Paul C. Purgett

Paul C. Purgett, 28, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital after a lengthy illness.

He was born on March 11, 1980 to Paul and Carol (nee Graef) Purgett in Hartford, and graduated from West Bend West High School in 1998.

After high school, he started working for Netwurx in technical support and remained working there through hospitalization. His computer was his life, whether he was working or playing. He was very patriotic, helping organize events in the local communities. Paul was always willing to help others.

He is survived by his parents of Jackson; sister, Shannon (fiance Peter Roberts) Purgett of Jackson; grandmothers Catherine Purgett and Marie Graef; aunts and uncles, Dale Graef, Gloria (Bob) Allen, Laura (Bill) Kirchen; cousins Tina Burdick, Jason (fiancee Lisa) Graef, Justin (Maria) Graef, Eric Kirchen, Jaime (fiance Mike) Kirchen, Susan Allen and Travis (Tracey) Plaskey. He will also be missed by other relatives and many dear friends.

He is preceded in death by grandfathers Eugene Purgett and Gilbert Graef; aunts Anna Burdick and Lynette Graef; and an uncle, Duane Purgett.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend.

Visitation with family and friends will be held on Monday, June 23, 2008 from 3 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home and continued visitation Tuesday, June 24, 2008 from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Froedtert, especially the nurses in the BMT Unit for their outstanding care and kindness.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.