Jodell A. "Jodi" Schulteis

Jodell A. "Jodi" Schulteis, nee Pickart, of West Bend, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2007 after 52 years of life.

Jodi was born on Nov. 29, 1954 in Hartford to Hubert H. and Lydia A. (nee Hammer) Pickart.

She was raised in Slinger and graduated from Slinger High School in 1971.

She began her career at the West Bend Co. in sales and remained a dedicated employee for 29 years.

After leaving the West Bend Co., Jodi was employed at Leeson and finished her career at Steiner Electric.

On Sept. 13, 2003, Jodi married Dennis P. Schulteis and began their new life together. In her free time, Jodi enjoyed crocheting, crafting, and golfing.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis; a sister, Susan (Robert) Graff of West Bend; a brother, James (Mary) Pickart of West Bend; two sisters-in-law, Janice (Dennis) Gettelman of Germantown and Joyce (Warren) Dhein of Germantown; and two brothers-in-law, Richard (Cecelia) Schulteis of Beaver Dam and David Schulteis of Germantown.

Jodi is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other very special relatives, and many dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and infant son, Erik Hefter; three brothers, Joseph, Allen and William; and a sister, Brenda.

A memorial service in honor of Jodi will be held on Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend, with Father Rick Wendell officiating.

Family and friends may gather for visitation on Friday from 4 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 7 p.m.

The Phillip Funeral Home and Paradise Cremation Services of West Bend are assisting the family.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Alyce and Elmore Kraemer Cancer Care Center.