hospice and a special “thank you” to Chris Larson at Optum for her medical care and personal attention she provided Wayne.     

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Saturday
18
April

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker
237 N. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
262-542-6609
Saturday
18
April

Services

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker
237 N. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
262-542-6609

Burial

The Burial is Private