OCONOMOWOC

Gladys ‘Pettie’ Edwards


Nov. 26, 1916 – July 13, 2013


Gladys “Pettie” Edwards of Oconomowoc passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013, at the age of 96. She was born Nov. 26, 1916, in the Town of Oconomowoc, to Henry and Mary Petersen.

She married Charles Edwards on Feb. 28, 1942, in Stone Bank. Gladys was a graduate of Oconomowoc High School and Spencer Business School. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, a member of the Lac La Belle Yacht Club, the Geneva Yacht Club and the Oconomowoc Golf Club.

Gladys was the loving mother of George (Shirley) Edwards; grandmother of Cara (Steve) Shaffer, Laura Edwards and Charlie (Shannon) Edwards; and great-grandmother of Molly, Nathan, Austin and Tyler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; sister, Eileen Bente; brother, Donald “Bud” Petersen; and a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Edwards.

Services were Wednesday, July 17, at the Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc.

Her final rest is at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Stone Bank.

Memorials to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Building Fund, Oconomowoc Regional Cancer Center or the donor’s choice are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.