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Gertrude Brase

November 1, 1934 ~ May 6, 2017 (age 82)

Christian Biography for Gertrude Ann (Trede) Brase

Christ is risen! He is risen indeed!  Alleluia! Alleluia!

The Lord Jesus Christ took Gertrude Ann Brase to heavenly glory on May 6, 2017 at the age of 82.   

Gertrude Ann (Trede) Brase was given life by her creator and was born on November 1, 1934, the child of Emil and Frieda (Schadlich) Trede.  She was baptized into Christ’s death and resurrection on December 30, 1934.  Gertrude confirmed that saving faith in Jesus on March 21, 1948.   She attended country school and later graduated in 1953 from Garnavillo High School.  She was united in Holy Marriage to Harold Henry Brase on June 5, 1955.  They were blessed with 36 years of married life together and with four sons: Mark, Terry, Brian and Craig.  Harold departed earthly life on November 26, 1991.   Gertrude resided at the Guttenberg Care Center the last 3 years. 

Because of Christ’s love, Gertrude served her Lord as a loving spouse and caring mother, and by volunteering at Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Ladies’ Aid, LWML, Garnavillo Boosters, Garnavillo Historical Society, Guttenberg Care Center, the Guttenberg Hospital Auxiliary and Friends of Sherman Swift Tower.  Memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church or any of these organizations. 

Gertrude is survived by four sons: Mark (Corinne), Terry (Becky), Brian (Jan) and Craig (with friend Kelly); eight grandchildren: Daniel (Beth), Michelle (Allan Hines), Toby (Merry), Amanda, Joshua, Joseph, Sarah and Rachel; eight great-grandchildren: Madeline, Megan and Micah Brase, Hunter and Hilda Hines, Caleb, Emma and Grant Brase; sister Helen (Harlan) Hartman; two sisters-in-law Esther (Allen) Werges and Norma Trede, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families.  She was predeceased by her parents, husband Harold, great-granddaughter Emma Caroline Brase, brother Eldo, sister-in-law Ruth and husband Woodrow Noack.

The Lord gives and the Lord takes away; blessed be the name of the Lord.  We give thanks to God our Father through Jesus Christ, our Lord, for Gertrude, our sister in Christ. 

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
May 9, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Crematory Services
207 South 1st Street
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Visitation
Wednesday
May 10, 2017

9:00 AM to 9:55 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
106 S. River Park Drive
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Funeral Service
Wednesday
May 10, 2017

10:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
106 S. River Park Drive
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Interment following funeral service

St. Paula Cemetery
30622 318th St
Guttenberg, IA 52052


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