Elizabeth Guld

Elizabeth Guld, 96, Fort Atkinson fell asleep in the arms of her Lord on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek, WI.

Elizabeth was born on October 8, 1923 in Apatin, Yugoslavia to Johann and Elisabetha (Utry) Schmidt.  She left Yugoslavia as a refugee in 1945 and settled in Bavaria, Germany where she married John Guld.  They had two sons in Germany; John and Gunther. They immigrated to the United States in 1952 and settled in Fort Atkinson.  She became a citizen of the United States in 1958.  Elizabeth worked as a seamstress for Better Sox Knitting and Stortz’s Hosiery.  Her hobbies included needle art and embroidery.  She was an excellent cook and baker.  Elizabeth was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.  She was beloved by both family and friends who called her Oma.

She is survived by her son John (Alice) Guld, Jefferson; grandchildren Kristine (Jeff) Fischer, Jameison (Melissa) Guld, John (Nicole) Guld, David (Angela) Guld, and Ashley (Ben Perz) Guld; great-grandchildren Madilynn, Trevor, Mollie, Emma, Katie, Paige, Cooper, Elisabeth; sister-in-law Anna Schmidt, West Hollywood, CA,  niece Dr. Rita Schmidt, Lubbock, TX; nephew Tony (Diane) Adam, Hales Corners, WI.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Gunther Guld, brother Johann Schmidt, and great-grandson Pierce Guld.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11:00am at St. Joseph Catholic Church 1660 Endl Blvd, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538.  Burial will follow at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10:00am until the time of the service. 

As an expression of sympathy you may wish to consider memorials to Rainbow Hospice or to St. Joseph Catholic Church.  The family would like to thank the staff’s at Fort Health Care, Sunset Ridge Memory Care and Rainbow Hospice for their loving care.

The Nitardy Funeral Home, Fort Atkinson, WI is assisting the family.