Gunter Scharke

Sept. 22,1937 - April 7, 2007

My beloved husband and best friend for 44 years, Gunter Scharke, age 69, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2007, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Gunter was born Sept. 22,1937, in Pommerania, to Max and Frieda Scharke. He immigrated to the United States in 1957, where he worked as a cabinetmaker, a trade he learned in Germany. Gunter retired from Waukesha County in 1998.

Survivors include his wife, Inge; son, Gary; brothers, Heinz and Siegfried; and a cousin, Siegfried. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.

Friends may visit from 6 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Monday, April 30, at Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc.

Memorials are suggested to NAMI of Waukesha (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) or the Salvation Army.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 567-4459, is serving the family.