Lillian M. Wenzel

Lillian M. Wenzel of Slinger entered into eternal peace on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 at Aurora Medical Center in Hartford. She was 73 years old.

She was born on Dec. 29, 1933 in West Bend to Ernst and Meta (nee Bloedorn) Hornshoe. Lillian married Carl Wenzel on May 11, 1957 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in West Bend. Lillian was a member of St. Paulís in Slinger and served as a Sunday school teacher for many years. She was a member of the Cooney River Homemakers Club for 31 years. She loved reading, gardening and in earlier years, needlepoint.

Lillian is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Carl; her daughter, Christine (Ben) Thorn of Hartford; her son, Randy (Brenda) Wenzel of Slinger; her grandchildren, Andrew, Alex, Ashley, Aaron and Nicole; and her brother, Carl Hornshoe of Hartford. Lillian is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernst and Meta Hornshoe; a brother, Herman; her in-laws, Carl and Clara Wenzel; and a granddaughter, Rebecca Wenzel.

Funeral services for Lillian were Wednesday, Aug.15, 2007 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, in Slinger with Rev. James Castillo, Rev. David Cooper and Rev. George Enderle officiating. Family greeted relatives and friends on Wednesday at the church prior to the service.

Interment will take place Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007 at 10 a.m. in Union Cemetery in Slinger.

Memorials would be appreciated to the charity of oneís choice.

Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford is assisting the family.