Elmer L. Neitzel

Elmer L. Neitzel entered eternal life Monday, March 30, 2009, at the age of 81.

Elmer was the dearly loved husband of Alice (nee Malmberg) for 58 years; loving father of Jim (Sheryl) Neitzel of Las Vegas, Dr. Gary Neitzel of Mequon and Lori Baker of Thiensville; proud grandfather of Michelle (Chris) Michener, and Allison and Lindsay Neitzel; great-grandfather of Colin Michener; brother-in-law of the late Carl "Pat" (Muriel) Malmberg; and uncle of Debra (John), Carl (Kathy) and Patti Malmberg. He is further survived by other relatives and dear friends.

Elmer was a retired mailer of the Milwaukee Journal.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at Grace Lutheran Church, 303 Green Bay Road, Thiensville. A memorial gathering will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Grace Lutheran Church are appreciated.

Our deepest gratitude to the caring staff at Lasata Care Center for Elmer’s compassionate and loving care.

Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville is serving the family.