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Elvera A. Monson

Elvera A. Monson, 84, of Sheboygan, passed away at Sheboygan Progressive Health Services on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

Elvera was born to the late Joseph and Agnes Konopik on July 4, 1934 in Sheboygan. She graduated from Central High School in the class of 1953. Elvera was united in marriage on July 16, 1960 to Wilbur Monson in Sheboygan. Elvera had several jobs throughout her life in addition to raising her children and helping raise her grandchildren. Some of the places she worked were the Reiss Coal Co., Ametek, Decorative Arts and as a crossing guard. She loved being a mother and grandmother. She was an avid bingo and card player as well. Playing cards always brightened her day.

Elvera is survived by her children Gloria Hermann and David (Sharon) Monson; grandchildren Randy (Danielle) Hermann, Kimberly (Bryan) Schmidt, Bailey Monson (fiancé Nick Graham), and Erika Monson and her great granddaughter Vivienne Hermann.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wilbur, parents and son-in-law Richard Hermann.

A memorial service will be held in memory of Elvera at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, with visitation from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 5:00 p.m. A private burial will take place at Wildwood Cemetery. A memorial is being established in her name. Condolences may be expressed online at

Elvera’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice as well as Sheboygan Progressive Health Services for their care of Elvera.

Services Rendered by: Reinbold Novak Funeral Home

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