Arthur J. Biersack Jr., 69

Arthur “Art” J. Biersack Jr., 69, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. He was born in Milwaukee to Arthur Sr. and Dorothy (nee Wegner) on Feb. 16, 1943. He retired as a foreman from Briggs and Stratton after 35 years. He was a handyman who could fix anything. Art loved fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Catherine (nee West); children, Kevin (Kim), Theresa (Joseph) Herrmann, Paul, Mary (Patrick) Reiter, and Brian (Debbie); brothers, Larry (Nancy) and Dan (Nancy); 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He is further survived by sisters- in-law, brothers-in-law, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents. The visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend) from 10-11:45 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at noon. Interment will take place at Holy Angels Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff members of Cedar Home Hospice and The Kathy Hospice for their kindness and compassionate care.

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