Mathias A. Garman

Mathias A. Garman, 80, of West Bend, passed away Tuesday March 27, 2007 at the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend.

He was born on Feb. 23, 1927 in Balta, N.D., and was united in marriage to Loretta Fahn on Oct. 30, 1950 in Balta, N.D.

The couple lived in several different areas of the country before settling in West Bend in 1962.

Mathias worked at the West Bend Co. until his retirement in 1990.

Loretta preceded him in death on Dec. 26, 2003.

Survivors include four children, Ken (Jean) Garman of Gilbert, Ariz., Diane (Robert) Mutz of Menomonee Falls, Larry (Denise) Garman of Shelbyville, Tenn. and Dan (Sue) Garman of West Bend; four grandchildren, Paul and Curt Mutz, and Amy and Steve Garman; two sisters, Pauline Goetz and Meg Schmidt, both from North Dakota; two brothers-in-law, Christ Fahn of Montana and Vernon Fahn of California; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Tony, and his twin brother Joe.

Funeral services for Mathias will be held on Monday April 2, at 6:30 pm at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, West Bend.

Rev. Frank Baiocchi of Jesus Our Shepherd Church in Nenno will officiate.

Visitation will be Monday at the funeral home from 4:30 p.m. until the time of the service.

Burial will be in Holy Angels Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

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