Oscar O. Holl

Oscar O. Holl, 89, of West Bend, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006 at the Samaritan Health Center.

He was born on April 20, 1917 in the town of Polk to the late Conrad and Elizabeth (nee Miller) Holl, and was united in marriage to Bernida Jung, his loving wife of over 62 years, on April 22, 1944 at St. Hubertís in Hubertus.

After his schooling, Oscar owned and operated a dairy farm in the town of Barton and later worked for Bermico in West Bend as a machinist.

He was employed there for 29 years before his retirement in 1980.

Oscar enjoyed being out doors and loved to fish and hunt. He also enjoyed dancing, especially to polka music.

Oscar is survived by his loving wife, Bernida of West Bend; his four children, Donald Holl and Jeanette Osier, both of West Bend, Wesley (Susan) Holl and Gerald (Lynn) Holl, both of Kewaskum; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He is further survived by his sister, Lucy Greiner of Theresa; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter-in-law, Janice; a sister, Rose; and five brothers, Edgar, Henry, Clarence, Walter and Raymond.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Oscar will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Maryís Immaculate Conception Parish, West Bend.

Father Michael Moran will be the celebrant, and burial will take place in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend, on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Visitation will be at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, West Bend, on Tuesday, from 4 until 6 p.m. with closing of the casket prayers at 6 p.m.

Online guest book and condolences may be found at

The family would also like to thank Dr. Robert Gibson, the first floor nurses and caregivers at Samaritan Health Center, and Heartland Hospice for their care and compassion.