Florence Emma Hadler, 97
Florence Emma Hadler (nee Dreist) of Grafton passed away peacefully
on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Community Memorial Hospital in
Menomonee Falls at the age of 97.
Florence was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 11, 1914, to Fredrich and
Matilda (nee Knoelke) Dreist and married Arthur Hadler on May 4,
1935, in Milwaukee. Her parents and husband preceded her in death.
Florence is survived by her children, Shirley (the late Ron) Locklin
of Sherrills Ford, N.C., Richard (Judith) Hadler of Waupaca and
Barbara (David) Pueringer of Germantown; grandchildren, Michael
(Shelly) Hadler of Jackson, Elizabeth (Todd) Scholz of Saukville,
Mark Hadler of Erin, Debra Cabrera of Cedarburg, Linda Locklin of
Maiden, N.C., Lisa Locklin of Sherrills Ford, N.C., Jon (Stephanie)
Locklin of Sherrills Ford, N.C., Don Locklin of Brunswick, Ga., and
Tom Locklin of Jacksonville, Fla.; great grandchildren, Anthony,
Kirsten, Brian, Erin, Emma, Rebecca, Matthew, Savanna, and Caleigh.
Florence was the devoted sister of Irma Dreist of Cedarburg. She is
further survived by other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m. at St.
John Lutheran Church, 1193 Lakefield Road, Grafton. Interment was at
Lakefield Cemetery. Visitation was at the church on Saturday from 1
p.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church or The Smile Train are
For online condolences please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.
Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Grafton assisted the family with