Sylvia M. Rindt
April 15, 1936 Jan. 3, 2017

Sylvia M. Rindt Sylvia M. Rindt, age 80, of Palmyra, died peacefully on January 3, 2017, at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn. Sylvia was born on April 15, 1936 in Hartford, the daughter of the late Alois and Margaret (Strothers) Klima. She married Richard Rindt in Butler on August 16, 1958. Sylvia graduated from Palmyra High School in 1954 and Carroll College in 1958, where she earned her teaching degree. Sylvia was a kindergarten and elementary school teacher for 44 years. She started her career with the Waukesha School District followed by Battle Creek Elementary School, Palestine Elementary School and retiring from Eagle Elementary School. She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Palmyra.

She was the beloved mother of Dawn (Steve) White, Kelly (Steve) Kuhl, Shawn Rindt and Deanna (Kevin) Kulow; cherished grandmother of Jeffery (Lindsay) White, Catherine White, Jonathon (Holly) White, Joshua Wohlleben, Madalyn (Brett) Larsen, Nathasha (Anthony Creasy) Parham and Elliott Kulow; and ear sister of Madalyn (late Robert) Leissring and John (late Robin) Klima. Sylvia was loved and will be remembered by 11 great-grandchildren, other relatives, and many dear friends.

Sylvia was preceded in death by husband, Richard, in 2011.

Visitation will be on Saturday, January 7, from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 313 E. Main St., Palmyra. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Palmyra.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 205, Palmyra, WI 53156, or Palmyra-Eagle School District (music department), 123 Burr Oak St., Palmyra, WI 53156.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Palmyra is assisting the family, 262-495-2127. For the online guest registry, please go to