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Rev. Carl P. Ehrfurth

April 1, 1927 — October 1, 2018

Rev. Carl P. Ehrfurth, age 91 of Green Bay, passed away on October 1, 2018. He was born on April 1, 1927 to the late Albert and Edna (Hendricks) Ehrfurth in Green Bay. On December 30, 1950, he married Marcella Mech. Carl graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Illinois and then ordained at St. Matthews’s Lutheran Church, New Britain, Connecticut in 1953. He served as pastor at St. Peter’s Lutheran, Forestville, Wisconsin from 1955 to 1962, Trinity Lutheran and Grace Lutheran, Bear Creek, Wisconsin 1962 to 1966 and Hope Lutheran, De Pere, from 1966 to 1992. Rev. Carl also served as Chaplain at the Wisconsin state Reformatory from 1966 to 1992.

Survivors include his wife, Marcella, children; Paul, Gretchen and Jay (Tammy) Ehrfurth, grandchildren; Corinne, Sean (Jessica), Kyle (Katy) and Bryan four great grandsons; Jack, Evan, Liam and Drew. He is further survived by his brother, Robert (Leona) and sister in law, Virginia Frailing.

Preceding him in death are his infant son, his parents, Marcella’s parents, Paul and Elvera Mech, brother, Eugene, brother in law, Harvey Frailing and three sisters in law, Lorraine Ehrfurth, Betty Buth and Kathryn Scott.

Family and friends may gather from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Cotter Funeral Home, 860 N. Webster Ave, De Pere, and again from 9:00 am until 10:45 am with a funeral service at 11:00 am, Friday, October 5, 2018 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1731 St. Agnes Dr., Green Bay.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Heartland Hospice and the loving staff at Bellevue Retirement for their care of Carl.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rev. Carl P. Ehrfurth, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

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