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Gertrude (Schlicher) Lewandowski, 92, of Delavan, died Aug. 26, 2015, at RidgeStone Village.

She was born in Beaver Dam, Nov. 17, 1922, to Margaret and Jacob Kolb. She married William Schlicher in Beaver Dam. He died July 4, 1986. She later married Sigmund “Ziggy” Lewandowski. She worked for years at the Walworth County Social Service Center and for Borg Fabrics in prior years. She worked in the accounting and finance department at both companies. She often helped out at floral shops owned by her sister, Ruth Ebert, and her brother, Edward Kolb.

She is survived by three of her children, Ellen (Jim) Conn, of Kenosha, Joe (Patty) Schlicher, of Delavan, and Jake (Erin) Schlicher, of Williamsburg, Va. She was preceded in death by her oldest son, Thomas Schlicher. She has seven grandchildren, Maleia Good, Maili Peters, Chris Schlicher, Travis Schlicher, Nicholas Schlicher, Kristyn Schlicher, and Kelly Schlicher. She has five great grandchildren, Thomas and Kayla Peters, Mary Good and Cole and Casey Schlicher. She is preceded in death by her parents and all six of her siblings.

Visitation services will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 714 E. Walworth Ave. A service will follow at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with a funeral procession taking her to her final resting place at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Memorials can be directed to Aurora VNA Hospice.

Monroe Funeral Home is assisting the family.


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