Gregor Vos, 80


Gregor Vos, 80, of West Bend, passed away Monday, July 12, 2010, at the Samaritan Health Center.

He was born on Sept. 21, 1929, in St. Albans, Minn., to the late Anton and Rose (nee Mader) Vos. He moved to West Bend in 1946 with his brother and started working at Pick Manufacturing Co. He then started working at the Gehl Company for a short time before entering the U.S. Army and serving in Korea. After returning to West Bend, he worked at the Gehl Company again until retiring in 1993.

On Nov. 12, 1955, Gregor was united in marriage to Carol Behrends at Holy Angels Catholic Church.

Gregor was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, the Gehl Company Hexelbank Club and the Lt. Ray Dickop American Legion Post No. 36. He enjoyed fishing and working in his yard.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; three children, Sue (Peter) Logan of West Bend, Cathy (Gary) Fichtner of West Bend and Mark Vos of West Bend; seven grandsons, Ben (Cari) Logan, Peter (Sarah) Logan, Mike Logan, Luke and Josh Fichtner, Trevor and Aaron Vos; three great-grandchildren, Kain Fichtner, Delaney Fichtner, and Abby Logan; three sisters, Cecelia Vos of Mankato, Minn., Adelia Braden of Brandon and Mathilda (Lloyd) Ebert of Albany, Minn.; two sisters-in-law, Pat (Dan) Harter of West Bend and Ruth (Ed) Poehlman of Horicon; a brother-in-law, Doug (Sue) Behrends of West Bend; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Rose, Hattie Bair and Rosemary Casper; and three brothers, Raymond, Nicholas and Sylvester Vos.

A Mass of Christian burial in remembrance of Gregor will be held on Thursday July 15th at noon at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 1025 S. 7th Ave., West Bend. The Rev. Jeffrey Haines will officiate. Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of Mass.

Memorials to the charity of your choice are appreciated by the family.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.