James M. ‘Bud’ Wassell, 85

James M. "Bud" Wassell, 85, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2011, at his home.

 He was born on Oct. 5, 1925, to the late Fred and Gertrude (nee Wickenberg) in St. Paul, Minn.

He is survived by his wife, Doris (nee McDonald); numerous special nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and sister, Marcine McLellan of St. Paul Minn.

The memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 30, at 1 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, with the Rev. Darin Wiebe presiding. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 30, from 11 a.m. until the time of service, also at the funeral home.

Memorials would be appreciated to The National Kidney Foundation (16655 W Bluemound Rd., Ste. 240, Brookfield, WI 53005-5923) or Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (1044 S Silverbrook Drive, West Bend, WI 53095).

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

The family would like to extend a special thank you to his many doctors and nurses, the caring staff at Cedar Crossing, Medical Midwest Dialysis, and the wonderful caring staff of Cedar Lake Home Care and Hospice.