Viola C. Proeber

Viola C. Proeber, nee Kurtz, 74, of the town of Wayne, passed away Monday, Dec. 11, 2006 at Kathy Hospice.

She was born on March 6, 1932 in West Bend to the late Peter and Alinda (nee Schachameier) Kurtz, and graduated from West Bend High School in 1950.

She then started working as an office secretary for Pick Manufac-turing.

On June 19, 1954, Viola was united in marriage to Howard Proeber at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church in West Bend.

Together they farmed in the town of Wayne and raised their family.

Viola was a life member of St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, a member of the Washington County Farm Bureau and the Wisconsin Holstein Association.

Viola was dedicated to her family and friends, and all who knew her realized her sincere devotion to those people and things she held most dear.

She is survived by her husband, Howard; three children, Nancy (Melvin) Abel of Green-wood, Steven Proeber of the town of Wayne and Carol (Richard) Bundsgaard of Fayetteville, Ark.; four grandchildren, Adam Abel, Rebekah (Adam) Dorwaldt, Val-erie Bundsgaard, and Kimberly Bundsgaard; a brother Leonard (Norma) Kurtz of Neills-ville; a sister-in-law, Lu-cille Jacklin of West Bend; a special friend, Kathy; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by two infant brothers; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Alfred and Alice Proeber; and a brother-in-law, Elroy Jacklin.

Funeral services for Viola will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church.

Rev. George Mumm and Rev. Cal Seban will co-officiate.

Visitation will be Thursday at the church only from 3 p.m. until the time of service.

Burial will be in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend, on Friday at 10 a.m.

Memorials may be given to St. Johnís Church, the Bethesda Lutheran Home in Watertown or Kathy Hospice.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, West Bend is assisting the family.

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