May 14, 1914 – Jan. 3, 2014
Elizabeth Ristow (nee Jekel) of Pewaukee was born to eternal life Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the age of 99 years.
She was the beloved mother of Carolyn (Richard) O’Neill, Robert Ristow, Merry (the late Kirk Imse) Ristow, Paul (Sunshine) Ristow, (Judie) wife of the late John Ristow. She also was the proud grandmother of Cara (Jon) Becker, Katie Altmann, Jim (Sarita) Ponasik, Kenneth Ristow, Michael Ristow, Sue (Jim) Putnam, Barbara (Chris) Hennessy, Emmie (Dave) Nosek and Reed (Gina) Mayer, Elliot Imse and Emily Imse. She is further survived by many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin, daughter Betty, son John, son-in law Kirk Imse, granddaughters Erin Westberg and Lorrie Johnson and greatgrandson Martin Westberg.
She was a charter member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 10, at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, W240-N3103 Pewaukee Road (Highway 164 south of Capitol Drive). Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until time of service at the church. Private interment following at Forest Hill Cemetery, Pewaukee. Memorials in Elizabeth’s name to the church would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Yonke and Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee, is serving the family. For more information, call 691-1900.