M. Muehlbauer, 88
M. Muehlbauer, 88, of West Bend, passed away Friday June 27, 2008 at
Aurora Medical Center in Hartford.
was born on Dec. 4, 1919 to George and Emma (nee Gonring) in Milwaukee
where he was raised and graduated from Washington High School.
entered the US Army during WWII and became a POW in Poland, where he later
escaped. Upon returning to Milwaukee, he met and married Evelyn M.
Schilhansl on June 28, 1947 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wauwatosa.
They remained married for more than 57 years.
joined the Milwaukee Police Department, and later retired as a lieutenant.
Also during this time, he continued his military career in the Army
Reserves and retired as a major.
and Evelyn retired to Big Cedar Lake in the 70s where he was active in the
Slinger/ Allenton Rotary Club and the Retired Milwaukee Police
will always be remembered as the owner and operator of the Little Switz
Ski Shop and a patrol officer for the Big Cedar Lake Patrol.
preceded in him death on May 5, 2004.
is survived by his children, Ruth Marks, Jim and Don (Kathy), all of West
Bend. He will be missed by his loving grandchildren, Dr. Greg Marks;
Deborah (fiancÚ Barrett Irwin) Muehl-bauer; Sarah, Michael and Robert
Muehlbauer; Kirstin (Steven) Nackers, Ashley (fiancÚ Kyle Kumbier)
Muehlbauer; and Matthew Muehlbauer. Also survived by other relatives and
was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2008 at
St. Lawrence Catho-lic Church with the Rev. Joseph Dominic officiating.
will take place with full military honors in St. Lawrence Cemetery
following the Mass.
will be on Saturday, July 5 at the church only from 9am until the time of
mass. The family would like to thank Dr. Muhammed Mian, and the nurses and
staff at Aurora Medical Center in Hartford for their special care for
Phillip Funeral Home and Paradise Cremation Services is serving the family.