Vernell C. Ferschinger (nee Schueller)

Vernell C. Ferschinger (nee Schueller), formerly of Wauwatosa, age 84, found eternal peace Wednesday, February 10, 2010.

She was the loving and devoted wife for more than 64 years to Joseph Ferschinger; beloved mother of Jim (Mary) Ferschinger, Kathy (Greg) Budzien, Joan (Rainer) Ferschinger and Bob (Sue) Ferschinger; proud grandmother of Bryan (Kristin) Ferschinger, Jamie (Quintin Bendixen) Ferschinger, Aline (Martin) Ferschinger, Juliet (Frankie) Jordan and Laura and Mike Ferschinger; cherished greatgrandma of Macy Olivia; and dear sister-in-law of Gerry (the late Maurie) and Jean (the late Edward) Schueller. She will be further remembered and dearly missed by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many near and dear friends.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. concelebrated Mass on Monday, Feb. 15, at St. Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church-East (formerly Holy Cross Church), 5424 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee. Entombment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. A reception and luncheon will follow immediately after the entombment.

Vernell was very active in her churches, scouting, choir and Christian women organizations. She was also involved in numerous ways with the St. Joseph Women’s Club, the Knights of Columbus, Pere Marquette Council, Ladies Auxiliary and other clubs.

The family wishes to thank the caring staff of Avalon Square and the hospice personnel of Aseracare Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin or the Pere Marquette Foundation are deeply appreciated.

She was a kind and compassionate and caring person, who loved her husband Joe and their family most.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 774-5010 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com