Obit: Jantsch, Elvera M #1 (1922 - 2007)

Contact:  Shari Hahn

Surnames: Jantsch, Dettinger, Krueger, Nehrbass, Andersen, Habeck

----Sources: Marshfield News-Herald, July 2, 2007)

Elvera Jantsch (Feb 13, 1922 - July 1, 2007)

Elvera M. Jantsch, 85, Abbotsford, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Elvera was born Feb. 13, 1922, in Athens to Otto and Josephine (Dettinger) Krueger. Elvera and Leonard Jantsch were married May 15, 1948. They farmed in the town of Frankfort for 47 years. Elvera also taught in various country schools from 1940 until 1963, when she became an elementary and remedial school teacher at Athens Elementary School until retiring in 1979. She enjoyed mowing lawn, reading, polka dancing, her grandchildren and had a great love for her family. Elvera was a member of Christ United Church in Athens.

Elvera is survived by her husband, Leonard of Abbotsford; her children, Charles (Cindy) Jantsch of Athens and John (Karen) Jantsch of Wausau; two grandchildren, Hilary and Garrett; three brothers, Donald (Carolyn) Krueger of Milwaukie, Ore., Erlyn (Leslie) Krueger of Oregon City, Ore., and Orville (Margaret) Krueger of Wausau; three sisters, Esther Nehrbass of Athens, Geraldine Andersen of Fredonia and Doris Habeck of Athens. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille and Irene.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 5, 2007, at Christ United Church in Athens. Burial will be in the Athens Public Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth A. Dix will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford, and from 10 a.m. until the time of services Thursday at the church.

The family wishes to thank Aspirus Wausau Hospital Hospice for their care and support along with a special thanks to Dr. Pablo Abrego and the nurses and staff at the Wausau Kidney Center.



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