Claudia Jean Trzebiatowski

Claudia Jean Trzebiatowski, nee Litzau, 57 of West Bend, entered into heaven Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006 at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Wauwatosa.

Claudia was born on April 27, 1949 in Milwaukee to Robert and Betty (nee Hoth) Litzau.

She attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, earning a degree in elementary education.

Claudia married Jack Trzebiatowski on July 1, 1972 in Stevens Point.

She was a 4-H leader, Girl Scout leader, volunteered at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life and was a YMCA Tot-Time teacher.

She was also an active member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend.

Claudia is survived by her husband and best friend, Jack; cherished children, Becky (Bill) Gaynor of Menomonee Falls and Jeff (Cherilyn) Trzebiatowski of Appleton; adoring grandchildren, Danika, John and Kaylee; her parents, Robert and Betty Litzau; brothers, Robert (Talila) Litzau of Milwaukee and Jack (Marikay) Litzau of Minnesota.

She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

The funeral Mass to honor the life of Claudia will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, West Bend, with Father Gerald Brittain officiating.

Burial will take place in Holy Angels Cemetery, West Bend.

Visitation with family and friends will be at the church only on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until the time of the funeral Mass at 7 p.m.

Memorials are appreciated to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors, nurses and entire staff in the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital.