Gertrude "Gertie" Schotts

Gertrude "Gertie" Schotts (nee Destrampe) passed away on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at the age of 89. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Grafton. Visitation will be held on Friday at the funeral home, from noon until the time of service. Interment will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Gertie enjoyed baking, cooking and playing cards at the Grafton Senior Center. She was an inspiration to all and will be deeply missed.

Gertie was the beloved wife of the late Earl Sr.; the loving mother of two sons, Earl Jr. (Mary) and Dennis (Beverly). She is further survived by a loving granddaughter, Jamie (Tim) O’Connor; a loving great-granddaughter, Jocelynne; as well as other relatives and friends.

Special thanks to Dr. Goniu and the staff at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital for their special care of "Gertie." For online condolences, visit