Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Verna Trachte Engel
Service: August 14, 2014
Verna Trachte Engel
Verna Trachte Engel, 95, of Dousman, formerly of Watertown, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.
She was born Nov. 12, 1918 to Ernst and Lydia (Dietzel) Trachte.She was a beloved mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, aunt and friend, and very dedicated to her children and grandchildren.
Verna is survived by her daughters, Melody (Doug Jepsen) Engel and Dawn (Terry) Walsh; grandchildren, Angie (J.R.) Depa, Natalie Walsh and Charlie Walsh; sisters-in-law, Lucille Trachte and Ruth Engel; as well as nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Reuben Engel; her parents, and her brother, Wilton Trachte.
Verna played with the Watertown Cumiskey Girls Softball Team, winning three state championships as an all state shortstop. Her generous and loving spirit will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Watertown Moravian Church, 510 Cole St., followed by burial in the Ebenezer Moravian Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to AngelsGrace Hospice, Oconomowoc.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service
611 E. Main St. Watertown

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