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
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