Leona M. (nee Senfleben) Coutts

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. today at Advent Lutheran Church in Cedarburg for Leona M. (nee Senfleben) Coutts of Cedarburg. Leona died on Monday, Aug. 28, 2006 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, at the age of 77. The Rev. Dr. Janis Kinens will officiate the funeral service. Visitation will be held at the church today, from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be private. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is assisting the family with arrangements.

Leona was born in Erin on Feb. 12, 1929, the daughter of the late Arthur and Caroline (nee Kurtz) Senfleben. On May 17, 1958, she was united in marriage to James Coutts at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Waukesha. Leona was a member of the Cedar Creek Red Hot Flashes (Red Hat Society).

Leona is survived by her husband James; her children Jonathan (Ellen) Coutts of West Bend and Steven (Tara) Coutts of Newburg. She was the beloved OMA of Ryan, Erin, Zachery and Alyssa; sister of Lester (the late Pauline) Senfleben of Milwaukee and Caroline (the late Harvey) Geipel of Mequon; and sister-in-law of Ardy (the late Henry) Senfleben of Oconomowoc. She is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Memorials to the Women in Military Service to America (WIMSA), the Cedarburg Foundation or the Mayo Clinic Foundation are appreciated. For online condolences, please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Regina "Jean" Helm of Saukville at 7 p.m. today at Immaculate Conception Church in Saukville. Jean died Tuesday morning, Aug. 29, 2006 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon at the age of 79. The Rev. Karl Acker will celebrate the Mass. Visitation will be held at the church today, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the American Legion Auxiliary service at 6:30 p.m. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. The Eernisse Funeral Home in Port Washington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Jean was born on June 8, 1927 in Newburg, daughter of George and Mathilda Zeldinger Kimla. On July 27, 1946, she married Arthur Helm in Saukville. From 1967-78, Jean enjoyed her position as matron/cook for the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Department while her husband served as the Ozaukee County Sheriff.

Jean was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Saukville. She was a member and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 470, as well as the past president of Ozaukee County Legion Auxiliary. She was also a poll worker for the village of Saukville. Jean enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially while they were at the family cottage in Crivitz.

Jean is survived by her husband Arthur; her sons Richard (Judy) and Arthur R. "Butch" (Jean) Helm, both of Saukville; her grandchildren Rick, Ryan, Laura, Adam and Andrew; her great-grandchildren Alexis, Paige and Nathan. She is further survived by nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held for Roland Benjamin Melvin "Bud" Sieg of Mequon at 7:30 p.m. today at Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home (10280 North Port Washington Road) in Mequon. Bud found eternal peace on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006 at the age of 85. Friends may greet the family at the funeral home today, from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., prior to the funeral service. Interment will be private.

Bud worked for Armour Pharmaceutical Co. (now Aventis Pharmaceutical) for 32 years and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a kind, compassionate and generous friend and gentleman to all who knew him.

Bud was the beloved and cherished husband of Gayle (nee Schultz) and the late Luise Stein Miertz; loving father of Jill (Paul Warren) Babbitt and Roland (Wendy) Sieg Jr.; admired grandfather of Natalie (Jason Boser) and Michael Sieg, and Sandra and Luise Warren. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins, other relatives and friends.

A sincere thank you is extended to the Rev. Robert Johnson for his spiritual guidance and support, and to Dr. James Brandes and Dr. Eric Maas for 16 years of compassionate, loving care. A thank you is also extended to the nurses and aides at Cedar Springs Rehab, Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital and Ruth Hospice for their loving support and care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church - Freistadt in Mequon are appreciated.