Euneva Novotny, 91 |
Nov. 12, 1924 — Nov. 8, 2016
Euneva Novotny (nee Becker), 91 of the town of Polk, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at the Serenity Villa in Slinger. She was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Richfield to Herbert and Helen (nee Groth) Becker.
On June 12, 1943, she was united in marriage to Franklin R. Novotny in Richfield. Franklin preceded her in death April 19, 2011.
Euneva worked on the family farm almost her entire life and also worked at Amity Leather for a short time following her marriage.
Euneva is survived by her two sons, Frank (Nancy) of Allenton and Ralph (Linda) of the town of Polk, and six grandchildren, Eric (Jen), Todd (Jess), Adam (Kristin), Tim (Angela), Rick (Mackenzie) and Keith. She is further survived by her 14 great-grandchildren, Carys, Elise, Sela, Caleb, Hailey, Emerson, Kaelis, Magden, Anders, Freya, Ryzen, Claire, Blake and Ariana; her sister, Joyce Herther of Slinger; her brother-in-law, Charles Naab of Hartford; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Helen Becker; her stepfather, Herman Schlaefer; her husband, Franklin; her son, Dale; her grandson, Tom; her sister, Karen Naab; and three brothers-in-law, Kenneth Herther, Harold (Delores) Novotny and Art (Alice) Novotny.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Faith U.C.C. (2895 Slinger Road, Slinger) with the Rev. Sharon Stier officiating. The family will greet visitors at the church only from 3-5:45 p.m. Burial will take place Saturday in Peace U.C.C. Cemetery in the town of Jackson. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Faith U.C.C. are appreciated.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.