Leona A. Gierach

Funeral services will be held for Leona A. Gierach (nee Mueller) of Grafton at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 13, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.

Leona passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007 at Lasata Care Center.

Visitation will be held at the church this evening, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Interment will take place at Immanuel Cemetery.

Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Leona was born in Grafton on Dec. 27, 1918, the daughter of the late Arthur and Amanda (nee Wedig) Mueller.

Leona worked at St. Alphonsous Hospital in Port Washington as an LPN for many years. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and a member of the Ladies Aid for many years.

She enjoyed embroidery, playing cards, family vacations up north and every Sunday preparing a chicken dinner for the family.

Leona is survived by her children Ruth (Terry) McCutcheon of Grafton and Karen (Tom) Anderson of Cedarburg. She was the proud grandmother of Brian (Kymber), Scott (Sara), Kevin (Sheri), Craig (Stacy), Tanja Anne (Thi) Cao, Erik and Ross. She is further survived by her sister-in-law Selma Tews, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg or St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton are appreciated.

For online condolences, please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.