Regina M. Ahrenholz, 81

Funeral services were held on May 29 at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Freistadt for Regina M. Ahrenholz, 81, of Mequon. Regina walked home with Jesus on Friday, May 25, 2007. Visitation was held at the church prior to the service and interment took place the following day in the church cemetery. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg served the family.

Regina was born in Hamburg on June 24, 1925, the daughter of the late August L. and Wilhelmina (nee Krenz) Langhoff. She was united in marriage to Henry Ahrenholz on May 22, 1948 in Hamburg. Regina was a registered nurse for 47 years serving in various capacities. She was very active at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church where she served as the parish nurse, was a member of the ladies aid and participated in the prayer chain. Her hobbies included gardening, sewing, cooking, baking, needlepoint, beading, camping, crafts, nature and dogs.

Regina is survived by her husband Henry; children Steven (Teresa) Ahrenholz and Julie (Brian) Petrowsky; grandchildren Joshua, Zachary and Jacob Petrowsky; and sister Esther Mueller. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Concordia College of Nursing Program or Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Freistadt are appreciated. For online condolences, please visit