Nettie D. Sangwin

Nettie D. Sangwin, nee Schmidt, 90, of West Bend, after much suffering, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006 at her home and was welcomed into our Heavenly Fatherís arms.

Nettie was born on Dec. 29, 1915 to Oscar and Anna (Kohler) Schmidt in Clif-ton.

Nettie left the family farm and moved to Milwaukee where she met her husband Charles. They were married on Nov. 9, 1940 in Milwaukee.

After marriage, the couple owned and operated Sangwin Ink Corp., later selling to St. Clair Valentine.

They enjoyed traveling and going on cruises.

Nettie lived on Silver Lake for the past 67 years where their family would gather every Sunday.

She thoroughly enjoyed lake living along with watching wildlife, gardening and especially spending time with and baking cookies for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Special times included playing cards with her great-grandson, Tyler, and of course, allowing him to win.

Nettie was active in the Silver Lake Yacht Club and many environmental issues to preserve Silver Lake.

Nettie will be dearly missed by her beloved children, Thomas (Paula) of Wabeno and Jane (James) White of Cedarburg; her adoring grandchildren, Pamela (Robert) Denow of Cedarburg, Robert (Amy) Beseke of Saukville and Courtney (Brad) Wolosz of Port Washington; cherished great-grandchildren, Tyler, Wil-liam and Samantha; a dear sister, Barbara Monick of Cincinnati, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Gladys Schmidt of Lone Rock, and her lifelong companion, Maggie.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Charles; two children, James and Janet; and siblings, Donald, Ruby, Leonard, Martha and Ella.

A funeral service to honor Nettie will be held Sunday, March 5 at 5 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend.

Pastor Janis Kinens will officiate, and entombment will be in Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 until 5 p.m.

Memorials are appreciated to Advent Lutheran Church, W63 N642 Washington Ave., Cedar-burg.

A special thank you to Sue Weishaar for her loving care, The Ron Dix Family, Dennis and Kathy Wolfgram for their special kindness over the years, Carmen Martin of Aurora Hospice and Dr. Mosley for their wonderful care.