Kristine T. Strnad, 50, of W Whitegate Drive, Saukville died Thursday, February 16, 2012 with her family by her side at Aurora Medical Center, Grafton.

She was born New Years Eve, December 31, 1961 in Port Washington to Robert and Shirley Mueller Mayer.  She grew up on Madison Avenue in Port Washington, graduating from Port Washington High School.  She and her family were quite active in the former Windjammer Drum and Bugle Corps. of Port Washington, participating in both color guard and horns.  For many years she worked at the former D&G Club in Port Washington.  On October 17, 1992 she married Scott Strnad of Jackson, WI at St. Mary Catholic Church in Port Washington.  For many years they have made their home in Saukville.

For over 27 years she has been employed by Simplicity Manufacturing Company of Port Washington and Briggs and Stratton Company of Milwaukee as a credit analyst.  She will be remembered for her kindness, open personality and joie de vivre.  She loved summer days with her husband at the lake.

Kristine is survived by her husband, Scott; brothers Randy Mayer of Port Washington and Paul Mayer of Milwaukee, father and mother-in-law Denis and Mary Jane Strnad of Fond du Lac, sisters-in-law Sandy (John) Schneider of South Lyon, MI and Shelly (Neal) Thiesen of Fond du Lac, brother-in-law Denis (Gloria) Strnad of Trenton, her canine pal Gerdy, other relatives and many friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Steve “Oscar” Mayer.

The Rev. Thomas Lijewski will celebrate a Memorial Mass 6 pm Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 430 N. Johnson Street, Port Washington.  Visitation will be held from 4-6 pm Tuesday AT CHURCH.  Memorials are appreciated.