Ervin L. "Shorty" Seifert

Ervin L. "Shorty" Seifert, 94, of New Fane, passed away on Friday, Oct. 6, 2006 at Cedar Lake Health Care Center in the town of West Bend.

He was born on May 9, 1912 in Adell, the son of the late Anton and Margaret (Liebel) Seifert and on April 13, 1941, he was united in marriage to Malinda Heberer at St. John Lutheran Church in New Fane.

His wife preceded him in death on Sept. 24, 2003.

Shorty was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in New Fane and the Kewaskum Lions Club. He was employed by the New Fane Cheese Factory for many years and worked at Fairmont Foods in Kewaskum until retirement.

Survivors include his son, Verne Seifert of Fond du Lac, and a sister-in-law, Nelda Heberer of West Bend.

He was the beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews, many great-nieces and great-nephews, and is further survived by other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, Shorty was preceded in death by five brothers, Herbert, Ellis, Clarence, Norman and Gilbert Seifert, and four sisters, Vera Meyer, Loretta Schultz, Gladys Seifert and Roma Luedtke.

Funeral services for Shorty will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006, at St. John Lutheran Church in New Fane. Rev. Mark Eckert will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Sunday from noon until the time of services.

Memorials to St. John Lutheran Church are appreciated.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum is serving the family.

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Our heartfelt thanks to the staff of Cedar Lake and Hospice Care for their kindness over the years, especially during the past weeks.