Howard J. Wurst

Howard J. Wurst of Waukesha died peacefully on June 9, 2009, at AngelsGrace Hospice. He was born March 9, 1922, in Philadelphia to Howard J. and Anna S. Wurst. Howard served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. As a waist gunner in the B-26 Martin Marauder, he flew 26 missions earning the air medal. He retired from the Waukesha Police Department in 1977 as a detective.

Howard is survived by his loving wife Irene; daughters, Virgie (John) Christopherson and Vickie; and grandchildren, Laurie (fiance Keith Steward) and Steven (Katie) Christopherson. He is further survived by his faithful friend, Spunky, and granddogs, Grayse, Boop and Tasha.

Thank you to the staff and volunteers at AngelsGrace for their outstanding care and compassion given to Howard.

A private family gathering will be held. Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services, 547-4035, assisted the family.

(Freeman - June 27, 2009)