Of Waupaca, age 84, passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Bethany Home. She was born in the Town of Lebanon on December 15, 1935 to the late Louie and Emma (Polzin) Ernst. Sylvia was a gifted artist, who painted beautifully. She also enjoyed dancing, sewing, crocheting and animals. Sylvia had been a member of Baldwin Mills Lutheran Church in Weyauwega and First Lutheran Church in Ogdensburg.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters: Deanna Duerst of Madison; Marcia (Patrick) Scheele of Wisconsin Rapids; Pamela (Bruce) Tesch of Santa Claus, IN; step children: Pat Wittenburg, Danny (Dawn) Inderdahl and Duane Inderdahl; sister: Patricia Ernst and sister-in-law: Delores Ernst; 7 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Roger McKellips, her second husband, Selmer Inderdahl, daughter, Michelle Wilcox, brother, Chester Ernst and infant sister, June.
The Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Maple Crest Funeral Home. The visitation will be on Tuesday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and again on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in Baldwin Mills Cemetery at a later date.
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