Vivian "Honey" J. Lawonn

Vivian "Honey" J. Lawonn, nee Becker, of Jackson went into heavenís gates on Friday, April 25, 2008 at the Mayville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in May-ville, at the dear age of 74.

She was born into the loving arms of Edward and Marie (nee Deischel) on June 16, 1933 in Milwaukee.

Vivian was raised in Milwaukee where she met and married the love of her life, Gerald Lawonn. Together they raised three loving children in Hartford.

Some of Vivianís favorite pastimes included cross stitching, crafts, riding horses and spending time with her special friend, Sassy.

Vivian would never turn away a friend in need, and she had a love for life and a great sense of humor.

Vivian will be deeply missed by her three children, Kerry (Donna) of Hartford, Lynn Bye of Hartford and Cynthia Koch (fiance Tom Vine) of Iowa.

She will also be missed by her 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles Becker; and two sisters, Shirley (Roy) Bauernfeind and Marion Sommers.

She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends.

Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald in 1985, and her sister, Bernice.

A funeral service in memory of Vivian will be held on Wednesday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home, 1420 West Paradise Drive, West Bend.

Family and friends may visit from 4:30 p.m. until the time of service at 6:30 p.m.

Burial will take place on Thursday at 10 a.m. in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford.