Aileen M. Stenzel, 92 |
Jan. 5, 1927 -- Jan. 18, 2019
Aileen M. Stenzel (nee McDonald), 92, of West Bend died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls. She was born Jan. 5, 1927, in Plymouth to James and Cecelia (nee Carufel) McDonald.
On April 18, 1944, she was united in marriage to George F. Stenzel in Milwaukee. George preceded her in death July 11, 2002.
Aileen was employed by E.R. Wagner Mfg. Co. in Milwaukee for more than 30 years. Her hobbies included cards — she was a member of numerous bridge clubs — she was an avid reader, and she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She was an active member of numerous clubs and organizations. She was very involved in the Ex Club and was past-president of National Association of Accountants, on a local and national level. Other organizations included The Red Hats, The West Bend Country Club, The Christ Child Society, COPE and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Aileen is survived by her son, Joel (Jane) Stenzel of West Bend; two granddaughters, Kim (Roger) Schmidt of Hartland and Julie Stenzel of Muskego; two great-grandchildren, Sarah (Elliott) Sanders-Barta and Michael Schmidt; and a great-great-granddaughter, Harper Sanders Barta. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Cecelia McDonald, and her husband, George Stenzel.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church with the Rev. Nathan Reesman presiding. Entombment will take place Saturday in Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield. The family will greet visitors Friday at the church from 3:30 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation are appreciated.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.