Viola A. Pautz

Funeral services will be held for Viola A. Pautz (nee Heckendorf) at 5:30 p.m. today, Nov. 18, at the First Immanuel Lutheran Church, W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd., in Cedarburg. Viola died on Friday, Nov. 14, 2008 at Lasata Care Center, at the age of 92. Visitation will be at the church today, from 4 p.m. until the time of services. Interment will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Immanuel Cemetery. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Viola was born May 9, 1916, the daughter of the late Albert and Mathilda Heckendorf. Viola is the youngest of 13 children who all have preceded her in death except for her sister Agnes. On Nov. 14, 1948, she married Elmer Pautz at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Jackson. Elmer died in 2001. Viola has been a longtime member of First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. She enjoyed cooking and embroidery. She loved being a homemaker.

Survivors include her son, Jerome (Heidi C.) Pautz; grandchildren, Peter J. and Heidi Lou Pautz; stepgrandchildren, Jeremy and Holly Moser; great-grandchild, Madison Moser; and her sister, Agnes (the late Rev. Wilbert) Schulz. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Memorials to the First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg or the Lasata Care Center are appreciated.

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