Elaine J. Sehr, 51


Elaine J. Sehr (nee Koester), 51, of Mayville died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Wauwatosa. She was born Sept. 18, 1962, in Nuremberg, Germany, to the late Lawrence and Hilda (nee Johnson) Koester.

Elaine is survived by her daughter K.C. of St. Helena, Calif., her loyal companion Muffin and four siblings: Cathy Schimmels of West Bend, Betty (Eugene) Doll of Allenton, Suzie (Johnny) Nanez of Hartford and Edgar Koester of Theresa. She is further survived by 13 nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Hilda Koester, and her sister Deedee.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at noon at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church in West Bend with the Rev. David Kellerman officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends for a period of visitation on Friday from 9-11:45 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Washington County Humane Society are appreciated.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family.

Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.