Lucille M. Ernst, 84|
Lucille M. Ernst (nee Staus) of Cedarburg passed away peacefully at
home on Wednesday Dec. 14, 2011, at the age of 84.
Lucille was born on May 2, 1927, in Hartland to Walter and Anna (nee
Schlafer) Staus and married Elroy Ernst on Nov. 26, 1949, at St.
Paulís United Church of Christ in Erin.
Lucille was a long-time active member of Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church
in Freistadt. She was also active in many card clubs and domino
clubs. She also enjoyed ceramics and needlepoint.
She is survived by her husband, Elroy of Cedarburg; children, Wayne
of Cedarburg, Douglas (Karen) of Mequon, Susan (James) Grube of
Cedarburg, Sally (Ronald) OíNeill of Grafton and Laureen Ernst of
Cedarburg; grandchildren, Kelly (Kane) Jowers of Brookfield, Tracy
Ernst of West Bend, Heidi (friend Carlos) Ernst of West Allis, Ted
Grube of Cedarburg, Joe (Theresa) Grube of Cedarburg, Patrick Grube
of Madison, Jody Spitler of Port Washington, Katherine Spitler of
Cedarburg and Stacy Spitler of Port Washington; great-grandchildren,
Taylor and Luke Jowers, Hailee Ruiz and Riley Loper; brothers, Edward
and Howard Staus of Hartland; and a sister, Beatrice (Russ) Kulick of
Sussex. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Wes.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. at Trinity
Ev. Lutheran Church Freistadt, 10729 W. Freistadt Road, Mequon.
Interment was in the church cemetery. Visitation was held at the
church on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Memorials to Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church Go and Grow Fund are
For online condolences please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.
Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Cedarburg assisted the family