Obituary | Charlotte A. Ciriacks, 75, of West Bend


May 6, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Charlotte A. Ciriacks (nee Hebard), 75, of West Bend passed away peacefully on Friday, May 3, 2019.

Obituary | Charlotte A. Ciriacks, 75, of West Bend

She was born on October 15, 1943 to the late Francis and Hilda (nee Fink) Hebard in Ladysmith, WI. She graduated from West Bend High School in 1961. After graduation she worked as a dental hygienist. Through 4-H is where she met her future husband and on August 18, 1962 she was united in marriage to Ward Ciriacks at St. John’s Lutheran Church in West Bend. Together they raised their 14 children. Charlotte worked as the bookkeeper for Ward’s Construction Business. She spent her days cooking, baking, and maintaining the household. Charlotte was well known for her bread making. She enjoyed going to the tractor and car shows with Ward. Charlotte especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Those Charlotte leaves behind to cherish her memory include her fourteen children, Nolan (Jenni) Ciriacks, Lowell Ciriacks, Renee Ritger, Neal (Ann) Ciriacks, Shawn (Carmen) Ciriacks, Cara Ciriacks, Regan (Rebecca) Ciriacks, Heather Dahm, Shari Wieglein, Regina (Chad) DeSmidt, Erik (Amy) Ciriacks, Gwen Ciriacks, Ryan Ciriacks, and Jed (Becky) Ciriacks; 28 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; a sister, Janice Kempf; a brother, Gary (Jill) Hebard; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Charlotte is preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, Ward Ciriacks; a son-in-law, Francis Ritger; and a grandson, Austin Busse.

A funeral service in remembrance of Charlotte will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. Burial will follow at Newark Cemetery.

The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

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