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