William H. Barrett, 80
H. Barrett of West Bend passed away at home on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at
the age of 80 years.
Bill was born on May 3, 1931 in West Bend to Louis and Edna (nee
Schreiber) Barrett. He married Rosa Erika on Feb. 10, 2006.
Bill was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed boating, camping, fishing,
snowmobiling, hunting, traveling, and spending time at his place in the
UP. He loved a good game of cards, and had a wonderful sense of humor.
Bill was a great family man, and will be dearly missed by all those that
knew him. He was also a dedicated member of the Local Union 139.
Bill is survived by his wife Rosa; children Rick (Debra) Barrett, Vicky
Thull, Sherry (Brian) Jones, and Wendy (Terry) Beilke; step-children
Johanna (Russell) Volm and John Fromm; grandchildren Craig (Sarah),
Richard, Robert (Becky), Holly (John) LaLonde, Justin Thull, Megan,
Allison, and Mallory Jones, and Brittany and Calvin Beilke;
step-grandchildren Gatlin, Sebastian, and Sawyer Volm; and g re at - g
randchildren Landon, Ava, and Elaina Barrett. He is further survived by
his sister-inlaws Alice Yeadeke, Viola Barrett, Sigrid (Phillip) Grahl,
and Waltraud (Hans) Hagn all of Germany; and brothers-in-law Herbert
(Louise) Gerber of Germany and Kenny (Delores) Jandre.
Bill is preceded in death by his first wife Janice (nee Jandre) and his
A funeral service for Bill will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at
St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, 809 S. 6th Ave., West Bend. Visitation
will be at the church only on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 from 5 to 6:45 p.m.
Memorials are appreciated to the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society.
"If it didnít happen to Bill, it didnít happen."
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family,