Wilbert M. Schlosser

Wilbert M. Schlosser, 82, of West Bend died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005 at Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls.

He was born March 14, 1923 in West Bend to the late John and Helen (nee Goschey) Schlosser and married Ruth P. Runte on Jan. 10, 1942 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Kewaskum.

Wilbert served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater during World War II.

Following his discharge, he was employed at West Bend Transit as a truck driver for over 38 years.

He enjoyed playing cards, bowling, fishing, camping and working in his back yard and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Ruth; three children, Sharon (Ival) Kleinke, Charles (Marcie) and Mary (Ted) Fellenz, all of West Bend; eight grandchildren, Lori (Doug) Dolge, Christi (fiance David Goode) Bell, Mark (Nancy) Schlosser, Pam (Len) Severson, Becky (Brian) Leith-eiser, Matt (fiancee Jennifer Squires) Schlosser, Nathan Fellenz and Jason (Amy) Fellenz and 12 great-grandchildren.

He is further survived by a daughter-in-law, Barbara Schlosser of West Bend; two sisters, Evelyn (Sylvester) Sch-rautch of West Bend and Armella Gubin of Delafield; a brother, Roland (Paula) Schlosser of New Jersey; a sister-in-law, Johanna Schlosser of West Bend and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Wilbert was preceded in death by a son, John; four brothers, Sylvester, John, Elroy and Clar-ence and two sisters, Alice Schlosser and Cecelia Jungers.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church.

Rev. Michael Moran will be the presider, and burial will be Saturday in St. Mary’s (New) Cemetery.

Visitation at the church only will be Friday from 4:30 until 6:45 p.m.

Masses or memorials to St. Mary’s Church or the American Cancer Society are appreciated.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

Wilbert’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Midwest Dialysis Center and the nurses and staff at Community Memorial Hospital for the kind and loving care given to Wilbert.