Yvonne J. Gutermann, 75

Yvonne J. Gutermann (nee Gundrum), age 75 years, of West Bend, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, at Virginia Highlands Rehab.

Yvonne was born in Allenton on Sept. 30, 1938, to Jerome and Arsella (nee Mueller) Gundrum. She attended West Bend High School and later married George T. Gutermann on May 21, 1960. Yvonne liked to crochet, along with being a great cook — she made many outstanding deserts. She also loved “Buddy” and parakeets, but above all enjoyed spending time with her family.

Yvonne is survived by her husband George, and children Rick (Lori), Lori (John) Knapp and Mark. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Nick (Nicole), Sara, John, Matthew and Joseph Knapp, great-granddaughter Allison, brother the Rev. Alfredo “Lyle” Gundrum, sisters Mary (Juan Ezpinoza) Gundrum, Clare (Richard) McCain, inlaws Walter (Donna) Guttermann, brother-in-law Edwin (Stephanie) Gutermann, sisters-in-law Mildred (Allen) Zarling, Elizabeth Gundrum, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, brother Duane Gundrum.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church on Monday, March 17, 2014, with the Rev. John Radetski presiding. Interment will take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 18, at New St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church only on Monday, March 17, from 1 p.m. until time of Mass (4 p.m.). Memorials are appreciated to the family.

A special thank you to Dr. Dirk Steinert and the staff at Virginia Highlands Rehab.

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