Aurelia L. Kuehl, 101

Aurelia L. Kuehl, 101 years old, of Lomira, formerly of LeRoy, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at Hope Health and Rehabilitation in Lomira.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, Dec. 29, at 1 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, LeRoy, with the Rev. Father Tom Biersack presiding. A visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church. Interment will take place at St. Andrew Cemetery, LeRoy.

Aurelia was born on April 21, 1911, in LeRoy, to John B. and Elizabeth (Schraufnagel) Ertl. She was united in marriage to Edwin Panzer on Sept. 11, 1934, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, LeRoy. She was also married on Nov. 27, 1952, to Ewald J. Kuehl at St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Neosho. She spent her life taking care of the one’s she loved, her family.

Aurelia was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Mayville, and formerly a member at St. Andrew Catholic Church, LeRoy. She was active in both parish’s including Good Samaritan Guild, Legion of Mary and Christian Mothers. She enjoyed cooking and baking and making candy. She also liked gardening, flowers and quilting. She like sports and followed the Packers and Brewers. She also enjoyed sheepshead. Aurelia will be fondly remembered for her sense of humor, quick wit, practicality and common sense. She always kept track of historical events and memories for the family.

Aurelia is survived by: her children, James E. (Barbara) Panzer of West Bend and Karen (Patrick Van Wie) Kuehl of Mayville; four grandchildren-William Panzer, Jeffrey Panzer, Peter (Amy) Panzer, and Rebecca (fiancé’ Jay Toutant) Panzer; two step grandchildren, Jesse Van Wie and Joel Van Wie; three great grandchildren, Jas-mine, Xavier, and James Lee; and three nieces, Janet (Alivin) Zangl, Ellen (Erv) Schmid and Mary Beth (Marvin) Youngbeck. Further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Edwin in 1951 and husband Ewald in 1974; one brother, Robert (Philomena) Ertl; and one sister, Elizabeth (Ray) Vollmer.

Special thanks to the staff at Hope Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lomira for all their care and support over the years.

Koepsell Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Mayville is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at