John J. Bergin, 52

John J. Bergin, 52, of Suring, passed away on Friday, Nov. 28, 2008.

John was born in Hartford on Oct. 15, 1956, to Eddie and Eileen (Gundrum) Bergin. He grew up in West Bend, and attended West Bend High School.

John married Suzie Wick on May 27, 1989 in West Bend, and worked at Simplicity for many years. The couple moved to Suring in 2000, and John worked for Diversified Woodcrafts for the last seven years.

John enjoyed riding his Harley, hunting and spending time with his daughters. He is a member of St. Michaelís Catholic Church.

John is survived by his two daughters, Samantha and Julianne, both of Suring; his mother, Eileen Bergin of Suring; his brother, Donald (Janice) Bergin of West Bend; his two sisters, Cynthia (Brian) Moran of Suring and Kathleen (Bill) Schmidt of St. Germaine; parents-in-law, Don and Marilyn Wick of West Bend; sisters-in-law, Diane (Russell) Boneck of Suring and Joan Bridge of Brookfield; and brother-in-law, Bruce Wick of West Bend. John is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

John was preceded in death by his wife, Suzie, on Dec. 30, 2005; his father, Eddie Bergin, and his brother, Thomas Bergin.

Family and friends may call at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in Suring on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m.

The Gruetzmacher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for Johnís daughters.

A special thank you to Unity Hospice, especially Deb.