Wayne F. Oswald, 65

Wayne F. Oswald passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at the age of 65 years.

Wayne was born on July 13, 1946, in Milwaukee to Lawrence and Mildred (nee Strothenke) Oswald. After high school, Wayne enlisted and served in the United States Army. He went on to marry Diane Kirchen on Oct. 10, 1970.
Wayne started his work career at General Electric in Milwaukee where he dedicated over 10 years of service. After General Electric, Wayne worked for Force Outboards for a several years. Wayne went on to work for Hampel in Germantown for almost the next 15 years and retired in 2008. He continued working after retirement at Menards as a morning stocker for over three years.
Wayne was an avid NASCAR fan. He loved spending time with his family and especially taking trips up to Door County.

Wayne is survived by his wife of 41 years, Diane; daughter Jodi (Mark) Jensen; son Steven (Stephenie Smith) Oswald; grandson Michael Sonnen; and granddaughter Hilton Oswald. He is further survived by his sister Bonnie (John) Mussatti, and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends. Wayne is preceded in death by his parents Lawrence and Mildred.

A Memorial Service for Wayne will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 1, 2012, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend. Gathering will be from 5-6:45 p.m. on Friday, June 1, 2012 at the funeral home only.

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