Schmidt Funeral Home
Evelyn I. Berth (nee Trott, formerly Schoeder)
(February 4, 1929 - May 11, 2012)
Evelyn I. Berth (nee Trott, formerly Schoeder) age 83 of West Bend died Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Select Specialty Hospital in West Allis. She was born February 4, 1929 in West Bend to the late William and Hildegard (nee Kohler) Trott and married Edwin Schoeder on April 12, 1944 in Random Lake. She then married Merlin H. Berth on November 26, 1963 in Chicago. Edwin and Merlin have preceded her in death.
Evelyn worked at the West Bend Company for 20 years before retiring. She enjoyed volunteering at St. Joseph’s Hospital and St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.
She is survived by her daughters: Bonnie (Thomas) Bichler of Random Lake and Patricia (Thomas) Slezewski of Random Lake, her daughter-in-law Susan (Barry) Keippel and 6 grandchildren: Timothy, Michael, Tracy, Tory, Terri and Toni. She is further survived by 21 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers: Melvin Trott of Plymouth and Lloyd Trott of Plymouth, her sister Theresa (Darrel) Wilke of Random Lake, close neighbors Jeff and Mindy Steinert and sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents William and Hildegard Trott, her husbands Edward Schoeder and Melvin Berth, her son Edward Schoeder and 2 brothers Edward Trott and Willard Trott.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church with Rev. Nathan Reesman presiding. Burial will be Wednesday in Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be Tuesday, at the church only from 1:00 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials to Froedtert Health St. Joseph’s Hospital are appreciated.