Adeline M. Burkhardt

Adeline M. Burkhardt, nee Eber, 102, of Cedarburg passed away peacefully in her sleep on Good Friday, March 21, 2008, joining her husband, Elmer P. Burkhardt to whom she was married for 62 years.

Adeline was born in Milwaukee on Feb. 10, 1906, to the late Otto and Mollie (nee Dickelman) Ebert.

She graduated from high school and completed Badger State Business before becoming a proud employee of the Milwaukee Journal and later at the Gimbels/Schusterís stores.

She enjoyed many trips with her friends at the Cedarburg Senior Center and spending time at the Cedarburg Library.

She also enjoyed knitting items for the Senior Center Craft Fair and Coats for Kids Project.

Adeline also hand crafted many of her own clothes and provided her family with warm sweaters, scarves, mittens, baby clothes and beautiful afghans.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy L. (Robert) Kohls of Newburg; grandchildren, Karen (Dan Erdmann) Kohls of Middle-ton, Kathryn (Stephen) Hansen of Cascade Locks, Ore. and Kenneth (Amy) Kohls of West Bend.

She is further survived by eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

A private family memorial and burial were Adelineís wishes.

Memorials to Cedar Community Home Health and Hospice are appreciated.

Our family would like to express a special thank you to the Cedar Community Home Health and Hospice and also Cedar Bay West for their wonderful care.

Thank you to Kathleen, Ellen, Scott, Carol and Deb for the special care and support you provided to Adeline and her family. Your tender care was greatly appreciated.

Also, a special thank you to Denise and Jean-Claude Siegfried of Interfaith for their kind support. And to her special friend, Margaret Thom.