WAUKESHA

Bertha Anna Rusch (nee Drews)


Dec. 28, 1915 March 13, 2013


Bertha Anna Rusch (nee Drews) of Waukesha passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at the age of 97. She was born in Wausau on Dec.

28, 1915, the daughter of Herman and Clara Drews. She married Carl Rusch in 1937 and they made their home in Waukesha where Carl had his own business, Rusch Electric Motor Co., until his death in 1979.

She is survived by a son, Gerald (Lin) Rusch of Ankeny, Iowa; two daughters, Marilyn (Donald) Robertson of Salem, S.C., and Carol (Martin) Findling of Carol Stream, Ill.; one sister, Helen Nass of Mount Horeb; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl; her parents, Herman and Clara Drews; a brother, Elvin Drews; and a sister, Ethel Drews.

A memorial service will be held at 10:.30 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 1205 S.

East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. A lunch will be served immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials in her name be directed to Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church or VITAS Community Connection, c/o VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 2675 N.

Mayfair Road, Suite 500, Wauwatosa WI 53226.

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 to leave the family an online tribute message.