Laura E. David, 30

Laura E. David (nee Breuer) 30, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2011.

Laura was born on April 22, 1981 to Roger and Kathrine (nee Treutel) Breuer. She married Mark David on May 22, 2004, in Germantown. Laura graduated from Marion College in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and carried a passion for helping and teaching autistic children. Laura was very active in both Big Brothers/Big Sisters and she also created a devotion group called Women of Faith. She was an avid reader, loved to travel, listen to music, and rescue animals.

In 2006, a foundation for Laura was created called Laura’s Smile Foundation, which brings ovarian cancer awareness to the community. Every year the “Smile Mile” is done in her honor.

Laura is survived by her husband Mark; parents Roger (Kathrine) Breuer; grandparents Lloyd Treutel and Vivian Hammermeister; sisters Kim (Steve) Gonnering and Dawn (Matthew) Wilhelm; nieces and nephews Annabelle and Anthony Gonnering and Kelyse Beilfuss, and many other relatives and dear friends. Laura is preceded in death by her grandparents Violet Treutel, Gilbert Breuer, and Donald Hammermeister.

A funeral service for Laura will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Dr. in West Bend.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday, July 8, 2011, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and additional visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, July 9, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Interment to take place at Our Savior’s UCC Cemetery in Germantown.

The family wishes to extend a special “thank you” to the doctors and staff at the Aurora VNA Zilber Hospice and Oncology Alliance for their care and compassion for Laura.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family, (262) 338-2050 or