Monday, May 2, 2011


AGE: 91

ADDRESS: N4450 Stahl Road Medford Town of Hammel Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 2:00 A.M. Monday, May 2 at her residence surrounded by her loving family and Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Friday May 6 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Friday, May 6 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 10:30 A.M. Rosary Service

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 6, 1920 in Tilsit, Former East Prussia

EDUCATION: Attended school in Germany

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: April 11, 1953 at Medford to Louis Stahl and he preceded her in death on July 7, 1985.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Erna moved to the United States in 1952 and worked at the Riverside Hotel in Medford until her marriage. Her and her husband then owned and operated a farm in the Town of Hammel her entire life until the early 1980’s. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, crafts, knitting, sewing and playing cards. Erna also enjoyed traveling, especially to Washington to visit her family.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford and the Holy Rosary Society

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 Daughters: Carol (Mike) Tuma of Medford and Arlene (Brian) Carter of Ellensburg, Washington

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 2 Grandsons: Jeremy and Tyler Carter both of Ellensburg, Washington

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Herbert, Erich, Herta and Kurt

DECEASED FATHER: Friederich Schneidereit DECEASED MOTHER: Minna Krisson

PALLBEARERS: Jeremy and Tyler Carter, George Tuma, Tom Strama, Bob Molitor and Dave Kalmon

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorial’s can be made in Erna’s name to Holy Rosary Catholic Church and School 215 S. Washington Avenue Medford, Wisconsin 54451
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