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Obituary: Bertrand F. "Bert" Sibley

He was a resident of Greendale, member of the American Legion, participated in Twi-Nite baseball and played dart ball for St. Alphonsus. As an engineer he was involved in the Apollo moon and Titan missile programs.

Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Jun. 30, 1924
Passed away on Aug. 31, 2012 and resided in Greendale, WI

Sibley, Bertrand F. "Bert" Passed away of respiratory failure at St. Luke's Hospital on Friday, August 31, 2012, at the age of 88. He was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on June 30, 1924, to Bertrand and Esther (nee Meyer) Sibley. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Fieber on July 6, 1946. Mr. Sibley was a WWII Army Air Force veteran stationed in the Mariana Islands at Tinian. He was a graduate of MSOE (BS) and Marquette University (MS). He held degrees in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. During his 39 year career at Delco Electronics (GM/Delphi) in Oak Creek, Mr. Sibley was involved in the manufacturing of commercial and military guidance systems. Early in his career, he was involved in the Apollo moon and Titan missile programs. At the time of his retirement, he held the position of Quality Manager at the plant. Mr. Sibley loved to travel and would frequently fly to Cape Canaveral in Florida or to the Boeing plant in Seattle, Washington on Business. He would take his family camping around the U.S. and Canada. He enjoyed studying road maps and driving to studied destinations. Florida beaches were a favorite travel choice. Bert was a Boy Scout leader for nine years, a member of the American Legion, involved in Greendale Little League and played dart ball for St. Alphonsus Church. He enjoyed reading; especially Stuart Woods books, loved dogs/dog sitting, listening to the stock market report and going to Panera Bread in Greenfield for breakfast with his friends. He is survived by his wife Dorothy of Greendale; children Steven (Margaret) of Madison, Richard (Wendy) of Greendale and Patricia (Ronald) Bunkoske of Grafton; Grandchildren Leah (Eric) Blaesing, Kristin Sibley, David Sibley, Anthony (Cindy) Sibley, Nicholas Sibley, Sara Sibley, Daniel (Brianne) Sibley and Janette Bunkoske; great-grandchildren Adelle Blaesing and Alana Sibley. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sister Linda Thebault, grandson Michael Sibley and niece Christine Adams. Visitation at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 6060 W. Loomis Rd., Tuesday, September 4, 11AM-12 noon. Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon. Private burial at Arlington Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Paralyzed Veterans of America or St. Alphonsus Church would be appreciated.

Max A Sass and Sons 
Funeral and Cremation Service
Greenridge Directors 414-282-4050

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