Monica S. Van Alstyne, 46


Monica S. Van Alstyne (nee Kellbach), age 46, of the town of Hartford, passed away surrounded by her loving family, at the Aurora Medical Center in Hartford on Monday, June 25, 2012.

Monica was born Nov. 19, 1965, in Hartford to Frederick and Mary (Gehring) Kellbach. She was united in marriage to Derek Van Alstyne on Oct. 19, 1996, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

Monica was a beautician and owned and operated Shear Excitement in West Bend for 27 years. She loved her profession and her clients. Monica enjoyed crafting, gardening, reading, music, and especially loved the time spent with her son Augie. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Slinger.

Monica is survived by her loving husband Derek; precious son August "Augie"; parents Frederick and Mary Kellbach of West Bend; sister Tammy (Ben) Foerster of Slinger; fatherin-law Tom Van Alstyne of Kewaskum; and her brothers-in-law Keith (Tracy) Van Alstyne of Sussex and Craig (Lisa) Van Alstyne of Hartford; nieces, nephews, Charlie and Sophia Forester, Andrea, Mitch, Bryan, Nicholas and Emily Van Alstyne. She is further survived by other wonderful relatives and friends.

Monica was preceded in death by her mother-in-law Trudy Van Alstyne, aunt and godmother Susie Hoefs, and uncles William "Skip'" Gehring and Buddy Klippel.

Mass of Christian Burial for Monica will be held Monday July 2, 2012, at 10 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 4886 Highway 175, St. Lawrence, with Fr. Rick Stoffel officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, July 1, 2012, from 3-7 p.m. at the Shimon Funeral Home, Hartford and on Monday from 9-10 a.m. at the church.
 
Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials to Augie's Educational Fund are appreciated.
The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. (262) 673-9500. www.shimonfuneralhome.com.