Born: October 15, 1928
Died: January 04, 2010
Services: 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2010 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church (River Church), Tn. of Theresa
Visitation: 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 7th at the church
Gertrude J. Tootie Keup, 81, of Theresa, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2010, at Hospice Home of Hope, Fond du Lac.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 7th at 2:00 p.m. at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church (River Church), Tn. Theresa, with Rev. Mark Berlin officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 7th from 11:00 am-2:00 pm at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church (River Church). Interment will take place at Hochheim Cemetery, Tn. Herman.
Gertrude was born on October 15, 1928, the daughter of Edwin & Martha (Thews) Christian in Tn. Theresa. She was united in marriage with Martin J. Keup on May 15, 1949 at Emmanuel Luth Church, Tn. Herman.
Together with her husband, Gertrude farmed in the township of Theresa. She was also formerly employed by St. Agnes Hospital. She was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church (River Church). She was a member of Immanuel Ladies Aid and a former choir member. Gertrude enjoyed sewing, gardening, and flowers.
Survivors include: Her loving husband of 60 years Martin of Theresa; two children- Cynthia (Larry) Volz of Green Bay & Gregory (Kathryn) Keup of Theresa; two sisters- Lucille Troeller of Hartford & Marcella Streblow of Fond du Lac; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 1 son Kenneth, 4 brothers, 4 sisters-in-law; 4 brothers-in-law.
**The family would like to extend a special thank-you to St. Agnes Hospice Home of Hope for their wonderful care**
Location: Koepsell Funeral Home, Mayville (Map)
Church: Immanuel Lutheran Church-River Church (Map)