LaVerne Audrey Liebherr, 89


LaVerne Audrey Liebherr (nee Groeschel), 89, passed away on Friday June 4, 2010.

She was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 7, 1920, to her parents, John and Alvina Groeschel. LaVerne was a World War II Navy veteran. In 1946 she married Lester Liebherr. She and Lester were charter members of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Menomonee Falls.

She is survived by her children, Jerome R. (Elizabeth) of West Bend, David L. of Texas, Susan B. Will of Wichita, Kan., Grace L. Frank of Milwaukee and Donald J. of Wichita, Kan.; her grandchildren, Matthew Liebherr, Jonathan Liebherr, Roxanne Frank, Brandi (Doug) Weaver, Stephanie Liebherr, David Farris; and great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Daisy, Emily, Joey and Drake; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester; her parents; and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, N84 W17937 Menomonee Ave., Menomonee Falls. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of service. A private entombment will take place at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. www.schmidtandbartelt.com.