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Obituary of Sylvia Irene French
SYLVIA I. FRENCH, passed away on Wednesday May 8, 2019 at Sunset Ridge in Johnson Creek. She was born on June 24, 1932 in Lebanon, WI to August and Linda (Christian) Kopfer.
Sylvia married Raymond French on November 1, 1952 he preceded her in death on December 4, 1986. Sylvia worked at Bethesda Lutheran Homes in Watertown for many years until her retirement. She was an active member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and a member of the Mary Martha circle. Sylvia enjoyed gardening and loved to go dancing and enjoyed Country music. She is survived by her family; Sons Jeffrey French of Watertown, Michael (Debra) French of Fort Atkinson. Granddaughter Lisa (Grady) Fritz of Johnson Creek. Step great granddaughters Brittney Fritz, Brooklyn Fritz and her Brother Roger (Mildred) Kopfer of Ashippun, WI She is preceded in death by her husband Raymond French, granddaughter Angela Cloute and other relatives.
Funeral Services for Sylvia will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday May 13, 2019 at Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home in Jefferson with Chaplin Steve Steele officiating.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 12:00 noon until the time of services.
Burial will be in the Union Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be given in Sylvia’s name to Rainbow Hospice or to the Humane Society of Jefferson County.
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