William G. Rogge, 87

William G. Rogge, of West Bend, formerly of Milwaukee, peacefully passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at the Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 87. He was born July 13, 1929, in Milwaukee to the late Carl and Bernadette (nee Strebig) Rogge.

For many years, he worked as a truck driver for Advance Transportation Co. in Milwaukee.

Survivors include four children, John (Todd) of Colorado, Robert (Rosemarie) of Colorado, Cheryl Gehrke of Milwaukee and Gregory (Tracy) of Menomonee Falls; stepchildren; four grandchildren, Daniel, Robert (Julie) Gehrke, Stephen and David Gehrke; step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Barb Niemczyk; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings Mary Jane, Helen, Jim, Margaret and Carl.

The family will greet relatives and friends from 2-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at the Schmidt Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated.

Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.