Ardelle T. Gajeski, 91, of Fond du Lac, died Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Hospice Home of Hope. She was born October 7, 1930 in Sheboygan, the daughter of Paul and Loretta (Schirmeister) Kristzonas. She graduated from Central High School in 1949. On August 27, 1949 she married Richard J. Gajeski at St. Peter Claver Church in Sheboygan. Together they owned and operated the Hurricane Restaurant in North Fond du Lac. She was a Girl Scout Leader, active in St. Patrick’s Altar and Rosary Societies and Holy Family Catholic Community.
She is survived by her children, Roger (Micky) Gajeski of Van Dyne, Karen Gross of Fond du Lac, and Randy (Suzette) Gajeski of Oak Creek; grandchildren, Andy (Anne) Gajeski, Matt (Kayla Dyer) Gajeski, Ryan (Pam) Gross, Greg (Amanda Jacobchick) Gross, Jessica (Ryan) Dehnel, Paul (Janelle) Gajeski, Jeremy (Nickki Driscole) Gajeski, and Katie (James) Lepak; great grandchildren, Abigail, Lucas, Lauren, Riley, Ethan, Kaden, Joseph, Erin, Jack, Nathanel, Nina, Liam, and Loretta; sister, Mary (Richard) Meyer of Sheboygan; nieces, nephews, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard; son-in-law, Rocky Gross; and nephew, Michael Meyer.
The visitation will be held Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Holy Family Church, 271 Fourth Street Way in Fond du Lac. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday at church. Cremation has taken place.
Services are in the care of Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 North Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. Additional information and guestbook can be found at ueckerwitt.com