Theresa "Resi" Brustle

Theresa "Resi" Brustle (formerly Prugger), entered into eternal peace on Monday, Jan. 2, 2006 at the Samaritan Health Center, West Bend, at the honorable age of 107.

She was born on July 14, 1898 to Martin and Lucy (nee Wedam) Martinz, in the Austrian Alps, where she was raised.

In 1920, Theresa married John Prugger, and their family came to America in 1929, settling in Milwaukee.

At the age of 95, she moved to the Kewaskum area to live with her son, Herb, and daughter-in-law, Betty.

Theresa always had a warm smile to offer anyone she encountered throughout her honorable journey of life. She loved to laugh and have fun.

She will be deeply missed and forever remembered by her dear son, Herbert Prugger; her daughter-in-law, La Verne Prugger; her treasured grandchildren, Jan (Dave) Charland of Kewaskum, Diana (Bob) Johnson of Wisconsin Dells, Tom (Sue) Prugger of Caledonia, and Bob (Wendi) Prugger of Arizona; her cherished great-grandchildren, David (Susie) Ruhland of Green Bay, Dan Ruhland of West Bend, Chad and Aaron Johnson of Wisconsin Dells and Dustin and Katie Prugger of Arizona, and a great-great-granddaughter, Alexis Ruhland of West Bend.

She will also be missed by other special relatives and many dear friends.

Theresa was preceded in death by her husbands, John Prugger and Jacob Brustle; four brothers; five sisters; her oldest son, John Prugger; her great-granddaughter, Heather Johnson, and her daughter-in-law, Betty.

A funeral service to honor the life, fully lived, of Theresa will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend.

Pastor Oscar Kraft will officiate, and interment will take place in Arlington Park.

Visitation with family and friends will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:30 a.m.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the health care providers and staff at the Samaritan Health Center. "All your wonderful care and support were greatly appreciated."