Franklin “Ben” Roger Wirgau

Franklin “Ben” Roger Wirgau, 79, of Hawks passed away Friday morning March 13, 2015, at his home.

The son of Herbert and Adeline (Boyke) was born August 27, 1935 in Belknap. On September 12, 1953 he married his loving wife of 61 years Anna Mae (Dove).

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Surviving are his wife, Anna Mae; a son Carl (Ruthie); two daughters, Catherine (Mark) Rygwelski and Linda Kleiber (J.K. Eldred); six grandchildren, Jeremiah (JoAnna) Wirgau, Jesse (Julie) Kleiber, Keil (Amy) Wirgau, Alicia Kleiber, Drew (Kendra) Eldred and Andrea Eldred; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert and Roger; and a sister, Patricia Daily.

Arrangements are in care of Hentkowski Funeral Home and a private family service will take place at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Sunrise Shore.