Obits – Elizabeth B. Effertz

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Elizabeth B. Effertz

Elizabeth B. Effertz, age 97, of New Germany passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 at the Auburn Home in Waconia.
Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted with Father Paul Schumacher as Celebrant of the Mass; visitation one hour prior to the Mass at the church; Interment at the Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, Winsted.
Elizabeth was born on April 27, 1916 in Young America, Minn., the daughter of Phillip and Ida (Sheron) Braunwarth. She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic Faith at the Church of the Ascension in Norwood Young America. On June 10, 1937, Elizabeth was united in marriage to Alois Effertz at the Church of the Ascension in Norwood Young America.
Elizabeth loved to bake and cook, she enjoyed playing cards especially sheep head. Elizabeth was a proud member of the Senior Citizens in New Germany.
She is preceded in death by her husband Alois Effertz; parents Ida and Phillip Braunwarth; siblings and spouses Leonard and Lucille Braunwarth, Phyllis and Jerome Wagner, Henry and LaVern Braunwarth, Joey Braunwarth, Kathleen and James O’Brian.
Elizabeth is survived by her loving family; sons and daughters-in-law David and Carolyn Effertz of New Germany, Jim and Bev Effertz of Cologne; grandchildren Jonathan Effertz, Daniel Effertz, Julie and Jeff Clemensen, Holly and Dan Gieseke, Tracy and Mike Spaude; great-grandchildren Tyler Gieseke, Casey Clemensen, Abby Gieseke, Trevor Spaude, Carter Clemensen, Camryn Spaude; step-brother Frankie Smith of Texas; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers are her grandsons and great-grandsons.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.

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