Benjamin L. Gresbach, 26, of West Bend, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 13 2013. Ben was born on Dec. 3, 1986, in Milwaukee. He grew up in Milwaukee and attended Milwaukee Lutheran High School before moving to West Bend and graduating from West Bend West High School in 2005. He worked at Walmart in West Bend for three years as a department lead and then went to work for Southwest Airlines as a ramp lead. Ben enjoyed fishing, bowling and shooting darts. With his witty personality he loved to make people laugh. Ben will be dearly missed by all.
He is survived by his parents, Nancy and Brian Feltes; sister, Katelyn Gresbach; niece, Elaina Gresbach; and grandparents, Tom and Nancy Luedcke, Marilyn Nennig, Nancy Olson and Linda Gresbach; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Gil Gresbach, Joe Nennig and LeVon Feltes.
A funeral service in remembrance of Ben will be held on Friday, July 19, at 3 p.m. at the Myrhum ~ Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend, with the Rev. Gerald Presuhn of St. Johnís Lutheran Ev. Church officiating. Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of service.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.