Norbert A. Janiszewski, 70

Norbert A. Janiszewski, 70, of West Bend, was born into eternal life on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, at Angels Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc after loosing his courageous battle with cancer.

Norbert was a mentor to many people throughout his life and was a friend to all who knew him.

He will be deeply missed by his loved ones including his wife of 50 years, Barbara; his four children, Chris (Liz) Janiszewski, Karin (Andrew) Kaczmarek, Joy (Chris) Groll and Jon (JoEllen) Janiszewski; and eight grandchildren, Erin and Ben Janiszewski, Jess Kaczmarek, Cole and Logan Groll, and Nicole, Chris R., and Elise Janiszewski. He is further survived by his sister, Lynn Day; three brothers, Ron, Jan and Ralph Janiszewski; and many other close relatives and dear friends.

In honor of Norbert, a private family service is being planned for a later date.

Memorials to the family would be greatly appreciated and will be used for the Kathy Hospice.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service of West Bend is assisting the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at

The family would like to thank the staff of St. Lukeís Hospital in Milwaukee, the Hartford Hospital, the Cedar Community Supportive Home Care and Hospice in West Bend, the Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of Menomonee Falls, the Aurora Health Care Center in West Bend and Angels Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc for all of the care and compassion that was given to Norbert and his family. The family would also like to extend a special thank you to Norbertís dear friends and family for making his life a happy one.