Doris Mae Landvatter

Doris Mae Landvatter, (nee Backus), 78, of West Bend, passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006 at the Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk.

She was born July 28, 1928 in West Allis to the late Rueben and Clara (nee Barth) Backus. After high school Doris worked in Milwaukee, and also found time to visit relatives in West Bend where she met Howard.

On May 14, 1949 Doris was united in marriage to Howard Landvatter at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church in West Bend.

Doris was a member of Good Shepherd Ev. Lutheran Church in West Bend. She was a devoted wife and mother.

She is survived by her husband, Howard; three daughters, Jane (Larry) Nunnenkamp of Aurora, Neb., Patricia (Clayton) Batzler of Knowles and Beth (David) Fellenz of West Bend; four grandchildren, Lisa (Chad) Dalager, Eric (Becky) Nunnen-kamp, Shane Nunnenkamp and Todd Nunnenkamp; a brother Warren (Joan) Backus of Calu-met; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by two sons, James and Scott; two grandsons, Christopher and Adam Nunnenkamp; a brother and his wife, Donald and Elaine Backus.

Funeral services for Doris will be held at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday Aug. 16 at Good Shepherd Ev. Lutheran Church, West Bend. Rev. Robert Hein will officiate.

Visitation will be Wednesday at the church only from 4 p.m. until the time of service.

Burial will be in Washington County Me-morial Park on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

Memorials to Good Shepherd Ev. Lutheran Church are appreciated.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family.

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