May 24, 2023 – Town of Farmington, WI – Funeral services will be Friday, May 26, 2023 for Emily Lewerenz, the 18-year-old from Weston, WI who died in a 2-vehicle crash Saturday, May 20, 2023, at the intersection of Hwy 144 and CTH H in the Town of Farmington.
Obituary courtesy Peterson Kraemer Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc.
Emily Louise Lewerenz, 18, of Weston, beloved daughter of Eric and Heidi Lewerenz, died in a tragic car accident on Saturday, May 20, 2023.
Set to graduate high school on May 24, Emily was unsure of her life’s next adventure, but was ready to embrace the unknown with both arms.
Emily was a gifted painter and writer, and enjoyed snowboarding, theater, and singing. Emi expressed her faith in the Lord Jesus in many ways. Actively involved at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church and Restoration Church, she was a leader, a hard worker, a confidant and caring soul.
Last year, Emi worked at Camp Forest Springs and served with the Compassion in Action Mission Team in Honduras. She enjoyed waitressing and planned to send a portion of her money to dig a well for those in need of clean water. Always willing to listen and offer a warm hug to siblings and friends, Emily was a loving daughter and incredible sister. She lit up a room wherever she went and will forever be remembered as a joy-giver and a light-bearer.
Emily is survived and celebrated by her parents; six siblings, Zachariah, Isabelle, Jeremiah, Miriam, Elliana, and Evangeline; grandparents, Fred and Connie Souba; grandfather, Jim Lewerenz; and aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends everywhere.
A funeral service will be at 12 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2023 at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 6205 Alderson Street, Weston, with Rev. Lance Hoelscher and Rev. Jordan Balk officiating. Visitation will begin on Thursday, May 25 at 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the church and continue on Friday beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Emily Lewerenz Memorial Fund.
Below is the note sent to parents from D.C. Everest High School regarding the accident and death of two students.
Dear D.C. Everest Senior High Community,
It is with the heaviest of hearts that we inform you of the tragic loss of two of our students, Senior (Emi)and Junior(Danny) due to a tragic car accident. We are deeply saddened by the loss of these young individuals who touched the lives of so many in our community and who will be dearly missed. Our deepest sympathies go out to the students’ families, friends and all those who knew them.
We are aware many of our students have heard about this tragedy, but we will also make an announcement tomorrow morning to ensure all students are aware of this tragedy.
Please keep the students’ families, friends and all those affected in your thoughts.
Below is the story posted Monday, May 22, 2023
The first caller advised the crash involved a tractor-trailer livestock hauler which struck a small sport utility vehicle. Fire & Rescue from Kewaskum and Boltonville were immediately dispatched to the scene along with sheriff’s deputies.
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Story below posted May 21, 2023
More details will be released Monday, May 22, 2023, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department regarding a severe two-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday afternoon, May 20, 2023, at approximately 12:21 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy 144 and CTH H in the Town of Farmington.
The crash involved a tractor-trailer livestock hauler which was traveling northbound on Hwy 144 and a passenger vehicle traveling eastbound on CTH H.
This is a working story, and more information will be posted when details are available.