Phyllis M. Trautman
Aug. 25, 1929 — Feb.10, 2015
Phyllis M. Trautman of Waukesha died on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at ManorCare of Pewaukee at the age of 85. She was born in Milwaukee on August 25, 1929, the daughter of Vernon and Ercel (nee Woodle) McGinness.
Phyllis was an active and life member of the Soat-Vergenz VFW Post #721 Ladies Auxiliary, where she served as president of the auxiliary from 1967 until 1968. She enjoyed volunteering with the VFW, especially with bingo and activities at LindenGrove. Phyllis volunteered at Lowell Elementary as a health room aide for many years. She was a longtime member of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.
She will be sadly missed by her children, Rosemary (Robert) Eckley of New London, Brian (Kelly) Trautman of Waukesha, Marc Trautman of Waukesha and Scott Trautman of Waukesha. She was the dear grandmother of Steve (Shannon), Mark, Colin (fiancee Kari), Justin (fiancee Kendra), Chrissy (fiance Nick) Eric (Teah), Heather (fiance Brad) and Lance and great-grandmother of Issac, April and Devin. She is further survived by her sister Dorothy (Thomas) Sikora, her brother-in-law Richard Ostrowski and her brotherin- law and sister-in-law Frank and Barbara Trautman, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Henry Trautman, in 1990, along with her sister Joyce Ostrowski and infant brother Robert McGinness.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Robert Schellinger and Dr. Brian Nelson for their care and concern.
Visitation and services will be held on Monday, February 16, at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Avenue, Waukesha, from 4:00PM until the time of the 6:00PM VFW Auxiliary service, followed by the religious funeral service at 6:30PM. Pastor Andy Fetters will preside. Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 17, at 11:00AM at Prairie Home Cemetery. Please meet at the funeral home at 10:00AM for the procession to the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the family.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute message.