Alvin Julius Terlinden

Alvin Julius Terlinden, 81, of West Bend, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008 at the Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk.

He was born on July 21, 1926 to the late Benjamin and Hedwig Terlinden.

Alvin was a simple man and spent his life farming.

Survivors include three brothers, Arthur (Pearl) Terlinden of the town of Wayne, Harold Terlinden of Milwaukee and Elmer Terlinden of Port Washington; and two sisters, Leona Westphal of West Bend and Arlene Stark of Mesa, Arizona.

He is further survived by many other nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends.

A funeral service in honor of Alvin will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 3 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home in West Bend.

A visitation with the family will be held on Saturday at the funeral home from noon until the time of service at 3 p.m.

Burial will be in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.

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