Philip J. Wocelka, age 61, of Greenfield, WI, passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at his summer home in Kingston, WI.
Philip was born on July 9, 1955, in Milwaukee, WI, the son of James and Carmella (Baumer) Wocelka. In 1973 he graduated from Whitnall High School in Greenfield, and in 1976 he married Sandra Lee Jeske in West Allis, WI. Philip served our county in the Air National Guard. He was Senior Master Sargeant and served in Desert Storm. Philip was an avid hunter and loved trap shooting. He was a league member of the Winchester Gun Club.
Philip is survived by his wife, Sandra; children, Kelly Wocelka of Greenfield, WI, Angela (Mike) Wehr of Waukesha, WI, Joelle (Shawn) Kirkpatrick of West Allis, WI, and Kimberley (Allen Carpenter ) Wocelka of Hales Corners, WI; grandchildren, Sabrina, Dakota, Kira, Alayna, Haydyn, Shayne, Liam, and Eli; a sister, Michelle (Randy) Miller of West Allis, WI; a brother-in-law, Scott (Lin) Jeske of Ripon, WI; and 3 nieces, Dena Jeske, Kasey Steinseifer, and Julie Klapper. He is preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation for Philip will be held from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Schramka-Borgwardt Funeral Home, 11030 W. Forest Home Ave, Hales Corners, WI, 53130.
A time of sharing for Philip will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Schramka-Borgwardt Funeral Home. Interment and full military honors will take place at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 26, at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 21731 Spring Street, Union Grove, WI, 53182.
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