Johanna C. Schlosser, 94
March 9, 1922 — March 16, 2016

Johanna C. Schlosser, 94 Johanna C. Schlosser (nee Amelse), of West Bend, found eternal rest Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at The Kathy Hospice at the age of 94. She was born March 9, 1922, in West Bend to the late Richard and Agnes (nee Bartels) Amelse.

She married Kayes Searvogel.

On Sept. 24, 1971, she married Sylvester D. Schlosser in West Bend. Syl predeceased May 15, 1994.

She worked at Lasata Nursing Home in Cedarburg, the Hill restaurant in Slinger and at the canning factory in Jackson. She also volunteered at the Family Center and the Full Shelf Food Pantry, both located in West Bend.

She enjoyed bowling, playing cards and gardening.

Her survivors include four children, Patricia (Ronald) Lubhan of Gillman, Ken Searvogel of West Bend, Don Searvogel of Iola and Robert (Eileen) Searvogel of West Bend; one stepson, Ronald (Lois) Schlosser of Newburg; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, George (Johanna) Amelse and Theodore (Whil) Amelse; one sister, Cornelia Winchells; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and Syl, she was preceded in death by her former husband, Kayes Searvogel; one grandson, Scott Searvogel; one daughter-in-law, Carol Searvogel; three brothers, Nickolas, John and Albert Amelse; and two sisters, Thickla Bernt and Mary Stevenson. Funeral services will be held at noon Monday, March 21, at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (777 South Indiana Ave., West Bend) with the Rev. Richard Lauersdorf and the Rev. Robert Hein officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Angels Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends during a period of visitation from 10-11:45 a.m. Monday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials to the American Cancer Society.

Johanna’s family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all who remembered her with cards, prayers and visits, and to Dr. Mosley and the staff at The Kathy Hospice for their care, compassion and concern.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at