Verna A. Genger, 83

Verna A. Genger, 83, of Hartford, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Hartford Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Nov. 15, 1927, in Mayville, the daughter of Carl S. and Elenora (nee Westphal) Bleifuss. Verna married Harold Genger on Nov. 9, 1946, in Hartford.

She farmed with Harold in the Hartford area for more than 50 years. Verna was a long-time member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a past member of the Ladies Aid. Her grandsons were a big part of her life, and she will be deeply missed by all of her family.

Verna is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold on April 21, 1988; and her brothers, Carl S. Bleifuss and Roy Bleifuss.

She is survived by her sons, Ted Genger of Hartford and Dennis (Theresa) Genger of Hartford; grandsons, Bryan (Tammy Kowske) Genger of Kewaskum, Keith Genger of Hartford and Tony Genger of Hartford; her brother, Ernst Bleifuss of Arkansas; her sisters-in-law, Verna and Sharon. Verna is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Huilsburg. Funeral Service will follow at the Church at noon. The Rev. Daniel Falck will officiate. Interment Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery.

The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family. www.berndtledesma.com.