Gertrude L. ‘Trudy’ Nitschke (nee Krohn)
April 20, 1920 — Nov. 20, 2015

Gertrude L. ‘Trudy’ Nitschke (nee Krohn) Of Mukwonago, age 95, passed away November 20, 2015, surrounded by her family.

She was preceded in death by her infant son Dale in 1952 and her husband, Marvin, on December 16, 2009.

She is the loving mom of James (Pattie), Naomi (the late John) Dukleth, Norman (the late Donna), David (Helen) and Randall (Lynn); beloved grandmother of 14; and great-grandmother of 19. She is further survived by her brother Harold (Claudia) Krohn, her sister-in-law Margaret Krohn, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Trudy was an active member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mukwonago, where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir until she was 94. She had worked for 23 years at the Shoprite as a cashier in Mukwonago.

Trudy loved children and was always ready to babysit when needed.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 22, from 1 PM until the time of service at 2 PM at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 410 Highway NN, Mukwonago, with the Rev. John Bortulin officiating.

Burial will take place at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Mukwonago on Monday, November 23, at 10:30 AM.

Please meet directly at the cemetery.

If desired, memorials appreciated in Trudy’s name to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions. To receive obit/directions, text 1564844 to 414301-6422.