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Urban Initiative MKE
c/o Three Holy Women, 1714 N. Humboldt Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Please make check payable to: Urban Ministry
Memo: Elsbeth Brunkhorst Memorial
Susan G. Komen Wisconsin
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Elsbeth A. Brunkhorst, MA, MT
Born to Eternal Life June 18, 2018, age 75 years. Beloved mother of David Scheuer. Loving sister of Alan (Nancy) Brunkhorst and Brian (Stephanie) Brunkhorst. Further survived by many cherished nieces, nephews and their extended families, other relatives and dear friends.
Elsbeth was an avid bike rider in her younger years, especially enjoying the long-distance tours. She also loved baseball – especially the Milwaukee Brewers. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire on August 6, 1965 and earned her Master of Arts from Central Michigan University. Her entire working career was spent at Milwaukee County General Hospital / Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, starting in 1969. In 1994, she served as the Wisconsin State Advisor for the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) while working at Milwaukee County Medical Complex. She was also an adjunct professor of Medical Technology at Marquette.
Visitation at Three Holy Women Parish – Holy Rosary Church, 2011 N. Oakland Ave. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment to follow at Wauwatosa Cemetery. If desired, memorials to Urban Initiative MKE c/o Three Holy Women Parish or Susan G. Komen WI.