George Herdina, 85 


George Herdina, age 85, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Froedtert Community Hospital. 

George was born on Nov. 2, 1925 to Edward and Florence (nee Goetz) Herdina in Milwaukee. He married Marylne Hefter on April 12, 1947. George was a distributor for Golden Guernsey Dairy for many years, then worked in sales and marketing for Kemps Foods and Cedar Crest Specialties. He considered work his favorite hobby. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who enjoyed spending time with his family. Longtime member of St. Pius X Parish in Wauwatosa and currently a member of St. Francis Cabrini. 

George is survived by his wife Marylne and daughter Susan (Ronnie Bonds) Herdina of Isle of Palms, SC. He is further survived by his grandchildren James Herdina, Jesse Herdina, Meaghan Bonds and daughter-in-law Betty Herdina, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, son James Herdina and sister Dolores Stearn. 

A funeral service will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W Paradise Dr., West Bend, with the Rev. Rick Stoffel presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park. 

In memory of George, donations may be made to the Albrecht Free Clinic, 1110 Oak St., Suite 1200, West Bend, WI 53095. 

Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family, (262) 338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.