Sara ‘Sandy’ J. Bazelak, 86


Sara “Sandy” J. Bazelak (nee Jannetto), 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend. She was born on March 2, 1927, to the late Sam and Mary (nee Sirna). She was a volunteer at St. Joseph’s Hospital for more than 10 years. Sandy loved knitting and crocheting. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Sandy is survived by her loving children, Sheryl Ulemen, Nancy (Jon) Schlindwein and Martin (Ruth) Bazelak; cherished grandchildren, Jennifer, Martin, Michael, Andrew, Adam, Tracy, Tod and Penny; several great-grandchildren; sister, Carmen (Bob) Herzberg; son-in-law, Dennis Brunner; and sister- in-law, Karen. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by husband, Clement; daughter, Paula Brunner; and brother, Carl Jannetto. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Parish (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend) with the Rev. Enrique Hernandez presiding. The visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, from 9:30-11:15 a.m. Interment will follow at Washington County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association (620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214).

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.