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Helmut H. Beissert, 87, of Brookfield and formerly of Sioux Lookout, Ontario, Canada, and Germany, died on July 12, 2019.
Born on Nov. 24, 1931 in Breslau, Niederschlesien, Germany, he was the husband of the late Stella Beissert (nee Trubyk); the father of Sharon (Matt) Gentile and Brian Beissert; the grandfather of Kristin Gentile and Caitlin Gentile; the brother of Gerda Semmler, Gisela (Mike) Wahler, Horst Beissert and the late Rudolf Beissert, Heinz Beissert, Walter Beissert, Helga Beissert and Klaus Beissert; the uncle and great-uncle of many nieces and nephews; and a friend to all.
Funeral services were on July 15 at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, followed by interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
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