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Percy West

1911 - 2007


Percy H. O. West, 95, of Watertown, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007, at Watertown Memorial Hospital.


Percy was born Nov. 28, 1911, in Watertown, son of Peter and Ida (Koch) West. He married Mena Berkvam on June 22, 1935, in Bonnet Prairie.


Percy worked as a maltster at Ladish Malt in Jefferson for 30 years, retiring in 1975. He also worked as a security guard for Badger Ordinance Works and was also a harness maker. Percy was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Watertown.


Survivors include a daughter, Marjorie (Don) Reichardt of Watertown; two sons, Donald (Marlene) West of Watertown and Dick (Kay) West of Delavan; six grandchildren, Todd (Chris) Reichardt, Sue (Kelly) Pochop, Lea (Charles) Fisher, Andrew (Gerren) West, Aaron and James F. West; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; seven brothers; four sisters; and his son and daughter-in-law, James P. (Christine) West.


Memorials may be directed to St. Luke's Lutheran Church or the charity of one's choice.


A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Watertown with the Rev. Anthony Schultz and the Rev. Mark Gartner officiating.


Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watertown.


Pederson Funeral Home Watertown.




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