Suzanne A. Bastian

Suzanne A. Bastian, nee Gillmann, 68, of West Bend, passed away Saturday June 2, 2007 at Kathy Hospice, West Bend.

She was born on Oct. 9, 1938 in Milwaukee to the late Robert and Marie (nee Rogers) Gillmann, and was united in marriage to Harvey C. Bastian Jr. on July 6, 1956 in Milwaukee.

They made their home in Milwaukee for a couple of years before moving to West Bend, and later to Green Lake in 1976.

Suzanne worked at Serigraph Inc. for 27 years until her retirement in 2004.

Her husband, Harvey, preceded her in death in November of 1990.

Suzanne was an active member of St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church and the Red Hatters.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially watching her grandchildren enjoy the lake.

She also enjoyed playing cards, crosswords, puzzles, bingo and traveling to other countries.

She is survived by six children, Cindy (James) Bernal of West Bend, Sandi Harlan of Fond du Lac, Jeff (Vicky) Bastian of Jackson, Robert (Dawn) Bastian of Kewaskum, Debbie (Brian) Ruplinger of Kimberly and Dan (Krissy) Bastian of Campbells-port; 15 grandchildren, Sara (Eric) Essinger, Nicole, Brittany and Amber Bernal, Jacob and Megan Harlan, Tyler and Katie Bastian, Briana and Kayla Bas-tian, Nate, Hailey and Eli Ruplinger, Jessie and Nicholas Bas-tian; three great-grandchildren, Delia, Gabriel and Ezekiel Essinger; three sisters-in-law, Marilyn (Marvin) Wiesner of Campbells-port, Gloria Monday of Minnesota and Donna (Edward) Dahlinger of Campbellsport; two brothers-in-law, Curtis (Janet) Bastian and Ken-neth (Bernice) Bastian, both of West Bend; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parets, Robert and Marie Gillmann; a sister, JoAnn Spin-hardy; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harvey and Erna Bastian Sr.; and a sister-in-law, Lois Bastian.

Funeral services for Suzanne will be held on Wednesday June 6, at 10 a.m. at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church.

Rev. Robert Hoehner will officiate and burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.

Visitation will be at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, West Bend, on Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Wednesday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

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