Laura L. Walther, 76

Laura L. Walther, 76, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. She was born on July 28, 1937, in Walsenburg, Colo., to the late Gasper and Jenny Gonzales. She enjoyed gardening, gambling, playing cards, and loved to be outside with her flowers. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and was a very social lady.

She is survived by her loving children, Kenneth (Karen) Walther and Sandra Howell (fiance Vadim Kagan); cherished grandchildren, Zachary and Leanne Howell and Bryce, Jacob, and Mitchell Walther; brothers, Richard (Patty) Gonzales and Matthew Glassen; and former husband, Wesley Walther. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, from 4 5:45 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend). The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the church on Monday, Jan. 20 at 6 p.m.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff members of the ICU at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Cedar Community Rehabilitation Center for the exceptional care given to Laura.

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