Erna R. Bert, 94

A funeral service was held on Friday, May 24, 2013, at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg for Erna R. Bert, 94, of Cedarburg. The Rev. Randolph Raasch officiated the funeral service. Interment took place at Zur Ruhe Cemetery.

Erna passed away peacefully, at the Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg on May 22, 2013, at the age of 94.

Memorials can be made in Erna’s name to the First Immanuel Lutheran Guardian Angels Program.

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Erna was born on Sept. 1, 1918, in Mequon, the daughter of Theodore Wilde and Martha (nee Boeder) Wilde. She later married Elmer Bert on Dec. 15, 1945, at Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church, in Thiensville. Their marriage was blessed with two sons, Alan and Kevin.

Erna was a longtime member at First Immanuel Lutheran Church, volunteering her time with the Ladies Aide. She was also a resident of Cedarburg for more than 60 years. Erna is survived by her sons, Alan (Mary) Bert and Kevin (Kathryn) Bert; grandchildren, Brian (Kate) Bert, Kelly (Dave) Lambrecht, Angie (John) Regnitz, Dan Bert, Amy (John) Schumacher and Melissa (Dave) Carpenter; great-grandchildren, Andrew, Ethan and Brendan Bert, Collin, Gabriel and Griffin Lambrecht, and Reese and Kamryn Regnitz; and sisters, Ilma Friess, Marin Hamann and Martha Dries. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Erna was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Elmer Bert.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.