Sylvester M. Peters

Sylvester M. Peters, 84, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007 at Kathy Hospice of West Bend.

Sylvester started working at The West Bend Co. at age 25 and was employed there for 38 years.

He belonged to the Moose Lodge of West Bend for over 50 years, and enjoyed gardening, fishing and woodworking.

Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Shirley (nee Janz); children, David (Pam) and John (Dawn), both of West Bend; grandchildren, Michelle (Tom) Schmitz, Christina, Steven, Jacob, Jesse, Rebecca, Natasha Peters, Brandon and Korey Peters; great-grandchildren, Michael, Kayla and Jayden; two sisters, Celestine Zingsheim and Delores Wenninger; and a brother, Walter (Mary).

He is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

Sylvester was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Clara (nee Ackerman) Peters; five brothers, Jerome, Norbert, Alphonse, Marvin and Hillard; and a sister, Evelyn Brinkmann.

A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, West Bend.

Visitation with family and friends will be held Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the time of the Mass at 7 p.m.

Private interment will take place in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the ICU of SynergyHealth St. Joseph’s Hos-pital of West Bend and the staff of Kathy Hospice.