Virginia "Ginny" Ehmke

Virginia "Ginny" Ehmke (nee Wiedenhoeft), 93, of Cedar Community, passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at Cedar Lake Health & Rehabilitation Center in West Bend.

She was born on Oct. 21, 1915, in Milwaukee to the late Alfred and Wilhelmine "Minnie" (nee Monk) Wiedenhoeft. Ginny graduated from North Division High School in the class of 1932.

On April 23, 1938, she was united in marriage to Raymond Ehmke in Milwaukee. Their first date was at their high school senior play. They lived in Slinger until moving to Cedar Community in 1985. Ginny was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. She enjoyed quilting and scrapbooking her travels with her husband, Raymond.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Dorothy Ehmke of Menomonee Falls; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

Ginny was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; her daughter, Susan Haldane in 2004; and her infant son, Kris.

A memorial service in remembrance of Ginny will be held on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 4 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the time of the service.

Memorials to Partners in Caring at Cedar Community are appreciated.

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