Gertrude Anna Zwieg, 87


Gertrude A. Zwieg (nee Smith), 87, of Mayville, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Hope Health and Rehabilitation in Lomira.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at 3 p.m. at the Koepsell Funeral Home, Mayville with the Rev. Barry Hoerz officiating. A visitation will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Graceland Cemetery in Mayville.

Gertrude was born the daughter of Elmer and Elva (Graf) Smith on March 16, 1925, in Mayville. She married Lawrence Zwieg on May 22, 1948, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Browns Corner. She was a former employee at Purity Cheese Factory in Mayville.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mayville, where she was part of the St. Paul Quilters. She was a member of the Mayville Senior Center, where she volunteered for the Meals on Wheels. Gertrude was a member of the Mayville VFW Auxiliary and also the Purity Cheese Retirees Club.

Gertrude is survived by her children, Randy Zwieg of West Bend, Al (Karen) Zwieg of Brookfield and Barbra Villwock of West Bend; her sister-in-law, Sylvia Zwieg of Lansing, Mich.; her two grandchildren, Brian (Lourdes) Villwock and Rebecca (Chris) Remington; and her four great-grandchildren, Kelly, Jeremy, Ashley and Easton. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Lawrence in 1986; one sister; and one grandson.

Koepsell Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Mayville is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.