Bostwick, Irvin W. "Irv" Age 72, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Loving husband of Linda. Proud father of Stephanie (Anthony "Tony") Resch, Melissa Bostwick-Blazer, Connie Bostwick-Hankins and Natalie (Adam) Syvock. Adoring grandpa of Kelby, Jr., Jordan, Brady, Haylie, Marriah, Raeden, Marisah, Mason, Maddan, Tyson and Ireland and a great-granddaughter, Aaliyah, who is expected. Dear brother of Ralph (Judy)Bostwick, Wayne (Karen) Bostwick, Carol (Larry) Gaudette, Ray (Bev) Bostwick, Art (Cathy and the late Pat) Bostwick, Verlin (the late Dorothy and Debbie) and the late Phyllis Verhasselt. Irv also leaves his dear friend Lance (Mary) Buboltz whom he considered a brother, many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Irv was preceded in death by his father Arlie Bostwick, his mother Donna Bostwick-Faller and his step-father Nick Faller. Born in the Town of Price, WI on April 17, 1943, Irv was one of eight children. He married Linda G. (Nee Weston) and together they raised four daughters. Irv worked as a mechanical assembler early in his career, but was the proud owner of the Family Pride Quick Wash for over 27 years, which he operated with his wife. Irv was active and instrumental in the BOLD organization, Blind Outdoor Leisure Development; and served in various capacities throughout his time with the group. He participated in rafting and canoeing, racecar driving, BEEP baseball as well as in Road Rally's, all of which he won. One of his greatest accomplishments with BOLD was skiing in Switzerland in the 1982 World Cup. Irv was as civic minded as he was fraternal and served under Tommy Thompson on the Governor's Council SERPAC. He was active with the Burleigh Business District Bid 27 Board, and served up until recently as its President. He was a longtime Lion, active in Antigo and Brown Deer clubs, and was a Past-President of the Brown Deer Lions. Irv was one of the first "campers" of the Wisconsin Lions Camp and was also an active supporter of the Brothertown Indian Nation. In addition, Irv and his wife were active members of Benediction Lutheran Church where he also held several posts. His tireless efforts to his family and community will be fondly remembered and forever missed. Visitation for Irv will be TUESDAY, November 17, 2015 from 10 to 11:45 AM at BENEDICTION LUTHERAN CHURCH (8475 W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Milwaukee). A funeral service will follow at 12 noon with the Reverend Don Hougard officiating. A second visitation will take place WEDNESDAY, November 18, 2015 from 10 to 11:45 AM at PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH (300 Lincoln Street, Antigo, WI 54409). A second funeral service will follow at 12 noon with the Reverend Don Hougard and the Reverend David Korolus officiating. Irv will be laid to rest in Bent Cemetery, Town of Price. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Irv's name are appreciated to the Wisconsin Lions Camp, Benediction Lutheran Church or Peace Lutheran Church. Zwaska Funeral Home of Brown Deer is serving the family.