Sue Ellen Watry

Sue Ellen Watry (nee Yankunas), 70, of West Bend, passed away at her home March 22, 2017.

She was born to Felix and R. Catherine (nee Weiler) Yankunas on July 16, 1946. Sue married the late James Watry on Jan. 27, 1968, at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Lake Church.

Sue was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in West Bend. She was also a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. Sue retired from West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. after more than 28 years of dedicated service. The last six years, she enjoyed the company of her neighbors at Ridgeview Manor.

Sue is survived by her sisters, Mary Kay (Phillip) Stone of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Ann Marie (William) Mikyska of Grafton; brother-in-law, John (Kathy) Watry; and nephews, Brian Watry, Christopher

(Hilliary) and Mike Mikyska. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 6, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (406 Jefferson St., West Bend, WI 53090) with the Rev. Nathan Reesman presiding. The family will receive visitors at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Inurnment will be at St Mary’s Parish Cemetery in Lake Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association at The Eernisse Funeral Home of Port Washington is honored to assist the family. Online condolences may be left at