Helen G. Bruegger, age 99, of Whitewater died Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at the Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Madison, WI on December 7, 1910, the daughter of Henry F. and Gertrude (Davis) Sharratt. She was raised in Madison and graduated from Central High School. Helen married Roger W. Bruegger on May 12, 1936. Together they traveled extensively in an Airstream trailer and later they spent their time between Whitewater, and Bradenton, Florida. She was always ready for a good card game. Helen attended church at Milton United Methodist Church in Milton, WI.
She is survived by two daughters: Joan H. (Darwin E.) Fish of Fort Atkinson
Elizabeth �Betty� Gilbert of Madison
Daughter-in-Law: Kathy (Jack) Findley of Whitewater
9 Grandchildren: Patricia Gilbert of California
June Gilbert of Madison
Ronald (Alexis) Gilbert of Colorado
Kevin (Michelle) Fish of Janesville
Kent Fish of Portage
Karen (Brent) Miller of Milton
Erin (Daniel) Hubbard of Minot, ND
Ellen (Joe) Guerin of Minnesota
Erica (Robb) Yopps of California
13 Great Grandchildren
Nephew: John Whitfield of Illinois
Helen was preceded in death by her husband, a son: William Bruegger, a grandson: Jeffrey A. Fish, a sister: Violet Whitfield, and a brother: Robert Sharratt.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at the NITARDY FUNERAL HOME, 550 N. Newcomb Street, Whitewater. Assisting the family is Rev. Patrick Schultz of Milton United Methodist Church. Friends may call from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Monona, WI. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Milton United Methodist Church.
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