Bernadine K. Gunn

Dec. 25, 1921 - March 21, 2008

Bernadine K. Gunn, 86, passed away Friday evening, March 21, 2008, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 25, 1921, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Adolph and Mary (nee Lassa) Konrad.

She married George W. Gunn on May 4, 1946, in Milwaukee. A homemaker, Bernadine was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church in Waukesha where she was active in Christian Women and the Catholic Study Group. She also enjoyed various crafts and gardening, and all family events and gatherings.

Survivors include her husband, George W. Gunn; three sons, Brian (Patricia) Gunn of Waukesha, Gregory Gunn of Mounds View, Minn., and Christopher Gunn of Brooklyn Park, Minn.; five grandchildren, Becky, Benjamin, Jenifer, Taylor and Colin Gunn; a sister-in-law, Dee Konrad of Northbrook, Ill.; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Eleanore Harnack; and a brother, Lawrence Konrad.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Saturday, March 29, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, with the Rev. James T. Volkert officiating. Burial will be in St. Josephs Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family is developing a memorial in Bernadines name at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Oak Hill Terrace, LindenGrove and Waukesha Memorial Hospital, especially Drs. Martin Kern and Gerald Berman, for their loving and dignified care of Bernadine during her final illness.

Strouf Funeral and Cremation Services of Racine is serving the family. For more information, call 632-5101 or visit online at www.strouf.com.