Math H. Yogerst
Math H. Yogerst, 91, of West Bend died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006 at the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend.
He was born May 13, 1915 in Allenton to the late Nicolas and Mary (nee Weis) Yogerst and married Evelyn H. Bork on Aug. 9, 1941 at St. Mary’s Church, Kansas-ville.
Evelyn passed away on Jan. 30, 1998.
On March 22, 2002 Math married Helen Schlossmacher (nee Lane) at Immanuel UCC, west Bend.
Mathias served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He worked at the Norton bomb site during the war and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and the American Theatre Medal.
After his discharge in 1946, Math was employed at the Gehl Co., retiring after 35 years of service.
He enjoyed traveling and traveled around the world with Evelyn.
Math was able to celebrate his 90th birthday on both coasts, starting out in New York and flying to San Francisco before boarding a cruise ship sailing to Vancouver.
He was a member of Gehl Co.’s Hexelbank Club, which recognizes 25 years of employment, and was also a longtime member of Holy Angels Church.
Survivors include his wife, Helen; two children, Jim Yogerst of St. Charles, Mo. and Bonnie (Charles) Zahnow of Cedarburg; seven stepchildren, E.J. (Julie) Nahmens of Adams, William Nahmens of Milwaukee, Greg (Yosiah) Nahmens of Fischer, Ind., Mike (Renate) Nahmens of Richfield, Theresa (Brian) Opper-mann of West Bend, Jeri (Lee) Owen of Jackson and Larry Nahmens of Delafield; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by a sister, Marion (Joe) Moser of Hiles; five sisters-in-law, Veronica Yogerst of Fond du Lac, Bernice Yogerst and Marian Yogerst, both of West Bend, Lydia (John) Maerzke of Waterford and Roxanne Bork of Arizona; a brother-in-law, Len Bork of Burlington; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death were a daughter and a son in infancy; a son, Steve in 1974; four brothers, Roman, Andrew, Nick and Wil-liam; and a sister, Rose Roden.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, West Bend.
Rev. Gerald Brittain will be the presider, and burial will be Thursday n Holy Angels Cemetery, West Bend.
Visitation at the church only will be Wednesday from 4 until 5:45 p.m.
The Schmidt Funeral Home, West Bend, is serving the family.
Math’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Robert Gibson and the nurses and staff at the Samaritan Health Center for the kind and loving care given to Math.