Elvira O. Schaub

Elvira O. Schaub, (nee Abel), 90, of West Bend, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009 at Cedar Community in West Bend.

She was born on Feb. 22, 1919, in the town of Barton to the late Edwin and Olinda (nee Kibbel) Abel. On Oct. 25, 1941, Elvira married Victor Biersack at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church. Victor preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1969. She worked at Amity and later at B.C. Ziegler until she retired in 1973. On April 26, 1975, Elvira married Ludwig Schaub at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church. He also preceded her in death on June 12, 1987. She was a life member of St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, and a member of St. Johnís Ladies Aid. Elvira loved card clubs and especially enjoyed playing sheepshead.

She is survived by her three children, Jean (Gary) Markgraf of Kennedale, Texas, Joyce Corbett of West Bend and Karen (Tom) Miller of West Bend; six grandsons, Jeff (Michelle) Markgraf, Jason Markgraf, Shawn (Ann Marie) Corbett, Jonathan (Jill) Corbett, Troy (Elizabeth) Miller and Brandon (fiancée Leah Nienow) Miller; six great-grandchildren, Jessica, Danielle, Kelsey and Clara Beth Corbett, Dayton Miller and Piper Markgraf; other relatives and many friends.

Elvira was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Victor and Ludwig: son-in-law, Jeff Corbett and sister, Laverna Proeber.

Funeral services in remembrance of Elvira will be held on Monday, Sept. 21, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, 809 S. 6th Ave., West Bend, with the Rev. George Mumm officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services. Burial will follow at Washington County Memorial Park.

Memorials to St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice are appreciated by the family. Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.

The family would like to thank the entire staff at Cedar Community for all of the loving care they provided Elvira.