Rosa P. Bies, 92

Rosa P. Bies (nee Wiedmeyer), age 92, of the town of Trenton died Monday, June 30, 2008 at her residence. She was born Aug. 24, 1915 in the town of Polk to the late Pius and Mary (nee Birzer) Wiedmeyer and married Mathias Bies on Nov. 23, 1935 at Holy Angels Church in West Bend. Math preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 1982.

Rosa and Math settled in the town of Trenton where they farmed until retiring in 1978. She also worked for 15 years at the Formart Container Corp. in Cedarburg, retiring in 1980.

She is survived by her two children Cecilia (Harold) Dais of Hartford and Raymond of West Bend, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brother Harvey of West Bend, a sister-in-law Evelyn Wiedmeyer, and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Rosa is preceded in death by five brothers, Pius, Tony, Ferdinand, Philip and Hilerius, and her sister Genevieve Baier.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, July 7, 2008 at 1 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in West Bend with Rev. Jeffrey Haines presiding. Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be Monday, at the church only from 10 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

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