Gertrude L. Recob

Private services were held for Gertrude L. Recob (nee LeBansky) of Cedarburg, who passed away on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at the age of 96. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg served the family.

Gertrude graduated from Richland County Teacherís Normal and began her teaching career at Melanthon Creek School, a one-room school in Richland County. After moving to Milwaukee, she taught at St. Agnes Catholic School and Christ the King Catholic School until she retired.

Gertrude enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, along with her needlework, painting and volunteer work.

Gertrude was the loving wife of the late Allen C. Recob; the beloved mother of Eugene (Kathie) Recob and Mary (Robert) Ornowski; the proud grandmother of Peter (Jeannie) Ornowski, Katie (Robert) Schwalbach, Nicholas (Kris) Literski and Benjamin (fiance Bobbie Buchholz) Recob; and the proud great-grandmother of Nate, Ben and Catherine Ornowski. She is further survived by loving nieces, nephews, and other friends and relatives.

The family sends a special thank you to the staff at Lasata Care Center for all of their wonderful care and for their loving compassion. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Francis Borgia School Library, N43 W6005 Hamilton Road, Cedarburg, WI 53012. For online condolences, visit