Mildred M. Wagner

Mildred M. Wagner, nee Herbst, 97, of West Bend died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006 at the Cedar Lake Health Care Center.

She was born April 3, 1908 in Barton to the late John and Matilda (nee Kircher) Herbst and married Edward P. Wagner on June 26, 1929 at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Barton.

Edward passed away on Nov. 5, 1969.

Mildred worked for Amity Leather Products for 34 years.

She was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters, the Christian Mothers, the Mission Guild, the Apostolate of Suffer-ing, the Good Samaritan Guild and the Washington County Historical Society.

Survivors include her son, Ken (Marilyn) of West Bend; three grandchildren, Tom (Laurie) Wagner, Andrea (John) Dries and Kip (Nancy) Wagner, all of West Bend; and six great-grandchildren, Kelly (fiancˇ Chris Lang) and Kara Wagner, Sam and Hallie Dries and Jacob and Kylie Wagner.

She is further survived by two sisters, Angeline "Polly" Reimer and Stella Kluge, both of Kewaskum, and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death were two brothers and four sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Feb. 10 at 12:30 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, West Bend.

Rev. Gerald Brittain will be the presider, and burial will follow in Holy Angels Cemetery.

Visitation at the church only will be Friday from 11 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society or the Washington County Histori-cal Society are appreciated.

The Schmidt Funeral Home, West Bend, is serving the family.

Mildred’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at the Cedar Lake Health Care Center, especially those on Cove 2, and to the Cedar Community Hospice for the kind and loving care given to Mildred.