Joseph P. Stigler

Joseph P. Stigler was born to eternal life Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at age 84.

He was the beloved husband of Ruth (nee Boyd); loving father of Robert (Marilyn), Gary (Cindy), Ron and Ray; proud grandpa of Michael (Elle) Stigler, Shari (Tim) Black, Mark, Dan, Tom (Amy), David and Dustin Stigler; and the brother of George (Caroline) Stigler and Eunice Reinders. He is also loved by six great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Lucille and Alice.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 27, at Krause Funeral Home, 12401 W. National Ave., New Berlin, with a family remembrance service at 7 p.m. The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 28, at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 16000 W. National Ave., New Berlin. Burial will be at Holy Apostles Cemetery.

Joe worked at INRYCO (Inland Ryerson Steel Company) for more than 30 years.

A special thank you to the caregivers at Heartland Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the Alzheimerís Association or to the church area appreciated.

Krause Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 786-8009, is serving the family.