Charles Edward Zitzmann

Charles Edward Zitzmann, 74, of West Bend, was born to eternal life on Thursday, April 19, 2007 at the Samaritan Health Center.

He was born on Aug. 28, 1932 in St. Paul, Minn. to the late Rev. Paul and Lesena (nee Stollenberg) Zitzmann.

Charles was principal and teacher at Trinity Lutheran School, 1268 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, from 1955-1978.

He was also an avid student of Wisconsin state history.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, at the time of his passing.

Charles is survived by a daughter, Aimee; and a son, Paul.

He is further survived by a brother, James (Patricia) Zitz-mann of Indianola, Iowa; a sister, Ruth (Howard) Berg of Minne-tonka, Minn.; a sister-in-law, Doris (Earl) Hintz of Caledonia; and a brother-in-law, Chad Hart-wig of Racine.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Joyce (nee Hartwig) Zitzmann.

A funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 19, at 2:30 p.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1268 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, with Rev. Kenneth Schmidt officiating.

Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2:30 p.m.

Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church would be appreciated by the family.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.

www.phillipfuneralhome.com.