TOWN OF TRENTON
Elmer V. Henrich
Dec. 16, 1918 — Feb. 19, 2019
Elmer V. Henrich, 100, of Trenton, passed away at his home with family
at his side on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Elmer was born on Dec. 16, 1918,
in the Town of Germantown, the son of the late John and Angeline (nee
Schottler) Henrich. On August 21, 1943, he was united in marriage to
Viola Heidtke in Eagleton. Viola preceded Elmer in death on December 1,
Elmer enjoyed working in the gardens and farmed his entire life. He was
also employed by Hilgendorf Monument Company. Elmer enjoyed spending
time with his family.
Those Elmer leaves behind to cherish his memory include two children,
Russell Henrich of Waupun and Jeffrey Henrich of West Bend; four
grandchildren, Patricia (Jeremy) Herbst, Amy Henrich, Ronald Henrich,
and Marie (Josh) McGinnis; six great-grandchildren, Anthony Herbst
(fiancé, Lisa), Angela Herbst, Christopher Herbst, Jordan McGinnis,
Peyton McGinnis, and Alyssa Herbst; a sister-in-law, Clarice Holz; a
brother-in-law, Murray (Ruth) Heidtke; other relatives and friends.
In addition to his wife and parents, Elmer was preceded in death by a
daughter-in-law, Betty Henrich; a brother, Herbert Henrich; four
sisters, Gertrude (Arnold) Knuth, Dorothy (Arthur) Moll, Marion (Hirum)
Hanks, and Edna (Melvin) Syfert; two sisters-in-law, Leona Lumpe and
Florence Krause; and a brother-in-law, Herbert Holz.
Funeral services for Elmer will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.
23, 2019, at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington Street,
in West Bend. The Rev. Rich Vincent will officiate and burial will
follow at Washington County Memorial Park.
Elmer’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on
Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted
with Elmer’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be