John F. Hug Jr.

John F. Hug Jr., 83, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008 at SynergyHealth St. Joseph’s Hos-pital, West Bend.

He was born on May 21, 1924 in the town of Addison to the late John Sr. and Magdelina (nee Hefter) Hug and attended St. Peter and Paul School of Nenno.

He married Virginia Wild on May 1, 1943 and they celebrated 53 happy years together.

John was employed by the West Bend Co. for 40 years and belonged to its 25-Year Club.

He was a member of Catholic Knights Inc., Knights of Colum-bus and Modern Woodmen of America.

He was also a member of Resurrection Catholic Church of Allenton.

John enjoyed playing cards with his Senior Citizen Friends and card club buddies.

He is survived by his wife of seven years, Rosalie (nee Bartylla) Hug; three daughters, Patricia (Wayne) Gentz of Fair-banks, Alaska, Mildred (Jerome) Beine of West Bend and Ruth (James) Graff of Allenton; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; six sisters, Melonia Becker of Hartford, Hedwig Gurtner of Hartford, Ber-nadine Theusch of Kewaskum, Lucille Zimmel of Pickerel, Grace Lamers of Wittenberg and Dar-lene Beistle of Hartford; two brothers, Ronald of Neosho and Lawrence of Kohlsville; six stepchildren, Lee Lugo, Linda (John) Lawson, Dan Lugo, Ray (Kathy) Lugo, Desie (Donnie) Terpening and Tichie (Dennis) Bachim.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia, on Dec. 6, 1996; three sisters, Loretta Strupp, Betty Hoerig and Ann Mueller; and seven brothers, Leonard, Eugene, Werner, Robert, Francis, Dennis and James.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, with Father. Joseph Dominic officiating.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the time of service.

Interment will take place on Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Nenno.