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Obituary for Lois Violet Elert (Karczewski)

 Passed away peacefully on November 6, 2023 at the age of 84. Lois was married to Ron Elert, who preceded her in death. Married for 60 years, they were a shining example of a loving marriage.

Lois is also lovingly remembered by her children; Jon (late Catherine) Terch-Elert, William (Debbie) Elert, Denise (Eric) Pierson and Thomas (Rachel) Elert. Grandchildren Alexandra (Stephen) Nowicki, Patrick (Olivia) Terch, Charles (Angela) Terch, Clara (Dmitriy) Smirnov, Max (Samantha) Elert, Nicholas (fiancé Abby Vavra) Elert, Johanna (Austin) Long, Benjamin Elert, Frank Elert, Christopher (Amber) Pierson, Alyssa (fiancé Jim Schroeder) Pierson, Becky (Josh) Langenfeld and Zack Janssen. Great grandchildren: Alyssa, Paetyn, Ellie, James, Jacob, Greyson, Nathan, Hudson, Grace, Connor, Addison, Theodore, Lorelai, and Amelia. 
Lifelong member of Zion U.C.C. 
In Lieu of flowers, donations will be split between Katy’s Closet and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at UW Madison.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm, Friday, November 17, 2023 at Hartson Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Griffey officiating. Family and friends may gather for a visitation from 1:00 pm until the time of the service.