Thursday, February 04, 2010

In Wisconsin.

An early rise for me this morning. I'm in Wisconsin for my grandma's funeral. I'll try to post something more upbeat later today, but for now, I think this is most appropriate.
Susan Gerich
February 1, 2010
Susan Gerich,Age 96, of Bristol, passed away Monday, February 1, 2010 at her daughters home. She was born April 5, 1913 in Filion, MI, to the late John and Susan (nee Loeffler) Kittl. Susan spent her early life and received her education in Filion, MI. On October 17, 1930 in Wheaton, IL, Susan was united in marriage to Martin Gerich. Following marriage they resided in Chicago before moving to Burlington in 1947. Martin preceded Susan in death on September 7, 1986.Susan had worked for General Crystal, Foster Forbes and Northern Engineering Laboratories. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Burlington and the St. Mary’s Senior Citizens. Susan was also a member of the Waterford/Rochester Senior Citizens. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, crocheting, tatting, bowling and playing Bingo.Survivors include her daughters, Theresa (Robert) Ahler of Burlington, Patricia Arnold of Burlington and Anne (James) Durkin of Bristol, 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren with 1 on the way, 12 great-great-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and step-great-great-grandchildren. Susan was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, sisters, Theresa Kittl, Margaret (Gene) Black and Mary Relaz, a brother, Anthony (Susan) Kittl, a great-grandson, Eric Ahler, great-great-grandson, Grant Cowan and by a son-in-law, Richard Arnold. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 12:30 PM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Burlington with Rev. Jim Volkert officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Relatives and friends may visit with the family at Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home on Thursday, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon. Memorials to Hospice Alliance in Pleasant Prairie have been suggested.Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory625 Browns Lake Dr.Burlington, WI

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