Carlton "Carl" E. Nisleit

Carlton "Carl" E. Nisleit of the town of Cedarburg passed away early Monday morning, March 10, 2008 at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Center in Sheboygan Falls. He was 82.

Funeral Services will be held at 6 p.m. on March 16 at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1600 W. Grand Ave. (Highway 33 and LL) in Port Washington. The Rev. Kenton Wendorf will officiate the service.

The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Sunday, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., prior to the service.

Carl will be laid to rest next to his (late) wife in St. Paul Cemetery.

Carl was born in Sheboygan on May 3, 1925, son of Carl A. and Emma (nee Stoll) Nisleit.

He served in the U.S. Army and was later united in marriage to Rosemary "Rosie" Eischen on Oct. 15, 1949 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton.

The couple settled in the Grafton area and raised their family. After 52 years of wonderful marriage, Rosie preceded him in death in 2001.

Carl worked as a material control specialist for Bolens in Port Washington for 53 years, retiring in 1998.

Later, he worked with his son at Harbor Hills Bowling Center part time.

He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton as well as a member of IAM Union Local 1430.

Carl enjoyed bowling at Harbor Hills with family and friends and spending time with his grandchildren.

Carl is survived by his children Linda (Ronald) Rappold of Bedford, Texas, Steven (Linda) Nisleit of Port Washington, Barbara (Daniel) Wollner of Plymouth, Donna (Robert) Edquist of Cedarburg, Robert Nisleit of Grafton, Rich-ard (Charlotte) Nisleit of Woodbury, Minn. and Anne Shipley of Hendersonville, N.C. He is also survived by his grandchildren Rhonda (Luke), Lana (Matthew), Tamara Rose, Dana (Mitchell), Kristin (Thomas), J.B., Michael, Drew, Laura, Amanda, Katie, Sarah and Carly Rose; his seven great-grandchildren; his brother Derold (the late Thelma) Nisleit of Sheboygan; and his brothers-in-law Allie Eischen of Newburg and Melvin (LaVonne) Eischen of Grafton. He is further survived by his nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

Carl was preceded in death by his wife Rosie; his infant daughter Lana; and 13 siblings.

Memorials suggested to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton or to the Susan S. Richardson Community Hospice Center in Sheboygan Falls, and are appreciated.

Online condolences can be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.