Anita A. Kringel, 82

Anita A. Kringel (nee Wolfgram) of Grafton died peacefully at Horizon Hospice in Mequon on April 8, 2013, at the age of 82.

Anita was born in the town of Jackson on March 19, 1931, the daughter of Arnold and Meta (Nee Brandt) Wolfgram. On June 9, 1951, Anita was united in marriage to Gerhard Kringel at Trinity Lutheran Church on Pleasant Valley Road in Jackson.

Anita worked in the shipping/receiving department at Sprague Electric. Anita was an active member and enjoyed volunteering at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton. Anita also enjoyed volunteering at the Grafton voting polls. Anita’s favorite hobbies included gardening, reading, playing cards, traveling around the United States and especially spending time with her family.

Anita is survived by her daughters, Sandra (Donald) Steinman of Rib Lake, Connie (Dennis) Eernisse of Cedarburg and Vicki Kringel of Grafton; grandchildren, Jeremy (Karin) Steinman of Dorchester, Terry (Lori) Steinman of Stetsonville, Timothy (Hollie) Steinman of Medford, Kimberly (friend Jason) Steinman of Medford and Ross Eernisse of Cedarburg; great-grandchildren, Micayla, Madison, Grady, Landon, Wyatt, Olivia, Julia, Sophia, Ruthie and Adler; sister, Mildred Kringel of Cedarburg; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Donald (Anita) Franzen of Grafton, Franklin (Nancy) Kringel of West Bend, Carol Kringel of Port Washington and Arno Jobs of Saukville.

Anita was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sister, Irene Behm; brothers-in-law and sistersin- law, Melvin Behm, Edgar (Hertha) Kasten, Norma Butt, Ruben Kringel, Marvin (Mildred) Peters, Elvin (Loraine) Butt, Marvin Kringel and Edna Jobs.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 14, at 3 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 701 Washington St., Grafton. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. The Rev. Kenton Wendorf will be officiating.

Memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church and School are appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.