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Gertrude E. Brien

May 9, 1918 July 2, 2019
Gertrude E. Brien
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Gertrude E. Brien, 101, of North Fond du Lac died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Tarfa Terrance. She was born in Owen, WI on May 9, 1918 the daughter of Henry and Hanna Marin Puro. She married Ernest Brien on November 8, 1941 in Chicago, IL. They moved from Chicago to Kansas City, MO and then to North Fond du Lac. Gertrude worked for Publishers News Company in Chicago, Raulf Archery in North Fond du Lac and Miles Kimball in Oshkosh. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in North Fond du Lac, the Ladies Aid of St. Paul’s Church, and the D.A.V. Auxiliary. In her younger years, she enjoyed traveling and being with family. She was a life-long lover of word games and jigsaw puzzles which she continued doing even though her eyesight was failing.

She is survived by two daughters, Doreen Rock and Donna Brandt; eight grandchildren, Brian Rock, Adam Rock, Jason Brandt, Kelly (Jessica) Brandt, Ryan (Robin) Brandt, Aaron Brandt, Rebecca (Phil) Dretske, and Laura (Brian) Rogers; twelve great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Ron; two sons-in-law, Mike Rock and John Brandt; five brothers; three sisters; brothers-in-law; and sisters-in-law.

The visitation will be held Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in North Fond du Lac. The funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday at the church. Cremation has taken place and inurnment will be held in Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial Park.

Gertrude had resided at Tarfa Terrance, the assisted living facility at the Lutheran Home for three years. The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Marquardt Hospice and everyone at the facility who took care of her and watched over her on a daily basis while she was there.

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Visitation

Thursday

11

Jul

2:00 PM 7/11/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 7/11/2019 4:00:00 PM
St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church - North Fond du Lac

1010 Adams Avenue
North Fond du Lac, WI 54937

St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church - North Fond du Lac
1010 Adams Avenue North Fond du Lac 54937 WI
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

11

Jul

4:00 PM 7/11/2019 4:00:00 PM
St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church - North Fond du Lac

1010 Adams Avenue
North Fond du Lac, WI 54937

St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church - North Fond du Lac
1010 Adams Avenue North Fond du Lac 54937 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ledgeview Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

N6250 County Road K
Fond du Lac, WI 54937

N6250 County Road K Fond du Lac 54937 WI
United States
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