Laura A. (nee Maas) Seidensticker

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in West Bend for Laura A. (nee Maas) Seidensticker. Laura died at Cedar Community on Saturday, June 3, 2006 at the age of 87. The Rev. Kenneth Schmidt will officiate the funeral service. Visitation will be held on Wednesday at the church, from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Cemetery. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Laura was born on Oct. 18, 1918 in West Bend to the late William and Elsie (nee Behnike) Maas. She married Carl Seidensticker on May 14, 1938 at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church on Pleasant Valley Road. Laura was a faithful and devoted member of Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church.

Laura is survived by her children Philip (Pat) Seidensticker, Barbara (Martin) Knuth, Ellen (Gilbert) Tucker and Ralph Seidensticker; and sister-in-law Dorothy Seidensticker. She is further survived by 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

Laura was preceded in death by her husband Carl and sisters Marcella Krahn and Wilma Leffingwell.

A special thank you to the staff at Cedar Community and especially to the hospice staff for all of their care and compassion.

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