Elizabeth I. Wille, 83
Sept. 5, 1933 — Aug. 7, 2017
Elizabeth Ida Wille (nee Krueger) of Cedarburg, went to live in the loving arms of Jesus, on Aug. 7, 2017 at the age of 83 after a short hospitalization. Elizabeth was born on Sept. 5, 1933, the oldest child of Carl and Alvina (nee
Roehrborn) Krueger. After graduating from St. John's Lutheran College in Winfield, Kan,, she became a teacher at St. Stephen in Horicon. here she me the love of her life, Milton Wille. They were blessed with 60 years of marriage. Together they raised four children whom she loved dearly. Elizabeth was a wonderful cook who spoiled her family with scrumptious twice-baked potatoes. Always eager for her children to learn, Elizabeth was active in everything, from hatching chicks, whelping puppies to raising baby raccoons. In her middle years she was well-known as an excellent head cook for Trinity Lutheran School.
Elizabeth is survived by her husband Milton; children: Debra Reutell, Kirk (Jacqueline) Wille, Mark (Patricia) Wille and Amy (Robert) Gierach; grandchildren: Joanna (Mitch) Paykel, Julie (Zack) Cain, Susie (Jon) Belschner, Emily (John) Bustamante, Peter Wille, Nicola (John) Carey, Kayla (Peter) Alewine, Jonn Marc Wille, Wesley Wille, Laura (Brian) Prahl; Keith, Rachel, Kevin, Caleb, Tim and Rebecca Gierach; great-grandchildren: Eli, Connor, Parker, Autumn, Elanor, Aerien and Victor; and her sister, Barb (Erwin) Ney; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents; her infant brother Clarence, Brother Jerry Krueger and his wife, Sharlene.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 at 3 p.m.at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, 10729 W. Freistadt Road, Mequon. Interment Church Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Memorials to Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church are appreciated.
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