Anne E. Hefter, 64
Feb. 6, 1951 — Jan. 19, 2016

Anne E. Hefter, 64Anne E. “Annie” Hefter (nee Ferguson and formerly Miller), 64, of Hartford, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Feb. 6, 1951, in Menominee, Michigan, to John and Pierina (nee Buffolin) Ferguson. She graduated from Grafton High School in 1969 and spent two years at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point from 1971-72. Anne was united in marriage to Clarence Miller on April 5, 1975. She was remarried on April 14, 2007 to Robert Hefter. She ran an in-home daycare for 15 years. She also was an electrical-panel wirer and was proud of her efficiency. She worked for Kohl’s Department Store in Grafton for many years, where she made many cherished friends. She will be remembered fondly for her love of her iPad, country dancing, tending to her flowerbeds and vegetable garden, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Anne is survived by her beloved husband, Robert Hefter; loving mother, Pierina Ferguson; loving children, Rudolph (Jen Raley) Miller of Port Washington, Jacob (Jocelyn) Miller of Bismarck, North Dakota, Sarah (Tom) Risch of Cedar Grove and Rebecca Miller of Jackson; stepchildren, Amy (Kevin) Delaney of Slinger, Rebecca (Christian) Stilp of Louisville, Kentucky, Jodi (Gary) Tow of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Ted (Tanya) Miller of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; cherished grandchildren, Greyson Boyung, Matthew Risch, Isaiah Risch, Jeremiah Risch, Keira Delaney and Audrey Stilp; and dear siblings, John (Jan) Ferguson, Tony (Sue) Ferguson, Mary (Tom) Schubert, Kathryn Ferguson, Joanne (Don) Clauser, Rita (Jim) Richmond and Bill (Kay) Ferguson. She is further survived by several loved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her father, John Ferguson, and an infant brother.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Anne will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church (4886 Highway 175, Hartford, WI 53027) with the Rev. Davies Edassery officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Interment will be in St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery, St. Lawrence.

Memorial contributions received will be made to breast cancer research and to the Down Syndrome Association, and are greatly appreciated.

Anne’s family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Burfeind and Trisha, as well as to the staff at the Kraemer Cancer Center in West Bend.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at