Isabel Gretebeck, Town of Albion, WI (1918-2014)
June 6, 1918 - August 1, 2014
Isabel Gretebeck, age 96, passed away on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Stoughton Hospital. She was born on the family farm in Janesville, on June 6, 1918, the daughter of Walter and Lenore Broege. On Oct. 26, 1940, Isabel married Joseph Gretebeck in Dubuque, IA. Together they farmed in the Town of Albion, until the Century Farm was passed on to their son, Tom, in the early 1970’s. Isabel was a member of First Lutheran Church. She was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed quilting and sewing for missions. Isabel was active in many community organizations including 4H, Mothers Club, and Philomathean Club. Isabel enjoyed traveling with her husband and friends, playing cards, and most of all spending time with her family.
Isabel is survived by her three children: Stanley (Kathy) of Westby, and Tom (Sharon) and Bette Schieldt, both of Albion; five grandchildren: Gunnar, Tucker (Becky), Danika (Nathan), Paul (Mandy) and Sarah (Michael); and 10 great-grandchildren. Isabel was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe; grandson, John Paul “J.P.”; son-in-law, Steven Schieldt; and brother, Charles Broege.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH, Stoughton, with Rev. Richard Halom officiating. Burial will follow in Eastside Cemetery. Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon, following the burial, at the Stoughton VFW. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Memorials may be made to the Edgerton Community Outreach, 106 S. Main Street, Edgerton, WI, 53534.
A special thank you to the staff of Evansville Manor Nursing Home for their care and compassion of Isabel for the past three years.
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Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street, Stoughton, WI 53589