Sept. 1, 1927 - Nov. 14, 2012
Geraldine Luterbach of Waukesha County was born to eternal life Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Merrill Hills Manor surrounded by her loving family at the age of 85. She was born in Hewitt on Sept. 1, 1927, the daughter of Leonard and Regina (nee Durst) Zenner.
Geraldine and her husband, John, are co-founders and co-owners of Ace-Redi Mix and John Luterbach Builder Inc. As a devout Catholic, she was very strong in her faith and was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. Geraldine loved birds, dancing, painting, flowers, cooking and loved holidays, especially Christmas. Most of all, her greatest joy and love was for her family. She will be greatly missed.
She was the loving and devoted wife of 65 years to John Luterbach. They were blessed with eight children: Leon (the late Carol) Luterbach, Christine (Mike) Hodgden, Gary (Kelli) Luterbach, Jeannine (Michael) Rhyner, Alan (Carol) Luterbach, Dale Luterbach, Neal (Kristin) Luterbach and Regine “Tutti” (Jerry Knapp) Luterbach. She was the dear grandmother of Darren, Laura (Charlie), Michelle (Steve), Christopher (Michele), Steven (Heidi), Daniel (Jodi), Sammy, Jon (Gina), Katie (Brett), Molly, John, Jessica (Austin), Stacey, Doug, Leslie, Emma, Erin, Josh, Anna and Sadie and the special great-grandmother of Keegan, Julia, Rachel, Nathan, Kenzie, Fischer, Nolan, Jace, Makaylah, Makenna, Jameson, Owen and Haley, along with one dear great-great-grandchild, Bentli. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Reginald Zenner, and her parents.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on Friday, Nov. 16, at St. Paul Catholic Church, S38-W31602 Highway D (Corner of highways D and 83), Genesee Depot, WI 53127. The Rev. Mark Molling will preside. Graveside services will immediately follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery.
If desired, memorials are appreciated for Masses in Geraldine’s name at St. Paul Catholic Church; to the Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214; or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.