Ellwood William "Nerby" Nehrbass

Funeral services will be held for Ellwood William "Nerby" Nehrbass of Grafton at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 29 at Grace Lutheran Church, 715 Sixth Ave., in Grafton.

Nerby took the Lordís hand early on Thursday morning, July 26, 2007 at the age of 90.

Visitation will be held on Sunday at the church, from noon until the time of service.

Interment will take place at Immanuel Cemetery.

Mueller Funeral Home of Grafton is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Ellwood was born in Athens on Dec. 28, 1916, son of John and Elsie (nee Degner) Nehrbass.

On Jan. 3, 1948, he married Emily Klann in Waukegan, Ill.

Nerby worked for Ross Wells Inc. in Mequon for 25 years and helped the Lloyal Wells family maintain their property since 1981.

He loved his grandchildren and went to all of their sports functions.

Nerby is survived by his daughters Sue (Rod) Wilterdink of Grafton and Sharon (Bill) Lemer-and of Fort Atkinson; his grandchildren Scott Wilterdink of Graf-ton, Randy (Melissa) Wilterdink of Cedarburg, Greg (Susie Hoppe) Wilterdink of Grafton, Cory Klecker of Jefferson, Tim (Jennie Seeliger) Klecker of Cross Plains, Jennifer (Darrell) Dunnington of Jefferson and Eddie Lemerand of Fort Atkinson; and his great-grandchildren Talon Garrrett and Sutton Ellwood Wilterdink.

He is further survived by his sister Laura Bolka of Milwaukee; and his sisters-in-law Cindy Nehrbass of Wausau, Esther Nehrbass of Athens and Lillian Malheim of Sundance, Wyo. He will be missed by his "buddy" Sandy Custer and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Nerby was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Emily (nee Klann) Nehrbass.

In lieu of flowers, memorials of your choice are appreciated.

For online condolences, please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.