Rose A. Classey

Rose A. Classey, nee Alliet, 88 of West Bend died Sunday, March 25, 2007 at her residence.

She was born Sept. 7, 1918 in West Bend to the late Bernard and Selma (nee Robyt) Alliet and married Howard J. Classey on Oct. 5, 1939 at Holy Angels Catholic Church.

Howard preceded her in death on July 27, 1997.

Rose was employed as a secretary, first at Schloemer Law Office for a time, and then at Barton Products Corp. for 15 years.

She then worked at the Cedar Lake Home for 15 years until retiring in 1984.

She was a longtime member of Holy Angles Catholic Church in West Bend.

Rose was the loving mother of Sue (Ralph) Buchel of Adell; mother-in-law of Ruth Classey; and proud grandmother of Patti (Dion) Degnitz, Michael (Bridget) Buchel, Gregg (Barbara) Classey, Glenn Classey and Gary (Michelle) Classey.

She is further survived by her loving great-grandchildren: Derek (fiancˇ Jamie Sawitzke) and Dustin Degnitz, Daniel, Ericka, Nicholas and Ryan Buchel and Heather, Sean, Brandon and Lucas Classey; her sister. Lucille Weddig of Jackson; a sister-in-law, Madeline Classey of Warrens; nieces; nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her son, Thomas; a granddaughter, Laurie Buchel; four brothers, Emil, William, Sylvester and Frank; and two sisters, Mary Hron and Margaret Weiss.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 29, at 11 a.m. at Holy Angels Church in West Bend, with Rev. Gerald Brittain presiding.

Burial will follow in Holy Angels Cemetery, West Bend.

Visitation will be Thursday, at the church only from 9 until 10:45 a.m.

Memorials to the Holy Angels School Trust Fund are appreciated.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family.

www.schmidtfuneralhome.com