Wolfgang M. Remers, 78
Feb. 23, 1938 — March 22, 2016
Wolfgang M. Remers, 78, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016. He was born in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Feb. 23, 1938, to Karl and Maria (nee Willensen) Remers.
He served in the U.S. Army. Wolfgang sang in the Off Stage Chorus at the Chicago Lyric Opera House and was a lifelong fan of the Chicago Bears and Cubs. He was a consummate craftsman of the flooring trade. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Wolfgang is survived by his partner, Patricia Hannah; son, Fred (Tammy); grandchildren, Heather, Joseph, Christina and Tamara; great-grandchildren, Honnan, Arlo, Lyle, Grace and Chase; three brothers and one sister that live in Germany; and a brother-in-law, John Wieczdrek. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Elizabeth M. Flanery.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend). Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the nurses at Cedar Lake Rehabilitation Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital, as well as Dr. Mosley and Dr. Mooney.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.