Wanda A. Podgorski

Wanda A. Podgorski, nee Krass, 88, of West Bend, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2007 at Ivy Manor in Campbellsport.

She was born on April 27, 1919 in Chicago, Ill. to the late Albert and Clara (nee Zimmy) Krass.

Wanda moved with her family to West Allis and graduated from Pulaski High School in 1937.

On Sept. 20, 1941 Wanda was united in marriage to John W. Podgorski in Dubuque, Iowa. They resided mostly in West Allis, and moved to her grandparentís farm in the town of West Bend for several years before moving back to West Allis. The couple moved back to the farm in 1985.

John preceded her in death in December of 2006.

Wanda is survived by two children, Barbara Forster of Green-field and John A. "Jack" (Janet) Podgorski of West Bend; four grandchildren, Michelle Forster, Tammalla (Neal) Wishowski, Rochelle (Victor) Segura and Carrie Podgorski; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a son, Greg.

Funeral services in memory of Wanda will be held on Friday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. in St. Adalbertís Catholic Cemetery in Milwaukee.

Inurnment will follow her services.

Family arrangements and cremation are being provided by Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, West Bend.

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