Sylvia S. Ksioszk, 87
Aug. 11, 1927 -- July 25, 2015

Sylvia S. Ksioszk (nee Burclaw)Sylvia S. Ksioszk (nee Burclaw), age 87, of the village of Germantown, passed away at her residence on Saturday, July 25, 2015. She was born on Aug. 11, 1927, in Rosholt, to Joseph and Laura (nee Landowski) Burclaw. She was raised on a farm in Rosholt and later married Leo F. Ksioszk on Oct. 30, 1948, at St. Albertís Church. After marriage they lived in Milwaukee and then moved to Germantown. Sylvia was a factory worker for Briggs and Stratton of Milwaukee. She loved gardening and canning, and she made awesome applesauce.

Sylvia is survived by her two sons, James (Joyce) of Filmore and Bob (Tami) of West Bend; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Sylvia is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister and three brothers. A funeral service will be held at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 7 p.m. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Tuesday from 5 p.m. until the time of the service.

A special thank you to everyone that has helped in caring for Sylvia.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at