Erna Gateris

March 28, 1926 - Nov. 28, 2006

Erna Gateris found peace Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at age 80.

She is the loving mother of Juris (Patricia), Irene Salemi, Indra (Michael) Forrett and Marita Adams; dear grandmother of Alex, Ted, John, Corrine and Matthew; and dear great-grandmother of Emilija, Alex and Hannah. She also is survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto.

A memorial gathering will be held from noon until the 2 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Dec. 2, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Laren Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.