Clifford F. Ahrens

Clifford F. Ahrens passed away at the age of 74 on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, with his family by his side. Funeral services were held on Sept. 6 at Advent Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. The Rev. Dr. Janis J. Kinens officiated the service. A private interment followed at Immanuel Cemetery in Cedarburg. The Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville served the family.

Clifford was born on Jan. 2, 1934, son of Levi and Agneta (nee Klemke) Ahrens. Clifford worked for Doerr Electric for 40 years. For one who loved to be around people, Clifford, after retirement, worked part-time at M&I Mortgage in Cedarburg. He also enjoyed spending time at his home in Hazelhurst.

Clifford is survived by his wife (of 47 years) Kathleen (nŽe Mueller) Ahrens; his son Clifford (Vicki) Ahrens; his daughter Kara (David) Geier; his four granddaughters, Bailey, Morgan, Amber and Ashley, whom he loved dearly; and his sister-in-law, Pina Mueller. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and all of his wonderful friends.

Clifford was preceded in death by his parents, Levi and Agneta (nee Klemke) Ahrens; his in-laws, Theodore and Arneita (nee Lindenstruth) Mueller; and his brothers-in-law, Dale and Lyman Mueller.

Memorials to the American Cancer Society or Advent Lutheran Church in Cedarburg are appreciated.