Beatrice E. Hofherr

Beatrice E. Hofherr, nee Senkbeil, 94, of West Bend, passed away Monday, March 26, 2007 at the Cedar Lake Health Care Center, West Bend.

She was born on Feb. 10, 1912 in Milwaukee to the late Fred and Emily (nee Begerow) Senkbeil, and married Earl Hofherr on Sept. 14, 1958 in Milwaukee.

The couple lived in Milwaukee until moving to West Bend in 1989.

Earl passed away on June 13, 1992.

Beatrice was employed as a bookkeeper for many years.

She enjoyed reading and playing the piano.

Survivors include a niece, Joan (Roger) Igel of West Bend; a nephew, Richard Scott of Texas; four grandnephews, Jeff (Paula) Igel of Greenville, Randy Igel of West Bend, Renaud Scott and Xavier Scott, both of France; a sister-in-law, Bea Stonek of Florida; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a brother, Earl Senkbeil.

A private family service will be held, and burial will be in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the family.

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