George J. Wegmann Jr., 92, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Sunday, July 22, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on July 17, 1920 to the late George and Bessie (Hopf) Wegmann Sr. in Kenosha. He was educated in Kenosha and graduated from Kenosha High School.
On January 23, 1940 he entered the US Navy and was honorably discharged in March of 1947.
On August 2, 1952 he married Irene M. Holtdorf in Kenosha. She preceded him in death on May 13, 1989.
George worked at Simmons, Quaker Stretcher and then at AMC/Chrysler as an inspector for 30 years.
George was a member of St. Mary’s Lutheran Church. He was a member of UAW Local #72, the Navy Club Ship 40, and Senior Center and sung with the Kenosha Senior Chorus.
George enjoyed hunting, fishing, cookouts, watching old movies, going to plays at Ft. Atkinson and was an avid Packer fan.
George is survived by his loving children Ricky Wegmann, Michael Wegmann and Sandra (Jimmy) Trottier all of Kenosha, a step son Robert Andersen of Richfield, IL, his grandchildren Scott Wegmann of Norfolk, VA, Matthew Krumm of Kenosha, Kevin Trottier of Kenosha, Timmon Sinnen of Cudahy and Tiana Honey of Kenosha.
He is preceded in death by his son Dennis, his brother Roger, his sister Ruth Lynn, his daughter-in-law Ginger Wegmann and a stepson James Andersen.
Funeral Services for George will be held on Friday, July 27th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Lutheran Church (2001 – 80th St.). Interment with Full Military Honors will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Bruch Funeral Home and again on Friday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at St. Mary’s Lutheran Church. The Navy Club Ship 40 will conduct a memorial service at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday evening at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the staff at CCU St. Catherine’s Hospital and the 2nd Floor staff, the staff at Manor Care, Heartland Hospice, Dr. Chua, Dr. Novsam, Dr. Bandealy, the LJH Transportation, and his caregiver Karena Oseman for their loving care given to George.
The family would also like to thank his son Rick for taking early retirement to stay home and take care of his dad and when Rick worked, his daughter Sandra and his son Mike for filling in during the day.
Bruch Funeral Home 3503 Roosevelt Road Kenosha, WI 53142 262-652-8298 Visit George’s Online Memorial Book www.bruchfuneralhome.net