Josephine Brickner, 61

Josephine Brickner (nee Galati), 61, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Froedtert Hospital. She was born on May 22, 1951, to Joseph and Irene (nee Zemlicka).

She is survived by her loving children, Rebecca (Tracey) Serwatt, and Ryan (Staria) Brickner; cherished grandchildren, Lauryn and Alayna Serwatt; Cullen and Garon Brickner; and brothers, Tom and Sam (Kathy) Galati. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

The Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Parish (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend, WI 53095) with the Rev. Nathan Reesman presiding. The visitation will be at the church on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 11 a.m. until the time of the Mass at 12:30 p.m.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Froedtert Hospital for their compassionate care.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 or