Ewert, Jeanette (nee Radley) of Germantown WI passed away September 14, 2021, surrounded by family at the age of 87. Beloved wife for 60 years of the late Melvin Ewert. Preceded in death by sister Dorothy (Bud) Dutzle. Daughter of the late Orville and Marie Radley. Survived by sister Betty (Mike) Carey. Devoted mother of Dennis, Kent, Darla (Ray) Potratz, and Darin (Jenni). Loving Grandmother of Shawn, MSgt Stephanie Ewert-Ossman (TSgt Jeremy (Ret)), Stacy, Samantha, Michael (Jessie), Zachary Cira (Jennifer), SSgt Abbigail, Joseph, Wyatt, Trevor and Sawyer. Great-Grandmother of A1C Bryce Ossman, Brianna, Brennan, Shane, Myia, Parker and Riley. Also survived by other friends and relatives. Jeanette was born October 17,1933 in Clark County, WI., grew up on the family farm in Greenwood, and attended school in Loyal. On June 25, 1955 she married Melvin; they had 3 children and lived in Colby, WI until 1959 when they moved to Milwaukee. Soon after, they built their forever home in Germantown, and had their fourth child. Jeanette worked hard to take care of her home and family, always putting family first. Jeanette loved baking and her garden- which she harvested for decades. She was brilliant with numbers and details and worked many years as a Secretary for Bob Ryan Homes. Jeanette then started working as a Rural Mail Carrier in Hubertus, WI where she (and Mel) retired from in 1998. Jeanette was the last living charter member of the VFW Auxiliary Germantown Post 9202.
Visitation Saturday September 18, 2021 at Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home in Menomonee Falls from 12-3pm. Additional visitation will be Thursday September 23, 2021 at St. John's Lutheran Church, W1776 2nd Ave. in Riplinger, from 11am until time of service at NOON. Burial to follow. Please send memorials to: Shriners Hospital for Children Twin Cities 2025 East River Parkway Minneapolis, MN 55414., or a charity of your choice.