Bernard J. "B.J." Willavage

Bernard J. "B.J." Willavage, 66, of Kewaskum entered into eternal peace Thursday, May 30, 2007.

Bernie was born Nov. 24, 1940 in Michigan.

Throughout his life he enjoyed the simple things, like spending time in the outdoors, creating yard sculptures and building furniture. He will be remembered for being an all-around unique man.

Bernie will be missed by his loving children, Todd Willavage of Kewaskum and Mike Willa-vage of West Bend; and his sister, Bertha. He is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, John Willavage.

A gathering of family and friends in honor of Bernie will be held Monday, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend (WI 53095).

Cremation will take place at Paradise Cremation Services of West Bend.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend, 338-2050, is assisting the family.