Anita A. Zander, 93

Anita A. Zander, (Krueger), 93, of West Bend, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at the Washington County Samaritan Health Center, West Bend.

She was born on Nov. 12, 1915, in the town of Polk to the late Charles and Elizabeth (Wendt) Krueger. She was baptized on Dec. 19, 1915, and confirmed by the Rev. F. Otto on March 24, 1929, at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in the town of Jackson.

Anita married Carl H. Zander on Nov. 24, 1946, at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church in West Bend. Carl passed away on March 8, 1974.

Anita was employed at Amity Leather Co., West Bend, for 32 years and was a member of the 25 Year Club.

She especially enjoyed talking with relatives and her many friends. She will be fondly remembered for her loving and generous nature.

She is survived by nine nieces and nephews, Gloria Resnik, Hillary Zander, Walter Krueger, Robert Krueger, Adrian Krueger, Phyllis Wattleworth, Janice Ebert, David Krueger, and Delores Bierman.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Benjamin Krueger and Waldemar Krueger; a brother-in-law, August Zander; three sisters-in-law, Casilda Zander, Erma Schmidt and Doris Krueger; and a nephew, Donald Krueger.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. The Rev. George Mumm will officiate, and burial will be in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend, on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday from 5 p.m. until the time of service.

The family wishes to express special thanks to the Rev. Mumm for bringing Communion and praying with Anita. The kindness, caring and pleasant demeanor of the Samaritan Health Center staff and Cedar Lake Hospice personnel is also greatly appreciated by the family.