Rose Marie Bik

Rose Marie Bik (nee Boyer), 78, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Hartford Care Center.

Rose was born on Jan. 26, 1931, in Milwaukee to Lawrence and Margaret (nee Lake). She married the late John Bik in Feb. 1951 in Milwaukee. Rose made friends easily and was loved by all. She was a caring mother with a big heart and adored her grandchildren.

Rose is survived by her children, Linda (Jim) Richardson of West Bend and Gail Bik of Oak Creek. She is further survived by her grandchildren, James and Tracey Richardson; sisters Dorothy Franson and Mary (Willard) Fritz; nieces, nephews and especially Dale, Gary, Bob and David, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Peter Boyer; sister, Lorraine Maus, brother-in-law Helmer Franson.

A funeral service will be on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at 6 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Richard J. Stoffel officiating. Interment will take place at Wood National Cemetery of Milwaukee. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 6, from 4 p.m. until time of service. Memorials are appreciated to Hartford Health Care Center in Rose’s name.

A special thank you to the Staff at Hartford Health Care Center nurses and staff for their loving care and support of our mother.

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