Elfriede Annelore Weist (nee Cogiel), 93, of Menomonee Falls went to heaven on April 27, 2023 at Zilber Family Hospice. She was born on June 7, 1929 in Oberhausen, Germany, one of 13 children. She was educated in professional studies after her primary school in Germany and graduated with honors in accounting after coming to the United States as the wife of William Weist; an American soldier she met while he was stationed in Germany. She was married to William for 63 years and enjoyed a professional career until her retirement in 1991. Elfriede was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and her siblings.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Stephen) Hoyer and Pam (Peter) Voss; grandchildren who knew her as Oma, Krystal and her good friend Josh, Lyle (Desiree), Annelore, Preston, Andrew, Steven and Connor; great-grandson, Jack William; niece, Vivian (Charlie); other relatives and several friends here in and in Germany. Special Thanks to Zilber Family Hospice for their loving care of Elfriede.
Funeral Services, Saturday, May 6th at 10:00 a.m. at Wisconsin Memorial Park - Chapel of the Flowers 13235 W. Capital Drive. Visitation from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m.
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