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Francis Matenaer

Francis Stephen Matenaer

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Francis “Frank” S. Matenaer, passed away after battling cancer on Wednesday July 10, 2019 at the age of 82 years. He was born on May 9, 1937 in West Bend to Albin and Sylvia (nee Schwabenlander) Matenaer. Frank graduated from West Bend High School Class of 1955, and then served in the US Air Force from 1956-1960. He met the love of his life Ann Russell, in Edinburgh, Scotland while he was stationed there. They were married in West Bend on November 25, 1961. Frank worked for Kuhn’s Liquor Store for 13 years and Serigraph Inc. for 35 years before retiring.

Frank is survived by his sons Scott (Melanie) Matenaer of Menomonee Falls and Troy (Chris) Matenaer of West Bend; 2 grandchildren Alyssa and Nathan Matenaer , brother James Matenaer; sister Terri Matenaer; sister-in-law Dee Lowe. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Ann Russell; his parents; parents-in-law, James and Jessie Russell; sister Rosemary Menke; sisters-in-law, Sharon Matenaer and Margaret Herringshaw.

A Memorial Service for Frank will be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday August 7th at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Dr). Visitation will be from 4:00pm until time of service. Full Military Honors to follow. Final place of rest will be at Holy Angel’s Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Kathy Hospice.

Memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Phillip Funeral Home Chapel
    1420 W Paradise Drive
    West Bend, WI 53095
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 7:00pm
    Phillip Funeral Home Chapel
    1420 W Paradise Drive
    West Bend, WI 53095
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    Deacon Mark Jansen
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  • Interment

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 10:00am
    Holy Angels
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    West Bend, Wisconsin
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