Sylvester Robert Drewa

Sylvester Robert Drewa, 80, of Ashippun, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Sylvester is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary; children, Brenda (Torrey) Cooper and Pamela (David) Hemm; sister, Pat Zimmerman; grandchildren, Chris Loeffler, Nicole Loeffler, Jeremy Provost, Jessica Provost, Beth Provost and Tamara Provost; step-grandchildren, Jason Hemm and Niki (Elijah) Allman; great-grandchildren, Dante Provost, Angel Provost and Kaden Fatemian; along with other relatives and friends.

Sylvester was preceded in death by his brothers, Richard and John Drewa, and sisters, Claudia Schoenborn, Maggie Burhans and Carolyn Helgaland.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service Wednesday, April 6, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc.

Sylvester served in the U.S. Air Force as a flight instructor. He was a member of the American Legion. He will be deeply missed.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit