Memorial service tonight for Colleen “Keeny” Sue Rosbeck, nee Kirchner, 66, of West Bend

July 30, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Colleen “Keeny” Sue Rosbeck, nee Kirchner of West Bend died on Friday, July 27, 2018 at the Aurora Medical Center Grafton at the age of 66 years.  She was born on January 30, 1952 in West Bend to William and Eileen (nee Suchy) Kirchner.

She attended local schools graduating from the last West Bend High School class in 1970.  In 1968, she started working in the kitchen at the care center of Cedar Community.  She eventually was promoted to dietary supervisor, retiring in 1998 due to her health.

On August 17, 1973, she was united in marriage to Daniel Rosbeck at Trinity Lutheran Church in West Bend.

For many years, she was the leader of the Washington County Multiple Sclerosis support group.  She also loved to volunteer at the VFW hall on Wednesday’s during their burger nights.  Colleen was a regular guest at many community events, including Music on Main, Germanfest and anywhere in the area she could get with her scooter.

In addition to being a loving wife, mother and grandmother, she also loved animals, especially cats and squirrels.

Survivors include her husband Dan; 1 son Ryan (special friend Samantha Staral); 1 granddaughter Jayden Swan; her father William Kirchner of West Bend; 2 brothers Carl (Joyce) Kirchner of West Bend and Keith (Sharon) Kirchner of West Bend; 1 sister Elyn Kirchner of Minneapolis, MN; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Bonnie (Jim) Weston of West Bend, Tom (Lynn) Rosbeck of Jackson, John (Terri) Rosbeck of Allenton and Curt (Lisa) Rosbeck of West Bend; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother Eileen and her parents-in-law Ralph and Delores Rosbeck.

Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, July 31 at 7 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend.  The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 until 6:45 p.m.

Colleen’s family would like to extend a sincere thank you to staff at Ivy Manor for their wonderful care and support and also the staff at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

 

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