Wilbert M. Sorcic

June 6, 1926 - Dec. 4, 2006

Wilbert M. Sorcic, 80, formerly of Delafield, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, at his home.

He was born June 6, 1926, in Milwaukee, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (nee Franzer) Sorcic.

Wilbert served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. On Feb. 24, 1954, he married the former Colleen Haines in Dubuque, Iowa. He was employed at two Waukesha companies, Quality Aluminum and Waukesha Motor Company.

Survivors include his wife, Colleen, and his children, John (Debbie) Sorcic of Dousman, Donna (Rick) Wenzel of Appleton, Richard (Christine) Sorcic of Mims, Fla., David (Belva) Sorcic of Watertown and Jeffrey Sorcic of Mims. Also surviving are his four grandchildren, his brothers and sister Joseph (Mary) Sorcic of Shawano, Rudy Sorcic of Fremont, Jack (Marilyn) Sorcic of Arizona, Carl (Darlene) Sorcic of Bonduel and Elsie Mae (Kenneth) Arnz of Franklin, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death are his daughter, Caroline Ann Sorcic, his parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Sorcic, his brother, Gordon Sorcic, and his sister, Helen.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 500 Welsh Road, Watertown, with the Rev. Stephen Savides of First Congregational United Church of Christ officiating. Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home is serving the family, and can be reached at (920) 261-3439 or online at www.watertownwifuneralhome.com.