Gregory Lee Bonlender, 59 |
Oct. 2, 1959 -- Jan. 11, 2019
Gregory Lee Bonlender, “Bubs,” passed away unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at the age of 59. He was born Oct. 2, 1959, in West Bend to Lester and Gloria (nee Wenninger) Bonlender and raised in West Bend, graduating from West Bend West Class of 1978. He was employed at the West Bend Co. and then Regal Ware for 41 years. On June 28, 1980, Greg married Cheryl A. Weinert at St. Lawrence Church and then began their family. Greg’s passions were watching the Packers, the Badgers, the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball games, drinking Rolling Rock beer, watching the grandkids play sports,
but he especially loved to spend time with his family.
Greg is survived by his loving wife, Cheryl; his children, Jennifer (Justin) Wilkins, Scott (Nicole) and Tyler (fiancee Emily); grandchildren, Brody Wilkins, Brycen and Landon Bonlender; his brothers, Gary (Linda) and Glenn (Denise); his in-laws, Jacob and Nancy Weinert; brother-inlaw, Jeffrey (Lynn) Weinert; sisters- in-law, Corinne (Rich) Meyer, Christine (Scott) Roloff, Cathleen (Richard) Zettler and Cynthia (Brian) Schmitt; and nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his son, Kyle.
A funeral service for Greg will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Thursday from 3 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at St. Lawrence Cemetery.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.