Ann E. Hefter, 87

Ann E. Hefter (nee Loosen), 87, of Slinger, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016, at Zilber Family Hospice in Wauwatosa surrounded by her family.

She was born April 2, 1929, in Milwaukee to Henry and Julia (nee Schnitzler) Loosen. She was united in marriage to Eugene Hefter on June 19, 1954, at Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary.

Ann graduated from Oshkosh State Teaching College. She taught high school math and science. She retired from Associated Bank. Ann was an active member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. She enjoyed family time, baking, gardening, traveling and knitting.

Ann is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Eugene; she was the beloved mother of Gregory (Janis) Hefter, Mark Hefter, Douglas (Martha) Hefter, Kay (Jay) Kaun, June (Mark) Ernst and Julie (Michael) Hamm; and proud grandma to West Hefter (fiancÚ Brittany Windall), Nicholas Hefter (fiancÚ Kayla Kaminski), Lauren Ernst, Sarah Ernst, Alexander Hamm and Jonathan Hamm. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Anthony and Peter Loosen; her sister, Patricia Marek; and a grandson, Erik Hefter.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Ann will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, (4886 Highway 175, Hartford) with the Rev. Davies Edassery officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends Thursday at the church from 3 p.m. until the 6 p.m. Mass.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Slinger Community Food Pantry or the Vince Lombardi Cancer Research Fund are appreciated.

The Hefter Family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Patricia Liethan, Dr. Ellen L. Zaija and Dr. Thomas H. Zukowski and all of Aurora Medical Center for their loving and compassionate care of Ann.