Myrtle Aupperle

Myrtle Aupperle, nee Stern, 71, of West Bend, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006 at the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend.

She was born on Aug. 14, 1934 in the town of Auburn, the daughter of the late Clarence and Elsie (nee Kutz) Stern, and was a member of St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kewaskum.

Survivors include her daughter, Judy Ruhnke of Campbellsport; two grandchildren, Stephanie and Douglas; a sister-in-law, Arleen Stern of West Bend; three nephews, David, Donald and Dale Stern, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Stern.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kewaskum.

Rev. Edwin Fredrich will officiate and burial will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in Buffalo Cemetery in the town of Kewaskum.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the time of services.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum is serving the family.

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