Elvera Krenke, 87


Funeral services were held on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at the Grafton Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory, 979 N.

Green Bay Road, at 2 p.m. for Elvera Krenke of Grafton who died on Wednesday, Jan, 8, 2014, at Lawlis Family Hospice at the age of 87. The Rev. Scott Kruse from St. Paul Lutheran Church presided. Visitation at the funeral home was on Sunday from noon until the time of the services. Interment was at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church are appreciated. For online condolences please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Elvera was born in Sheboygan on July 9, 1926, the daughter of John and Emily (nee Ertl) Bauer. She was united in marriage on May 31, 1947, in Sheboygan to Leland Krenke. They were blessed with three children. Elvera enjoyed vacationing up north in Rhinelander with her entire family. She was a very family oriented woman and was proud that her family was always a very close-knit family. She loved the family parties and also was an avid Brewers fan.

Her family was the light of her life.

Elvera is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Leland; children, Michael (Paula) Krenke, Leanne (Thomas) Latzl and Jeffrey (Lisa) Krenke; grandchildren, Christopher Jacobs, Melissa (Curtis) Spaeth, Nicholas Latzl, Rebecca Latzl, Matthew Krenke and Hanna Rausch; great-grandchildren, Ty and Dayne Spaeth; sister, Elaine (Don) Hoppe; sisters-in-law, Sue (Russ) Sholten and Ellen Bauer; her childhood friend, Lorraine Roy; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Elvera was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Walter Bauer, John Bauer, Elmer (the late Flo) Bauer and Donald (the late Barbara) Bauer.

For online condolences please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory has assisted the family.