Winifred Ethel Eschweiler (nee Hopkins)

Feb. 19, 1906 - May 8, 2008

Winifred Ethel Eschweiler (nee Hopkins) of Chenequa died Thursday, May 8, 2008. She was born Feb. 19, 1906, in Ariege, France.

Winnie was a graduate of Carroll College and a member of the Milwaukee Womenís Club and the Kettle Moraine Garden Club.

She is survived by her sons, Michael J. and Carl F. (May Alice) Jr.; grandchildren, Robin Luther, Heidi Orstad, Wendy Carlson, Andrew Eschweiler and Alison Eschweiler; and three great-grandchildren. She also is remembered by many loving and devoted friends, including Sue Bence.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl F. Eschweiler Sr.; sons, Carl Maurice Eschweiler and Theodore L. Eschweiler; her parents, Maurice Hopkins and Ethel Menzies Hopkins; stepfather, Samuel Kingsbury; and sisters, Madeline Hopkins Noe and Elizabeth Hopkins Robertson.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at St. Anskarís Episcopal Church, 31340 Hill St., Hartland. A reception will follow in the church hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Planned Parenthood of Milwaukee or the AIDS Resource Center.

The family is grateful to her wonderful caregivers, Sharon, Susan, Kay, Linda, Terri, Jean and Sharon.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-9128 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.