BIG BEND

Bruce W. Boldt

June 18, 1923 - Jan. 10, 2006

Bruce W. Boldt, 82, of Big Bend, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006.

Bruce served in the U.S. Army in the Thunderbolt Division. He worked as a chemical engineer at Ladish Co., retiring in 1984. He loved symphonies, reading, nature, gardening, photography and his family.

He will be greatly missed and forever cherished by his wife, Joyce (nee Kurszka-Wagner); son, Kim (Sherry); daughters, Nancy (Gary) Lusz and Heidi Sue Leslie (dear friend Paul); eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his brother, Roger E. Boldt of Belaire, Md.; nephews, Leigh, Glen and Karl and their families; other relatives and friends; and son, Ralph.

Special thanks to the staff at Ruth Hospice for their loving care.

A memorial gathering will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. service Saturday, Jan. 14, at Hartson Funeral Home, 11111 W. Janesville Road, Hales Corners.

Memorials in Bruces name to Boerner Botanical Gardens are appreciated.

Hartson Funeral Home of Hales Corners, (414) 425-9797, is serving the family.