Rhonda A. Haase

Rhonda A. Haase of Cedarburg was welcomed peacefully into eternal life on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005 surrounded by her loving family.

Rhonda was born Feb. 16, 1961 to Philip H. and Arline A. (nee Albrecht) Haase in Milwaukee and was later raised in the Cedarburg area.

She graduated with the Class of 1979 from Cedarburg High School. Rhonda will be always remembered for her admirably large heart that lead her to work for Care of Horses and later for dedicating her time to offering her unconditional love and care to her mother with an illness. In addition to devoting her generosity to her family, she worked at the Co-op North farm. One of her favorite pastimes was baking whole wheat, gourmet breads.

Rhonda will reside forever in the hearts of her treasured parents, Philip and Arline Haase; her dear brother, Russell Haase and his wife, Sherri, of Pardeeville; her cherished niece and nephew, Elizabeth and Nathaniel Haase; dear step-niece and step-nephews, Michelle, Matthew, and Marcus Katsma; her aunts and uncles, Margie Harder, Mark Albrecht, Linda Zeiske, Glenn Albrecht, Marian Tolonen and Irma Dreist. She will also be deeply missed by many other special relatives, and dear friends.

Visitation with family and friends will be held on Sunday, Dec. 18 from 2 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

A Funeral Service to celebrate the life of Rhonda will be held on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 4 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, with Chaplain Steve Stern officiating. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park of West Bend.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation for memorials that are designated in lieu of flowers to the Lance Armstrong Foundation, P.O. Box 161150 Austin, TX, 78716-1150; 512-236-8820.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family 338-2050. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.