Stephanie M. Eickstedt

Stephanie M. Eickstedt, 19, of West Bend went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006.

She was born on Aug. 22, 1987 to Scott and Patricia Eickstedt (nee Fechter) in West Bend, where she was also raised. Stephanie was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg and attended West Bend East High School. She was a Police Explorer, loved walking, biking and thoroughly enjoyed nature.

She is survived by her loving parents; two cherished brothers, Travis and Matthew Eickstedt at home; paternal grandparents, Harold and Judith Eickstedt of Newburg; maternal grandmother, Irene Fechter of Newburg; aunts and uncles, Gary Fechter, Joe (Cindy) Fechter, Cindy (Ralph) Clarke, and Angel (Warren) Bialk; cousins Erika, Bryan, Heather, and Megan. She is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

Stephanie was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Ralph Fechter.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Newburg with Father Guy Gurath officiating. Burial in the church cemetery will follow. Visitation with family and friends will be on Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 4:00 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend (1420 W Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095).

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.