Victoria P. Gonring

Victoria P. Gonring, nee Ewerdt, 88, of West Bend died Friday, March 10, 2006 at the Kathy Hospice in West Bend.

She was born Dec. 7, 1917 in the town of Theresa to the late Wilhelm and Marie (nee Duering) Ewerdt, and married Roman "Doc" Gonring on Sept. 11, 1937 in West Bend.

He passed away on Dec. 30, 1998.

Victoria lived her entire married life in West Bend

Survivors include four children, Marjorie Gonring of West Bend, David (Joyce) of Kewaskum, Thomas (Mary) of West Bend and Sarah (Robert) Blas of Oconomowoc, and eight grandchildren, Douglas (Karen) Gonring, Robert (Karen) Gonring, Mary Jo (Michael) Otten, Kath-ryn (Doug) Buechel, Laurie (Lloyd) LaDuke, Jonathan Gon-ring, Valerie (Luke) Gootee and Katherine (Nathan) Fredenburg.

She is further survived by 15 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Barbara Calvano of Ocean-side, Calif. and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Victoria was preceded in death by four sisters, Lora Ewerdt, Leona (Al) Asmus, Angela (Louis) Leitheiser and Gertrude (An-thony) Hlavenka; a brother, Otto Ewerdt; and three sisters-in-law, Virginia (Leonard) Finch, Flor-ence (Jerome) Mueller and Lucille (Eugene) Gonring.

Private funeral services will be held with entombment in Wis-consin Memorial Park, Brook-field.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the West Bend Baseball Associa-tion are appreciated.

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

www.schmidtfuneralhome.com