Cecil Louise Eggert

Cecil Louise Eggert, 83, of Blackduck, Minn. died Saturday, June 24, 2006 at the Northern Pines Good Samaritan Center in Blackduck.

Funeral Services were held on Thursday, June 29, at 2 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Blackduck with the Rev. Dean Oelfke officiating.

Visitation was held at the Cease Family Funeral Home of Blackduck, and interment was in the Langor Township Cemetery in rural Blackduck.

Active pallbearers were Jim Wiedmeyer, Carl Eggert, Shawn Eggert, Benjamin Frenzel, Scott Rowley, and Gary Leonhardt.

Honorary pallbearers were Louis Whitney, and Jack Davis.

Cecil was born Feb. 5, 1923 in the town of Barton, the daughter of Hattie Kluever.

She attended Golden Oak country school in the town of Barton and then worked at the Carroll House Department Store in West Bend.

She married Carl P. Eggert on Feb. 10, 1945 in West Bend.

They made their home in West Bend until they operated Eggert’s Restaurant in Kewaskum, for 3 1/2 years.

They then returned to West Bend where they farmed and she worked for Badger Laboratories.

In 1974 the couple moved to Hines and she waitressed at the Hillcrest Supper Club in Blackduck.

She retired in 1985.

After Carl’s death on June 11, 1997, Cecil moved to her son Dennis’ farm, and she has resided there since.

She made many quilts over the years which she gave or donated to church and family.

Cecil loved selling her homemade items and spending time with her friends at various craft fairs.

She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren to whom she was affectionately known as "Ohma."

Cecil was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Blackduck, and the Blackduck Senior Center where she enjoyed playing bingo.

Survivors include her daughter, Carleen Rowley-Belott of Pensacola, Fla.; her son, Dennis (Peggy) Eggert of Blackduck; her sister, Jeanette (Harvey) Wiedmeyer of West Bend; seven grandchildren, Scott Rowley of Pensacola, Heather (Rick) Tyms of Pensacola, Jill (Nathan) Miller of Harrison, Ark., Molly Belott of Pensacola, Shawn (Tabitha) Eggert of Blackduck, Linnea (Benjamin) Frenzel of Blackduck and Carl Eggert of Fertile, Minn.; five great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Kes, Cye, Adena and Maxwell; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl in 1997; her son, Keith in 2001; her parents; two sons-in-law, John Rowle, and Mark Belott; and three brothers, Lester, Elroy and Aaron.