Obituary of Gertrude Edfors
Gertrude “Trudy” May Edfors, 96, Fort Atkinson, formerly from Cambridge, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
Trudy was born on April 4, 1923 in Detroit, MI to Elmer and Helen (Gagnon) Forbes. She graduated from high school in Saginaw, MI. where she was homecoming queen. Trudy married Hugh Edfors in 1946. He preceded her in death on September 30, 1999. She worked for 4 years during World War II at General Motors in Saginaw where she met Hugh. Trudy and Hugh made their home in Maywood, Il where they raised their two sons. Trudy was an avid reader, a book club member, was an amateur historian and loved music and dancing. She and Hugh traveled extensively throughout Europe, the Mediterranean, Egypt and Russia. She was a phenomenal cook and seamstress. Trudy loved to shop and adored her cats.
She is survived by her sons Hugh “Terry” Edfors, Chicago, IL and Thomas (Joyce) Edfors, Lake Mills, WI; granddaughters Anna and Kirsten Edfors. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Graveside Services will take place in the Lake Ripley Cemetery, Cambridge, WI on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 2:00pm. Friends may call at the Nitardy Funeral Home, 208 N. Park St. Cambridge, WI 53523 from 1:00pm until the time of the service.
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