Edna A. Hoefert, 76

Edna A. Hoefert (nee Schmidt), 76, of the town of Polk died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving children on Saturday, April 28, 2007 following a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Sept. 11, 1930 in the town of Jackson to the late Arthur and Meta (nee Miller) Schmidt and married Harold A. Hoefert on May 26, 1951 at Trinity Lutheran Church in the town of Jackson.

Harold preceded her in death on February 22, 1995.

Edna farmed her entire life in Polk.

She was a very active member of the Ladies Aid at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church in West Bend.

Survivors include her three children, Lyle (Debbie), Beverly (Dan) Struebing and Dennis, all of West Bend; and seven grandchildren, Vicki (fiancé Jon Bantz) Hoefert, Valerie (fiancé Nick Blair) Hoefert, Gail (special friend Christopher Recker) Hoefert, Christine Hoefert, Lynette (special friend Jeffrey Hoerchner) Schwartz, Timothy Struebing and Christopher Struebing. Edna is further survived by a sister and a brother, Eileen (Donald) Klug of Cedarburg and Harold (Nathalie) Schmidt of West Bend, a brother-in-law, Ray Hoefert of Slinger, her special traveling companion Betty Powers, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Edna was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Ruth Hoefert.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 2, at noon at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church in West Bend with Rev. Cal Seban and Rev. Jeff Dorth co-officiating.

Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park.

Visitation will be Tuesday at the Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 until 8 p.m. and also Wednesday at the church only from 10 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of Jackson is serving the family.


Ednaís family would like to acknowledge and thank Dr. Marjorie Vukelich and all of the nurses at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic in Slinger, the Aurora Visiting Nurses Association Hospice and all of our family and friends who helped us during momís illness.