Myrtle E. Liepert|
Myrtle E. Liepert (nee Abel), 86, of West Bend, passed away on Wednesday Dec. 31, 2014, at The Emerald Way in West Bend. Myrtle was born on March 10, 1928, in West Bend to the late Elmer and Elvira (nee Schaefer) Abel, and was united in marriage to Lloyd Liepert at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in West Bend on May 28, 1949.
She worked as a sales clerk in a women’s clothing store and at Maus Jewelry Store for many years, but Myrtle was most proud of her 40 years as an accordion player for the Tony Berres Orchestra.
Myrtle was a member of Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church and the Women of the Moose and former member of St. Joseph’s Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed cooking, baking and canning. Myrtle’s greatest joy was spending time with her family.
She is survived by three children, Dale (Sandy) Liepert of Montello, Dennis (Tammy) Liepert of West Bend and Susan (James) Good of Yorba Linda, California; 10 grandchildren, Matthew (Tracy) Liepert, Andrea (Jeff) Simon, Guy (Kami) Liepert, Amy (Nick Horneye) Liepert, MD, Grace Good, Charles Good, Cory (Jaime) Kordosky, Jake Kordosky, Renee (Nick) Yenter and Tim Radolf; six great-grandchildren, Sam Liepert, Jack Liepert, Grant Simon, Chase Simon, Diesel Liepert and Kalista Liepert; a sister, Ethel Benike of West Bend; two sisters- in-law, Janice (Allan) Kempf of Chilton and Gloria Liepert of Kewaskum; three brothers- in-law, Ralph (Marilyn) Liepert of West Bend, Willis (Janis) Liepert of Random Lake and Francis Nennig of Grafton; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Elvira; Her husband, Lloyd in 2002; her son, Douglas Liepert in 2014; daughter-in-law, Barbara Liepert; twin sister, Myra Nennig; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Lila and Robert Boerger, Bud and Luella Liepert, Arthur Benike, Glenn and Verna Grasse, Lois and Wallas Junge, and Lavern Young; along with a dear friend, Margaret Strobel.
Funeral services in remembrance of Myrtle will be held on Sunday, Jan. 4, at 4 p.m. at Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church, 323 S. Fifth Ave., West Bend. The Rev. Jeremy Deaner will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday at the church from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in Washington County Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Monday.
Memorials to Fifth Avenue United Methodist are appreciated.
Myrhum — Patten Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.