Paul J. Wassenberg found peace on March 10, 2023, at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Mary L. Wassenberg and the late Mary L. Yarnig-Wassenberg.
Loving Dad of Betsy (John) Fuhrmann, Barbara (Keith) Cameron and the late Wendy (the late Michael) Sommers. Cherished grandpa of Michelle (David) Holcombe, Emily (Brian) Sullivan, Ryan (Erin) Fuhrmann, Billy Cameron, Greg (Erica) Cameron and 5 great-grandchildren. Further survived by the late Mary Yarnig-Wassenberg’s daughters, Susan (Scott) Trad, Julie (Larry) O’Brien and Amy Yarnig. Also survived by many dear nieces and nephews.
Paul was a Navy submariner in the Korean War for 4 years. He attended several submarine conventions and stayed in touch with his fellow submariners. He was very proud of his military service to his country.
Paul was known for being an all-around good man. He always treated people with respect, kindness and generosity. He was very social and could carry on a good conversation with anyone. Later in life, he was more soft spoken but his message was always impactful. Paul was a family man, surrounded by many women in his life and showed his love in special ways. He was never shy to say “I love you” with a kiss and a hug.
Paul was an avid golfer and then loved watching any sports on TV. His favorite pastime was watching the Brewers, Bucks and Packer games. He kept up with all the players and teams and commented on how they were doing.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Dickson Hollow for their wonderful, compassionate care for Paul the last few years. Their loving care made a difference, especially in his final days. We are grateful.
Services for Paul will be held Friday March 17, 2023, at St. Anthony the Hermit Catholic Parish (N74 W13604 Appleton Ave. Menomonee Falls.) Visitation will begin at 1:30 with the Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 2:30. Interment to follow at the church cemetery.