Obituary of Ralph Wisialowski
Ralph Wisialowski, of Waukesha, passed away on October 20, 2020 at the age of 67. He was born on April 4, 1953 in Milwaukee, the son of Richard and Winnifred (nee Verhaalen) Wisialowski. Ralph worked at the VA Hospital for 33 years. He spent most of that time working as an electrician. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. Ralph married the love of his life Kerri on June 11, 1980.
Ralph was a family man. In the past, he devoted his time coaching baseball as well as any other sport his son wanted to play and being a scout leader for his son and his friends. He later devoted his life to spending time with his two grandsons. Together as a family, he shared his love of model trains. Ralph had a sweet tooth; he especially loved candy and ice cream. He loved travelling with his wife and family to the Wisconsin Dells, but his favorite part of the trip was enjoying the donuts from Paul Bunyons and a stop for chicken fried steak at Iron Skillet. Ralph enjoyed watching crime dramas including In the Heat of the Night; he would continuously watch it for hours.
Ralph will be deeply missed by his wife of 40 years, Kerri; son, Chris (Melissa); grandsons, Logan and Jacob; and siblings, Jim, John (Peppy), and Tina (Jamie) Ringwell. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Diane.
The visitation for Ralph will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 12:00PM until the time of the memorial service at 2:00pm at Cesarz, Charapata, and Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd. Waukesha, WI 53188. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be donated to the Parkinson’s Foundation at Parkinsonsfoundation.org, 8830 Cameron St. #201 Silver Spring, MD 20910.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ralph Wisialowski, please visit Tribute Store