George J. Oswald

George J. Oswald, 90, of West Bend, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007 at the Friendship House of Cedar Community.

George was born in Jackson to Frank and Mary (nee Kerbacher) Oswald on Sept. 17, 1917, and on May 22, 1965, he married Anita Louise Ruffing at Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend.

George was a dedicated employee of the Washington County Highway Department, until his retirement.

He was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in West Bend.

Survivors include his daughter, Judith (Gerald) Zingsheim of Minocqua; his granddaughter, Julie (Matthew) Sadler of Austria; and his great-grandchildren, Jacob and Roxanne Sadler, also of Austria.

He is further survived by his sister-in-law, Laura Oswald; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Frank and Mary Oswald; a brother, Frank Oswald; and a sister, Marie Wieland.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held in memory of George on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 1025 N. Seventh Ave., West Bend.

The family will receive visitors on Wednesday at the church from 6:30 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Mass at 7 p.m.

Cremation will take place at Paradise Cremation Services, West Bend, and interment of ashes will be Thursday, at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Richfield.

Memorials are appreciated to either St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church or Cedar Community, 5595 Highway Z, West Bend, WI 53095.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family