Theresa W. Gratz

Oct. 26, 1915 - Dec. 7, 2005

Theresa W. Gratz, 90, a New Berlin resident for more than 50 years, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, at LindenGrove Health Care Center in New Berlin. She was born Oct. 26, 1915, the daughter of Paul and Winifred Schreck.

Theresa was a retiree from American Motors.

Theresa is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Fred) Hilton, and by her grandchildren, Terri (Donald) Trinkl and Patrick Hilton. She is also survived by sisters-in-law Alice Schreck and Beatrice Roth.

Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Gratz, in 2003; her son, Jeffrey Gratz, in March of 2005; her parents, Paul and Winifred; and by her brother, Charles Schreck.

Private funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 10, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home in Waukesha, with entombment at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield.

If desired, memorials in Theresa’s memory may be directed to the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County.

The family wishes to extend their grateful appreciation to the entire staff at LindenGrove Health Care Center in New Berlin on unit 2-C and to Odyssey Hospice for the love and care extended to Theresa. Our thanks go out to all these people for their dedication and their compassion.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha assisted the Gratz family.