Sylvester J. “Jake” Biertzer, 85

Sylvester J. “Jake” Biertzer, age 85, of West Bend, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at The Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend). The Rev. Gerald Brittain will officiate. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the time of mass at 7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery on Forest View Road in the town of Barton on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 10 a.m.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service of West Bend is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at