Vida R. Sturm, age 95, formerly of Horicon, died Monday, June 21, 2010 at the Golden Living Center in Beaver Dam.
Visitation for Vida will be at St. John”s Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam on Thursday, June 24, 2010 from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM. Funeral services will follow at church on Thursday at 11:00 AM with Rev. Bob Castro officiating. Burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens in the Town of Trenton, Dodge County, Wisconsin.
The former Vida R. Brandenburg was born on April 6, 1915 in the Town of Hubbard, Dodge County, Wisconsin to the late William A. and Leona I. (Ihde) Brandenburg. On August 24, 1935, she was united in marriage with Wilmer Sturm in Juneau, Wisconsin. He preceded her in death in 1997. She lived in Horicon for many years where she was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. In 2006, she moved to Beaver Dam and became a member of St. John”s Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her three daughters, Shirley Kuehl of Iron Ridge, Barbara (Clarence) Kanas of Mayville, and Virginia (Richard) Butler, Sr. of Beaver Dam; eleven grandchildren, Michael (Louise) Kuehl of Iron Ridge, Douglas (Catherine) Kuehl of Iron Ridge, Laura (Dana) Davis of Ixonia, and Amy (Tim) Mamerow of Oconomowoc, Alan (Donna) Kanas of Allenton, Melanie (William) Lackas of Iron Ridge, Lisa Kanas of Beaver Dam, and Heidi (Dan) Antonioni of Mayville, Derinda (Robert) Derr of Falcon, MO, Dilana (Eric) Moline of Beaver Dam, and Richard (Cheryl) Butler, Jr. of Beaver Dam; 26 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; her sister, Iona Olsen of Beaver Dam, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Vida was preceded in death by her husband; her son-in-law, Robert Kuehl; a great grandson, Joel Kanas; two brothers, Hiram Brandenburg, and William F. Brandenburg; and her sister, Bessie Drews;
The Murray Funeral Home, 131 E. Maple Ave in Beaver Dam, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Thursday, June 24th, 2010, 9:30am – 11:00am, St. John’s Lutheran Church-Beaver Dam
Thursday, June 24th, 2010, 11:00am, St. John’s Lutheran Church-Beaver Dam
Highland Memory Gardens-Beaver Dam