Geraldine E. Roedl, age 89, of Beaver Dam, died peacefully on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Sylvan Crossings in Beaver Dam.
The memorial gathering will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd., in Beaver Dam on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The memorial service will follow at the funeral home on Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Chaplain Dietrich Gruen officiating. Inurnment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Ripon at a later date.
The former Geraldine E. Kuehn was born on April 27, 1925 to Walter V. and Laura (Zellmer) Kuehn. She was united in marriage to Elmer Dudzinske on September 19, 1942. He preceded her in death in 1985. She later married R.G. Roedl of Fox Lake. Geraldine worked for many years as a CNA at Waupun Memorial Hospital and later at the Christian Home in Waupun. She also worked as a waitress at various restaurants in Dodge and Fond du Lac County. Geraldine enjoyed camping, painting, crafting, and sewing but most importantly, she loved her grandchildren and the time that was spent with each of them.
Survivors include her children, Walter (Mary Ann) Dudzinske of New Holstein, Kathleen Ryan of Oakfield, Patricia Gentz of Burnett, Mary (Robert) Wheeler of Beaver Dam, and Dan Roedl of Beaver Dam; eleven grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; her sister, Marce line Mitchell of White Bear Lake, MN; other relatives and friends. Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents; both her first and second husbands; her daughter, Laura Prest; and three sons-in-law, Robert Ryan, Hilbert Gentz, and Larry Prest.
The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.KoepsellFH.com