Mary Jean Engelbrecht, 93
May 23, 1924 — June 26, 2017
Mary Jean Engelbrecht (nee Casey), age 93 years, of West Bend, passed
away on Tuesday, June 26, 2017.
Jean was born on May 23, 1924, to
Raphael and Clara (nee Laffey) Casey and raised in Watertown. Graduated
from Watertown High School, class of 1941. She married Franklin J.
Engelbrecht on Jan. 23, 1946. She was active in her church and
community. She was a longtime member of West Bend Country Club and
enjoyed her wide circle of friends and acquaintances. Above all, she was
a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Jean is survived by her children Michael (Jerrilyn), Neil (Cathy),
Steven (Kathryn), grandchildren Courtney (Stephen) Barr, M. Christian
(Cara), Kathleen (Gregg) Lewison, Laura (Jason) Braatz, Conor, Charles
(Kimberly), Katherine, and Samuel. Further survived by her
great-grandchildren Wyatt Lewison, Michael Patrick Engelbrecht, brother-
in-law Elden (Val) Engelbrecht, nieces, nephews, other relatives and
many friends. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Franklin,
brother John “Jack” Casey. Private services will be held. Memorials are
appreciated to Alzheimer’s Association (620 S 76th Street, Suite 160,
Milwaukee, WI 53214), St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Parish (1025 S 7th
Ave, West Bend, WI 53095), or Kathy Hospice 3200 Pleasant Valley Road,
West Bend, WI 53095).
A special thank you to Dr. G. Michael Mosley and the staff at New
Perspectives Senior Living, especially the staff of Betty’s Harbor, for
all their loving care and support. Additionally, the family would like
to thank Barbara Berger for her compassionate service and friendship.
Condolences and remembrances may be made on the Phillip Funeral Home web
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262)