Krista R. Kidd

Krista R. Kidd, 18, of West Bend, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.

She was born on April 7, 1989 in Milwaukee to Michael and Julie (nee Copp) Kidd.

Krista was a 2007 graduate of West Bend East High School, and was currently attending the University of Wisconsin-Washington County in West Bend.

Through her studies she hoped to become a pediatric nurse, because she enjoyed working with children.

Krista enjoyed writing poetry. She loved to smile and always had a hug for everyone.

She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Krista is survived by her parents, Michael and Julie Kidd of West Bend; a sister, Kellie Kidd, and a brother Ian Kidd, both at home; maternal grandparents, Norman and Candy Copp of Newland, N.C.; maternal grandmother, Renata Podjaski of West Bend; paternal grandparents, Norman and Ethel Kidd of Jackson; four aunts, Candy (David) Siefert of Sheboygan, Laurel (Brad) Rose of Mequon, Pam (Dave) Nunez of Jackson and Lisa Kidd of Fond du Lac; four uncles, David Copp of Willoughby, Ohio, Gary (Khristie) Copp of Oldsmar, Fla., Russ (Lorelei) Kidd of Grafton and David (Alicia) Kidd of Glenwood, Ill.; a special friend TJ Marker of Federalsburg, Md.; many cousins, other relatives and friends.

Her maternal grandfather, Edward Podjaski, preceded her in death.

Funeral services to remember Krista will be held on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, 809 S. Sixth Ave., West Bend, with Rev. Jeff Dorth officiating.

Visitation will be Thursday at the church only from 3 p.m. until the time of service.

Burial will be Friday at 11 a.m. in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.

Memorials to the Diabetes Association are appreciated.

Myrhum Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the family.

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