Gerri passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017, at age 88. She was the beloved wife of Ramon “Ray” Olson for 62 years; loving mother of Linda Pearson, Cynthia Rae (Jon) Bennett, Daniel (Tracey) Olson and Robert (Shari) Olson; proud grandma of Matthew, Jamie, Jillian, Jonathan, Abigail, Chelsea and Amelia Olson, and step-grandma of Cody, Carly, Dylan, Nora, Max and Riley; and dear sister of Robert (the late Dee) Nenning, Donald Nenning and Dorothy (the late Chuck) French. She is further survived by additional family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Gertrude (nee Smith) Nenning, and her sister, Marion (the late Edward) Steckbauer.
Gerri helped her husband start Globe Contractors in 1971, a family owned and operated company. She also volunteered for numerous organizations aiding children and was a lover of animals.
Visitation will be at Krause Funeral Home, 21600 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, on Sunday, October 22, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Additional visitation will be Monday, October 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., with a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Private burial at Highland Memorial Park.
Memorials appreciated to Humane Animal Welfare Society.
Krause Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 414-464-4640 or visit online at www.krasuefuneralhome.com.