George J. Jagielski, 83

George J. Jagielski of Greenfield passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Mt. Carmel Health Care Center, after 83 years of life.

George was born and raised on the south side of Milwaukee. He honorably served in the United States Army during World War II with the 318th Infantry in the European Theater in Germany. George earned both the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. After returning from his service, he married Phyllis E. Hopp and began his family. He worked for Bright Star Dairies for 24 years. He loved gardening, fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his sons, David (Shirley) Jagielski of West Bend and Gregory (Debbie) Jagielski of Idaho; his granddaughters, Jenny (Brett) Mastenbrook and Hanna Jagielski; grandsons, Jason and Thomas Jagielski; great-grandson, Braden Mastenbrook; sister, Audrey Warzinski of New Berlin; and sister-in-law, Vivian Jagielski of Milwaukee. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other special relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Eugene; and brother-in-law, Raymond.

A Memorial Service in honor of George will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, with the Rev. Gerald Brittain officiating. Visitation with family and friends will be held prior to the memorial service on Thursday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Interment will follow the memorial service at Holy Angels Catholic Cemetery in West Bend. The family would like to extend their appreciation for memorials designated to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6130 W. National Ave., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53214.

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

The Jagielski family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Mt. Carmel for their compassionate care.