WAUKESHA

Gertrude ‘Gert’ F. Williams

Oct. 16, 1931 - May 12, 2011

Gertrude "Gert" F. Williams, a lifelong resident of Waukesha, died Thursday, May 12, 2011, at LindenGrove in Mukwonago at the age of 79. Gert was born Oct. 16, 1931, a daughter of Herman and Martha Wolfe.

She married the love of her life, Warren "Speedy" Williams, on May 26, 1951. Gert was a longtime member of the First Congregational Church of Genesee. She loved cooking, baking, playing bingo and was a member of the Saylesville card club. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Gert will be dearly missed by her son, Bob (Glenda) Williams of Waukesha; grandchildren, Jen (Mike) Bachmann of New Berlin and B.J. (Angela) Williams of East Troy; and sisters, Dorothy Graham of Waukesha and Betty (Furrell) Grauer of Waukesha. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Gert is preceded in death by her husband, Warren "Speedy"; her parents; brother Harold; and sisters Bernice and Louise.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Thursday, May 19, at the First Congregational Church of Genesee, W306-S5075 Church St., Genesee, WI 53149. The Rev. Joe Medina is officiating. Inurnment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 20, at Genesee Cemetery, W303-S5078 Seville Road, Genesee (meet at the cemetery).

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the First Congregational Church of Genesee are appreciated (see address above).

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.