Beatrice Gertrude (Braun) Einem

February 3, 1928 ~ February 19, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Beatrice Einem Obituary

Beatrice Gertrude Einem was born on February 3, 1928 to Walter A. and Elsie Marie (Strehlow) Braun in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  She graduated from North Division High School in Milwaukee.  On October 18, 1947 Bea was united in marriage to Rev. Harold Emil Einem in Milwaukee.  She was a housewife and also worked as an office clerk at Usinger’s Sausage Company for 25 years retiring in 1988.  In her free time, she enjoyed entertaining, traveling, baking and fishing.  She also worked with inner city outreach and sang in the choir at Harold’s church parishes which were in Valdosta, GA from 1963-1966, Emmaus, Milwaukee 1966-1976 and Ebenezer, Milwaukee from1976 to retirement. Bea helped with the soup kitchen and thrift store at Ebenezer.  She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and belonged to LWL, Circles, LWML, Christ Care and the church choir. Bea passed away on February 19, 2024 in Seward, Nebraska at the age of 96.  She is survived by her sons, Gary (Debbie) Einem of Georgetown, Texas and Randy (Karen) Einem of League City, Texas; daughter, Carey (Don) Weber of Seward, Nebraska; son-in-law, Bob Sterioti of Oswego Illinois; grandchildren, Jennifer Weber, Rebecca (Jamie) Wagner, Sarah Weber, Katie (Dr. Alex) Lemke, Drs. Tracey (Robert) Lindeman, Joseph Sterioti, Andrew (Jenna) Einem and Tabitha (Jon) Britt and son Finn Britt; great grandchildren, Hannah, Naomi and Gideon Weber, Cecelia, Joseph and Adeleigh Wagner, Madeline Lemke, and Rachael Hunter, Jack Lemke, Eathyn and Zach Wagner, Brooke and William Lindeman.  Bea was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Elsie Braun; husband, Rev. Harold Einem; daughter, Debbie Sterioti; grandson, John Weber; brother, Herbert Braun; Grandchild John Weber sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. 

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Gathering of Family and Friends
March 21, 2024

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
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Seward, NE 68434

Memorial Service
March 22, 2024

10:30 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
919 N. Columbia Ave.
Seward, NE 68434

Memorial Service
July 22, 2024

10:30 AM
Hales Corner Lutheran Church
12300 West Janesville Rd.
Hales Corner, WI 53130
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Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
21731 Spring St.
Union Grove, WI 53182


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