Walter H. Sternberg

Walter H. Sternberg, 83, of Hartford, died on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 at Aurora Medical Center, Hartford.

He was born Sept. 9, 1924 in Cook County, Ill., to Walter and Mathilda (nee Wichman) Stern-berg, and married Doris N. Laabs on Sept. 1, 1946 at Immanuel Lutheran Church (Hochheim), town of Herman.

Walter farmed in the Mayville area for 19 years, and was also employed by Gundrum Trucking of Slinger for 26 years.

He was a member of Zum Kripplein Christi Ev. Lutheran Church, town of Herman.

Survivors include his wife, Doris; six children, Terry (Lorraine) Sternberg of Rich-field, Claudette Anderson of Pan-ama City Beach, Fla., Shelley (Robert) Wilson of Kewaskum, Maribeth (Robert) Yanke of Fond du Lac, Lorri (Phil) Gehring of Hartford and Randy (Patricia) Sternberg of Iron Ridge; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a brother, Norman; and a sister, Lorraine Brummond.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. at Zum Kripplein Christi Ev. Lutheran Church.

Rev. John Bonow will officiate, and burial will be in Hochheim Cemetery, town of Herman.

Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Memorials may be directed to the Zum Kripplein Christi Ev. Lutheran Church Improvement Fund.

The Koepsell Funeral Home, Mayville, is serving the family.