Leona E. Schoessow

Funeral services will be held for Leona E. Schoessow (nee Seifert) of Cedarburg at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, at the First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Leona passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009 at the Lasata Care Center, at the age of 93. Visitation will be held at the church on Sunday, from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at the Zur Ruhe Cemetery. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Leona was born in Mequon on Sept. 21, 1915, the daughter of the late William and Ida (nŽe Kafehal) Seifert. Leona was united in marriage to the late Monroe Schoessow on Aug. 31, 1940 at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church West in Mequon.

Leona is survived by her children, Janice (Robert) Fahrbach and William (Caroline) Schoessow. She was the dear grandmother of Christopher (Victoria) Fahrbach, Sarah (Gregory) Mercer, Joanna (Ananth) Grama and Emily (Don Gardner) Juaire; the dear great-grandmother of Will Fahrbach, Arjun Grama, Brandon Juaire and Caleb Gardner; the stepgrandmother of Thomas (Kelly) and Gerald (Raelyn) Roszak; the stepgreat-grandmother of John, Michael and Rena Roszak; the dear sister-in-law of Viola Seifert, Lillian Stern, Elsie Ernst, Bernice Werner, Cecelia Schoessow and brother-in-law, Gerhard (Dorothy) Schoessow. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg are appreciated.

For online condolences, visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.