Esther L. Schmidt (nee Jautz)

Esther L. Schmidt (nee Jautz), 66, of West Bend, died Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, at the Kathy Hospice.

Esther lived in Genesee Depot and Waukesha from the early ’70s to the mid’90s.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry of West Bend; two children, Karl (Signe) Schmidt of Milwaukee and Daniel Schmidt of West Bend; two grandchildren, Gilbert and Freya Schmidt; her mother, Evelyn Jautz; sisters, Jane Lewis, Marlyn Meier and Dawn (Paul) Mortimer; and cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 2:30 p.m. memorial service Saturday, Oct. 30, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 140 N. Seventh Ave., West Bend.

Memorials to the Kathy Hospice are appreciated by the family.

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Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service of West Bend, 334-2776, is serving the family.