Germaine ‘Gerry’ H. Stephan, 81

Germaine "Gerry" H. Stephan (nee Dorweiler) of Mequon went home to her Lord and Savior on Oct. 11, 2009, at the age of 81.

She was the beloved wife and best friend for 55 years of the late Kurt, loving and devoted mother of Debbie (Wally) Sommer and Craig

(Mary) Stephan, cherished grandmother of Emily, Grant (fiancee Laura), Philip and Nick. She is also survived by many caring relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct.

16, at Lumen Christi Catholic Church, 2700 W. Mequon Road, on the corner of North Range Line Road in Mequon with the celebration of the Mass of Christian burial at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lumen Christi Catholic Church or the Sojourner Truth House, where she enjoyed serving meals with fellow parishioners, P.O. Box 080319, Milwaukee WI 53208.

Her deep faith in God sustained her and gave her great comfort throughout her life as well as the spiritual support she relied on in her final days.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Service in Mequon is serving the family.