Prudence M. Schardt

Jan. 23, 1920 - Feb. 20, 2009

Prudence M. Schardt, 89, of Watertown, passed away Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at Watertown Regional Medical Center. Prudence was born Jan. 23, 1920, in Leroy, the daughter of Alton and Catherine (Starr) Krueger.

She married Leo Schardt on July 3, 1938, in Crown Point, Ind.

Survivors include daughters, Shirley Mueller of Rhinelander, Nancy (Rand) Hakenson of Watertown, Sherry (Roger) Wigman of West Bend; son, Theodore (Judith) Schardt of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; four sisters; one brother; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Prudence was preceded in death by her parents, husband and her daughter, Bonnie.

A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Pederson Funeral Home, Watertown, with the Rev. Fred Smith officiating. Visitation will take place from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service Saturday at the funeral home.

Pederson Funeral Home Watertown is caring for the family. Online condolences may be made at www.pedersonfuneralhomes.com.