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“Sorry to hear of Bernie's passing. I remember her bringing her 4 young children over to the Gregorius house [her sister, Sally], and boy, did she...Read More »
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“So sorry to hear about Bernie's passing. I will always remember her as a neighbor and a wonderful friend to my father Art. The many years of...Read More »
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1st place! “So sorry to hear about Aunt Bernie. We loved visiting with her, she was a wonderful lady. We were looking forward to golfing with her again in the...Read More »
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“I am so sorry for your loss. During this hard time please turn to Gods Word the Bible for everlasting comfort and good hope 2Thessalonians 2:16,17 ”
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Bernadette “Bernie” M. Wautlet (Scherer), 84 years, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton. Bernie was born January 4, 1934 the daughter of John and Agnes Scherer (Janty) in Sherwood, Wisconsin. She graduated from Hilbert High School, Class of 1951. Bernie worked at the Riverside Paper Mill and met the love of her life, Karl Wautlet through his sister Rita who worked at the mill. On May 25, 1957 Karl and Bernadette “Bernie” Wautlet (Scherer) were married. Together they raised four children in Appleton, Wisconsin. Bernie enjoyed supporting the community as a volunteer for many organizations. She especially looked forward to Monday evenings spent volunteering at St. Joseph’s Food Pantry. Most of all Bernie loved visiting Bob’s family in Philadelphia, Steve’s family in Tucson and Mike’s family in Appleton, travelling to spend time with her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bernie is survived by her children Robert (Barri) Wautlet, Steven Wautlet, daughter-in-law Sally Wautlet, grandchildren Christopher (Shelley) Wautlet, Shannon (Benjamin) Eggert, Travis (Jennifer) Wautlet, Brent (Elizabeth) Wautlet, Troy (Jennifer) Wautlet, Zachary Wautlet, Ryan (Kasi) Wautlet, Kaitlin Wautlet, great-grandchildren Kiersten, Noelleac, Isabella, Daethon, Fable, Lorelai, Peyton, Vincent, Emily, Isaac, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her parents John and Agnes, husband of 48 years, Karl Wautlet, son Mike Wautlet, daughter Sue Ann Wautlet, sister Celestine “Sally” (Roger) Gregorius and Brother Claude Scherer. A Memorial Service for Bernie will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Wichmann-Fargo Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St., Appleton, Wisconsin. Private inurnment St. Joseph Cemetery. Family and friends may gather at Wichmann-Fargo Funeral Home, from 1:00 pm until time of Service. Memorials in Bernie’s name may be made to the St. Joseph Food Pantry.