Geraldine R. Boettcher

May 5, 1921 - April 16, 2009

Geraldine R. Boettcher of New Berlin died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Aurora VNA Zilber Family Hospice in Wauwatosa at age 87. She was born May 5, 1921, in Wisconsin, the beloved daughter of William and Norma Verdien.

On Jan. 11, 1941, she married Bruce E. Boettcher. She was a former member of Soat-Vergenz Auxiliary Post No. 721. She worked for Chicago Title for 40 years, retiring in 1994.

She will be sadly missed by her son, Bruce Edward (Kathleen Sharon) Boettcher Jr. of San Diego; grandchildren, Sheri Kay Boettcher of New Berlin, Jason Bruce (Ruby) Boettcher of San Diego; great-grandchildren, Mollie Emma Boettcher and Angus Bruce Boettcher, both of San Diego; and her sister, Meta (Robert) Peters of Waukesha. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce, as well as her parents.

Visitation will be held from 6:30 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Monday, April 20, at First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. Burial of cremated remains will take place at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Highland Memorial Park. Please meet at the cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to to leave an online tribute.