Arlene E. Schlenvogt, 89

Arlene E. Schlenvogt, 89, of Port Washington, died Thursday evening, 
Jan. 26, 2012, at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton with her family at 
her side.

She was born Nov. 1, 1922, in Cedarburg, daughter of  Ewald and Meta 
Rintelmann Jaeger. On Nov. 13, 1943, she married Earl Schlenvogt at 
Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. The couple farmed in the town 
of Port Washington. He preceded her in death in 2005.

Mrs. Schlenvogt was a member of Pilgrim United Church of Christ in 
Grafton. She was known for her German potato salad, her Port 
Washington egg route, sheepshead  and Homemakers club, former 4-H 
leader and especially for the thousands of greeting cards she mailed 
to family and friends.

Survivors include her five children, Earl Jr. (Bonnie) of Port 
Washington, Alan (Donna) of Belgium, Gary (Doris) of Port Washington, 
Linda (Dale) Rudd of Waubeka and Lee (Pam) of Port Washington; 12 
grandchildren, Julie (Mike) Brey, Eric (Janice), Chad (Jenny), Jodi 
(Jody) Schubert, Sara (Jon) Gelo, Carrie (Steve) Schaefer, Billie Jo 
Loberg, Melissa, Megan, Paul, and  Roberta Schlenvogt, and Adam 
Fellenz;  nine great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; her special 
friend, Katie; her care givers Tanya and Jackie; other relatives and 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl; daughter, Joanne; and 
sister, Dorothy Kruke.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 11 a.m. at 
Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 1621 2nd Ave., Grafton, with Pastor 
Franz Rigert officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Port 
Washington.  Visitation at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1600 W. Grand 
Ave., Port Washington, on Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and at the 
church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 
Ozaukee 4-H Foundation, or National Flag Day Foundation are 
appreciated. Online condolences may be left at