Bernard Phillip Boudreau, 73

Bernard Phillip Boudreau, 73, of Kewaskum, passed peacefully into the Lord’s arms and surrounded by family. He died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Samaritan Health Center. He was born to Bernie and Myrtle Boudreau on Dec. 31, 1938, in Bradley, S.D.

Private services will be held Friday, Dec. 7, at new hope Church in Jackson with the Rev. Jim Hill officiating. Memorials received will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association in Bernard’s (Bernie) name.

He is survived by his children, Cheryl (Mike) Albiero, Phil Boudreau and Wayne Boudreau, and grandchildren, Jesse Boudreau, Brandon (Danielle) Kohn, Jason Boudreau, Brooke Boudreau, Cloe (Chris) Tousey, Brieann Alibero, McKensie Alibiero and Hannah Boudreau.

He is further survived by sisters, Mary Darlene Helkein and Bernice Vessel, and brothers, Richard and Harold Boudreau. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernie and Myrtle Boudreau.

Bernard (Bernie) worked as a carpenter and enjoyed guitar playing, tinkering in his basement, and time with his grandchildren.

Our gratitude goes out to Gentiva Hospice – Cathy, Carmen, Nicole, Tasha, and Bill who showed true compassion and tenderness for our father and family – and Samaritan Health Center – Lynn, Chris, Cindy, and the entire fourth-floor staff. All of you worked together to provide care, compassion and dignity to our father. Thank you doesn’t say enough.

Our dear friend Rev. Jim Hill, thank you for your time, compassion and spiritual guidance.