Kenneth H. Effertz

Nov. 3, 1925 - Jul. 6, 2009

Kenneth H. Effertz of Brookfield was born to eternal life Monday, July 6, 2009, at age 83.

Kenneth was a member of Peace United Methodist Church, a former leader of Boy Scout Troop 133 and a member of the Potawatomi Council.

He was the beloved husband of Betty (nee Mitchell); loving dad of Dale; and dear brother of Betty (Andrew) Boneski, Dolores Reynolds and Donald Effertz.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Martha; his sisters, Florence Liska, Helen Obermann, Lorraine Castillo, Bernice and June Ziemer; and his brothers, Harvey, Walter and Marvin.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service Sunday, July 12, at Harder Funeral Home, 18700 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Interment will be at Prairie Home Cemetery.

If desired, memorials to the Boy Scouts of America (Potawatomi Council) or Peace United Methodist Church are appreciated.

Harder Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 781-8350 or visit online at