Annette Kaiserauer (Eckert)

Obituary of Annette N Kaiserauer (Eckert)

Annette N Eckert,

Age 87, passed away peacefully on January 4 2024 in her residence in Shorewood MN. Annette Eckert was born in Bessarabia Romania to Helmut and Else Eckert on Feb. 19,1936. Annette moved and lived in Poland and then Germany, where she lived through WWII as a young child. She left East Germany right before the Berlin Wall was erected to go to nurses training in Halle, Germany. Annette worked and traveled as a child's nurse nanny for a family in Germany, and met her husband Otto during a trip to Italy in 1959. Annette and Otto were married in Aschaffenburg Germany in October 1961. They immigrated to the United States in 1963 and lived in Chicago for over 50 years. In Chicago Annette raised 4 children while learning English. She eventually worked in Otto’s art gallery for several years. She was a friend to many who loved her gentle ways and beautiful smile. She loved entertaining and playing Bunco with friends. She traveled to Germany many times to see family and friends, and hosted German family members often. Annette and Otto moved to Shorewood MN in 2019 to be closer to family.

Annette is preceded in death by her son, Tom Kaiserauer, brother, Werner Eckert, and her parents Helmut and Else Eckert. She is survived by her husband Otto and children Susanne (Mitch) Kanter, Michael (Hanna) Kaiserauer, and Markus Kaiserauer; grandchildren Brian Kaiserauer, Jordan Kanter, Jessica Kanter, Lauren Kanter, Emily Kaiseauer, Mikey Kaiserauer, Andrew Kaiserauer, Katie Kaiserauer; siblings Horst Eckert, Erwin Eckert, Heinz Eckert; great grandchildren Dorian and Lillian Kaiserauer, Shawn Kanter and Samuel Kaiserauer.

The visitation will be held on February 17th, 2024 at 10:30 am at the Cremation Society of MN in Edina, MN. A family led Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am with a luncheon to follow.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Annette
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society Of Minnesota | Edina
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